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Date:11-JUN-2020
Time:10:51 L LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:Farner Aviation
Registration: HB-DFK
MSN: 24-0796
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location: Grenchen (LSZG) -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Grenchen Airport (ZHI/LSZG)
Destination airport:Grenchen Airport (ZHI/LSZG)
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The pilot took off from runway 06 at Grenchen Airport (LSZG) at 10:06 hours local time. After a half-hour round trip, he reported back to the control tower and was cleared for a direct approach to runway 06. He received permission to land together with a wind indication of 5 knots from 080 degrees. At 10:51 the aircraft touched down on the runway and bounced. This was repeated several times with increasingly hard touchdowns. The pilot then taxied to the hangar and found that the propeller and nose gear had been damaged.

Conclusions:
The accident was due to the aircraft touching down on the runway in an unsuitable attitude during landing as a result of excessive speed. The pilot's low level of current flight training may have contributed to the accident.

Sources:

https://www.sust.admin.ch/inhalte/AV-berichte/HB-DFK.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 7 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Aug-2020 07:53 harro Added
29-Aug-2020 19:43 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]
19-Jan-2021 18:00 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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