Accident Piper PA-32R-300 N9896, Saturday 5 January 2008
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Date:Saturday 5 January 2008
Time:17:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-32R-300
Registration: N9896
MSN: 32R-7680184
Year of manufacture:1976
Engine model:Lycoming IO-540
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Brooksville, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Lawrenceville-Gwinnett County Briscoe Field, GA (LZU/KLZU)
Destination airport:Brooksville-Hernando County Airport, FL (KBKV)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Just after the Piper PA-32R-300 landed, and the nose wheel touched down on the runway, a deer darted from the grass and collided with the right wing causing substantial damage to the airplane. The pilot was unable to avoid the deer.

Probable Cause: A deer darting into the path of the airplane during the landing roll.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: NYC08CA084
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report




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