Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

Summary

2020-03-23: Airports advised that a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FUWE/WEN3153) on a flight from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) had a possible bird strike at 500 feet on approach while landing Runway 16. The flight landed at 0143Z. Damage to the #1 engine side of plane which grounded the aircraft.

Details


CADORS Number 2020P0569
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2020-03-23 - 0406 Z
Day or Night? night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYCD
Aerodrome Name NANAIMO AIRPORT
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, NANAIMO AIRPORT (CYCD)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 263187-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FUWE | 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
DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC-8-402
Year Built 2013
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-CAN
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW150A
PW150A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WEN3153
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Bird strike'

Leave a Comment