Purdue University Airport (LAF) in Lafayette, Indiana
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Purdue University Airport (LAF)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 04/01/1940, Runways: 2, Land Area Covered By Airport: 527 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 05412.*A, Location ID: LAF, Region: Great Lakes, District Office: CHI, Unicom Frequency: 122.950 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 119.600 MHz, Traffic Pattern Altitude: 1000, Aeronautical sectional chart: Chicago, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: HUF, Tie-In FSS Name: Terre Haute, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 606 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: NGS (2006-06-26), Air traffic control tower: Yes, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCG, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZAU, Boundary ARTCC Name: Chicago, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Certification Type & Date: IV A U 11/1972, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: LAF, Last Inspection Date: 03/14/2007, Inspection Group: FAA airports field personnel, Inspection Method: Federal
  • Location
  • State: Indiana, County: Tippecanoe, City: Lafayette, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 44.300'', Lng: -86° 56' 12.800'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.412306, Lng: -86.936889, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: NGS (2006-06-26), Distance from central business district: 2 mi (SW) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Purdue University, Trml Bldg Room 201, West Lafayette, In 47907, 765-743-3442
  • Manager
  • B. Stansbury, Trml Bldg Room 201, West Lafayette, In 47907, 765-743-3442
  • Operations
  • Period: 12/31/2005 - 12/31/2006, Commercial Operations: 32, Air Taxi Operations: 621, Itinerant Operations: 44,892, Local Operations: 69,341, Military Operations: 84
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 87, Multi Engine Aircraft: 12, Jet Engine Aircraft: 2, Helicopters: 3
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 1W (Year 1985), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Bulk Oxygen Type: High/Low pressure, Lighting Schedule: Dusk-Dawn, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: HGR,TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: No, Other services: AMB, AVNCS, CHTR, RNTL, SALES
  • Remarks
  • Lighting Schedule: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 10/28; MALSR RY 10 & REIL RYS 05 & 23 & 28 - CTAF.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '05, True Alignment: 50, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Fair, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 29.462'', Lng: -86° 56' 20.473'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.408184, Lng: -86.939020, Physical Elevation: 592 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 38.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 597.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.2, Position Source: NGS (06/26/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (06/26/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (06/26/2006)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '23, True Alignment: 230, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 56.562'', Lng: -86° 55' 38.927'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.415712, Lng: -86.927480, Physical Elevation: 606 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 39.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Displaced GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 54.490'', Lng: -86° 55' 42.104'', Displaced GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.415136, Lng: -86.928362, Elevation At Displaced Threshold: 603 ft, Length At Displaced Threshold: 323 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 603.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: FENCE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 7, Object Height: 11 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 287.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 132L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.2, Position Source: NGS (06/26/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (06/26/2006), Displaced Threshold Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (06/26/2006), Displaced Threshold Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (06/26/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (06/26/2006)

Runway 2

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '10, True Alignment: 99, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Fair, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 50.268'', Lng: -86° 57' 03.356'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.413964, Lng: -86.950932, Physical Elevation: 600 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 50.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 601.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Approach Light System: MALSR, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): No, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: PIR, Object Clear Slope: 32, Object Height: 97 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 3381.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 968L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (06/26/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (06/26/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (06/26/2006)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '28, True Alignment: 279, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Fair, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 39.962'', Lng: -86° 55' 39.106'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.411101, Lng: -86.927530, Physical Elevation: 598 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 47.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 598.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: V4R, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 40, Object Height: 51 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 2057.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 439R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (06/26/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (06/26/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (06/26/2006)

2004 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $2,973, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $12,587, Apron charges/tiedowns: $2,109, FBO revenue: Contract / Sponsor-operated: $31,921, Cargo and hangar rentals: $61,320, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $29,680, Misc.: $7,771, Total: $148,361
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Terminal - food and beverage: $2,622, Terminal - retail stores: $3,065, Rental cars: $52,764, Misc.: $718, Other: $1,476, Total: $60,645
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $4,537, Other: $250,607, Total: $255,144
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $258,920, Communications and utilities: $3,851, Supplies and materials: $43,771, Repairs and maintenance: $142,218, Contractual services: $2,661, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $58,039, Misc.: $4,754, Other: $58,000, Total: $572,214
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $108,064
  • Restricted Financial Assets
  • Unrestricted Financial Assets including cash: $3,781

2003 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $4,581, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $6,507, Apron charges/tiedowns: $1,250, FBO revenue: Contract / Sponsor-operated: $14,837, Cargo and hangar rentals: $61,728, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $33,612, Misc.: $6,684, Total: $129,199
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Terminal - food and beverage: $3,344, Terminal - retail stores: $2,654, Terminal - other: $4,602, Rental cars: $95,351, Misc.: $1,907, Other: $500, Total: $108,358
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $9,314, Other: $354,434, Total: $363,748
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $263,416, Communications and utilities: $4,235, Supplies and materials: $87,807, Repairs and maintenance: $177,897, Contractual services: $4,507, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $83,938, Misc.: $28,011, Other: $46,599, Total: $696,410
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $95,105

