Friday, July 28, 2017

Piper PA-28-151, N55EM: Accident occurred July 19, 2017 at New Market Airport (8W2), Shenandoah County, Virginia

Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf 

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA438 
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in NEW MARKET, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/17/2017
Aircraft: PIPER PA28, registration: N55EM
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot of the airplane reported that, during the landing roll, two deer ran onto the runway and that one impacted the airplane’s left side. 
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing and fuselage.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The Federal Aviation Administration Chart Supplement airport page for the destination airport, in part, stated: “Deer and birds on and [in the vicinity of the runway].”

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
The airplane’s collision with a deer during the landing roll.

The pilot of the airplane reported that, during the landing roll, two deer ran onto the runway and one impacted the left side of the airplane. 

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing and fuselage.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The Federal Aviation Administration Chart Supplement airport page for the destination airport in part states: "Deer and birds on and [in the vicinity of the runway]".

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Dulles, Virginia

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

http://registry.faa.gov/N55EM

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA438
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in NEW MARKET, VA
Aircraft: PIPER PA28, registration: N55EM
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot of the airplane reported that, during the landing roll, two deer ran onto the runway and one impacted the left side of the airplane.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing and fuselage.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The Federal Aviation Administration Chart Supplement airport page for the destination airport in part states: "Deer and birds on and [in the vicinity of the runway]".

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