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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34841
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Date:18-JUN-1987
Time:14:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:3M
Registration: N5630K
C/n / msn: 241366
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Merritt Island , FL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Tampa, FL (TPA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, THE PLT PERFORMED A HASTY PREFLT & AN ABBREVIATED RUN-UP BFR TAKING OFF. AFTER LIFT-OFF, THE ACFT BGN A RGT TURN, THEN ROLLED RAPIDLY TO THE LEFT & CROSSED OVER THE EXTENDED RWY CENTERLINE TWD A LEFT DOWNWIND. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT ROLLED BACK TO THE RGT, THEN ENTERED A SPIN FM ABOUT 300' TO 500' & CRASHED IN SHALLOW WATER APRX 900' NORTH OF RWY 11. DRG AN EXAM, NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FND. APRX 300 LBS OF PSNL BAGGAGE & COMPANY DEMONSTRATION MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT WERE FND STREWN ABOUT THE CABIN AREA, BUT NO CARGO RESTRAINTS WERE FND. DRG TOXICOLOGY TESTS, METABOLITES OF MARIJUANA WERE DETECTED IN THE PLT'S URINE, BUT A CHECK OF HIS BLOOD WAS NEGATIVE INDICATING NO RECENT USE OF DRUGS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31252


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