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The aircraft was cruising at 1500 feet agl when a large bird was struck. Substantial damage was caused to the right wing of the aircraft, however the pilot subsequently carried out an uneventful landing.

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General details
Date: 09 March 1985 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: N/K Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:13 Km West of Bankstown Occurrence type:Birdstrike 
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Environment 
Release date: 24 April 1985 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Mooney Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: M20 
Aircraft registration: VH-MVO 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Cowra NSW
Departure time:N/K
Destination:Bankstown NSW
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