Incident at Kelowna (FOD (foreign object debris))


2019-08-12: A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GENM/WEN3326) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported possibly striking multiple small birds during touchdown on Runway 34. Runway inspection found one swallow.


CADORS Number 2019P1999
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2019-08-11 - 0224 Z
Day or Night? day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYLW
Aerodrome Name Kelowna
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Kelowna (CYLW)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 253992-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome,Bird
Events FOD (foreign object debris)

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GENM | 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 DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC-8-402
Year Built 2013
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW150A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WEN3326
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Bird strike'

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