NTSB Identification: MIA89LA025A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38200.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 10, 1988 in TUPELO, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-350, registration: N637JC
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 CESSNA PLT WAS TAXIING HIS ACFT ON A MARKED TAXIWAY WHEN HE OBSERVED A PIPER PA-31-350 CHIEFTAIN ENTERING THE TAXIWAY AHEAD OF HIS ACFT. THE CESSNA PLT APPLIED THE BRAKES & STATED THE ACFT WAS STOPPED FOR 3-4 SECONDS BEFORE THE LT WING OF THE PIPER ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE RIGHT ENG & PROPELLER OF THE CESSNA. THE CHIEFTAIN CONTINUED FWD FOR A SHORT DISTANCE AFTER THE COLLISION. MAIN LANDING GEAR SKID MARKS ON THE CONCRETE TAXIWAY MEASURED APRX 26 FT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT



Contributing Factors

TAXISPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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