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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Monday 24 April 2017
Time:ca 11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 99A
Operator:Freight Runners Express
Registration: N899CZ
C/n / msn: U-96
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Unknown
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Waukesha Airport, WI (UES) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Waukesha Airport, WI (UES/KUES), United States of America
Destination airport:Waukesha Airport, WI (UES/KUES), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft struck a bird after takeoff from Waukesha Airport, Wisconsin. It diverted to Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport and landed without incident at 13:05.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: GAA17CA244

Classification:
Bird strike

Sources:
» NTSB
» FlightAware flight track


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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