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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145532
Last updated: 23 June 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Registration: N1819L
C/n / msn: E-838
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Barkley Regional Airport - KPAH, Paducah, KY -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Paducah, KY (PAH)
Destination airport:Paducah, KY (PAH)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot stated that the airplane's starter had been malfunctioning for about 1 month. On the day of the accident, he unsuccessfully attempted to start the engine from inside the airplane, then exited the airplane, and turned the propeller "slowly." The pilotís intent in turning the propeller was not to start the engine. However, the engine started unexpectedly, and the airplane traveled across the ramp and impacted a parked airplane, resulting in substantial damage.
Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to properly secure the airplane before turning the propeller by hand.


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Revision history:

09-May-2012 11:45 Geno Added
26-Sep-2012 07:56 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:40 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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