NTSB Identification: SEA88LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36015.
Accident occurred Monday, March 07, 1988 in NEWBERG, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: PIPER J-3, registration: N98028
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 HAD NOT FLOWN FOR OVER FIVE YEARS AND WAS DOING MULTIPLE TOUCH AND GOES IN ORDER TO PREPARE FOR HIS BIENNIAL FLIGHT REVIEW. WHILE ON A LANDING ROLLOUT THE ENGINE CEASED OPERATING. THE PILOT EXITED THE AIRCRAFT AND BEGAN HAND PROPPING THE ENGINE. THE ENGINE STARTED AND THE AIRCRAFT CROSSED THE RUNWAY STRIKING AN AIRCRAFT HANGAR WHICH CONTAINED AN AIRCRAFT. BOTH THE AIRCRAFT IN THE HANGAR AND THE HANGAR WERE DAMAGED. AFTER THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST A FIRE ENSUED TOTALLY DESTROYING THE AIRCRAFT. THE PLT FAILED TO FILE AN ACC REPORT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:STARTING PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
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