Incident at SWIFT CURRENT SK (CYYN)

Summary

2001-08-01: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the Airport Manager confirmed that their Bird and Wildlife Control Program is in effect and that their daily airport inspections helps them to deal with bird problems on an as-required basis. In this particular occasion, the pilot has advised that the strike occured on rotation as he flew through a small flock of only a couple ""Robin"" sized birds. Although the bird was believed to have received fatal injuries, the carcass was not reported as having been found. There was no damage to the aircraft.
2001-07-24: WEW 1540, a Cessna 402 with just the pilot on board, was departing Swift Current on an IFR flight to Kindersley when the a/c flew through a large flock of unidentified birds. The pilot reported striking at least one bird, but there was no apparent damage to the a/c and he continued to destination.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C0880
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-07-24 - 13:59
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYYN
Aerodrome Name SWIFT CURRENT SK (CYYN)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Swift Current
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 16614
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GGPX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WEST WIND AVIATION INC
Operator WEST WIND AVIATION INC. (4567) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 402C
Year Built 1980
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make TELEDYNE CONTINENTAL
Engine Model TSIO-520-VB
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WEW 1540
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike

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