NTSB Identification: MKC85LA144.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28345.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 29, 1985 in HAYS, KS
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N98343
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.

THE PLT STARTED THE ENG & WAS PREPARING TO TAXI FROM THE PARKING AREA WHEN HE REACHED BACK TO RETRIEVE A FLASHLIGHT FROM HIS FLT CASE. AT THAT TIME, THE ACFT BEGAN SLOWLY ROLLING FORWARD. WHEN THE PLT RETURNED HIS ATTENTION TO THE FRONT, HE APPLIED BRAKES. HOWEVER, BEFORE STOPPING, THE ACFT'S PROP HIT THE WING OF A NORTH AMERICAN AT-6C, N9530C.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..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

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING

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