The single-engine plane was attempting to take off from the Grand Geneva resorts private airstrip on Friday morning.
The pilot told investigators he swerved to avoid a deer while the plane was moving down the runway.
The plane left the runway and hit a wooded area.
No one was injured.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.
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