NTSB Identification: LAX83LA004
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 02, 1982 in PALM SPRINGS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N7537R
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.

WHILE TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT'S LEFT WING STRUCK THE NOSE OF A CESSNA 337, N547SE, WHICH SPUN TO THE LEFT AND DAMAGED A PIPER PA-28, N8163E. THE PILOT STATED THAT THE CESSNA 337 WAS 3 1/2 FEET BEYOND ALIGNMENT WITH OTHER AIRCRAFT AND EXTENDED INTO THE TAXIWAY.

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

VISUAL SEPARATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING

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