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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202070
Last updated: 6 August 2020
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Date:13-MAR-1999
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-150
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N5346W
C/n / msn: 28-405
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Rubidoux, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:RIR
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
According to the pilot, while taxiing for takeoff he became distracted with paperwork on the airplane's dashboard and failed to maintain an adequate clearance with other parked airplanes along the taxiway. The airplane's wing collided with three parked airplanes. In the pilot's completed report, he reported that the accident could have been prevented had he not diverted his attention while taxiing.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain adequate clearance from parked airplanes while taxiing due to his diverted attention.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001205X00341&key=1


Revision history:

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