NTSB Identification: WPR12FA044
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, November 18, 2011 in Pomona, CA
Aircraft: MOONEY M20M, registration: N741SB
Injuries: 1 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.


On November 18, 2011, about 1415 Pacific standard time, a Mooney M20M, N741SB, impacted a horse-racing track at the Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, California, while maneuvering for landing at Brackett Field (POC), La Verne, California. The pilot/owner operated the airplane under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. The pilot, the sole occupant, was fatally injured; the airplane was substantially damaged. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local flight that departed El Monte Airport (EMT), El Monte, California, about 1400. No flight plan had been filed.

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