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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36652
Last updated: 4 October 2019
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Date:03-OCT-1985
Time:14:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:Aero Venture
Registration: N5750L
C/n / msn: 24-1456
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Robbinsville, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Robbinsville, NJ (N87)
Destination airport:Utica, NY (UCA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING IFR DEPARTURE FROM AN UNCONTROLLED airport, THE ACFT WAS INSTRUCTED TO SQUAWK THE DISCRETE FREQ THAT HAD BEEN ISSUED IN PRE-FLT CLEARANCE. THE PLT ACKNOWLEDGED THE FREQ. THE ACFT DISAPPEARED FROM RADAR. GROUND WITNESSES SAW THE ACFT DESCEND OUT OF THE LOW CLOUDS AT A HIGH SPEED. THE PLT HAD 11 HRS OF IFR PIC EXPERIENCE AND 83 HRS OF IFR DUAL INSTRUCTION. NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WERE FOUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38119


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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