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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40248
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:24-OCT-1983
Time:15:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20E
Owner/operator:Henry Witte
Registration: N7144U
C/n / msn: 383
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Newark, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lebanon, TN (M54)
Destination airport:Indianapolis, IN (IND)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT HAD BEEN RECENTLY PURCHASED BY THE PLT & THIS WAS THE 2ND LEG OF A 3 LEG TRIP WHICH HAD ORIGINALLY DEPARTED HICKORY, NC. TWO WITNESSES LOCATED ABOUT 5 MI SSE OF THE ACCIDENT SITE OBSERVED THE ACFT. ONE WITNESS STATED THE VISIBILITY WAS LESS THAN 1 MI & THERE WAS LOW CLOUD COVER IN THE ENTIRE AREA. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED FLYING STRAIGHT & LEVEL 400-600 FT AGL. THE ACFT SUBSEQUENTLY STRUCK A RIDGE LINE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44762


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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