NTSB Identification: ATL82DKW06A
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Thursday, March 11, 1982 in NASHVILLE, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/11/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 310, registration: N5253J
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE WAS TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF AT NIGHT WITH ALL TAXI LIGHTS ON, WHEN HIS AIRCRAFT WAS STRUCK FROM THE LEFT BY ANOTHER PLANE. HE STATED THAT THE OTHER PLANE, BEECH 95-55, N303RM, WAS TAXIING WITHOUT ANY LIGHTS. BOTH AIRCRAFT HAD RECEIVED CLEARANCE TO TAXI TO THE SAME RUNWAY.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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