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10/18/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg's Jet Struck By Bird En Route To Kennedy Funeral

A bird struck a jet carrying the mayor and about a half-dozen others from the Hamptons to Boston for Sen. Ted Kennedy's funeral Saturday, The Post has learned.

Unlike the geese that forced US Airways Capt. Chesley Sullenberger to bring his jet down in the Hudson in January, Bloomberg's bird did not gum up the engine.

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