Accident:Cessna 182P EI-BCL & G-CPXC, Kilrush Co. Kildare, 15 Feb 2003: Report No 2003-017

SYNOPSIS

On start-up of Cessna EI-BCL at a licensed private airfield at Kilrush, Kildare, the aircraft shot across the grass and impacted another aircraft G-CPXC which was being refuelled at the time. The offending aircraft suffered substantial damage to engine, propeller and engine cowling.  Its propeller completely demolished the port wing of G-CPXC, pieces of which were strewn about the impact site.

Occurrence Date: 
Saturday, 15 February, 2003
Report Date: 
Friday, 19 December, 2003