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Crash of a Mitsubishi MU-2B-40 Solitaire in Ainsworth: 1 killed

Accident description

  • Sep 23, 2017 at 1030 LT
  • N73MA
  • Takeoff (climb)
  • Private
  • No
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Ainsworth – Bottineau
  • 414
  • 1980
  • Ainsworth, Nebraska
  • USA
  • North America
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • Shortly after takeoff from Ainsworth Airport, while climbing, the twin engine aircraft crashed in a field located two miles of the aerodrome. As the airplane failed to arrive at destination, the alert was given at 1334LT and the wreckage was found around 18h00. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.