NTSB Identification: LAX87LA185B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35602.
Accident occurred Monday, April 20, 1987 in TUCSON, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172E, registration: N3028U
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 C-172 COLLIDED WITH A C-210N WHILE TXG. THE C-172 WAS TXG ALONG A 75 FT WIDE PARALLEL TWY AFTER LANDING. THE C-210N WAS TXG FROM A RAMP AREA TO HIS DEP RWY. THE C-210N ROUTE INTERSECTED THE C-172 ROUTE AT THE PARALLEL TWY WHERE THE COLLISION OCCURRED. PLTS OF BOTH ACFT RPRTED FUEL TRUCKS OBSTRUCTING THEIR VIEW, BUT NEITHER ADJUSTED TAXI SPEEDS. THE PLT OF THE C-210N STOPPED HIS ACFT AFTER INTRUDING 17 FT ONTO THE PARALLEL TWY. ACCORDING TO PSN AND TIME DATA DERIVED FROM ATC TRANSCRIPTS THE C-172 TRAVELED 3,300 FT IN 93 SEC EQUATING TO A SPEED GREATER THEN 24 MPH. THE C-172 DID NOT ATTEMPT TO STOP, BUT ACCELERATED AND UNSUCCESSFULLY SWERVED TO AVERT THE COLLISION. THE C-172 WING PASSED OVER THE PROP OF C-210N SEVERING THE WING TIP.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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