Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Mooney M20J 201, NM Liquors Inc, N1157N: Accident occurred March 28, 2017 at George T. Lewis Airport (KCDK), Cedar Key, Levy County, Florida



Federal Aviation Administration Flight Standards District Office; Tampa, Florida 

NM Liquors Inc: http://registry.faa.gov/N1157N

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA211
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in Cedar Key, FL
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N1157N

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Aircraft attempted go around, stalled and went into the water. 

Date: 28-MAR-17
Time: 19:15:00Z
Regis#: N1157N
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: CEDAR KEY
State: FLORIDA










































AIRCRAFT:  1982 Mooney M20J, N1157N, s/n 24-1288

ENGINE:  Lycoming IO- 360- A3136D, s/n 126-929-51E

PROPELLER:  McCauley B2D34C2/4-B

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

ENGINE:  The engine log records an Annual Inspection on 12/08/16 at TSMOH 439.8. (The engine was submerged in salt water for a total of four tides.  The engine was rinsed off and oil was drained with diesel fuel put back into it.  The engine was also sprayed down with lubricant.)

PROPELLER:    The prop log records an Annual Inspection on 12/08/16 at TSMOH 439.8.

AIRFRAME:  The airframe log records an Annual Inspection on 12/08/16 at total time 2,274.4, Tach Time 2,254.4.  (The airframe was submerged in salt water for a total of four tides.  It received a fresh water rinse after retrieval.)

OTHER EQUIPMENT:      SUBMERGED IN SALT WATER FOR EXTENDED TIME 
Full Garmin ADS B In/Out Package (GTX 330 ES Transponder, GDL 88)
Avidyne /FD 540 GPS (Recent Upgrade)
Garmin GMA 340 Audio Panel
JPI EDM 900 (Engine Analyzer) (Recent Upgrade)
King KAP 150 Two -Axis Autopilot w/electric trim and CWS
Icarus SAM GPSS (Third Axis)
King KX 165 Nav/Com, King Kl 208 VOR/LOC Indicator with GS
King KCS 55A HSI~ Slaved
King KG 258 Attitude Indicator

 DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  On 03/28/17, N1157N landed in the salt water off the departure end of the runway at Cedar Key Airport, Florida. 

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:  The aircraft was almost completely submerged in salt water through a total of four high tides, where the waterline was two inches below the cabin headliner. Damage also includes but may not be limited to the propeller, nose gear doors, both main gear doors, and to the right wing.

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:  Florida Aircraft Recovery, LLC, 455 Tresca Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225

REMARKS:   SUBMERGED IN SALT WATER THROUGH A TOTAL OF FOUR HIGH TIDES, WHERE THE WATERLINE WAS TWO INCHES BELOW THE CABIN HEADLINER

Read more here:  http://www.avclaims.com/N1157N.htm

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