NTSB Identification: CHI84FA239.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25175.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 16, 1984 in MIDDLEFIELD, OH
Aircraft: MOONEY M20C, registration: N6262U
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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 ACFT PROPS TOUCHED THE RWY DURING A WHEELS-UP APPROACH AND THE PLT INITIATED A GO-AROUND WITH BENT PROPS. THE ACFT CLIMBED TO ABOUT 100 FT AGL WITH LESS THAN FULL POWER. THE WINGS BEGAN TO ROCK,THE LEFT WING DROPPED AND THE ACFT FELL STRAIGHT DOWN TO THE GROUND. TWELVE PROP STRIKES WERE FOUND HALF WAY DOWN THE RWY. THE FIRST 8 INCHES OF EACH PROP TIP WERE CURVED 90 DEGS TO THE REAR AND EXHIBITED HEAVY CHORDWISE SCRATHES AND GOUGES. A WITNESS IN AN ACFT WAITING TO TAKEOFF HAD BROADCAST 'DO NOT LAND, YOUR GEAR IS UP,' AS THE ACCIDENT ACFT PASSED ABEAM THEIR POSITION ON THE TAXIWAY.

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

AIRSPEED..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ANXIETY/APPREHENSION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,BLADE..DISTORTED

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