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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212502
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S
Owner/operator:Kent State University
Registration: N103KS
C/n / msn: 172S10093
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kent, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Akron, OH (CAK)
Destination airport:Kent, OH (1G3)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that, during a night landing, he saw “a streak of motion” in his peripheral vision, followed by an impact with the empennage. He regained directional control and taxied clear of the runway.
Postaccident examination revealed that a deer struck the horizontal stabilizer, which sustained substantial damage.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: A deer collided with aircraft during landing at night.



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

Revision history:

22-Jun-2018 07:40 ASN Update Bot Added

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