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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36276
Last updated: 25 April 2020
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Date:22-MAY-1986
Time:20:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20K
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N97299
C/n / msn: 25-0506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:West Milford, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bedford, MA (BED)
Destination airport:Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE ON AN IFR FLIGHT THE AIRCRAFT ENTERED AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS, LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND CRASHED. IN AN ATTEMPT TO CIRCUMNAVIGATE THE STORMS THE PLT INADVERTENTLY ENTERED A STORM AND COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND IN AN UNCONTROLLED DESCENT. THE PLTS LAST RADIO CALL INDICATED THAT HE WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN ALTITUDE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X33672


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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