Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300, G-VIXX
The aircraft was positioned on the apron with the parking brake set and after completing the pre-flight checks, the pilot started the engine. When the engine fired, it immediately accelerated to a high power setting. The aircraft surged forward across a taxiway and verge before striking a large shipping container, causing substantial damage to the aircraft. The pilot suffered minor injuries but was able to leave the aircraft unaided.
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