NTSB Identification: MIA85LA078.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27365.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 12, 1985 in ST.PETERSBURG, FL
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N70673
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 COLLIDED WITH A PARKED ACFT WHILE TAXIING IN FROM LANDING. THE PLT COMPLAINED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THAT THE PARKED ACFT WERE TOO CLOSE TO THE TAXIWAY. THE TAILWHEEL EQUIPPED ACFT HAD BEEN ENGAGED IN BANNER TOWING OPERATIONS PRIOR TO THE TAXI ACCIDENT.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..REDUCED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ACFT/EQUIP INADEQUATE,VISUAL RESTRICTION..PRODUCTION/DESIGN PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,TAXIWAY CONDITION..CONGESTED

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