NTSB Identification: SEA91LA225.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44486.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 28, 1991 in JOSEPH, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/28/1993
Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55, registration: N555TK
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.

DEER ON THE AIRPORT WAS A PUBLICIZED CONDITION. BEFORE STARTING TO TAKE OFF ON RUNWAY 33, THE PILOT CHECKED FOR DEER. HOWEVER, AT ABOUT THE TIME THE AIRCRAFT WAS BECOMING AIRBORNE, A DEER MOVED INTO THE AIRCRAFT'S PATH. MOMENTS AFTER LIFT-OFF, THE AIRCRAFT'S LEFT WING & LEFT PROPELLER STRUCK THE DEER. THE PILOT SUCCESSFULLY ABORTED THE TAKEOFF FOLLOWING THE COLLISION.

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

A DEER THAT RAN ONTO THE RUNWAY.

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