Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary CEN21LA417

Olive Branch, MS, USA

Aircraft #1




The flight instructor reported that while on final approach to land, the airplane impacted a large red-tail hawk which entered the cabin through the windshield, resulting in minor injuries to the student. The flight instructor landed the airplane without further incident. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the windshield.

Probable Cause and Findings

The airplane’s impact with a bird while on approach.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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