NTSB Identification: NYC99LA242.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, September 22, 1999 in BROOKFIELD, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/03/2000
Aircraft: Aeronca 7AC, registration: N81543
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 stated that he was landing at his private airstrip. He attempted to avoid three deer on the runway, and stalled the airplane onto the runway from about 10 feet in the air. A review of the Safety Board's database revealed that the pilot was involved in a prior accident. In that accident, according to a witness, the pilot stalled the airplane during takeoff. The pilot refused to provide the NTSB Pilot Operator Report during both investigations.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control, resulting in an inadvertent stall.

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