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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36492
Last updated: 4 December 2019
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Date:15-APR-1984
Time:23:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20C
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N7899V
C/n / msn: 20C2861
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Gary, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Cincinnati, OH (LUK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
VFR PLT RECEIVED 2 WX BRIEFINGS, FILED AN IFR FLT PLAN AND DEPARTED IN NIGHT IFR CONDITIONS. APRX 1 MIN AFTER CONTACTING CHICAGO ARTCC PLT REPORTED HE WAS HAVING 'PROBLEMS.' APRX 1 MIN LATER PLT REPORTED, 'NINE NINE VICTOR, I'M BREAKING UP.' ACFT WRECKAGE WAS FOUND NEXT DAY. ACCORDING TO PLT'S WIFE AND AN ASSOC, THE PLT HAD FLOWN IFR BEFORE. ANNUAL INSPECTION OF ACFT WAS COMPLETED ON 4/9/84. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION DISCLOSED A CRACK IN THE PITOT TUBE LINE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X39213


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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