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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40561
Last updated: 20 May 2019
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Date:13-MAY-1983
Time:21:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6532B
C/n / msn: 1199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Edmonds, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Snohomish, WA (S43)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT HAD EARLIER VISITED HIS FIANCEE. SHE STATED THAT HE WAS INTOXICATED & SHE GAVE BACK HER ENGAGEMENT RING TO HIM. HE WAS LATER OBSERVED DEPARTING THE ARPT. SHORTLY THEREAFTER POLICE BEGAN RECEIVING COMPLAINTS OF A LOW FLYING ACFT OVERTHE BEACH AREA. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED FLYING ALONG THE BEACH AT 50 FT AGL. APPROACHING A PIER, THE ACFT MADE A STEEP TURN & COLLIDED WITH THE WATER. THE PLT'S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 0.137%. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X43138


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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