Thursday, January 28, 2021

Mooney M20C: Incident occurred January 26, 2021 in Clearwater, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Tampa, Florida

Aircraft landed hard incurring a propeller strike. 

Date: 26-JAN-21
Time: 18:30:00Z
Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20C
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: CLEARWATER
State: FLORIDA

2 comments:

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    1. Well yeah the Mooney has a lot less prop ground clearance than other singles for obvious reasons. But it is no less landing accident prone than any other aircraft out there...it is just less forgiving. You can't get away with a botched landing in a Mooney with no propeller strike like you can in say a Bonanza or 182.

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