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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 302.303 from 2015-08-31 to 2024-06-19:

  •  (1) The operator of an airport shall keep records of all wildlife strikes at the airport, including those reported by

    • (a) pilots;

    • (b) ground personnel; and

    • (c) aircraft maintenance personnel when they identify damage to an aircraft as having been caused by a wildlife strike.

  • (2) Wildlife remains that are found within 200 feet of a runway or an airside pavement area are presumed to be the result of a wildlife strike unless another cause of death is identified.

  • (3) The operator of the airport shall submit a written and dated report to the Minister

    • (a) for each wildlife strike, within 30 days of its occurrence; or

    • (b) for all wildlife strikes that occur in a calendar year, before March 1 of the following calendar year.

  • SOR/2006-85, s. 3
  • SOR/2015-160, s. 8

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