NTSB Identification: MKC86FA036.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29753.
Accident occurred Friday, December 20, 1985 in KANSAS CITY, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA T210M, registration: N761YS
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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 SEEN TO ENTER THE ACFT FOR A SHORT TIME AND THEN GET OUT, GO TO THE FRONT OF THE ACFT AND PULL DOWN ON THE PROP. THE ENG FIRED AND THE PROP STRUCK THE PILOT'S HEAD. A PLT WHO APPROACHED THE ACFT MOMENTS AFTER THE ACDT LOOKED INTO THE COCKPIT AND NOTED THE MAG SWITCH ON BOTH AND THE MASTER SWITCH ON. THE ENG CONTROLS WERE ALSO FULL FORWARD AND THE FUEL SELECTOR WAS ON THE RT TANK.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..ICY

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