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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213071
Last updated: 24 November 2019
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Date:28-DEC-2017
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32-301T Saratoga
Owner/operator:Stamm Air Llc.
Registration: N11KX
C/n / msn: 32-8224004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Spearfish, SD -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:McCook, NE (MCK)
Destination airport:Spearfish, SD (SPF)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that following an instrument approach in light snow, he inadvertently landed in the safety area to the left of the snow-covered runway. During landing, both wings collided with runway signs. The pilot taxied the airplane to parking.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.



Probable Cause: The pilotís inadvertent landing in snow adjacent to the snow-covered runway resulting in a collision with runway signs.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20171229X23639&key=1

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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