Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Maule MX-7-180A, N61339: Incident occurred June 11, 2019 in Soldotna, Alaska

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Anchorage, Alaska

Aircraft attempted water landing without floats.

https://registry.faa.gov/N61339

Date: 11-JUN-19
Time: 19:15:00Z
Regis#: N61339
Aircraft Make: MAULE
Aircraft Model: MX7
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: SOLDOTNA
State: ALASKA

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Yes... I've heard of that. Wide tires and keep speed up to 30kts after touchdown on the water then taxi up on the riverbank. Possible, but I guess it doesn't always work.