NTSB Identification: CHI82DA257
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 18, 1982 in YPSILANTI, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/18/1983
Aircraft: BEECH 36, registration: N52GS
Injuries: 6 Uninjured.

AFTER THE ENGINE WAS STARTED, THE PILOT FOUND THAT HE NEEDED A NEW MICROPHONE. HE STATED THAT HE LEANED OVER TO THE RIGHT TO HELP THE PASSENGER OPEN THE DOOR AND APPARENTLY BUMPED THE THROTTLE. THE AIRCRAFT MOVED AND STRUCK A PARKED GRUMMAN AMERICAN AA-5A, N9929U.

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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