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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239093
Last updated: 5 August 2020
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Date:30-JUL-2020
Time:14:04 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Owner/operator:Top Aces Inc.
Registration: C-GTXE
C/n / msn: 35-649
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Thunder Bay (CYQT), ON -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:
Departure airport:Thunder Bay Airport, ON (YQT/CYQT)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Learjet 35A operated by Top Aces Inc. as flight FURBAL01, was departing Thunder Bay (CYQT), ON with a crew of 2 onboard. During the take off roll on RWY 25, the left engine (Garrett TFE-731) ingested a bird. At approximately 120 kts airspeed, the crew aborted take off and the aircraft came to a stop at the 5200 feet point on the runway. AARF responded to inspect for hot brakes and then escorted the aircraft off the runway. An inspection of the left engine revealed deformation to several fan blades.

Sources:

TSB A20C0077


Images:

Photo of C-GTXE courtesy AirHistory.net


Victoria - International (CYYJ / YYJ)
8 July 2019; (c) Tim Martin

Revision history:

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05-Aug-2020 07:45 harro Added

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