NTSB Identification: ATL87LA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32145.
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 23, 1986 in NEW PHILADELPHI, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N380LA
Injuries: 1 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 ACFT RIGHT WING TIP STRUCK A HANGAR DOOR WHILE TAXIING. THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE INITIALLY ESTIMATED THE DAMAGE TO BE LIMITED TO THE FIBERGLASS WING TIP FAIRING. HE SUBSEQUENTLY FLEW THE AIRCRAFT BACK TO HIS ORIGINAL DEPARTURE POINT. FURTHER EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT BY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL REVEALED THAT THE RIGHT WING AFT SPAR WAS BUCKLED AND TORN ADJACENT TO THE INBOARD FLAP TRACK.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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