NTSB Identification: ANC84LA060.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24582.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 03, 1984 in TALKEETNA, AK
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D, registration: N95120
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 WAS REPOSITIONING THE ACFT FROM A PRIVATE STRIP NEAR PALMER, AK, TO HIS PROPERTY NEAR TALKEETNA, AK. AFTER STOPPING AT THE TALKEETNA ARPT, HE WAS HAND PROPPING THE ACFT WHEN THE ENG STARTED & THE ACFT BEGAN MOVING. THE PLT TRIED TO TURN OFF THE MAGS, BUT COULD NOT OPEN THE DOOR WHILE HOLDING ONTO THE WING. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH 2 OTHER ACFT, THEN NOSED OVER. BOTH OF THE OTHER ACFT (A TAYLORCRAFT, N40558, & A PIPER PA-18, N160HP) WERE SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STARTING PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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