NTSB Identification: WPR11FA143
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 23, 2011 in Nephi, UT
Aircraft: MOONEY M20F, registration: N891X
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
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.
HISTORY OF FLIGHT Full narrative available
On February 23, 2011, about 0900 mountain standard time, a Mooney M20F, N891X, departed the runway after the nose landing gear collapsed during the landing roll out at Nephi Municipal Airport (U14), Nephi, Utah. The owner/pilot operated the airplane under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. The pilot, the sole occupant, was not injured. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage after it impacted a snow bank and the main landing gear was sheared off. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the cross-country flight that departed Mesquite Airport (67L), Mesquite, Nevada, at 0645 Pacific standard time; no flight plan had been filed. The flight was en route to Nephi.
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