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Safety Recommendation A-93-132
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Synopsis: ON SEPTEMBER 11, 1992, ABOUT 1457 CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME, A MITSUBISHI MU-2B-60 (MU-2), N74FB, AND A PIPER PA-32-301 SARATOGA (PA-32), N82419, COLLIDED AT 2,100 FEET MEAN SEA LEVEL, APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES NORTHEAST OF THE GREENWOOD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, GREENWOOD, INDIANA. THE PA-32 WAS DESCENDING FROM 2,500 FEET EN ROUTE TO GREENWOOD AIRPORT IN ACCORANCE WITH VISUAL FLIGHT RULES (VFR). THE MU-2, ALSO OPERATING UNDER VISUAL FLIGHT RULES, WAS CLIMBING OUT OF THE GREENWOOD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT EN ROUTE TO COLUMBUS, OHIO. THE PILOTS OF BOTH AIRPLANES AND THE FOUR PASSENGERS ABOARD THE MU-2 WERE FATALLY INJURED. THE TWO OTHER OCCUPANTS OF THE PA-32 WERE SERIOUSLY INJURED. BOTH AIRPLANES WERE DESTROYED. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED IN DAYLIGHT VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE NATIONAL BUSINESS AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION, THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS, THE EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION, AND THE AIRCRAFT OWNERS AND PILOTS ASSOCIATION: INFORM YOUR MEMBERS OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THIS ACCIDENT, AND ENCOURAGE THEM TO INSTITUTE THE RECOMMENDED PRACTICES DISCUSSED IN THE ACCIDENT REPORT, ESPECIALLY THE NEED FOR FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS TO EMPHASIZE SCANNING TECHNIQUES DURING TRAINING AND BIENNIAL FLIGHT REVIEWS, AND THE NEED FOR PILOTS TO CLEARLY UNDERSTAND THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES IN VIEW OF THE LIMITS OF CONTROLLER RESPONSIBILITY FOR SEPARATING IFR FROM VFR AIRCRAFT.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: GREENWOOD, IN, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA92MA049AB
Accident Reports: Midair Collision Mitsubishi MU-2B-60, N74FB, and Piper PA-32-301, N82419
Report #: AAR-93-05
Accident Date: 9/11/1992
Issue Date: 11/10/1993
Date Closed: 2/16/1994
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: National Business Aviation Association (Closed - Acceptable Action)
Keyword(s): General Aviation, Training and Education

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: National Business Aviation Association
Date: 2/16/1994
Response: THE BOARD IS PLEASED BY THE SWIFT ACTION TAKEN BY THE NBAA TO ISSUE ALERT BULLETIN 91-19 AND CLASSIFIES RECOMMENDATION A-93-132 "CLOSED--ACCEPTABLE ACTION."

From: National Business Aviation Association
To: NTSB
Date: 12/9/1993
Response: (CONSOLIDATED) THE ALERT BULLETIN, AB#93-19 TRANSMITTED THE NTSB COMMUNICATION VERBATIM. THIS AB IS NOW IN THE HANDS OF ALL OUR MORE THAN 3,200 MEMBER COMPANIES. WE (NBAA) THEREFORE CONSIDER THIS PUBLICATION TO HAVE SATISFIED OUR PORTION OF A-93-132. NBAA STANDS READY TO DO ITS PART IN PROMOTING FLYING SAFETY. WE ARE PLEASED AND HONORED TO HELP NTSB WITH THIS RECOMMENDATION.