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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228230
Last updated: 15 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20R Ovation
Owner/operator:Mooney Flying Group
Registration: HB-DIL
MSN: 29-0102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Lommis Airport (LSZT), Thurgau -   Switzerland
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Lommis Airfield (LSZT)
Destination airport:Lommis Airfield (LSZT)
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
A Mooney M20R Ovation had some engine problems just after takeoff from Lommis Airport (LSZT), Thurgau and force landed in a pasture.
The pilot and passenger were not injured.

The accident was caused by the fact that the aircraft's performance during takeoff was not sufficient for a climb, which forced the pilot to make an emergency landing outside the airfield area.
The following factors were responsible for the accident:
- the failure to recognize the insufficient speed increase during the taxiing phase of the takeoff procedure;
- the rotation and take-off of the airplane at too low speed.
The reduced take-off power of the engine contributed to the accident.

Sources: (photo)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 9 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

15-Aug-2019 09:00 gerard57 Added
15-Aug-2019 09:30 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Aug-2019 09:36 RobertMB Updated [Source]
26-Aug-2019 15:22 harro Updated [Destination airport, Source]
11-May-2021 17:28 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative, Accident report]

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