On August 25, 2011, at 1030 mountain daylight time, a Tubbs S/Performance Air PA-18 225DD, N727WW, landing gear collapsed during landing at Mile Hi Landing Strip, Idaho. The private pilot operated the airplane under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. The pilot was not injured, and the airplane was substantially damaged. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan had been filed. The flight originated at Big Creek, Idaho, at 1000. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot stated that the left-hand landing gear collapsed during landing on runway 19 at Mile Hi Landing Strip. After the landing gear collapsed, the airplane veered to the left and impacted a tree. The landing strip was an unimproved grass/turf strip located in a remote area.
The pilot stated that the airplane and engine had no mechanical failures or malfunctions during the flight.