Aviation safety investigations & reports

Boeing 707-321B Aircraft N892PA at Sydney (Kingsford-Smith) Airport, 1 December 1969

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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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    
Location   (show map): Sydney    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Birdstrike  
Release date: 20 August 1970   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

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  
Last update 07 May 2014