NTSB Identification: ATL87LA117.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32800.
Accident occurred Friday, April 17, 1987 in COLUMBUS, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N2183D
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.

WHILE TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF ON A LOCAL FLIGHT, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A PARKED FUEL TRUCK. THE PILOT SAID HE SAW THE PARKED TRUCK AND ATTEMPTED TO TAXI BETWEEN IT AND SOME PARKED AIRCRAFT. THE PILOT SAID HE MISJUDGED THE CLEARANCE AND THE LEFT WING STRUCK THE TRUCK. THE AIRCRAFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL AIRFRAME DAMAGE.

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:

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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