Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Summary

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.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0596
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-17 - 12:18
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 60 NM E of Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0116
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 29245
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Bird
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FMEQ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR CANADA
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model  Silhouette image of A320 211
A320 211
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make CFM INTERNATIONAL
Engine Model  Silhouette image of CFM56-5A1
CFM56-5A1
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA 6040
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike,Diversion,Windshield/window (aircraft)

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