NTSB Identification: LAX86FUA01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30160.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 27, 1986 in LONG BEACH, CA
Aircraft: BEECH J35, registration: N7293B
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH AN OBJECT IN FLT. THE PLT REPORTED THAT HIS RIGHT WING HAD BEEN STRUCK BY WHAT HE THOUGHT WAS A LARGE BIRD. AFTER A SAFE LANDING AT NEARBY LONG BEACH ARPT THE ACFT WAS EXAMINED. THE RT WING HAD A HOLE AFT OF THE LEADING EDGE AND NUMEROUS SCRAPE MARKS ON THE UNDERSIDE. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF BIRD REMAINS. THE DAMAGE APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN MADE BY A METALLIC OBJECT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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