NTSB Identification: MKC88LA024.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35256.
Accident occurred Friday, December 11, 1987 in COFFEYVILLE, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N735SV
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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

WHILE TRYING TO START THE ACFT WITH A LOW BATTERY, PIC EXITED THE ACFT AND PULLED THE PROPELLER ONE QUARTER OF A TURN TO GET IT PAST THE COMPRESSION CYCLE. ENGINE STARTED WITH PAX ABOARD AND PROCEEDED TO TAXI. PIC WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE ACFT, AND PAX, AFTER TRYING TO STOP THE ACFT, OPENED THE DOOR AND JUMPED OUT. ACFT CONTINUED FOR ABOUT ONE HALF MILE, ON TO A SOFT FARM FIELD AND NOSED OVER.

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

STARTING PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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