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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229553
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Type:Just JA30 SuperSTOL
Registration: N825PW
MSN: JA 308-07-13
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Chelan Falls, WA -   United States of America
Departure airport:Chelan, WA (S10)
Destination airport:Chelan, WA (S10)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that, as he made the approach over a river to land at his private airstrip, he "came in too low and hit a dock." The airplane's propeller struck the dock, and the landing gear separated from the airplane, which then slid about 25 ft and came to a stop.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the engine mounts.
The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot's improper approach over a river, which resulted in a collision with a dock.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

6 May 2019 N825PW Private 1 NE of Lake Chelan Airport (S10), Chelan, WA w/o


Revision history:

01-Oct-2019 18:11 ASN Update Bot Added

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