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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38132
Last updated: 13 April 2019
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Date:27-AUG-1988
Time:14:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20F
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N9528M
C/n / msn: 670105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Jackson Hole, WY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(JAC)
Destination airport:Broomfield, CO (BJC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PVT PLT OBTAINED HIS INSTRUMENT RATING 14 DAYS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. 12 HRS OF ACTUAL INSTRUMENT FLT TIME WAS LOGGED IN MARCH OF 1987. THE REMAINING INSTRUMENT FLT TIME WAS SIMULATED. VISIBILITY IN THE JACKSON HOLE AREA WAS REDUCED BY SMOKE. THE PLT REPORTED HE WAS CLIMBING THRU 11,000 FT FOR 14,000 FT. THE ACFT WRECKAGE WAS FOUND AT 9,000 FT. THE ACFT HAD STRUCK TWO TALL TREES AND FELL VERTICALLY TO THE GND. THE ACFT WEIGHT WAS CALCULATED TO BE NEAR MAX GROSS AND THE CG WAS DETERMINED TO BE BEYOND THE AFT LIMIT. THE PLT'S TOTAL INSTRUMENT FLT TIME WAS 42 HOURS. THE ACFT OWNERS MANUAL CONTAINS A WARNING WHICH STATE 'UP TO 2,000 FT OF ALTITUDE MAY BE LOST IN A ONE-TURN SPIN AND RECOVERY...THE RATE OF ROTATION DURING THE FIRST PORTION OF THE SPIN IS QUITE RAPID AND THE OCCUPANTS OF THE AIRCRAFT WILL LIKELY BECOME DISORIENTED.' CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X26532


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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