NTSB Identification: NYC85LA026A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26962.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Saturday, November 10, 1984 in WATERFORD, CT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N3772M
Injuries: 4 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.
N3772M (ACFT 'A') WAS ON LNDG ROLL ON RUNWAY 15 WHEN N19091 (ACFT 'B') INITIATED TAXI ACROSS THE RUNWAY. ACFT 'A' SWERVED TO AVOID COLLISION BUT INADEQUATE CLRNC WAS AVAILABLE. RIGHT WING OF ACFT 'A' COLLIDED WITH LEFT WING ON ACFT 'B'. PLT OF ACFT 'B' STATED THAT AS HE APPROACHED THE INTERSECTION OF THE TAXIWAY AND RUNWAY, HE OBSERVED THE WIND INDICATOR FAVORING RUNWAY 33 AND LOOKED FOR TRAFFIC LNDG TO THE NORTH. HE DID NOT CHECK FOR POSSIBLE TRAFFIC LNDG SOUTH BEFORE STARTING ACROSS THE RUNWAY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT
CLEARANCE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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