Bird strike Accident Cessna 550 Citation II N752CC,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 299408
 
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Date:Saturday 1 January 2000
Time:13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 550 Citation II
Owner/operator:US Customs Service
Registration: N752CC
MSN: 550-0018
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:HOMESTEAD, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:MIAMI , FL (KTMB)
Destination airport:(KHST)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The pilot-in-command (PIC) stated he was in cruise flight at 1,000 feet, 200 knots, 5 miles from the destination airport when the airplane experienced an in-flight collision with a bird on the leading edge of the right wing. The PIC notified the control tower and landed without further incident.

Probable Cause: An inadvertent in-flight collision with a bird in cruise flight resulting in substantial damage to the airplane.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB MIA00LA063

Revision history:

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