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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36461
Last updated: 20 March 2019
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Date:08-FEB-1987
Time:15:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:Flying Scotchman
Registration: N11665
C/n / msn: 24-1355
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Waskish, MN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Baudette, MN (BDE)
Destination airport:Minneapolis, MN (M1C)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING THE PREFLIGHT WX BRIEFING THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PILOT WAS ADVISED THAT VFR FLIGHT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED. SHORTLY BEFORE THE ACCIDENT, THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED FLYING OVER A STATE HIGHWAY UNDER A LOW OVERCAST IN POOR VISIBILITY. THE ACFT WAS WITNESSED TO FLY OUT OF A WHITEOUT IN A DESCENDING RIGHT TURN AND IMPACT ON THE FROZEN SURFACE OF A LAKE. A REVIEW OF THE PLTS LOGBOOKS INDICATED HE HAD LOGGED ONE HALF HOUR OF INSTRUMENT FLT IN THE LAST 10 YRS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30196


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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