NTSB Identification: DEN01LA087.
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Accident occurred Monday, April 16, 2001 in Bountiful, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/25/2002
Aircraft: Mooney M20K, registration: N921Z
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

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The pilot departed for a cross-country flight. Soon after departure, his electrical system failed. The pilot returned to the departure field, and initiated a precautionary landing. Upon landing, the left main landing gear failed, and the airplane skidded off the runway and struck a sign post.

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

the failure of the airplane's electrical system for an undetermined reason, which resulted in the collapse of the left main gear on landing.


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