Accident Mooney M20C N5629Q,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45320
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Date:Wednesday 8 January 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mooney M20C
Registration: N5629Q
MSN: 3104
Year of manufacture:1965
Engine model:Textron Lycoming O-360-A1D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:WARNER SPRINGS, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Fullerton, CA (FUL)
Destination airport:Borrego Springs, CA (L08)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The airplane collided with mountainous terrain covered with brushy vegetation. Examination of the engine and airframe did not reveal any preimpact anomalies. The coroner determined that the manner of death of the pilot was natural, resulting from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Probable Cause: the pilot's loss of control during flight as a result of incapacitation due to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: LAX03FA061
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
08-Dec-2017 18:00 ASN Update Bot Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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