NTSB Identification: LAX83LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20948.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 15, 1983 in SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Aircraft: BEECH 95-55, registration: N704CC
Injuries: 3 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 PREPARING TO TAXI WHEN HE NOTICED A LOOSE FUEL CAP ON THE ACFT'S LEFT WING. HE SET THE PARKING BRAKE, EXITED THE ACFT WITH BOTH ENGINES OPERATING, PLACED A CHOCK ON THE RIGHT WHEEL AND WAS SECURING THE LOOSE FUEL CAP WHEN THE ACFT STARTED TO MOVE. HE TRIED TO HOLD THE ACFT BY THE WING BUT IT CONTINUED TO TURN AND STRUCK A PARKED COMMANDER 690C, N155WP. THE PILOT STATED THAT PRIOR TO EXITING THE COCKPIT HE ASKED THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER TO HOLD THE BRAKES IN CASE THE ACFT MOVED. THE PASSENGER WAS FAMILIAR WITH THE BRAKES. THE PASSENGERS ATTEMPTS TO STOP THE ACFT WERE NOT SUCCESSFUL. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION DISCLOSED THAT THE PARKING BRAKE VALVE DID NOT HOLD PRESSURE AND THE LEFT BRAKE LININGS WERE AT MINIMUM THICKNESS.

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

LANDING GEAR,EMERGENCY BRAKE SYSTEM..INOPERATIVE

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..WORN

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

AIRCRAFT UNATTENDED/ENGINE(S) RUNNING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CAP..LOOSE


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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