NTSB Identification: NYC82FHM05
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 12, 1982 in TETERSBORO, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/12/1983
Aircraft: PIPER AEROSTAR 602P, registration: N6896T
Injuries: 1 Minor,3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WHILE APPROACHING THE TETERBORO AIRPORT, THE PILOT ENCOUNTERED A BIRD STRIKE WHICH BROKE THE WINDSCREEN. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE WAS PARTIALLY BLINDED WITH BLOOD AND FEATHERS. HE REGAINED HIS SIGHT AND LANDED THE AIRCRAFT AT TETERBORO.

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

OBJECT..BIRD(S)


Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..OVERLOAD

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