NTSB Identification: ATL88LA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35463.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 17, 1988 in SPARTANBURG, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: Ercoupe (Eng & Research Corp.) 415C, registration: N3631H
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.

WHEN THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO FIND ASSISTANCE TO REMOVE THE NOSE WHEEL CHOCK FROM THE AIRCRAFT, HE APPLIED ENOUGH POWER TO JUMP THE CHOCK. HE WAS UNABLE TO RETARD THE THROTTLE BEFORE COLLIDING WITH A PARKED AIRCRAFT AND STRIKING A CONCRETE WALL.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING

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