AAIB investigation to Mercury, G-MYUB

Pilot struck on his face by the propeller, Otherton Airport, Staffordshire, 26 March 2017.

Summary:

Whilst running the engine for the purpose of investigating a misfire, the aircraft jumped over a chock that had been placed in front of the nosewheel. Whilst retrieving the chock from close to the rear of the aircraft, the pilot was struck on his face by the still-turning propeller.

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Mercury, G-MYUB 08-17

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Published 10 August 2017