ASN Aircraft accident Beechcraft B300 King Air 350 N217US Davenport Airport, IA (DVN)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Thursday 28 January 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic B350 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B300 King Air 350
Operator:MM-Air LLC
Registration: N217US
MSN: FL-519
First flight: 2007
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Davenport Airport, IA (DVN) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Davenport Airport, IA (DVN/KDVN), United States of America
Destination airport:Davenport Airport, IA (DVN/KDVN), United States of America
The aircraft experienced a loss of directional control and subsequent runway excursion during a landing attempt at Davenport Municipal Airport (DVN/KDVN), Iowa. The aircraft sustained substantial damage upon impact with snow bank. The right hand engine separated and the propeller contacted the fuselage. The two people onboard were uninjured.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control of the airplane, and the flight instructor’s inadequate oversight during a simulated engine out takeoff that resulted in a runway excursion and impact with a snowbank.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 236 days (8 months)
Accident number: CEN21LA118
Download report: Summary report

Runway excursion (veer-off)



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