NTSB Identification: MIA89IA031.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38464.
Incident occurred Saturday, November 12, 1988 in STUART, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 210L, registration: N2267S
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

WHILE HAND-PROPPING THE ENGINE WITH A PASSENGER IN THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT, THE ENG STARTED. THE ACFT TRAVELLED UNCONTROLLED INTO A PARKED UNOCCUPIED ACFT. BOTH ACFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE PLT ON THE GROUND & THE PASSENGER IN THE ACFT WERE NOT INJURED. THE PLT STATED THE PURPOSE OF THE ENG START WAS TO TAXI THE ACFT TO THE WASH RACK. THE ACFT WAS OUT OF ANNUAL INSP. THERE WAS NO AIRWORTHINESS CERTIFICATE IN IT. THE COMPASS WAS REMOVED. THE PLT'S LAST BIENNIAL FLT REVIEW WAS ACCOMPLISHED 41 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE OCCURRENCE. IT WAS REPORTED THIRD PERSON THAT THE PLT INTENDED TO FLY TO CLEWISTON, FL, FOR A FLY-IN BUT THE IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINATOR COULD NOT BE DETERMINED.

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

STARTING PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

BRAKES(NORMAL)..DISREGARDED..PASSENGER

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