NTSB Identification: NYC93LA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 48329.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 17, 1992 in WAVERLY, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/29/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N II, registration: N75571
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT WAS IN THE PROCESS OF RETRIMMING THE AIRPLANE FOR TAKEOFF, DURING A TOUCH AND GO LANDING, WHEN A DEER RAN ONTO THE RUNWAY. THE DEER COLLIDED WITH THE LEFT SIDE OF THE AIRPLANE, DAMAGED THE UNDERSIDE OF THE LEFT WING, THEN IMPACTED AND DAMAGED THE LEFT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER. THE PILOT STOPPED THE AIRPLANE WITHOUT FURTHER DAMAGE.

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

AN UNAVOIDABLE COLLISION WITH A DEER.

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