NTSB Identification: NYC91LA206.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44049.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 10, 1991 in MAGNOLIA, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/08/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172L, registration: N7594G
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 WAS HAND PROPPING HIS AIRPLANE WHICH WAS CHOCKED, BUT NOT TIED DOWN. THE ENGINE STARTED AND AS HE REACHED FOR THE AIRPLANE, HE SLIPPED AND FELL WITH HIS GLASSES COMING OFF. HE REACHED FOR HIS GLASSES, HOWEVER THE AIRPLANE MOVED AND HE WAS UNABLE TO CATCH THE AIRPLANE WHICH STRUCK A POLE AND CAME TO REST IN A DITCH.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT'S IMPROPER STARTING PROCEDURE.

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