NTSB Identification: MKC85FCQ03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27977.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 04, 1985 in WICHITA, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG, registration: N7190C
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A CUSHMAN SCOOTER DURING TAXI. A WITNESS STATED THAT WHEN THE SCOOTER DRIVER 'LOOKED UP' I SAW THE ACFT TAXIING, HE MADE A HARD RT TURN WHICH THREW HIM OFF. THE SCOOTER DRIVER AND SCOOTER WERE STRUCK SEPARATELY BY THE ACFT. THE SCOOTER HIT THE PASS'G SIDE OF THE ACFT BEHIND THE EXHAUST PIPE. THE DRIVER ROLLED UNDER THE ACFT AND THE ACFT ROLLED OVER HIM. THE VICTIM DIED ABOUT 2 HRS AFTER THE MISHAP. THE SCOOTERS APPROACH TO THE ACFT HAD BEEN MADE AT ABOUT A 45 DEGREE ANGLE FROM THE RIGHT REAR OF THE ACFT WHICH MADE IT VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE PLT TO SEE THE VEHICHLE. THE 1ST INDICATION THE PLT HAD WAS THE NOISE OF THE IMPACT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..DRIVER OF VEHICLE
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