NTSB Identification: ATL94LA139.
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Accident occurred Friday, July 15, 1994 in DOBSON, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1995
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT 15A, registration: N70BL
Injuries: 2 Minor,1 Uninjured.
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THE PILOT HAD STARTED HIS INITIAL TAKEOFF CLIMB WHEN A TRUCK PULLED ON TO THE SOD RUNWAY AND STOPPED. AS THE PILOT MANEUVERED TO AVOID A COLLISION WITH THE VEHICLE, THE AIRCRAFT LEFT WINGTIP STRUCK THE VEHICLE; THE AIRPLANE CARTWHEELED AND COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE VEHICLE DRIVER'S FAILURE TO REMAIN CLEAR OF A RUNWAY IN USE. Full narrative available
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