Plane involved in Sunday’s crash had a prior accident

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An aircraft accident report from the National Transportation Safety Board shows the Cessna 441 which crashed late Sunday night during a Bismarck Air Medical flight, had been in a crash landing once before.

The report, from January 2005, shows the pilot during that flight was dealing with rainy weather while trying to land at an airport in Thermal, California.

The NTSB report says it was pilot error that caused the plane to land hard, run off the runway and crash the nose of the plane.

An investigator says the crash damaged the right flap, the right side of the fuselage, and the forward firewall and electronics bay bulkheads.

No one on board was injured in the crash.