NTSB Identification: LAX84LA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22774.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 25, 1983 in SAN DIEGO, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 401, registration: N3208Q
Injuries: 1 Fatal,2 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.

AFTER TOUCHDOWN DURING A NIGHT LANDING, THE PLT WAS LOWERING THE NOSEWHEEL TO THE RWY WHEN HE SAW A MEXICAN NATIONAL CROSSING THE RWY. THE PLT SWERVED TO THE LEFT IN AN ATTEMPT TO AVOID A COLLISION; HOWEVER, THE RIGHT WING STRUCK THE PERSON WHICH RESULTED IN FATAL INJURIES. THE ARPT WAS APRX 90% SURROUNDED BY A CHAIN LINK FENCE & THE REMAINDER WAS ENCLOSED WITH A BARBED WIRE FENCE, EXCEPT FOR A DRAINAGE DITCH FULL OF WATER. IT WAS NOT KNOWN HOW THE PERSON, AN ILLEGAL ALIEN, HAD GOTTEN ONTO THE ARPT.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..OTHER PERSON


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..OTHER PERSON

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