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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145330
Last updated: 24 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-135 Tri-Pacer
Registration: N1213C
C/n / msn: 22-1021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Hebron Municipal Airport - KHJH, Hebron, NE -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Hebron, NE (HJH)
Destination airport:Concordia, KS (CNK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that he could not start the airplane's engine using the electric starter, so he elected to turn the propeller by hand to start the engine (hand-propping). He stated that when the engine started, the airplane's parking brake did not hold and that the airplane began to roll. He was unable to open the door to reduce the throttle setting, and the airplane subsequently struck a building. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing, the fuselage structure near the firewall, and the engine mount structure.
Probable Cause: The pilotís did not properly secure the airplane prior to rotating the propeller by hand, resulting in inadvertent movement of the airplane and collision with a building.


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Revision history:

28-Apr-2012 17:54 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:19 ASN Update Bot Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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