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N618MA accident description

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Crash location 38.661944°N, 90.651944°W
Reported location is a long distance from the NTSB's reported nearest city. This often means that the location has a typo, or is incorrect.
Nearest city St. Louis, MO
38.627256°N, 90.244930°W
22.1 miles away
Tail number N618MA
Accident date 20 Aug 2008
Aircraft type Piper PA46-500TP
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

While landing at the destination airport, the pilot failed to lower the landing gear. The airplane settled on the runway centerline gear up, departed the right side of the runway, and came to rest in the grass. The pilot was able to egress the airplane without assistance. Damage was discovered to the airplane's left wing leading edge, belly, and fuselage.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's failure to ensure that the landing gear was placed in the down position prior to landing.

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