NTSB Identification: NYC00LA010B
Accident occurred Saturday, October 09, 1999 in FREDERICKSBURG, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/23/2000
Aircraft: Taylorcraft BC12-D, registration: N44111
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.

The Taylorcraft BC12-D had touched down and was on landing roll at an uncontrolled airport, when the right main landing gear of a Stearman E-75 touched down on the left elevator of the Taylorcraft. The propeller of the Stearman struck the left side fuselage and left wing of the Taylorcraft. The pilot of the Stearman reported, '...I scanned for traffic and obstacles on the runway...I lined up on center line, I flared for landing and just as I touched down I struck the Taylorcraft which is the first time myself or my passenger had seen it....'

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

Was the inadequate visual lookout by the pilot of the Stearman.

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