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


2020-11-20: A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3347) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), ready to depart from Runway 32, reported bird remains on the runway at the intersection of Taxiway Mike. The aircraft departed past that point. The Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) was advised, inspected the runway and found the remains of 1 hawk. One departure was delayed by 07 minutes and another departure opted to depart from Runway 23. No other impact.


CADORS Number 2020A0742
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2020-11-17 - 1721 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 269434-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events FOD (foreign object debris),Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown

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