Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2001 Issue

Dec. 14, Ogden, Utah / Mooney M20K

At 21:16 mountain time, a Mooney M20K struck Mt. Ogden at the end of a 5-hour, 27-minute flight, killing the pilot. FAA records showed the pilot transmitted that he could see Ogden. Radar data indicates that the pilot was descending at approximately 500 feet per minute and flew straight into the east side of the mountain....

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