Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

Summary

2003-05-02: JZA 8415, a DHC-8, was inbound to Edmonton from Calgary when the crew reported hitting a bird on descent at 8,000 feet ASL. Some damage to the aircraft was reported. The type of bird is unconfirmed, but the migratory bird season is underway and it may have been a duck or goose. TSB will call the company to determine the damage.
2003-05-06: UPDATE TSB reported that the Air Canada Jazz Dehavilland Dash 8-300, registration C-GEWQ, was operating as flight JZA 8415 from Calgary, AB to Edmonton, AB. While in descent through 8,000 feet for Edmonton, the Dash 8 struck a bird (species undetermined) with the tip of the left horizontal stabilizer. The impact was heard and felt by the cabin crew and passengers. The aircraft landed normally with the following damage reported to the left horizontal stabilizer: torn de-ice boot and extensive damage to the composite leading edge. Authorization was received and the aircraft was ferried to Calgary for repair.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0532
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-30 - 23:50
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYEG
Aerodrome Name EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 30 NM S of Edmonton International Airport
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0083
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 28956
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GEWQ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner JAZZ AIR INC.
Operator JAZZ AIR INC. (5002) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 311
Year Built 1990
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW123
PW123
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number JZA 8415
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike

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