Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2010 Issue

November 4, 2009, Show Low, Ariz., Beech C-99

The airplane sustained a bird strike at about 0750 Mountain time while on approach to land. The commercial pilot sustained minor injuries; the airplane sustained damage to the left front pilot windshield. Visual conditions prevailed for the Part 135 all-cargo flight. While in a descent at an altitude of 11,000 feet msl, a bird impacted the upper part of the captainís windshield, breaking a football-size hole in it.

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