NTSB Identification: ANC92LA089B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47572.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 10, 1992 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 207, registration: N7392U
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.
JUST AS THE CESSNA 207 WAS GETTING ONTO THE TAXIWAY FROM ITS COMPANY RAMP IT COLLIDED WITH A CESSNA 172. BOTH AIRCRAFT HAD BEEN CLEARED TO TAXI TO THE SAME RUNWAY FOR TAKEOFF. BOTH PILOTS SAID THEY DID NOT SEE EACH OTHER IN TIME TO AVOID THE COLLISION. TWO CONTROL TOWER OPERATORS STATED THAT THE CESSNA 172 WAS TAXIING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: INADEQUATE VISUAL LOOK OUT BY THE PILOT OF BOTH AIRCRAFT. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WERE THE PILOT'S DIVERTED ATTENTION, THE OTHER MOVING AIRCRAFT/OBJECT (C 172), AND THE EXCESSIVE TAXI SPEED OF THE C 172.
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