NTSB Identification: CEN09CA017
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, October 13, 2008 in Delphi, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/2008
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N63366
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The student pilot reported that the flight was conducted to meet with the examiner for a check ride. He stated that after arriving at the destination airport, while taxiing to a parking spot for the airplane, the right wing tip struck a hangar building. The pilot noted on his report that the right wing tip and wing spar were damaged.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The student pilot's failure to maintain separation from a hangar building while taxiing. Contributing to the accident was the hangar building.

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