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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40513
Last updated: 9 April 2020
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Date:15-DEC-1985
Time:17:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20K
Owner/operator:Jeffery M & Barbara Adelglass
Registration: N231A
C/n / msn: 25-0645
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Langhorne, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Atlantic City, NJ (ACY)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ACFT COLLIDED WITH MARKED BUT UNLIGHTED TRANSMISSION LINES 670 FT FM RWY THRESHOLD. THE LINES ARE 81 FT ABOVE THE THRESHOLD ELEVATION AND ARE MARKED BUT UNLIGHTED. THEY ARE ALSO 1193 FT FROM THE DISPLACED THRESHOLD. THE PILOT DID NOT HAVE A CURRENT MEDICAL OR PILOT CERTIFICATE. INSULIN AND CHLOROTHIAZIDE WERE FOUND IN THE PILOTS PERSONAL EFFECTS WITNESSES DID NOT RECALL SEEING ACFT LDG LIGHTS DISPLAYED PRIOR TO THE LINE COLLISION ALTHOUGH EVIDENCE OF ELECTRICAL AVAILABILITY WAS FOUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38341


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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