NTSB Identification: NYC87LA243.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35900.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 15, 1987 in DANBURY, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1989
Aircraft: BEECH C24R, registration: N1997L
Injuries: 3 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.

DURING A LANDING AT LATE DUSK, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A DEER THAT DARTED ONTO THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT SAID THERE WAS NO TIME TO TAKE EVASIVE ACTION BEFORE THE COLLISION. THE LEFT WING AND LEFT GEAR DOOR WERE DAMAGED AND THE LEFT FUEL TANK WAS RUPTURED.

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

OBJECT..ANIMAL(S)


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK

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