NTSB Identification: ANC12CA063
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in King Salmon, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/09/2012
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301, registration: N8470Y
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that, while in level cruise flight, a bird struck the right wing tip. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing.

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

An in-flight collision with a bird during cruise flight.

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