NTSB Identification: LAX83LA238.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20482.
Accident occurred Friday, May 20, 1983 in RIVERSIDE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N5547B
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A HANGAR AFTER BEING HAND PROPPED WITHOUT A QUALIFIED PERSON IN THE COCKPIT. THE ACFT HAD BEEN BORROWED AND WAS KNOWN TO HAVE A LOW BATTERY. THE PILOT DID A START BY HAND PROPPING THE ACFT WITH A NON-PILOT IN THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT. BEFORE THE PILOT COULD GET INTO THE ACFT AND REACH THE CONTROLS IT HAD ROLLED FORWARD AND COLLIDED WITH THE HANGAR.
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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