NTSB Identification: DEN84LA174.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24500.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 09, 1984 in ENGLEWOOD, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5420P
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.

AFTER RECEIVING CLEARANCE TO RWY 16L, THE PLT BEGAN TAXIING THRU A CONGESTED AREA WHERE THE TAXIWAY & AN ARPT ROAD WERE ROUTED THRU A HANGAR/PARKING AREA. IN THAT AREA, THE ROADWAY WAS ADJACENT TO THE TAXIWAY & TO THE RIGHT OF THE PLT AS HE WAS TAXIING. THE DRIVER OF A FUEL TRUCK HAD TEMPORARILY PARKED IN THE ROAD WHILE DELIVERING A FUEL SLIP INSIDE A BUILDING. THE PLT STOPPED TO BE SURE THE TRUCK WAS NOT ABOUT TO BE BACKED UP INTO THE TAXIWAY, THEN HE STARTED TO PASS. AT THE SAME TIME, SOMEONE DRIVING A CAR CAME OUT BETWEEN 2 HANGARS ON THE LEFT. THE CAR TURNED LEFT, & ACCORDING TO THE PLT, 'CAME UP & UNDER THE LEFT WING. IN ORDER TO AVOID A COLLISION, THE PLT STEERED BACK TO THE RIGHT & THE RIGHT WING TIP HIT THE FUEL TRUCK. THE DRIVER OF THE CAR CONTINUED & WAS NOT IDENTIFIED.

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

CLEARANCE..DISREGARDED..DRIVER OF VEHICLE

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,TAXIWAY CONDITION..CONGESTED


Contributing Factors

EQUIPMENT,OTHER..INATTENTIVE..FBO PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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