ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194847
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Narrative:The pilot of a Cessna 188 reported that at aprroximatedly 2200Z, his aircraft had been struck by what he beleived to be a drone. He reported hearing a thump noise and then seeing to the right of his aircraft, a lot small shattered pieces of black colored debris. The pilot was very confident it was a man made object that struck his aircraft and not a bird. After the pilot landed he performed a thorough inspection of his aircraft and found no damage or any new blemmish on his aircraft. The pilot believed it was a drone that had struck one of his tires. The pilot reported the incident location to be approximated 6 NM NE of Modesto airport near Clause Road between Sylvan and Clairabel cross roads near a soccerfield.
|Date:||Saturday 2 January 2016|
|Time:||c. 22:00 UTC|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Aircraft damage:|| None|
|Location:||6 NM NE of Modesto Airport, CA -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Destination airport:||Modesto, CA|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
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