NTSB Identification: CHI84LA091.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23519.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, January 09, 1984 in CHICAGO, IL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-220T, registration: N8424D
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 ACFT WAS BEING TAXIED FROM LANDING. AT A SERVICE ROAD INTERSECTION A BAGGAGE TUG COLLIDED WITH THE RIGHT WING. THE ACFT LIGHTS WERE REPORTEDLY ON AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. THE DRIVER OF THE TUG SAID HE WAS NOT LOOKING FOR A SMALL ACFT ON THE TAXIWAY, BUT INSTEAD HE JUST LOOKED FOR BIG ACFT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..DRIVER OF VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT

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