NTSB Identification: MKC84FA046.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22840.
Accident occurred Monday, December 26, 1983 in OLATHE, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 182G, registration: N2123R
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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 STRUCK ON THE LEG BY THE ACFT PROPELLER AS HE PULLED THE PROPELLER THROUGH DURING PREFLIGHT. THE ENG HAD BEEN PREHEATED IN AN ENCLOSED HANGER DUE TO THE FRIGID TEMPERATURES. THE PLT STATED HE PRIMED THE ENGINE AND PUT THE KEYIN THE IGNITION PRIOR TO THE PULL THROUGH OF THE PROPELLER. THE PLTS SON, HELPING HIM, ALSO RECIVED A BRUISED ARM FROM BEING HIT BY THE PROPELLER.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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