Sunday, October 12, 2014

Kitfox, N725KA: Accident occurred October 12, 2014 at Nampa Municipal Airport (KMAN), Idaho

NTSB Identification: WPR15CA011 
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Nampa, ID
Aircraft: FOXAIR LLC KITFOX LIGHT SPORT, registration: N725KA
Injuries: 2 Minor.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The certified flight instructor (CFI) stated that the student had landed the airplane on the runway when it unexpectedly veered to the left approximately 20 degrees. The CFI called for power, instructing the student to abort the landing. The student applied full power and the airplane started to get airborne when it suddenly nosed over. The CFI stated that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures that would have precluded normal operation of the airplane.

Two people suffered only minor injuries after the plane they were in slid off the runway during landing at the Nampa Municipal Airport Sunday afternoon, Nampa police report. 

The plane, a Kitfox, flipped over after it want off the runway at about 4 p.m.

The plane has been removed from the runway, Monte Hasl, airport superintendent.

Witness originally reported a crash to police, said Sgt. Jamie Burns.

When Burns arrived on the scene, the two people were standing outside the aircraft.

Authorities are not releasing the names of the two people in the aircraft.

An FAA representative was at the scene, Burns said.

- Source:

NAMPA -- Two people walked away with minor injuries after their small plane crashed at the Nampa airport Sunday afternoon. 

The plane flipped over onto its top in field next to a runway at about 4:20 p.m. It wasn't immediately clear whether the plane was attempting to take off or land at the time.

Nampa Police Sgt. Jamie Burns said the occupants of the plane suffered only "very minor" injuries, including a bump to the head and a scratched hand.

The airport remained open after the crash.

Federal Aviation Administration officials were on the scene investigating.

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