NTSB Identification: ATL82FLG11
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, April 16, 1982 in COLUMBIA, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/16/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200J, registration: N82013
Injuries: 1 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.

AFTER LANDING AT NIGHT, THE PILOT WAS CLEARED TO A PARKING AREA. A LINEMAN WITH WANDS RESPONDED TO ASSIST. WHILE ATTEMPTING TO FOLLOW THE SIGNALS FROM THE LINEMAN, THE PILOT TAXIED INTO ANOTHER AIRCRAFT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

INTERPRETATION OF INSTRUCTIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

COMMUNICATIONS/INFORMATION/ATC..INADEQUATE..GROUND PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING

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