Canadian North B732 at Yellowknife on May 29th 2021, bird strike

Last Update: June 8, 2021 / 15:49:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5T-228

Destination
Kuglutuk, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GDPA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

A Canadian North Boeing 737-200, registration C-GDPA performing flight 5T-228 from Yellowknife,NT to Kuglutuk,NU (Canada) with 13 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Yellowknife's runway 34 when the crew stopped the climb at 3000 feet due to the left hand engine (JT8D) experiencing a compressor stall/surge followed by abnormal engine noises. The aircraft returned to Yellowknife for a safe landing on runway 34 about 20 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported following the uneventful landing emergency services inspected the aircraft and did not see any obvious signs of damage or fire of the left hand engine. The crew shut the engine down and taxied to the apron. An inspection by maintenance revealed evidence of a bird strike, the vortex dissipator was damaged. Further inspection revealed significant damage the fan blades.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GDPA
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-2T2C
ICAO Aircraft Type
B732
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5T-228

Destination
Kuglutuk, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GDPA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

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