NTSB Identification: LAX83FA373A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22163.
Accident occurred Friday, August 05, 1983 in FULLERTON, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6539L
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

N6539L, A CESSNA 152, AND N1172H A PIPER PA-32R-300 COLLIDED WITH EACH OTHER APPROX 2 MI WEST OF THE FULLERTON MUNICIPAL ARPT. AT AN ALT OF APPROX 1200 FT AGL. BOTH PLTS REPT CLEAR SKIES, A BRIGHT NIGHT, AND NO RESTRICTIONS TO VIS. BOTH PLTS STATED THEY MADE BLIND TRANSMISSIONS ON TOWER FREQ PRIOR TO DEPT; HOWEVER, THEY COULD NOT RECALL ANY OTHER ACFT ON THAT FREQ DURING TAXI AND TAKEOFF.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..NOT RECEIVED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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