NTSB Identification: FTW88LA133B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36480.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 17, 1988 in RUSTON, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N93294
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.

BOTH AIRPLANES WERE IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. THE CESSNA 152 MADE RADIO CALLS IN THE BLIND; THE CESSNA 310 DID NOT. BOTH AIRPLANES WERE ON FINAL AT THE SAME TIME WITH THE 152 IN THE LEAD AND THE 310 LOWER. THE 310 PASSED THE 152 JUST BEFORE TOUCHDOWN. THE 310 WAS ON THE GROUND AS THE 152 ROUNDED OUT RIGHT BEHIND IT. THE PILOTS IN THE 152 THEN SAW THE 310, ADDED FULL POWER, AND PULLED UP. THE LEFT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER OF THE 152 STRUCK THE VERTICAL STABILIZER OF THE 310. THE 310 STOPPED AND THE 152 LANDED IN FRONT OF THE 310 ON THE SAME RWY.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..IMPROPER..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT MOVING ON GROUND


Contributing Factors

COMMUNICATIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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