On July 13, 2009, about 2145 pacific daylight time, a float-equipped Maule M-5-235C airplane, N9138E, nosed over and partially sank while landing on Kluane Lake, about 127 miles northwest of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. The airplane was being operated as a visual flight rules (VFR) cross-country personal flight when the accident occurred. Of the two people aboard, the pilot sustained serious injuries, and the one passenger sustained fatal injuries.

This report is for information purposes only. The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, and contains only the information released by, or obtained from, the Government of Canada.

Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Place du Centre
200 Promenade du Portage, 4th Floor
Quebec K1A 1K8
(819) 994-4252

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