NTSB Identification: ANC84FA092.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25966.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 16, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C, registration: N6229M
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 ACFT TRAVELED FORWARD INTO A PARKED ACFT AFTER THE PLT HAND PROPPED IT TO START THE ENGINE. A PAX WHO HAD 'A FEW HOURS', ACCORDING TO THE PLT, WAS INSIDE THE ACFT TO HOLD THE FOOT BRAKE PEDALS. THE PLT SAID THE BATTERY WAS TOO LOW TOSTART THE ACFT ENGINE AND HE ELECTED TO HAND START IT. THE ACFT WAS NOT SECURED BY ROPES OR CHOCKS WHEN IT WAS STARTED.

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 USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..NOT USED..PASSENGER


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,BATTERY..OUTPUT LOW


Contributing Factors

EXPECTANCY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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