NTSB Identification: SEA88LA030A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35524.
Accident occurred Friday, December 11, 1987 in AURORA, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-160, registration: N3275P
Injuries: 4 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 SINGLE ENGINE AIRCRAFT WAS TAXIING FROM THE SOUTH END OF THE RAMP AREA TO THE RUNWAY. A TWIN ENGINE AIRCRAFT ENTERED THE TAXIWAY IN FRONT OF THE SINGLE ENGINE AIRCRAFT FROM THE RIGHT OF THE TAXIWAY. THE SINGLE ENGINE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE TWIN ENGINE AIRCRAFT THAT HAD TAXIED IN FRONT OF HIM. THE SINGLE ENGINE AIRCRAFT HAD A FOGGED WINDSCREEN.

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:

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT MOVING ON GROUND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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