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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34665
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Date:27-JAN-1987
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20E
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N79366
C/n / msn: 576
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dunsmuir, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Roseburg, OR (RBG)
Destination airport:Van Nuys, CA (VNY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING A PLEASURE FLIGHT, THE AIRPLANE WAS SEEN FLYING LOW AND DISAPPEARED INTO INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS, CONSISTING OF LOW CLOUDS, GUSTY WINDS AND SNOW WHICH LASTED THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE AIRPLANE WAS FOUND ON THE SIDE OF A HILL IN A DESCENDING ATTITUDE WINGS LEVEL. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE AIRPLANE. ONE WITNESS REPORTED THAT IT HAD HAILED EARLIER IN THE DAY. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30090


Revision history:

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