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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36463
Last updated: 13 April 2019
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Date:06-MAY-1984
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20C
Owner/operator:Road Runner Flying Club
Registration: N9322V
C/n / msn: 690095
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:New Blaine, AR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Benton, AR (M99)
Destination airport:Miami, OK (M10)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DESPITE A WX BRIEFING FORECASTING IMC AND DISCOURAGING VFR FLIGHT, THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PLT DEPARTED APRX 1 HOUR BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. IMPACT OCCURRED IN WOODED RISING TERRAIN AT AN ELEVATION OF ABOUT 1,957 FT MSL AT AN APRX NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE OF 4 DEGS. THE WRECKAGE WAS MIISING UNTIL 9-22-84. AN NTSB WX SUMMARY FOUND PROBABLE CONDITIONS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT TO BE CLOUD BASES AT 1100 FT MSL WITH 0 VISIBILITY IN CLOUDS AND LESS THAN 3 MILES IN FOG BELOW THE LAYER. FORECAST WX FOR THE AREA WAS FOR IMC AND THUNDERSTORMS. POST CRASH FIRE CONSUMED MOST OF THE WRECKAGE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X39684


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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