Preliminary Accident Reports

August 1999 Issue

May 16, Omak, Wash. / Cessna 172M

At about 11:32 PDT, a Cessna 172M crashed into a hangar at Omak Airport. The pilot said the engine would not turn over so he elected to hand-prop the aircraft. Once the engine started, the aircraft jumped the chocks and traveled 100 feet across the tarmac and struck a hangar....

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