NTSB Identification: NYC84LA252A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26460.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 24, 1984 in MANSFIELD, MA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49985
Injuries: 3 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

N49985 LANDED ON RWY 32 AND TURNED OFF RWY AT MIDFIELD INTERSECTION. ACFT CAME TO FULL STOP TO RETRACT FLAPS AND TURN OFF CARB HEAT. PLT STATED A CHECK FOR OTHER TRAFFIC WAS MADE AT THIS TIME. STUDENT PLT BEGAN TAXIING TO RAMP WITH LANDING LIGHT OFF, NAV LIGHTS AND BEACON ON. N8172 WAS TAXIING TO RWY 32 FOR TAKEOFF. PLT STATED HE SAW N49985 LAND AND TAKE THE FIRST TAXIWAY TURN OFF. HE STATED HE WAS MAKING 'S' TURNS BUT DID NOT SEE N49985 TURN ONTO THE TAXIWAY. THE CFI IN N49985 INITIATED A SHARP RIGHT TURN WHEN HE SAW N8172 COMING TOWARD HIM BUT WAS UNABLE TO PREVENT THE COLLISION. THE NOSE SECTION OF N1872 CONTACTED THE LEFT SIDE OF N49985.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..DUAL STUDENT

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

LANDING LIGHTS..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)



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