Accident Shorts 360-300 N688AN, Wednesday 15 April 2015
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Date:Wednesday 15 April 2015
Time:23:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SH36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Shorts 360-300
Owner/operator:Air Cargo Carriers
Registration: N688AN
MSN: SH3633
Year of manufacture:1984
Total airframe hrs:36672 hours
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney PT6A-65AR
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Greer, South Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The airplane was standing at the terminal while cargo was being loaded and the co-pilot was onboard preparing for flight. The captain, outside the airplane, directed the fuel truck driver to drive around to the right side of the airplane and prepare to fuel the airplane. The captain had intended to direct the truck after preparing the fuel service panel, but turned around to see the truck back over an orange marker cone and into the airplane's horizontal stabilizer. 

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right horizontal stabilizer and elevator.

Probable Cause: The fuel truck driver's inattention, which resulted in backing over a warning cone and into the horizontal stabilizer of the airplane.

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: GAA15CA043
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB GAA15CA043

Location

Revision history:

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