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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 132606
Last updated: 15 May 2020
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Date:13-OCT-1990
Time:15:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20M
Owner/operator:Charles M. Hunter
Registration: N987CM
C/n / msn: 27-0013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Culpeper, VA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:W49
Destination airport:W10
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:

PROBABLE CAUSE:INTERGRANULAR CRACKING (FATIGUE) FAILURE OF THE EXHAUST CLAMP, WHICH RESULTED IN A DISCONNECTED EXHAUST MANIFOLD (TAILPIPE), AND SUBSEQUENT FIRE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001212X24415


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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