Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (Incursion - runway - animal)


2015-08-19: A PAL Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-301 (PVL552) from Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) to Gander, NL (CYQX) conducted a missed approach due to several birds (believed to be Crows) on the runway. Pilot cancelled IFR and safely landed VFR on Runway 31 at 1456Z.


CADORS Number 2015A0709
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2015-08-11 - 14:52
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 191072-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Wildlife,Undershoot/overshoot
Events Incursion - runway - animal

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner PAL Airlines Ltd.
Operator PAL Airlines Ltd. (2659) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC-8-301
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number PVL552
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Overshoot/missed approach

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