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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38257
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Date:10-JUL-1985
Time:22:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N201HU
C/n / msn: 24-0082
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Accident
Location:Antioch, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(O12)
Destination airport:Auburn, CA (AUN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED INTO A RESERVOIR SHORTLY AFTER DEPARTING THE ANTIOCH ARPT. THERE WERE NO EYE WITNESSES TO THE CRASH. HOWEVER, AN EAR WITNESS STATED THAT HE HEARD THE ACFT SKIPPING ALONG THE WATER LIKE THE SOUND OF A HYDRO-PLANE. HE DID NOT HEAR THE ENG, BUT HE WAS LISTENING TO HIS TV WHEN HE HEARD THE SKIPPING SOUNDS. THE ACFT RECEIVED ONLY MINOR IMPACT DAMAGE. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF A MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. A PATHOLOGICAL EXAM OF THE PLT DISCLOSED ONLY MINOR PHYSICAL INJURIES FROM THE IMPACT, BUT THE EXAM SHOWED THAT THE PLT HAD DROWNED. THE PLT'S MED CERT WAS DATED 1/3/83. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X37156


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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