Preliminary Accident Reports

November 1999 Issue

Aug. 7, Gainesville, Mo. / Mooney M20J

At 12:11 CDT, a Mooney M20J struck power lines shortly after a downwind takeoff from Gainsville Memorial Airport. The pilot and passenger were seriously injured. The pilot said he was doing touch and goes from the 1,900-foot turf runway 01. Winds were reported nearby from 220 at 6 knots....

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