NTSB Identification: WPR12LA443
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, September 28, 2012 in Torrance, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/11/2014
Aircraft: BEECH V35A, registration: N6278V
Injuries: 1 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 landed the airplane and received a clearance to taxi to his hangar. During taxi, he attempted to make a left turn and found that, despite applying full left pedal, the airplane would not turn. The airplane veered off the taxiway surface and continued onto the main ramp area. The pilot could not stop the airplane before its left wing collided with a parked vehicle located on the ramp. A postaccident examination of the wreckage revealed no evidence of mechanical malfunctions or failures that would have precluded normal operation.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during taxi, which resulted in a collision with a parked vehicle. Full narrative available
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