NTSB Identification: BFO88LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36062.
Accident occurred Monday, February 01, 1988 in WHEELING, WV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: DASSAULT DA-20, registration: N287W
Injuries: 9 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 ACFT LANDED AFTER AN ILS APCH TO RWY 03. ACCORDING TO THE PLT SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN HE SAW DEER AHEAD ON THE RWY. BEFORE HE COULD TAKE EVASIVE ACTION THE ACFT STRUCK TWO DEER. AFTERWARDS BRAKE PRESSURE WAS LOST. THE PLT STEERED THE ACFT ONTO GRASS OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY TO AVOID GOING PAST THE RWY END AND DOWN A HILL. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE DEER WERE STRUCK WITH THE LEFT MAIN GEAR, FRACTURING A HYDRAULIC BRAKE LINE.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..DISABLED

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

OBJECT..ANIMAL(S)

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

CLEARANCE..NOT POSSIBLE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


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