Sunday, December 22, 2019

Cessna P210N Pressurized Centurion II, N6300W: Incident occurred December 21, 2019 near Gainesville Regional Airport (KGNV), Alachua County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

Aircraft struck a bird going through the windshield and impacting the pilot. 

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https://registry.faa.gov/N6300W

Date: 21-DEC-19
Time: 17:20:00Z
Regis#: N6300W
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: P210
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: GAINESVILLE
State: FLORIDA



GAINESVILLE, Florida (WCJB) – Alachua County fire rescue crews responded to an incident at the Gainesville Regional Airport after a pilot declared an emergency Saturday afternoon.

The pilot was flying a Cessna P210N Pressurized Centurion II just five miles south of the airport when a bald eagle hit his plane and went through the windshield at 12:20 p.m according to a Gainesville Regional Airport spokesperson.

The spokesperson said details are forthcoming, but provided this statement:

"Our fire station responded and the pilot was able to land safely and get the aircraft back to its hangar."

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1 comment:

  1. What about the Bald Eagle? (cool your jets Agnes, it was a joke)

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