2002 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $6,443, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $6,957, Apron charges/tiedowns: $812, Cargo and hangar rentals: $81,590, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $40,167, Misc.: $6,142, Other: $353,399, Total: $495,510
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Terminal - food and beverage: $3,645, Terminal - other: $194, Rental cars: $53,001, Parking: $6,048, Misc.: $2,921, Total: $65,809
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $5,672, Total: $5,672
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $256,530, Communications and utilities: $3,058, Supplies and materials: $71,608, Repairs and maintenance: $139,543, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $36,263, Misc.: $2,542, Other: $170,852, Total: $680,396
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $113,405

2001 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $11,004, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $9,682, Apron charges/tiedowns: $716, FBO revenue: Contract / Sponsor-operated: $21,297, Cargo and hangar rentals: $68,993, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $69,503, Other: $180,669, Total: $361,864
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Terminal - food and beverage: $4,424, Terminal - retail stores: $2,941, Terminal - other: $4,561, Rental cars: $50,278, Misc.: $533, Other: $25,000, Total: $87,737
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $7,816, Total: $7,816
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $292,090, Communications and utilities: $2,551, Supplies and materials: $53,029, Repairs and maintenance: $110,340, Contractual services: $11,324, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $23,772, Other: $98,323, Total: $394,783
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $62,634

2000 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $13,753, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $11,244, Apron charges/tiedowns: $984, Cargo and hangar rentals: $85,420, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $66,196, Misc.: $6,680, Other: $181,257, Total: $365,534
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $5,414, Terminal - food and beverage: $5,123, Rental cars: $69,868, Misc.: $4,103, Total: $84,508
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $4,150, Total: $4,150
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $244,458, Communications and utilities: $3,847, Supplies and materials: $260,760, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $20,022, Total: $529,087
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $74,895

1999 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $16,866, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $11,244, Apron charges/tiedowns: $795, Cargo and hangar rentals: $76,794, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $56,148, Misc.: $2,319, Other: $230,782, Total: $394,948
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $7,495, Terminal - food and beverage: $5,669, Rental cars: $62,016, Misc.: $7,672, Total: $82,852
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $2,166, Total: $2,166
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $246,391, Communications and utilities: $11,322, Supplies and materials: $161,237, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $20,888, Total: $439,838
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $40,128

1998 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $18,757, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $11,244, Apron charges/tiedowns: $4,620, Cargo and hangar rentals: $94,162, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $52,021, Misc.: $5,021, Other: $204,175, Total: $390,000
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $12,587, Terminal - food and beverage: $3,978, Rental cars: $58,265, Misc.: $13,416, Total: $88,246
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $3,431, Total: $3,431
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $223,109, Communications and utilities: $40,036, Supplies and materials: $106,894, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $31,969, Other: $76,688, Total: $478,696
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $2,981

1997 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $18,599, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $11,244, Apron charges/tiedowns: $5,002, Cargo and hangar rentals: $91,861, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $43,776, Misc.: $4,618, Other: $155,940, Total: $331,040
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $13,152, Terminal - food and beverage: $4,774, Rental cars: $54,893, Misc.: $4,309, Total: $77,128
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $3,804, Total: $3,804
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $225,744, Communications and utilities: $41,553, Supplies and materials: $143,298, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $20,396, Other: $73,740, Total: $504,731
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $92,759

1996 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $23,267, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $10,822, Apron charges/tiedowns: $5,017, Cargo and hangar rentals: $89,783, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $47,870, Misc.: $1,022, Other: $170,015, Total: $347,796
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $3,420, Terminal - food and beverage: $6,546, Rental cars: $79,086, Misc.: $4,682, Other: $2,265, Total: $95,999
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $2,333, Total: $2,333
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $222,480, Communications and utilities: $37,077, Supplies and materials: $167,492, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $20,367, Other: $74,307, Total: $521,723
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $75,595

