AVOIDABLE DAMAGE


Incident:

Whilst taxying to parking after a flight, the propeller tip of a PA28 came into contact with a tie-down anchor which was unseen in the grass. Inspection revealed damage to the tip.

Prevention:

Remove tie-down equipment from area before flight, and inspect parking areas regularly.

(Incident report courtesy GASCO Flight Safety; picture of an unrelated illustrative example)



FLY SAFE!
Tony Birth