NTSB Identification: FTW88LA031.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36264.
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 24, 1987 in NEW ORLEANS, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N6463F
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 WAS ATTEMPTING TO START THE UNSECURED AIRCRAFT BY HAND-PROPPING IT. THE AIRCRAFT STARTED AND ROLLED FORWARD STRIKING A FUEL TRUCK, DAMAGING THE LEFT WING, FUSELAGE, AND PROPELLER.

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

STARTING PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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