NTSB Identification: CEN10LA127A
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 24, 2010 in Minneapolis, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/08/2011
Aircraft: Hawker Beechcraft Corp. 65-B80, registration: N132BA
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

While holding for takeoff on a taxiway, the pilot set the airplane's parking brake and performed paperwork duties. The airplane
sustained minor damage when it rolled forward and its propellers contacted another airplane empennage causing substantial damage to the
empennage. An examination of the parking brake revealed no anomalies.

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

The pilot not setting the parking brake adequately while holding for departure. Contributing to the accident was the pilot being distracted while doing his paperwork.

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