Monday, February 01, 2021

Beech B300 King Air 350, N217US: Accident occurred January 28, 2021 at Davenport Municipal Airport (KDVN), Scott County, Iowa

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Ankeny, Iowa

Location: Davenport, IA
Accident Number: CEN21LA118
Date & Time: January 28, 2021, 16:10 Local 
Registration: N217US
Aircraft: Beech 300 
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Beech
Registration: N217US
Model/Series: 300 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Commuter air carrier (135)
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KDVN 
Observation Time: 16:10 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 
Temperature/Dew Point: -6°C /-13°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 8 knots / , 70°
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.59 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Davenport, IA
Destination: Davenport, IA

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude: 41.614972,-90.587418 

UPDATE: Officials have released more information about the plane crash at the Davenport Municipal Airport.

The small corporate plane, being used in a training exercise, slid off the runway as it was in the process of landing when a wing clipped a snow berm next to the runway.

Two individuals were onboard the plane and didn’t appear injured. They both declined treatment at the scene.

Carver Aero, the airport’s fixed-base operator, is currently dealing with leaking fuel on the runway.

The FAA has been notified for investigation of the accident.

Both the Davenport Police and Fire Department responded initially to the accident.

EARLIER UPDATE: A plane slid off the runway crashing into something at the Davenport Municipal Airport on Thursday.

It happened around 4:15 p.m.

The plane was surrounded by multiple emergency vehicles, resting on its tail.

The cabin is still intact, but there is some debris around it.

The tail number is N217US. It’s a turboprop plane, which can fit about six to eight people.

It’s registered to MM Air LLC out of California.

According to, it last flew into this airport January 20 and regularly flies in and out of there.

EARLIER UPDATE: Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash at the Davenport Municipal Airport.

The plane crashed around 4:15 p.m. Thursday.

The airport is located at East 90th Street and North Harrison Street in Davenport.

A Local 4 News crew at the scene showed the plane’s cabin still intact. There was no evidence of a fire.

No injuries are being reported at this time.


  1. sure changed the empty weight center of gravity !!!

  2. The "regularly flown" flights during January 16 to 20 at KDVN may have been training. Example at link below.