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No.2 engine failed due to a bird ingestion on take-off. The aircraft was unable to stop due to being overweight. The aircraft overshot the runway, hit the runway lights and came to rest with the gear collapsed.

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General details
Date: 01 December 1969 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1757 WST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Sydney Occurrence type:Birdstrike 
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Environment 
Release date: 20 August 1970 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: The Boeing Company 
Aircraft model: 707 
Aircraft registration: N892PA 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Sydney
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