Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
Plymouth Airport

Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
Thursday, December 24, 1987 14:30 EDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
THE AIRCRAFT WAS TAXIING FROM A SHOP ON THE AIRPORT TO RUNWAY 24 FOR A SOUTH END DEPARTURE. THE PILOT STATED THAT THE LEFT WING OF THE AIRCRAFT MADE CONTACT WITH THE PARKED TRUCK CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date12/24/1987 
Event Day of the WeekThursday 
Time of Event1430 
Event Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time 
Event CityPLYMOUTH  
Event StateMASSACHUSETTS 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site02360  
Event Date Year1987 
Event Date Month12 
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportPLYMOUTH  
Event Location Nearest Airport IDPYM  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOn Airport 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation149 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourceUnknown 
Time of the weather observation0  
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility ID  
Elevation of weather observation facility
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observation  
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsUnknown 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingUnknown 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles)
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)-- 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)-- 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) -- 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryNone 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All-- 
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)2576 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification DateJan 8 1988 12:00AM 
NTSB Notification Time1055 
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information37441 
Date of most recent change to recordDec 13 2000 3:04PM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN32560 
NTSB NumberNYC88LA063  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedNone 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageSubstantial 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NamePIPER  
Aircraft ModelPA-28-161  
Aircraft Series IdentifierPA-28-161  
Aircraft Serial Number28-7515187  
Certified Max Gross Weight2150 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last Inspection-- 
Airframe hours since last inspection15 
Airframe Hours1300 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameGARY F BENDAVID  
Aircraft Owner Street AddressBOX 493, CIRCUIT AVE  
Aircraft Owner CityOAK BLUFF  
Aircraft Owner StateMA 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode02557  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator NameGARY BENDAVID  
Operator Same as Owner?No 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?No 
Operator Street AddressP.O.BOX 493, CIRCUIT AVE.  
Operator CityOAK BLUFF  
Operator StateMA 
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code02557  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Personal 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport Code3B2  
Departure CityMARSHFIELD  
Departure StateMA 
Departure Country  
Departure Time1330 
Departure Time ZoneEST 
Destination Same as Local Flt-- 
Destination Airport CodeMVY  
Destination CityMARTHA'S VINEYA 
Destination StateMA 
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightTaxi 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:36AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location24  
Runway Length3500 
Runway Width75 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--