NTSB Identification: FTW02LA065A
Accident occurred Thursday, November 22, 2001 in Paris, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/18/2003
Aircraft: Piper J3C-65, registration: N1938C
Injuries: 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.

The pilot had landed the Piper airplane and was taxiing to parking. The pilot of the Beech was taxiing the airplane for departure, when he observed the Piper airplane taxiing inbound on the taxiway, and stopped the Beech along the edge of the taxiway. The engine of the Beech airplane was operating at idle power. The Piper crossed the centerline of the taxiway and taxied onto the side of the taxiway where the Beech was stopped. The propeller of the Piper struck the leading edge of the left wing of the Beech. The propeller of the Beech struck the leading edge of the left wing of the Piper. Numerous attempts to obtain a completed Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident Report (NTSB Form 6120.1/2) from the pilot of the Piper were unsuccessful.

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

the failure of the pilot to maintain adequate visual lookout during taxi.

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