Accident at Calgary, AB


1999-05-27: ABK 929, a BAe Jetstream 32, departed from Runway 10 at Calgary and the crew immediately reported a bird strike. The crew remained VFR on Tower frequency and came around to land on Runway 16. Airport staff found the remains of a large hawk on the runway. Several a/c were delayed while the runway was cleaned up. The crew of ABK 929 reported that one of the a/c's wings had sustained damage. OPI - Aerodrome Safety UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the a/c struck a female mallard duck at 6000 feet. Aircraft returned after sustaining damage to the right wing. Contacted City Link after the occurrence and they reported they had to replace the leading edge of the damaged wing, which cost $10,000 and 2 days downtime.


CADORS Number 1999C0378
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-05-21 - 14:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Calgary, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FZYB | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BRITISH AEROSPACE
Model 3212
Year Built 1989
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ABK 929
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike

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