NTSB Identification: CHI96LA026.
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Accident occurred Sunday, November 05, 1995 in WABASH, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/18/1996
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N21960
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK TWO DEER THAT RAN ACROSS THE RUNWAY AS THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDING AT DUSK. ONE DEER WAS KILLED; THE SECOND DEER RAN OFF. AFTER STRIKING THE SECOND DEER, THE AIRCRAFT WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND DAMAGED A RUNWAY LIGHT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

deer that went onto the runway as the aircraft was landing. The light condition at dusk was a related factor.

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