NTSB Identification: WPR11LA477A
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, September 24, 2011 in West Jordan, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/20/2012
Aircraft: STARDUSTER II SA-300, registration: N23UT
Injuries: 4 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 Starduster pilot was taxiing for departure. Due to the tailwheel configuration of the airplane he had limited visibility when taxiing, and the airplane was not equipped with a radio. When the pilot began the taxi, he noted two airplanes in the run-up area, and he later saw them depart. Unknown to him, there was a third airplane parked in the run-up area. As the Starduster approached the run-up area, the passenger began waving his hands; however, the Starduster impacted the right wing of the parked Cessna.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's inadequate visual lookout during taxi, which resulted in a collision with the standing airplane. Full narrative available
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