Incident at WABUSH NL (CYWK)


2010-01-18: PSC416, upon landing on Runway 36, reported sighting what appeared to be the remains of a bird on the runway. The maintenance foreman retrieved the remains of four ptarmigan. SPR902, Saab 340, enroute from Wabush (CYWK) to Goose Bay (CYYR), was the last aircraft to depart prior to PSC416 landing. Provincial Airways Operations were notified and confirmed the bird strike.


CADORS Number 2010A0047
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-01-15 - 15:40
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYWK
Aerodrome Name WABUSH NL (CYWK)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Wabush (CYWK)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 115271-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator PROVINCIAL AIRLINES LIMITED (2659) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of SAAB
Model 340A
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SPR902
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike

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