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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147150
Last updated: 27 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20M Bravo
Registration: N9145L
C/n / msn: 27-0094
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Heber Springs Municipal Airport - KHBZ, Heber Springs, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Appleton, WI (ATW)
Destination airport:Heber Springs, AR (HBZ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that he flared too high and the airplane landed hard and bounced. The airplane subsequently stalled and the left wing dropped. After impact, the airplane veered off the left side of the runway and skidded down an embankment. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the wing and fuselage. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failures prior to the accident.
Probable Cause: The pilot's improper flare, which led to a bounced landing and a subsequent loss of control.



Revision history:

27-Jul-2012 16:10 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:56 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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