COLLIER AVIATION LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N57535
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Cleveland FSDO-25
NTSB Identification: CEN16LA178
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Akron, OH
Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K, registration: N57535
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
On May 10, 2016, about 1400 central daylight time, a Mooney Aircraft Corp. M20K airplane, N57535, was substantially damaged during a runway excursion during takeoff on runway 19 at the Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK), near Akron, Ohio. The pilot and two passengers were not injured. The airplane was registered to Collier Aviation LLC and was operated by the pilot under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which was not operated on a flight plan. The local flight was originating from CAK at the time of the accident.
During an initial interview, the pilot reported that the airplane veered to the left during the takeoff roll, exited the runway, and struck airport lighting where it sustained substantial damage.
At 1351, the recorded weather at CAK was: Wind 100 degrees at 9 knots; visibility 8 statute miles; sky condition scattered clouds 6,500 feet, broken clouds 10,000, broken clouds 22,000 feet; temperature 19 degrees C; dew point 13 degrees C; altimeter 30.10 inches of mercury.