NTSB Identification: DEN84LA088.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23960.
Accident occurred Friday, February 10, 1984 in ANGEL FIRE, NM
Aircraft: MOONEY M20C, registration: N6210U
Injuries: 2 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 PLT REPORTED THAT DURING TAKEOFF, THE ACFT SLOWED AS IT HIT PATCHES OF SLUSH. HE LIFTED OFF AT THE END OF THE RWY & RETRACTED THE GEAR WHILE IN GROUND EFFECT. THE ACFT WOULD NOT MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED & SETTLED IN SNOW. IT THEN WENT THRU A FENCE BEYOND THE END OF THE RWY. THE FIELD ELEVATION WAS 8382 FT. THE ESTIMATED DENSITY ALT WAS 9800 FT. ALSO, THE RWY HAD A 0.86% UPHILL GRADIENT.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SLUSH COVERED


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..UPHILL


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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