Incident at St. Andrews, MB

Summary

1999-10-06: The pilot of C-GQPV, a Piper Cherokee, was on short final for Runway 36 at St. Andrews for a touch and go when the a/c struck a bird. The pilot landed safely and taxied to the apron. Upon inspection, it was found that the rotating beacon had been knocked off the tail. The remains of the bird were those of a small hawk. OPI - Aerodrome Safety UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the pilot reported a birdstrike on the aircraft's rotating beacon. The airport manager coducted a search but could find no remains; it is assumed the bird survived. There is an ongoing bird and mammal control program at St. Andrews Airport.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0849
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-10-05 - 15:35
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, St. Andrews, MB
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 GQPV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WINNIPEG AVIATION CO (1984) LTD
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model PA28 140
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make LYCOMING
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike

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