NTSB Identification: LAX84FA319B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25758.
Accident occurred Monday, May 28, 1984 in HALF MOON BAY, CA
Aircraft: MOONEY M20D, registration: N1920Y
Injuries: 2 Fatal,1 Serious,2 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE TWO ACFT COLLIDED AFTER N1920Y DECLARED HIS INTENTION TO TAKEOFF AND WAS AIRBORNE APRX HALF WAY DOWN THE RWY. THE OTHER ACFT WAS IN A STEEP DESCENT AT MID-FIELD WHEN HE DOVE INTO N1920Y. BOTH ACFT THEN CRASHED UNCONTROLLED INTO THE GROUND FROM AN ALT OF ARPX 75 FT AGL.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

COMMUNICATIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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