NTSB Identification: LAX82DA097B
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, March 06, 1982 in HALF MOON BAY, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/06/1983
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D, registration: N94906
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

THE PILOT OF TAYLORCRAFT, N94906, WAS MAKING MILD S-TURNS AS HE PROCEEDED DOWN A TAXIWAY. AS HE WAS MAKING AN S-TURN BACK TO THE RIGHT, HE SAW A CESSNA 150, N5678E, AT THE RIGHT EDGE OF THE TAXIWAY ON A CONVERGING COURSE. HE TURNED LEFT TO AVOID A COLLISION, BUT WAS TOO LATE. PREVIOUSLY, THE AIRCREW OF THE CESSNA 150 HAD BECOME MIRED IN SOFT EARTH NEAR THE TAXIWAY. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT IN N5678E HAD STEPPED OUT AND WAS PUSHING WHILE THE STUDENT REMAINED AT THE CONTROLS.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..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

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