NTSB Identification: LAX88LA074B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35292.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, December 21, 1987 in LOS ANGELES, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/27/1988
Aircraft: BEECH E18S, registration: N911E
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 AFTER LANDING, N911E WAS INSTRUCTED TO TAXI TO A POSITION AND HOLD, EN ROUTE TO THAT POSITION, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH N75397 THAT WAS ALSO HOLDING IN THE SAME POSITION. THE PLT OF N911E STATED THAT HE DID NOT SEE THE ACFT DUE TO MOISTURE THAT HAD ACCUMULATED ON THE WIND SHEILD. THE CONFIGURATION OF THE ACFT CONTRIBUTED TO POOR FORWARD VISIBILITY, AND THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR WAS CLOSE TO FLAT WHICH LED TO POOR BRAKING ACTION.

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..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..DIRTY(FOGGY)

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