Canada BCS3 at Toronto on Mar 29th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: April 9, 2022 / 16:27:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 29, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-426

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GMYU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-300

ICAO Type Designator
BCS3

An Air Canada Bombardier C-Series CS-300, registration C-GMYU performing flight AC-426 from Toronto,ON to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 121 passengers and 10 crew, was climbing out of Toronto's runway 06L when the crew observed two birds in close proximity to the left side of the aircraft. Subsequently significant vibrations were felt from the left hand engine (PW1521G), the crew stopped the climb at 7000 feet and returned to Toronto for a safe landing on runway 05 about 25 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported 4 fan blades and 3 exit guide vanes were found damaged and were replaced.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GMYU
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
BD-500-1A11
ICAO Aircraft Type
BCS3
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
Mar 29, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-426

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GMYU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-300

ICAO Type Designator
BCS3

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