NTSB Identification: NYC84LA299.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26451.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 01, 1984 in MANSFIELD, MA
Aircraft: BEECH A23A, registration: N613AW
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 A NIGHT LANDING, THE PLT WENT TO THE END OF THE RWY, THEN STARTED A 180 DEG TURN TO THE RIGHT ONTO A PARALLEL TAXIWAY. HE INTENDED TO HEAD THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION ON THE TAXIWAY, WHICH WAS NOT LIGHTED. AS HE TURNED, THE LANDING LIGHT (INSTALLED ON THE LEFT WING) WAS ON. HE INADVERTENTLY TURNED TOO WIDE, WENT OFF THE TAXIWAY & CONVERGED ON A CESSNA 150 PARKED NEARBY. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE LEFT WING TIP HIT THE EMPENNAGE OF A CESSNA 150, N19094. THE PLT DID NOT SEE THE UNATTENDED CESSNA UNTIL JUST PRIOR TO IMPACT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,TAXIWAY LIGHTING..UNAVAILABLE


Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING

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