Bird strike Accident Aero Commander S-2R N1746S, Thursday 13 June 2024
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Date:Thursday 13 June 2024
Time:15:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aero Commander S-2R
Owner/operator:Wild Air Service LLC
Registration: N1746S
MSN: 1446R
Year of manufacture:1968
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:near Brookings, SD -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Brookings Airport, SD (BKX/KBKX)
Destination airport:Brookings Airport, SD (BKX/KBKX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed after colliding with a flock of ducks crashed near Brookings, South Dakota. The pilot received minor injuries.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Duration:
Download report: Preliminary report

Sources:

https://www.dakotanewsnow.com/2024/06/14/flock-ducks-causes-plane-crash-near-brookings/

NTSB
https://registry.faa.gov/AircraftInquiry/Search/NNumberResult?NNumberTxt=1746S

Location

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2024 13:54 gerard57 Added
14-Jun-2024 15:05 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
19-Jun-2024 16:53 Captain Adam Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category, Accident report]
03-Jul-2024 05:02 AgOps Updated [Source]

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