NTSB Identification: LAX89LA008A
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 04, 1988 in VISALIA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182A, registration: N5888B
Injuries: 2 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.

A CESSNA 182A & A BOEING A75 COLLIDED ON THE RWY. THE PILOT OF THE BOEING STATED THAT HE WAS DOING TOUCH & GO LDGS & HAD THE LDG CESSNA IN SIGHT. THE BOEING PLT THEN LOST SITE OF THE CESSNA AFTER IT TOUCHED DOWN ON RWY 30. THE BOEING PLT ASSUMED THE CESSNA WAS CLEAR OF THE RWY, SO HE CONTINUED HIS LDG. THE COLLISION OCCURRED AS THE BOEING WAS ROLLING OUT, BEFORE THE CESSNA HAD CLEARED THE RWY. THE CESSNA PLT HAD COMPLETED HIS LDG ROLL & TAXIED TO THE RT OF THE RWY CENTERLINE. THE BOEING STRUCK THE CESSNA FROM BEHIND & FM THE LEFT. THE CESSNA WAS EQUIPPED WITH A RADIO & THE PLT TRANSMITTED HIS INTENTIONS. THE BOEING WAS NOT EQUIPPED WITH A RADIO. TRAFFIC MUST REVERSE COURSE, ON THE RWY, TO TAXI BACK TO THE ONLY AVAILABLE EXIT LOCATED NEAR THE APPROACH END OF RWY 30.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

VISUAL SEPARATION..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT MOVING ON GROUND


Contributing Factors

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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