NTSB Identification: BFO87FA065.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37545.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 15, 1987 in BALTIMORE, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: BEECH 58, registration: N150TC
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DUEL ALTERNATOR FAILURE OCCURRED ABT 13 MIN AFT DEPT. THE ACFT RETURNED AND LNDD UNEVENTFULLY. HOWEVER, WHILE TAXIING BACK TO THE MAINT HGR THE PLT FAILED TO FOLLOW THE MARKED TAXIWAY AND COLLIDED WITH A DITCH. CONSTRUCTION WAS TAKING PLACE ON THE ARPT AND THE TAXIWAY EDGE WAS MARKED WITH BARRICADES WITH LIGHTS ON TOP. SOME OF THE BARRICADES WERE FOUND KNOCKED DOWN AND SOME OF THE LIGHTS WERE HARD TO SEE IN THE DIRECTION FROM WHICH THE ACFT WAS COMING.

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,TAXIWAY LIGHTING..INADEQUATE

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ALTERNATOR..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING LIGHT(S)..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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