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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34664
Last updated: 11 June 2020
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Date:22-MAY-1983
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20K
Owner/operator:Vince Bogda
Registration: N1150S
C/n / msn: 25-0621
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Van Nuys, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hawthorne, CA (HHR)
Destination airport:(VNY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS 1 MILE OUT ON THE FINAL APPROACH WHEN THE TOWER ASKED THE PLT TO MAKE A RIGHT TURN TO DOWNWIND. THE REQUESTWAS MADE BECAUSE A C-130 FOLLOWING HAD DECLARED AN EMERGENCY FOR LANDING WITNESSES SAW THE MOONEY M-20 ENTER A RIGHT TURN AND DESCEND. THE ACFT STRUCK A POWER POLE AND EXPLODED INTO A RESIDENTIAL AREA. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKED ACFT AND THE PLT SHOWED NO DISCREPANCIES OR FAILURES THAT WOULD HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE ACCIDENT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X43015


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
12-Jan-2019 10:50 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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