Incident at GANDER


1999-03-04: ARN DH8A departed Gander for St.-John's on runway 13 when aircraft struck what the pilot thought was a bird. Passenger also reported seeing black object strike the right hand side of the passenger compartement. Aircraft continued to its destination where visual inspection would be carried out. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 1999A0120
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-03-03 - 19:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, GANDER
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR NOVA Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike

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