Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
2003-12-01: Aerodrome Safety advised that the Air Canada acting Flight Safety Officer was unable to provide Aerodrome Safety with information regarding the bird type. Bruce MacKinnon a wildlife control specialist advised it may have been a migratory bird or hawk.
2003-05-20: The crew of ACA 6040, an A320 enroute Winnipeg to Toronto, advised ACC that they were returning due to a cracked windshield when the flight was 60 NM east of Winnipeg. Initial information is that the a/c struck a bird at 11,000 feet ASL. They advised that standby equipment was not required. ACA 6040 landed uneventfully on Runway 31 at 1232z without incident. No other aircraft were inconvenienced. TSB will contact the company.
2003-05-21: UPDATE TSB reported that ACA 6040, an Airbus A320-200, registration C-FMEQ, departed Winnipeg en route to Toronto. While climbing through 11,000 feet, the Captain's windshield was struck by a bird, which cracked the outer window pane. The crew did not declare an emergency and aircraft returned to Winnpeg where it landed safely. The operator replaced the windshield and the windshield heat controller and the aircraft was returned to service.
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