Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2007 Issue

February 10, 2007, Lancaster, Texas, Cessna 172

The Private pilot reported that the airplane was parked on the ramp with its engine idling when a female taking pictures of the pilot and passengers inadvertently walked into the turning propeller. There was no damage to the airplane and the pilot and three passengers were not injured. The female who walked into the propeller sustained serious injuries. Night visual conditions prevailed.

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