ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38508
Last updated: 21 December 2014
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Date:19-SEP-1984
Time:1040
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N201RT
C/n / msn: 240117
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lanett, AL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Charlotte, NC (CLT)
Destination airport:Lanett, AL (7A3)
Narrative:
COMMUNICATIONS WITH COLUMBUS APCH REVEALED PLT WAS UNFAMILIAR WITH AREA AND HAD DIFFICULITIES FINDING THE airport WITNESSES VIEWED ACFT ON FINAL FOR RWY 08 WITH LANDING GEAR EXTENDED. ACFT DESCRIBED AS BEING LOW AND SLOW. WITNESSES STATED ENGINE SOUNDS FLUCTUATED AND ACFT ENTERED A STEEP DESCENT. ACFT IMPACTED A WOODED AREA ABOUT 1/2 MILE WEST OR ARPT. ACFT WRECKAGE WAS CONFINED TO AN AREA APRX 60 FT DIAMETER. BROKEN LIMBS WERE OBSERVED IN TREE APRX 30 FT AGL AND ABOUT 32 FT WEST OF PRINCIPAL IMPACT POINT. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40963


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