NTSB Identification: MKC71AK017
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: MOONEY M20E, registration: N1287X

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2471   70/10/3   ENTERPRISE,KANS     MOONEY M20E         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 31, 343
        TIME - 1540                    N1287X              PX-  0  0  3  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 6 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ENTERPRISE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          KANSAS CITY,MO              DENVER,COLO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: PROPELLER                       IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: BLADES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CORRODED/CORROSION
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - VIBRATION,EXCESSIVE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
                                  PROP/ENGINE VIBRATION
        REMARKS- BLADE FAILED ABOUT 3 INCHES OUTBD OF HUB FLANGE. ENG COWLING,MOUNTS AND LUGS DMGD. LND OK.

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