Accident Maule MX-7-160 Sportplane N30737,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 305921
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Date:Monday 16 January 2023
Time:11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic M7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Maule MX-7-160 Sportplane
Registration: N30737
MSN: 19019C
Year of manufacture:1994
Engine model:Lycoming O-320
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Laidlaw Corrals Airport (U99), Kimama, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Twin Falls City County Airport, ID (TWF/KTWF)
Destination airport:Minidoka, ID (U99)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that he observed a thin layer of snow that covered his destination runway. He performed a normal approach and landing, but after landing he impacted a snow drift on the runway. The airplane nosed over and came to rest inverted which resulted in substantial damage to the wing and tail structure.
The pilot reported no mechanical malfunctions or failures that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain control during landing on a contaminated runway.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: WPR23LA090
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report




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25-Jun-2023 19:48 ASN Update Bot Updated

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