NTSB Identification: SEA83LA188.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21295.
Accident occurred Monday, August 29, 1983 in QUINCY, WA
Aircraft: Grumman G-164, registration: N48719
Injuries: 3 Serious,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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A CAR ON THE RWY DURING AN ABORTED LANDING AT A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP. THE PILOT SAW THE AUTO AS HE TURNED BASE BUT BELIEVED THE DRIVER WOULD CROSS AND CLEAR THE RWY. INSTEAD THE DRIVER WENT DOWN THE RWY IN THE DIRECTIONOF LANDING. WHEN THE PILOT REALIZED THIS HE INITIATED AN ABORT TO GO-AROUND. IN SPITE OF THE ATTEMPT TO AVOID THE COLLISION THE ACFT STRUCK THE AUTO. THE PILOT WAS ABLE TO MAINTAIN FLT AND CONTINUE AROUND THE PATTERN AND LAND. THE ACFT PROPELLER SLICED SEVERAL CUTS IN THE ROOF OF THE STATION WAGON AND INJURED THE 3 AUTO OCCUPANTS. THE MAJOR POINT OF CONTACT ON THE ACFT WAS THE PROPELLER BLADES. THE ACFT OVERTOOK THE CAR ABOUT HALF WAY DOWN THE RUNWAY.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..DRIVER OF VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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