NTSB Identification: SEA85LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27918.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 17, 1984 in EPHRATA, WA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A-150, registration: N6775B
Injuries: 1 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 PILOT WAS RETURNING FROM HIS THIRD AERIAL TOW. AFTER RELEASING THE TOW ROPE WHILE ON THE RAMP, THE PLT WAS MAKING CLEARING TURNS TO AVOID PARKED ACFT. THE TOW PLANE'S PARKED UNOCCUPIED ACFT. THE ACFT THEN PIVOTED INTO THE MID PORTION OF THE RIGHT WING WITH THE PROPELLER.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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