DAMAGE TO THE PROPELLER and landing wheel of a Beechcraft Bonanza G35 can be seen on the aircraft that was parked at the Placerville Airport Tuesday morning. Democrat photo Pat Dollins


Landing plane hits deer at P’ville Airport, rolls off hill

By From page A1 | December 11, 2013

Mike Hickox was refueling his plane after night operations at the Placerville Airport on Dec. 1 when a man, identified only as “Nate,” walked up to him. Nate, Hickox said, had just hit a deer with his plane upon landing, causing the plane to crash down the side of an embankment on the left side of the runway. Nate, however, seemed no worse for the wear.

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