NTSB Identification: MIA84LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24090.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 08, 1984 in ORMOND BEACH, FL
Aircraft: Cessna 172 M, registration: N12497
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 PLT STATED THAT THE ALTERNATOR WAS INOP, SO THE ACFT HAD NO ELECTRICAL POWER. HE DECIDED TO HAND PROP THE ENG TO START IT FOR A BANNER TOWING OPERATION. HE SET THE PARKING BRAKE & STARTED PULLING THE PROPELLER THRU BY HAND WHILE THE COCKPIT WAS UNATTENDED. THE ENG STARTED & THE ACFT BEGAN ROLLING. THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO REGAIN CONTROL BEFORE THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A HANGAR.
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
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