NTSB Identification: CHI83LA275B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22726.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 22, 1983 in KALAMAZOO, MI
Aircraft: BOEING A75, registration: N801RB
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.
THE AIRCREW OF A CESSNA 152, N93407, LANDED ON RWY 17 & TURNED OFF ON TAXIWAY E. THEY WERE INSTRUCTED TO HOLD SHORT OF RWY 23 & THEY COMPLIED. SHORLY AFTER THE CESSNA LANDED, THE PLT OF A BOEING A75 STEARMAN, N801RB, ALSO LANDED ON RWY 17 & TURNED OFF ON THE SAME TAXIWAY. THE A75 PLT WAS ALSO TOLD TO HOLD SHORT OF RWY 23. THE A75 PLT STATED THAT AFTER HE TURNED OFF ON TAXIWAY E, HE STARTED S-TURING ON THE TAXIWAY WHEN THE A75 COLLIDED WITH THE CESSNA 152. THE PLT OF THE TAIL WHEEL EQUIPPED A75 DID NOT SEE THE CESSNA PRIOR TO THE COLLISION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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