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Full throttle at start / body contact with prop

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July 4, 2012
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(copied from narrative, not all details known). Pilot was having difficulty starting his motor. When the motor did start the movement of the machine caused the pilot to depress the throttle fully. The pilot lost control of the machine and his arm pressed through the netting and made prop contact. The prop broke on his arm causing a 6 inch cut that required a trip to the hospital.

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