NTSB Identification: ATL87LA254A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35587.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, September 10, 1987 in COLUMBUS, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1989
Aircraft: AEROSTAR 600, registration: N8073J
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.

THE SCHEDULED ALL CARGO FLT WAS HOLDING ON A TAXIWAY SHORT OF THE RWY AWAITING ITS IFR CLEARANCE OUT OF THE HUB ARPT. SUDDENLY THE ACFT DIPPED DOWN AT THE NOSE AND THEN THE YOKE JUMPED REARWARD AND HIT THE PLT IN THE CHEST. THE PLT CALLED GROUND CONTROL AND REQUESTED TAXI BACK TO THE RAMP. THE PLT DID NOT INFORM GROUND CONTROL THAT A COLLISION BETWEEN THE TWO COMPANY AIRCRAFT HAD OCCURRED. EACH AIRCRAFT WAS TAXIED BACK TO THE RAMP UNDER ITS OWN POWER WITHOUT BENEFIT OF ANY EXTERNAL EXAMINATION BY ANYONE.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..DELAYED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT



Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT

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