On Sunday, July 31, 1994, at 1415 eastern daylight time, a Boeing-Stearman PT-13, N2313, piloted by Dominick J. Del Rosso, collided with a Piper J-3, N7308H, piloted by Louis G. Defazio, while taxiing for takeoff, in Readington, New Jersey. N2313 sustained minor damage, and N7308H was substantially damaged. Neither of the pilots, nor the two passengers were injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plans were filed. The flights were being conducted under 14 CFR Part 91. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The accident occurred during an airshow at the Solberg- Hunterdon Airport. The pilots of both airplanes were conducting sightseeing operations, involving multiple takeoffs and landings. The J-3 had just landed on the grass strip and was back-taxiing to the parking area. The Boeing-Stearman was taxiing onto the runway for takeoff. Neither pilot saw the other airplane and the collision occurred. The airport had no control tower.
The pilots did not provide the names of the passengers.