NTSB Identification: NYC86LA010.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29232.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 12, 1985 in OCEAN CITY, NJ
Aircraft: MOONEY M20C, registration: N73SD
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A BIRD WHILE DESCENDING FOR AN APCH TO LANDING AT OCEAN CITY. SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE RESULTED TO THE RIGHT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER. THE PLT WAS ABLE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THE ACFT WITH DIFFICULTY. A SUCCESSFUL LANDING WAS ACCOMLISHED. .

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

OBJECT..BIRD(S)

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