Incident at NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)

Summary

2003-04-25: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that five dead snow buntings were located approximately 1000 feet from the threshold of Runway 09 at Norman Wells. This species of bird is not susceptible to noise so the firing of crackers and other noise makers are of little use. The airport authority at Norman Wells in concert with Bruce Mackinnon the Wildlife Control Specialist in Ottawa is putting together an effective wild life program.
2003-04-22: The crew of MPE 444, a B737, reported hitting 2 small birds during rotation on Runway 27 at Norman Wells. No damage was reported. A runway check found 3 deceased birds 1200 feet from the threshold of Runway 09.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0478
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-17 - 18:18
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYVQ
Aerodrome Name NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Norman Wells
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28736
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GFPW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR NORTERRA INC
Operator CANADIAN NORTH (132) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 275C
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model JT8D-9A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number MPE 444
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike

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