On October 16, 1993, at 1140 central daylight time, a Mooney M20E, N6823V, was substantially damaged following a collision with terrain during a go-around attempt at Montvale Airpark in Maryville, Tennessee. The commercial pilot received minor injuries in the accident. The aircraft was being operated under 14 CFR Part 91 by the pilot. Visual meteorological conditions existed at the time, and no flight plan had been filed for the personal flight. The flight departed Kingston, Tennessee, about 1127, and was destined for Maryville, Tennessee. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot stated that he was on short final for the runway, and realized that the landing gear had not been extended. He then attempted a go-around. Witnesses stated that they observed the aircraft on short final for the runway, and the landing gear was not extended. The witnesses stated that the aircraft engine accelerated and the aircraft nose came up. The witnesses stated that it appeared the aircraft then stalled and crashed into the terrain on the airport.