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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240484
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Date:26-JUL-2020
Time:19:31
Type:Silhouette image of generic M7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Maule MXT-7
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N772TW
C/n / msn: 21075C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Hillsboro, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hillsboro, IL (1LL5)
Destination airport:Hillsboro, IL (1LL5)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot conducted a visual approach to land at a grass airstrip with tall crops adjacent to the runway. As he was landing a deer jumped out of the crops onto the runway. The pilot pulled the nose up to avoid hitting the deer and the airplane stalled. The airplane hit the ground and "flipped" two times, substantially damaging the tail, wings, and fuselage.
The pilot was seriously injured.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200726X15926&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2020 08:40 ASN Update Bot Added
26-Aug-2020 08:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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