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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151086
Last updated: 24 April 2019
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Date:07-DEC-2012
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP
Owner/operator:Aviation Training LLC
Registration: N415RJ
C/n / msn: 172S9943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Centennial Airport - KAPA, Denver, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:KAPA
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered a bird strike during approach at Centennial Airport - KAPA, Denver, Colorado. An eagle broke the windshield of the Cessna 172S.

The pilot suffered minor face injuries, but managed to land the plane safely.

Sources:

https://www.9news.com/article/news/article/303742/188/Eagle-strikes-plane-at-Centennial-Airport

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N415RJ.html (info)

http://e0.photos.flightcdn.com/photos/retriever/4eee34d03dba36b0b19cb68ce7df7d609033f1dc (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Dec-2012 07:31 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
08-Dec-2012 09:23 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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