NTSB Identification: CEN14CA209
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Monday, April 21, 2014 in Put in Bay, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/21/2014
Aircraft: PIPER PA 28-181, registration: N405S
Injuries: 4 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 and three passengers were on a short cross-country flight. As they approached their destination airport and while on final approach, the airplane collided with a goose. The pilot was able to land the airplane uneventfully. Examination of the airplane revealed substantial damage to the outer section of the right wing.

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

An inflight collision with a goose while on an approach.

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