NTSB Identification: ATL82DA200
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 14, 1982 in RICHMOND, KY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/14/1983
Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C, registration: N37109
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

PILOT HAND PROPPED AIRCRAFT WHICH BROKE TAIL TIE-DOWN ROPE AND TAXIIED UNATTENDED INTO A RUNWAY LIGHT AND A DITCH ABOUT 175 FEET FROM STARTING POINT.

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

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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