Near Midair Collisions Incidents

18-AUG-2007 11:03
Event ID: 1070510578, Report Number: NGLTLAF07002, Incident Evaluation: CRITICAL
Reporing aircraft: CESSNA CE-337 (CE-337-E), Operation: OTHER, ANGEL FLIGHT, Registration Nr: N337BB, Altitude: 1600 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Downwind Leg
Other aircraft: CESSNA CE-425, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N80PM, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Downwind
02-AUG-2007 10:11
Event ID: 1070510566, Report Number: NGLTLAF07001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL
Reporing aircraft: PIPER PA-34, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N55908, Altitude: 2300 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Approach
Other aircraft: PIPER PA-31, Registration Nr: N2435Y, Flight Plan Filed: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Approach
23-MAR-1997 12:00
Event ID: 1070500452, Report Number: NGLTLAF97001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL, Diagonal Separation: 0 ft
Reporing aircraft: GREAT LAKES AVIATION LTD, RAYTHEON 1900, Operation: U.S. AIR CARRIER (14 CFR 121 OR 125), Sight Separation: 3 sec, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Climb
Other aircraft: PIPER PA-30, Operation: OTHER, PA30, Registration Nr: N38760, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Level Flight/Cruise
04-SEP-1995 19:50
Event ID: 1070510234, Report Number: NGLTLAF95001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL
Reporing aircraft: GREAT LAKES AVIATION LTD, RAYTHEON 1900, Operation: AIR TAXI (14 CFR 135), Altitude: 2400 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Landing
Other aircraft: PIPER PA-28, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N5040T, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Climb
18-NOV-1992 14:17
Event ID: 1070509511, Report Number: NGLTLAF92001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL
Reporing aircraft: MESABA AIRLINES, SWEARINGEN-FAIRCHILD SA-227, Operation: COMMUTER (14 CFR 135), Altitude: 400 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Descent
Other aircraft: PIPER PA-28, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N529PU, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Landing

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

2007-07-03
Time: Day (11:15), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-172 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N54971, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 90 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx & xxxxxx) OPER = LAFAYETTE AVIATION (JONATHAN CAIN)
2006-09-21
Time: Dawn (07:45), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N551PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 63 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = PURDUE UNIV (ADAM STAHL)
2006-01-26
Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N555PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5, Speed: 50 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SKUNKS, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = PURDUE UNIV (ADAM STEPHENS)
Remarks: POSSIBLY HIT SKUNK ON T/O ROLL.
2005-07-20
Time: Day (07:45), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-300 KING (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N24JJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 10, Above Ground: 10000 ft, Speed: 230 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = MICHIGAN CAT AVIATION (SCOTT M GETTIG)
Remarks: NO DMG. BIRD GLANCED OFF THE TOP OF THE RADOME AND LEFT SML BLOOD SPLATTERS ON RADOME AND WINDSHLD. A/C = BE 350
2004-02-10
Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-200 KING (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: CANADA GOOSE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged nose, Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Out Of Service: 15000 h, Other Costs: $17372, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx) & EMAIL
Remarks: HIT 2 CANADA GEESE AND 1 RED-TAILED HAWK ON T/O. DMG L WING OTBD LE AND RT PITOT TUBE. PHOTOS.
2000-08-30
Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-76 DUCHESS (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N762JT, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23, Speed: 71 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HAWKS, Size: Large, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = PURDUE UNIV (DAN MCKEEN)
Remarks: HIT HAWK AT ROTATION WITH RT PROP BLADE.
1999-05-22
Time: Dawn, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Mesaba Airlines, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N438XJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 22, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: CANADA GOOSE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 1, Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Struck & Damaged Propeller, Struck & Damaged Lights, Effect On Flight: None, Out Of Service: 1200000 h, Repair Costs: $20000, Other Costs: $1609571, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = THREE xxxx-x REPTS & ENG MANU #xxxxxx,xxxxxx, xxxxxx
Remarks: 4 GEESE FOUND, LOTS OF BLOOD & FEATHERS. BROKE PROP ON EACH ENGINE 8" FROM TIP. ENG VIB IN #2.
1998-07-08
Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Mesaba Airlines, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N403XJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 10, Speed: 90 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: TIME OUT OF SVC 15 MINS
1995-10-29
Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: DA-100 FALCON (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N5WN, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 28, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RED-TAILED HAWK, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = WABASH NATIONAL CORP
Remarks: NO BIRDS OBSVD PRIOR TO ACCIDENT. DETAILS OF DAMAGE NOT REPTD.
1995-09-20
Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Mesaba Airlines, Aircraft: DHC8 DASH 8 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N854MA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 28, Above Ground: 200 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RED-TAILED HAWK, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: REPTD BY FBO LINE WORKER. PILOT WAS UNAWARE OF STRIKE.
1995-09-07
Time: Dusk, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Pinnacle (Formerly Expsairl 1), Aircraft: DHC8 DASH 8 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N89AMA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 10, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
1994-10-24
Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N779AT, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 25L, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 170 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = TEXAS NATIONALEASE CORP
1992-07-25
Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Aircraft: SHORTS 360 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N365MQ, Flight: 61, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 10, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 115 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: L 1/4 PANEL ON FRONT WINDHSLD STRUCK. UNDETERMINED IF DAMAGE.
1990-09-17
Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Psa Airlines, Aircraft: BA-31 JETSTR (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N840JS, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 10, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE. FLT 4181.

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