Accident Piper PA-28-161 N8325H,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 292695
 
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Date:Thursday 12 January 2006
Time:17:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N8325H
MSN: 28-8116130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:West Branch, Michigan -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Escanaba-Delta County Airport, MI (ESC/KESC)
Destination airport:West Branch, MI (Y31)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The airplane contacted a deer during a landing roll. The pilot reported that the landing was normal. During the landing roll, she felt the airplane "jerk" to the left. She reported that she was able to maintain control of the airplane on the runway. A passenger in the airplane stated that he saw the deer just prior to it contacting the airplane, but there was not enough time for the pilot to take evasive action. The deer contacted the left wing of the airplane.

Probable Cause: An encounter with a deer during landing.

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB CHI06CA065

Revision history:

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