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RI-A: Runway incursion - animal - Collision with, risk of collision, or evasive action taken by an aircraft to avoid an animal on a runway or on a helipad/helideck in use.
- Includes encounters with wildlife on a runway in use.
- Includes instances where evasive action is taken by the flight crew that leads to a collision off the runway or to consequences other than a collision (e.g., gear collapsing).
- Runway incursions may occur at controlled or uncontrolled airports.
- Excludes unprepared / natural landing sites.
Includes encounters with wildlife other than birdstrikes which are coded as BIRD.