NTSB Identification: MKC88LA150.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37043.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 30, 1988 in WEINER, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: AERONCA 7CCM, registration: N85294
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 HANDPROPED THE STARTERLESS AIRCRAFT. AFTER ENGINE START, THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE COCKPIT, AND THE AIRCRAFT TAXIED UNCONTROLLED INTO SOME NEARBY FARM IMPLEMENTS. THE PURPOSE OF THE FLIGHT WAS TO FERRY THE ACFT FOR AN ANNUAL INSPECTION. THE PILOT HAD NOT OBTAINED A FERRY PERMIT FOR THE FLIGHT.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STARTING PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TIE DOWN..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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