NTSB Identification: CHI88LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35086.
Accident occurred Monday, October 19, 1987 in SPRINGFIELD, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150J, registration: N60481
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 BACK TO THE PARKING RAMP, AFTER A SHORT INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT, THE STUDENT AND FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR WERE LOOKING AHEAD INTO THE PARKING AREA FOR A VACANT PARKING PLACE. WHILE THEY WERE SEARCHING FOR A PLACE TO PARK, THE RIGHT WING OF THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A PARKED FUEL TRUCK, CAUSING THE FRONT OF THE AIRCRAFT TO SWING AROUND AND HIT THE FUEL TRUCK WITH THE PROPELLER.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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