NTSB Identification: MKC84LA025.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22110.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, November 11, 1983 in KIRKSVILLE, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-310, registration: N9117Y
Injuries: 2 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.

AFTER TAKING OFF & CLIMBING TO 2000 FT, THE PLT HEARD A 'THUD.' HE REDUCED POWER & DETECTED NO MECHANICAL OR CONTROL PROBLEM & CONTINUED TO KIRKVILLE, MO. AFTER LANDING, DAMAGE & EVIDENCE OF A BIRD STRIKE WERE FOUND ON THE LEADING EDGE OF THE RIGHT WING.

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

OBJECT..BIRD(S)


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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