Sunday, June 26, 2016

Mooney M20D Master, M20 Flying Club LLC, N998NC: Incident occurred June 26, 2016 at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (KMKC), Kansas City, Missouri


Date: 26-JUN-16
Time: 17:04:00Z
Regis#: N998NC
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20D
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Minor
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office:  FAA Kansas City FSDO-63
State: Missouri


AIRCRAFT:  1964 Mooney M20D N998NC, SN# 250

ENGINE(S) - M&M, S/N:    Lycoming O-360-A2D; L-6877-36

PROPELLER – M&M, S/N:       Hartzell HC-C2YK-1B

APPROXIMATE TOTAL HOURS (estimated TT & TSMO from logbooks or other information):

ENGINE:  1734.03 TSOH


AIRFRAME:  3484.86

OTHER EQUIPMENT:  AT50A x-ponder, IC-A200 Com, GNS430 GPS, GMA340 audio

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:   Gear-up landing on 6/25/2016

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:    Belly skins, propeller, sudden engine stoppage, lower cowling and air intake. Forward left windshield side post, firewall, engine mount.

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:  Private hangar; Charles Wheeler Airport (KMKC), Kansas City, MO       

REMARKS:   Sold AS IS/WHERE IS. Logbooks are held with PW Aviation

Read more here:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A single-engine airplane landed with its gear up at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport Sunday afternoon. 

Officials say one person was on board as the plane slid through the runway intersection during its landing.

The airport is closed until the FAA can arrive and investigate. The runway will then be cleaned up from any standing debris.

Emergency crews were released from the scene in just a few minutes. Thankfully, no injuries were reported.

The plane's ownership was listed by Wells Fargo Bank Northwest from Salt Lake City, Utah.

No word yet on where the plane was headed.

Original article can be found here:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —A pilot avoided injury Sunday when his small plane landed at the Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport with its landing gear up.

The single-engine Mooney made the landing around noon on the airport’s main runaway. The plane slid through an intersection between the second runaway.

Both runways were closed for a short while so the FAA could investigate the crash. The airport has since reopened.

There was no immediate word why the plane’s landing gear didn’t lower properly.

Original article can be found here:

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