NTSB Identification: CHI01LA167.
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Accident occurred Friday, June 15, 2001 in Ottawa, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/25/2003
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter, registration: N30EA
Injuries: 1 Serious,6 Uninjured.

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after landing at night and stopping on the ramp, a passenger was seriously injured after walking into the propeller blade after exiting the aircraft.

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

the failure of the passenger to maintain clearance from the windmilling propeller after exiting the airplane.

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