NTSB Identification: CHI87FA185.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36774.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 05, 1987 in OSHKOSH, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 120, registration: N76249
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT WAS TAXIING OUT OF THE ANTIQUE/CLASSIC CAMPING AREA AT OSHKOSH WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF WING WALKERS WHEN HE STOPPED TO PERMIT THE PAX (HIS WIFE) TO PERFORM AN ERRAND. THE PAX DEPLANED & WENT UNDER THE OUTER 1/3 OF THE WING STRUT, THEN WALKED BACK INTO THE PATH OF THE IDLING PROP. HER LEFT FOREARM WAS NEARLY SEVERED.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PASSENGER BRIEFING..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PASSENGER

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