Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary CEN20WA054

Aircraft #1


Mooney M20

Factual Information

On January 3, 2020, about 1430 universal coordinated time, a Mooney M20J, French registration F-OIAT, impacted terrain shortly after departing the Lifou Wanaham Airport (New Caledonia). The aircraft was destroyed, and the pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. The Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses (BEA) of the government of France is investigating the accident. As the state of manufacture of the airplane and engine, the NTSB has designated a US accredited representative to assist the BEA in its investigation. All inquiries concerning this accident should be directed to the BEA: Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la sécurité de l'aviation civile 10 rue de Paris Aéroport du Bourget 93352 Le Bourget Cedex France Website: http://www.bea.aero


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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