October 16, 2020

Incident at KIMMIRUT NU (CYLC) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYLC, CYZG, CYKG, CYLA and CYTQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at SAULT STE. MARIE ON (CYAM)

A 2693713 Ontario Inc. Piper PA-34-200T (C-GNMV) from Sault Ste. Marie, ON (CYAM) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) required an immediate return due to an unlatched door. No impact on operations.

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

An Abbotsford Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GGMA) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) was issued takeoff clearance from the Taxiway C intersection for Runway 01. The aircraft departed using Taxiway A instead of the runway.

Incident at SALLUIT QC (CYZG) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYLC, CYZG, CYKG, CYLA and CYTQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at KANGIQSUJUAQ (WAKEHAM BAY) QC (CYKG) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYLC, CYZG, CYKG, CYLA and CYTQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at AUPALUK QC (CYLA) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYLC, CYZG, CYKG, CYLA and CYTQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at TASIUJAQ QC (CYTQ) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYLC, CYZG, CYKG, CYLA and CYTQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at 22NM N IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

Shortly after takeoff, a First Air Aerospatiale ATR 42-320 (C-GULU/FAB4804) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Pangnirtung, NU (CYXP) advised that it was returning to land at CYFB due to a landing gear issue. No emergency was declared or assistance requested. The aircraft landed safely at 1520Z. No impact on operations.

October 15, 2020

Incident at ARCTIC BAY NU (CYAB) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYCY, CYZG and CYTQ did not offer services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CYAB CARS reported to be working outside of their regular operating hours.

Incident at CLYDE RIVER NU (CYCY) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYCY, CYZG and CYTQ did not offer services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CYAB CARS reported to be working outside of their regular operating hours.

Incident at SALLUIT QC (CYZG) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYCY, CYZG and CYTQ did not offer services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CYAB CARS reported to be working outside of their regular operating hours.

Incident at TASIUJAQ QC (CYTQ) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYCY, CYZG and CYTQ did not offer services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CYAB CARS reported to be working outside of their regular operating hours.

Incident at 56NM SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)

A Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Beech 350 Super King Air (CFC1652) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) reported an issue with the left engine, declared an emergency, and advised returning to CYXE. Emergency services at the destination were offered and declined. The aircraft landed without further incident at 1707Z. No impact to operations.

Incident at IGLOOLIK NU (CYGT) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYGT and CYWJ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at DÉLINE NT (CYWJ) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYGT and CYWJ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Professional Flight Centre Ltd. Cessna 172N (C-GZTI) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) returned for landing after departure due to poor engine performance. No operational impact.

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A privately registered, amateur-built Fleet Model 10 Replica from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) flipped on its nose during a routine taxi eastbound on Taxiway M, and requested assistance. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit responded. The aircraft was removed from the manoeuvring area. No injuries were reported and there were no impact to operations.

Incident at Kelowna (ATM - operations)

The Kelowna, BC (CYLW) tower was not operating as per published hours. Tower service was unavailable from 1230Z to 1300Z, and the remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) was provided by the Penticton (YYF) flight service station (FSS) from 1230Z to 1300Z. No impact to operations.

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A privately registered Cessna 150K from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was cleared for the TRINITY VFR route, a northern departure route, and restricted to 1000ft. The aircraft turned eastbound and climbed through 1500ft while in the control zone.

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT)

At Terrace, BC (CYXT), an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard from 0110Z until 0113Z, approximately 3.5 minutes in duration. The pilot of a North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd. flight (NCB1541) called and stated that it was their ELT. Shift manager was notified. No impact on operations.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Orizon Aviation Quebéc Inc. Cessna 152 (C-FZSX) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported mechanical difficulties during its landing on Runway 06 due to stuck brakes. The aircraft did not declare an emergency and cleared the runway without assistance. No impact on operations.

Incident at 102NM SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)

The pilot of an Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (ACA115) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a medical emergency involving a passenger and advised that they were diverting to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE). No impact to operations.

Incident at 12NM THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Cargojet Airways Ltd. Aerospatiale ATR 42-300 (CJT587) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) reported a mechanical issue and advised returning to CYQT. No impact to operations.

