NTSB Identification: MKC84IA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24110.
Scheduled 14 CFR CONTINENTAL AIRLINES, INC.
Incident occurred Tuesday, March 20, 1984 in KANSAS CITY, MO
Aircraft: BOEING 727-224, registration: N88706
Injuries: 1 Minor,77 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.
WHILE TAXIING TO RWY 01 FOR TAKEOFF, THE PLT NOTICED A SNOW REMOVAL VEHICLE OPERATING IN REVERSE, APPROACHING HIS ACFT. HE TRIED TO MANEUVER TO THE RT TO AVOID A COLLISION BUT THE SNOW REMOVAL VEHICLE STRUCK THE LEADING EDGE OF THE LT WING. THE DRIVER OF THE SNOW REMOVAL VEHICLE STATED THERE WAS CONDENSATION ON THE WINDOWS OF THE CAB AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..DRIVER OF VEHICLE
TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED
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