NTSB Identification: NYC83IA113.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23794.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Friday, May 13, 1983 in BOSTON, MA
Aircraft: CESSNA 402C, registration: N6791Y
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

WHILE IN LEVEL FLIGHT A CESSNA 402 PASSED BEHIND AN AIRBUS A-300 IN DESCENT FOR LANDING. THE CESSNA 402 ROLLED INVERTED.THE PILOT REGAINED CONTROL AND LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT AT HIS DESTINATION. BOTH ACFT WERE ON INSTRUMENT FLIGHT PLANS, IN INSTRUMENT CONDITIONS, BEING VECTORED FOR APPROACH. CURRENT FAA ATC PROCEDURES DO NOT STIPULATE CRITERIA FOR APPROPRIATE VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL CLEARANCE WHEN ON OR OTHER ACFT IS NOT EXECUTING THE SAME FLIGHT PROFILE AS THE OTHER.

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

APPROACH CONTROL PROCEDURE..INADEQUATE

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