NTSB Identification: MIA85FA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28971.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, July 18, 1985 in SAN JUAN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260, registration: N3714W
Injuries: 1 Fatal,2 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 WAS TAXIING NORTHBOUND ON THE NORTH-SOUTH TAXIWAY AND COLLIDED WITH THE VEHICLE MOVING WESTBOUND ALONG THE EAST-WEST ACCESS ROAD. THE ACCESS ROAD IS A DESIGNATED NON-MOVEMENT AREA UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE PUERTO RICO PORT AUTHORITY. THE PLT STATED HE NEVER SAW THE SLOW MOVING VEHICLE COMING FROM THE EAST. THE CONTROL GUARD STATED THAT THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE FAILED TO YIELD AT THE STOP SIGN LOCATED ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE TAXIWAY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..DISREGARDED..DRIVER OF VEHICLE
VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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