NTSB Identification: MIA94LA023A
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, November 15, 1993 in ORLANDO, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/1994
Aircraft: PIPER PA-60, registration: N91WW
Injuries: 3 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 TAXIING TO THE ENGINE RUNUP AREA ADJACENT TO RUNWAY 07, THE PILOT OBSERVED TWO OTHER AIRPLANES PARKED ONE BEHIND THE OTHER IN THE RUNUP AREA. THE PILOT STATED GROUND FOG WAS PRESENT AND THE SUN WAS DIRECTLY IN HIS EYES. AS HE TAXIED INTO THE RUNUP AREA, HE COLLIDED WITH THE SECOND AIRPLANE. THE PILOT OF THE OTHER AIRPLANE STATED THE PILOT OF N91WW WAS OBSERVED LOOKING DOWN INSIDE HIS AIRPLANE WHEN THE COLLISION OCCURRED. OFFICIAL SUNRISE WAS 06:52 AND THERE WAS LIGHT FOG IN THE AREA.

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

THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN VISUAL LOOKOUT AND CLEARANCE BETWEEN AIRCRAFT.

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