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

Date & Time: Sep 23, 2017 at 1030 LT
Registration:
N73MA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Ainsworth – Bottineau
MSN:
414
YOM:
1980
Location: Ainsworth (16696)"> Nebraska (15397)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
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.