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Not sure if this really happened somewhere but someone forwarded this one off the online forums at West Valley flying club.

A student pilot and his instructor are holding short of runway 31, waiting for takeoff clearance

A deer is on the runway… so…

Tower: Cessna XXX cleared for take-off.
Std: ‘What should I do? What should I do?’
Inst: ‘What do you think you should do?’ (think-think-think)

Std: ‘Maybe if I taxi toward him it’ll scare him away.’
Inst: ‘That’s a good idea.’ (Taxi toward deer, but deer is macho, and holds position.)

Tower: Cessna XXX cleared for take-off, runway 31.

Std: ‘What should I do? What should I do?’
Inst: ‘What do you think you should do?’ (think-think-think)
Std: ‘Maybe I should tell the tower.’
Inst: ‘That’s a good idea.’

Std: Cessna XXX, uh, there’s a deer down here on the runway (long pause)
Tower: Roger XXX, hold your position.
Tower: Deer on runway 31 cleared for immediate departure.
(Two seconds, and then — I presume by coincidence — the deer bolts from the runway, and runs back into the woods.)

Tower: Cessna XXX cleared for departure, runway NN. Caution wake turbulence, departing deer.