On July 7, 1994, at 1900 Pacific daylight time (PDT), a tailwheel equipped Stinson 108-3, N6276M, veered off the runway and collided with trees while landing at Ione Municipal Airport, Ione, Washington. The private pilot, who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, was not injured, but the aircraft sustained substantial damage. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident, and no flight plan was filed. There was no report of an ELT activation. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the pilot, she experienced a considerable amount of turbulence during the flight, and was "extremely tired" upon arrival at Ione. While attempting to land at Ione Municipal Airport, the aircraft veered slightly to the left of the centerline, the pilot over-corrected to the right, and ran off the runway. The aircraft then hit a tree, causing substantial damage to the prop and right wing.