2000-03-22: CDR 1459, AN F28, DEPARTED RUNWAY 31 AT WINNIPEG AND THE CREW
INFORMED THE TOWER THAT
THEY HAD STRUCK A SMALL GROUP OF BIRDS. THE A/C CONTINUED ON TO DESTINATION. FIELD MAINTENANCE DID A FIELD INSPECTION AND DISCOVERED 5 ROBIN - SIZED BIRDS AT THE 6,000 FOOT
MARK ALONG THE RUNWAY. THE EARTHLY REMAINS WERE
BASICALLY INTACT. CDR 1459 WAS INFORMED OF THE FINDINGS.TO DATE
NO DAMAGE REPORT HAS BEEN
THE COMPANY. NO OTHER A/C WERE
REPORTED INCONVENIENCED. OPI - AERODROME SAFETY UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that Winnipeg Airport Authority has an ongoing wildlife program. No special measures were in effect at the time of this incident due to the absence of large birds. The incident was recorded for statistical purposes and possible modification to the wildlife control program, if warranted.