Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)


2003-04-03: A Falcon 50 CFKCI rolled for departure on Runway 32 in Saint John. The aircraft aborted take-off and reported a bird strike. The aircraft returned to the hangar for an inspection. No damage was found. An airport vehicle did a runway inspection and found one dead bird.
2003-04-22: Update - Saint John Airport - Aerodrome Safety - The bird which was struck was a Horned Lark which is common for this area but has not been a problem during the winter as snow and ice was covering their food source. Since the heavy rains grasses and seeds are becoming exposed as the ice leaves the edges of the runways. Birds are once again becoming a concern. Airport staff have been advised to keep a close watch on bird activity on and around the airport. Patrol frequency remains a high priority especially at this time of year when bird migration is at its peak.


CADORS Number 2003A0200
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-03 - 13:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYSJ
Aerodrome Name SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Saint John
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28475
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird,Abrupt manoeuvre

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FKCI | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator IRVING OIL TRANSPORT, LTD. (10643) Private
Make  Silhouette image of DASSAULT
Model FALCON 50
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make  Silhouette image of GARRETT
Engine Model TFE731-3
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Rejected take-off,Bird strike

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