NTSB Identification: CHI85FEX01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28030.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, May 02, 1985 in INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Aircraft: CESSNA 404, registration: N68103
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 RIGHT PROP STRUCK A PERSON WHO WAS LOADING FREIGHT ONTO THE ACFT. THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE HAD STARTED THE RIGHT ENG TO BRING IT UP TO OPERATING TEMP TO DEFORST THE WINDSCREEN. HE STATED THE ENG HAD BEEN RUNNING FOR APRX 3 MINUTES WHEN HE FELT SOMETHING STRIKE THE ACFT. THE ACFT WAS CHOCKED AND THE BRAKES WERE SET WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..OTHER PERSON

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..OTHER PERSON

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