Incident at Yellowknife, NWT

Summary

1997-09-04: NWT 963 landed on Runway 15 after a flight from Rankin Inlet and struck a flock of birds about 3000 feet from the threshold. There was no damage to the a/c, but some sandpipers lost their lives in the mishap.

Details


CADORS Number 1997C0603
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-09-03 - 01:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife, NWT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner NORTHWEST TERRITORIAL AIRWAYS
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 2E1
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NWT 963
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike

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