Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Stinson 108-2 Voyager, Eagles Nest Motel and Car Rental, N343C: Accident occurred July 18, 2016 in Haines, Alaska

EAGLES NEST MOTEL AND CAR RENTAL:   http://registry.faa.gov/N343C

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Juneau FSDO-05


NTSB Identification: ANC16CA048
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, July 18, 2016 in Haines, AK
Aircraft: STINSON 108 2, registration: N343C

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

AIRCRAFT ON LANDING, GEAR COLLAPSED AND WINGTIP STRUCK THE RUNWAY, HAINES, ALASKA. 

HAINES, Alaska (KTUU) A non-injury plane crash caused the Haines Airfield to close for about an hour and a half Monday, according to Alaska State Troopers.


Troopers observed the small, apparently damaged plane 12:25 p.m. and contacted the pilot and passengers, according to a dispatch posted online. While no one was hurt, pilot Shane Horton told troopers that the landing gear had buckled during landing. The wing and prop struck the ground.


The FAA, National Transportation Safety Board and state Transportation Department were notified, and the plane was photographed before removal from the runway, troopers wrote. The plane is a Stinson 108-2, according to FAA records.

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