NTSB Identification: SEA86LA205.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32393.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 14, 1986 in QUINCEY, WA
Aircraft: MOONEY M20, registration: N9517M
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT STATED HE HAD MAD A NORMAL LANDING ON A PAVED CITY STREET IN A HOUSING DVELOPMENT THINKING THAT IT WAS THE QUINCEY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. AFTER THE PILOT REALIZED HE AHD MADE A MISTAKE A TAKE OFF WAS ATTEMPTED. DURING THE TAKE OFF THE PILOT ABORTED THE ATTEMPT, AND DURING GROUND ROLL WENT THROUGH A FENCE AND DITCH BEFORE COLLAPSING THE NOSE GEAR. THE SEATTLE SECTIONAL CHART DEPICTS THE QUINCEY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AS 'OTHER THAN PAVED' AND THE AIRPORT/FACILITY DIRECTORY LISTS THE 09-27 RUNWAY AS 'TREATED GRAVEL'.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PLANNING/DECISION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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