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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40555
Last updated: 1 March 2019
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Date:17-SEP-1984
Time:19:52
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20C
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6406U
C/n / msn: 2153
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mariposa, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hayward, CA (HWD)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE & TELEPHONE POLE DURING A GO-AROUND MANEUVER ON RWY 26. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE ACFT EXITED THE LEFT SIDE OF RWY 26 ABOUT 1625 FT BEYOND THE THRESHOLD. ALTHOUGH THERE WERE NO EYEWITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT A GROUND WITNESS REPORTED THAT THE ACFT LANDED NORMALLY BUT THAT AS THE ACFT REACHED MID-FIELD, THE ENG SOUND 'INCREASED', FOLLOWED BY TWO 'THUD' SOUNDS & A FIREBALL. A PLT, WHO LANDED 15 MINS AFTER THE ACCIDENT REPORTED 90 DEG X-WIND PREVAILED & STATED 'IT TOOK MAXIMUM DEFLECTION OF THE CONTROL SURFACES TO KEEP THE ACFT ALIGNED WITH THE RWY CENTERLINE.' THE MAX DEMONSTRATED X-WIND COMPONENT FOR THE ACCIDENT ACFT WAS 17 KTS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41104


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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