NTSB Identification: WPR13CA271
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Friday, June 14, 2013 in Salmon, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/05/2013
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N6993N
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that during the landing rollout on the wet grass runway, the left main landing gear collapsed after it struck a mud hole. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation. The left elevator and horizontal stabilizer were substantially damaged.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The pilot's decision to land on a wet grass airstrip, which resulted in a main landing gear collapse after a collision with rough terrain.

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