Accident Cessna 172P N9912L,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 354898
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Date:Friday 2 January 1998
Time:15:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172P
Owner/operator:Civil Air Patrol
Registration: N9912L
MSN: 17276648
Year of manufacture:1986
Total airframe hrs:2597 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-320
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Augusta, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Presque Isle, ME (KPQI)
Destination airport:(KAUG)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Snow and ice obstructed the taxiway lines. The pilot was taxiing using a row of hangars to his right side to assist in judging the distance from parked airplanes on his left. Focusing right and left, both the pilot and the pilot rated passenger did not notice the vehicle parked in front of the hangars. The pilot applied the brakes, and the airplane impacted the vehicle with the right wing. No mechanical problems were found with the airplane.

Probable Cause: The inadequate lookout of the pilot in command.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: IAD98LA019
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years 1 month
Download report: Final report



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