NTSB Identification: SEA86LA017.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29075.
Accident occurred Monday, October 28, 1985 in NORTH BEND, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8316B
Injuries: 1 Serious,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 PLT REPORTED HAVING DIFFICULTY FINDING THE TIE DOWN RAMP AREA AT THE UNFAMILIAR ARPT IN DUSK LIGHT CONDITIONS. THE PASSENGER EXITED THE ACFT WITH A FLASHLIGHT TO LOCATE A TIE DOWN SPOT AND WALKED INTO THE SPINNING PROP. THE PLT STATED THE PASSENGER WAS FAMILIAR WITH SMALL ACFT.

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

UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION WARNING..NOT IDENTIFIED..OTHER PERSON

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..OTHER PERSON



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK

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