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


2022-07-29: An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (ACA601) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) struck a bird on departure from Runway 23. The remains of a small bird were removed during the inspection and the pilot was advised. An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (ACA603) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was delayed by 10 minutes and opted to depart from Runway 32 to avoid further delay. No other operational impact.


CADORS Number 2022A0691
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2022-07-27 - 1023 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 288825-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Bird,Aerodrome
Events FOD (foreign object debris),Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Air Canada
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A321-211
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA601
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Bird strike'

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