NTSB Identification: MKC83LA067.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19661.
Accident occurred Monday, February 14, 1983 in OMAHA, NE
Aircraft: BEECH B23, registration: N4013T
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.

THE PILOT WAS NOT TOTALLY FAMILIAR WITH THE OPERATION OF THIS AIRCRAFT. THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE WAS STARTED WITHOUT SETTING THE PARKING BRAKE PROPERLY. THE PILOT DID NOT HAVE HIS FEET ON THE BRAKES AND COULD NOT REDUCE THE THROTTLE BECAUSE OF THE THROTTLE LOCK. BY THE TIME HE CUT THE IGNITION SWITCH OFF THE AIRCRAFT HAD CROSSED THE TAXIWAY AND COLLIDED WITH TWOPARKED AND UNOCCUPIED AIRCRAFT.

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

PARKING BRAKES..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CHECKLIST..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..NOT ENGAGED


Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER..LOCKED

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