Accident Cessna 172M N20675, Saturday 8 September 2001
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Date:Saturday 8 September 2001
Time:14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172M
Registration: N20675
MSN: 17261482
Year of manufacture:1973
Total airframe hrs:2467 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-320-E2D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Seattle, Washington -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:SUNRIVER, OR (S21)
Destination airport:Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI/KBFI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot submitted a written report to the NTSB, and reported that shortly after landing, he was cleared to taxi the airplane to the northeast parking area via taxiway Alpha. He reported that while traveling northbound on the taxiway he encountered an airplane that was traveling southbound on the same taxiway. In an effort to avoid the oncoming (southbound) airplane, he maneuvered the airplane to the easterly edge of the taxiway and inadvertently collided with the temporary construction fence.

Probable Cause: Pilot's failure to maintain an adequate visual lookout during taxi. A fence was a factor.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: SEA01LA171
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report



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