NTSB Identification: CHI83LA216A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21165.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 15, 1983 in JANESVILLE, WI
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N8576J
Injuries: 5 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.

N13364 HAD STOPPED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY FOR A RUN-UP CHECK PRIOR TO TAKEOFF. THE PILOT OF N8576J CONTINUED HIS TAXI WHILE HE WAS CHECKING THE FIELD ELEVATION AND SETTING HIS ALTIMETER HE TAXIED INTO THE EMPENNAGE OF N13364.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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