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N734VH accident description

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Crash location 45.236111°N, 93.985555°W
Nearest city Maple Lake, MN
45.234965°N, 93.951921°W
1.6 miles away
Tail number N734VH
Accident date 22 Nov 2017
Aircraft type Cessna 172N
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

On November 22, 2017, about 1200 central standard time, a Cessna 172N airplane, N734VH, registered to a private individual, was substantially damaged after a landing gear collapse and runway excursion at the Maple Lake Municipal Airport (MGG), Maple Lake, Minnesota. the pilot and 2 passengers were not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and a flight plan was not filed. The flight was being conducted under the provisions of Federal Code of Regulations Part 91. The flight originated at 1100 from the Cumberland Municipal Airport (UMB), Cumberland, Wisconsin, and MGG was its destination.

The pilot initially reported that while landing on runway 28, the landing gear collapsed and the airplane departed runway. The pilot reported that he thought that the landing gear collapsed upon landing and he lost control on the runway.

Examination of the accident site and aircraft revealed that the airplane touched down on runway 28 and slid onto the grass about 1,000 feet beyond the touchdown point. The aircraft crossed over a taxiway and then impacted a hangar. The total distance traveled by the airplane was about 2,100 feet from touchdown to impact with the hangar.

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