NTSB Identification: DEN83LA138B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21266.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 14, 1983 in AFTON, WY
Aircraft: PITTS S-2B, registration: N947
Injuries: 2 Minor,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 PITTS SPECIAL AND A CESSNA 182 COLLIDED ON AN ACTIVE RWY THE PITTS WAS LANDING AND THE CESSNA WAS TAXIING DOWN THE RWY FOR REFUELING. THE CESSNA HAD MADE A RADIO CALL LEAVING THE HANGER AREA BUT DID NOT MAKE ONE PRIOR TO ACTUALLY GOINGONTO THE RWY. THE CESSNA PILOT SAYS HE STOPPED AND LOOKED PRIOR TO ENTRY ONTO THE ACTIVE. WITNESSES SAY HE TAXIED OUT WITHOUT STOPPING RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE LANDING ACFT. THE NOSE OF THE PITTS, WHILE ON THE GROUND, MAKES IT DIFFICULT FOR THE PILOT TO SEE DIRECTLY UNDER OR IN FRONT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND
OBJECT..AIRCRAFT MOVING ON GROUND
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