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Squawks & HeadlinesPilot dies hand-propping plane at Gillespie Field, CA

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Pilot dies hand-propping plane at Gillespie Field, CA

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Two pilots were on board when the Piper Cherokee was taxiing out to the runway when the engine stalled and one of them got out to hand crank the propeller. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

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WALLACE24
WALLACE24 1
Apparantly they don't read FA. RIP.
linbb
Boyd Butler 1
Another one why not get a start cart? Much cheeper than having to plant some person. Its an injected engine on that one I think which makes it even worse to try.