NTSB Identification: ANC99LA153.
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Accident occurred Friday, September 17, 1999 in BETHEL, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/17/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 207, registration: N36CF
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The commercial certificated pilot was starting to taxi from the company ramp to begin a positioning flight. As the airplane began to move from the ramp, the leading edge of the right wing struck a parked and unoccupied airplane. The right wing received damage that required the removal of the right wing leading edge from wing station 100 to 190, removal and replacement of a forward wing stringer, and installation of new leading edge wing skin.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain a visual lookout for a parked airplane during taxi.

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