Piper PA-28-140, G-BAHF, 17 December 2006
Piper PA-28-140, G-BAHF
On starting the engine, the commander failed to notice that the parking brake had not been set, and the aircraft began to move. The aircraft was not fitted with toe brakes and the brake handle was obscured by the right leg of the student pilot, so he stopped the engine by pulling the mixture control. However, there was insufficient time to prevent a low speed collision with an adjacent aircraft.
Piper PA-28-140, G-BAHF 03-07.pdf (243.51 kb)
Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 17 December 2006