Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF) (FOD (foreign object debris))


2019-07-09: On take off roll, a WestJet Encore Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-FJWE/WEN3246) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) hit and killed a large bird. Pieces were found on the runway.


CADORS Number 2019P1517
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2019-07-09 - 1330 Z
Day or Night? day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYF
Aerodrome Name PENTICTON BC (CYYF)
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, PENTICTON BC (CYYF)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 251919-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird,Aerodrome
Events FOD (foreign object debris)

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FJWE | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Westjet Encore Ltd.
Operator WESTJET ENCORE LTD (17903) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOMBARDIER
Model DHC-8-402
Year Built 2015
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW150A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WEN3246
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Bird strike'

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