NTSB Identification: CHI83LA028
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Thursday, October 28, 1982 in COLUMBUS, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/28/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration: N7850Y
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 TAXIIED ONTO 8 FOOT CULVERT AFTER LANDING. PILOT COMPLAINED OF TAXIWAY MARKINGS AND LIGHTING. HE ALSO SAID HE NEVER SAW THE CULVERT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,TAXIWAY LIGHTING..INADEQUATE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,TAXIWAY MARKING..INADEQUATE

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