Friday, November 18, 2016

Mooney M20C, N6XM: Incident occurred November 17, 2016 in Plattsmouth, Cass County, Nebraska

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Lincoln, Nebraska

Aircraft on taxi onto runway. Gear collapsed.

Date: 17-NOV-16
Time: 22:40:00Z
Regis#: N6XM
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20C
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Minor
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
State: Nebraska

AIRCRAFT:   1964 Mooney M20C SN# 2805   N6XM

ENGINE:       Lycoming O-360-A1D SN# L-32992-36A

PROPELLER: Hartzell HC-C2YK-18F  SN# CH42552B 

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

ENGINE: As of last annual on 11/1/2016 1,228.4 SMOH and 4,928.4 TT        

PROPELLER: Unknown               

AIRFRAME: As of last annual on 11/1/2016 6,663.4 TTSN                     

OTHER EQUIPMENT: Garmin GMA-340 audio, GNS-530W, GTX-330ES transponder, KX-155 with G/S indicator, HSI, EI digital tach, Insight G2 engine analyzer, ACK CYA-100 AOA, autopilot (log entry reflects System 30 autopilot repaired on 12/15/2015 when the GTX330ES was installed and configured to the GNS530W), Powerflow tuned exhaust    

 DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT: On 11/17 landing gear collapsed on runway during taxi 

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES: Belly abrasions, landing gear doors, flaps, propeller, sudden engine stoppage.  Aircraft disassembled for transport by de-mating aft fuselage and removing engine.    

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:  Dawson Aircraft in Clinton, AR              

REMARKS: Recommend inspection.  Avionics removed and secured with storage facility.  Provided airframe logs start at 2/15/1983 at 3,588.7 TTSN.  Provided engine log starts 6/12/2015 at 988 SMOH and 4,688 TTSN.  Earlier logs lost and not provided.  

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