Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)


2019-11-29: A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (C-GOCD/WJA246) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) reported a possible bird strike while landing on Runway 32. An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-GIUF/ACA609) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was delayed a few minutes awaiting the completion of the runway inspection. No remains found. No other operational impact.
2019-12-06: UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The crew believed they may have struck some birds, however, a walk around showed no evidence of a bird strike. It was discovered, however, that the aircraft experienced a small flap overspeed. Flap/slat overspeed inspection carried out, no faults found.


CADORS Number 2019A1553
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transport Canada
Occurred At 2019-11-29 - 1435 Z
Day or Night? day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 259096-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transport Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GOCD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Westjet
Operator WESTJET (8893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model  Silhouette image of 737-800
Year Built 2017
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Model CFM56-7B27/E
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA246
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Flight control systems (ailerons,rudder,rotors,flaps,main,tail)'

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