NTSB Identification: NYC87LA081.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34539.
Accident occurred Friday, February 06, 1987 in BEAVER FALLS, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N6539E
Injuries: 1 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 PILOT ATTEMPTED A TURN WHILE TAXIING AND ADDED POWER TO TAXI OVER SOFT GROUND. THE PILOT DID NOT REALIZE THE CLOSE PROXIMITY OF AIRCRAFT WING TIP TO THE HANGER. THE EDGE OF THE RIGHT WING CAUGHT A PART OF THE HANGER AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


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