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Prop strike to arm

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Age: 50
Weight: 180
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Incident Details

March 12, 2013
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I only witnessed this during training. Pilot attempted to start motor while motor was resting on raised platform. Motor was not on his back; on tailgate of truck, I think. Motor went to full power and pilot ended up getting arm into prop. Rushed to emergency room with major lacerations to arm, from elbow down.

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