Incident at 28NM TERRACE BC (CYXT)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FENY/WEN3119) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Terrace, BC (CYXT) descended below the cleared altitude and initiated the approach into CYXT. Communication was re-established and the aircraft was cleared for an approach. No operational impact.

October 14, 2020

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-GPJZ/JZA7135) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) rejected its take-off on Runway 14 due to a nose wheel steering issue and returned to the hangar. No impact on operations.

Incident at ULUKHAKTOK / HOLMAN NT (CYHI) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The Ulukhaktok/Holman, NT (CYHI) aerodrome closed due to blizzard conditions. A NOTAM was issued.

Incident at HIGH LEVEL AB (CYOJ)

At 1400Z, a Delta Helicopters Ltd. Bell 206B (C-GDJW) from High Level, AB (CYOJ) to Rainbow Lake, AB (CYOP) departed. Before exiting the zone, the pilot indicated that they would be returning to the hangar but did not need assistance. No impact on operations.

Incident at IGLOOLIK NU (CYGT) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYGT, CYRA and CYHI did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at GAMÈTÌ / RAE LAKES NT (CYRA) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYGT, CYRA and CYHI did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at ULUKHAKTOK / HOLMAN NT (CYHI) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYGT, CYRA and CYHI did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at CHESTERFIELD INLET NU (CYCS) (ATM - operations)

The CYCS community aerodrome radio station (CARS) was closed. Services were not being provided as per published hours. NOTAM issued.

Incident at CALGARY / SPRINGBANK AB (CYBW)

An Aries Aviation Services Corp. Piper PA-31 (C-FFRY) from Estevan, SK (CYEN) to Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) had filed a VFR flight plan with a third party flight planning service. The flight plan had an incorrect departure time. No destination arrival message was received. A communications search (CommSearch) was initiated and the information request (INREQ) stage was reached at 1133Z. At 1209Z, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was able to contact the pilot to confirm that the aircraft had arrived at its destination.

Incident at LONDON ON (CYXU) (ATM - operations)

At London, ON (CYXU), the air traffic control (ATC) unit was not operating as per published hours. Service was unavailable on October 14, 2020 from 1020Z until 1215Z, and on October 15, 2020 from 0000Z till 0245Z.

Incident at 5551N / 11344W

A Canadian North Inc. Boeing 737-700 (MPE238) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) requested to return to CYEG. No reason given. No impact on operations.

Incident at 5440N / 11322W

Multiple aircraft, including a North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd. Beech 1900 (NCB1415) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Calgary, AB (CYYC), and an Air Tindi Ltd. Beech 200 (TIN510) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Calgary, AB (CYYC), picked up a strong Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) signal. The signal lasted for approximately 2 minutes. Source unknown. No impact to operations.

Incident at 20NM PICKLE LAKE ON (CYPL)

A Wasaya Airways Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-FWAF/WSG5514) from Big Trout Lake, ON (CYTL) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) declared a PAN PAN due to a fuel imbalance and advised diverting to Pickle Lake, ON (CYPL). No assistance requested. The aircraft landed without incident. No impact to operations.

Incident at 4NM MONTREAL QC VOR/DME (YUL)

A privately registered Helio H-250 from Montreal/St. Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St. Hubert, QC (CYHU) was observed transiting the Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) zone without having established communications. No impact on operations.

Incident at EDENVALE ON (CNV8)

A privately registered, amateur-built Zenair Zodiac CH601HD (C-FVJM) from Greenbank, ON (CNP8) to Edenvale, ON (CNV8) went into the information request (INREQ) phase, as the aircraft was overdue at CNV8. Upon a ramp check, the airport staff located the aircraft safe on the ground. The flight plan was closed and the alerting was terminated.

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

The Quebec radio remote communications outlet 123.25 MHz and 126.7 MHz at Mont-Mégantic failed on October 14, 0910Z. NOTAM issued; impact on operations unknown.

Incident at 46NM HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Cougar Helicopters Inc. Sikorsky S-92A (C-GVCH/CHI1X) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) requested to return to CYHZ, with no assistance required. No details given on the reason for return.

October 13, 2020

Incident at OLD CROW YT (CYOC) (ATM - operations)

The CYOC community aerodrome radio station (CARS) will be closed daily, from 2200Z to 0100Z, from October 13th to 15th.

Incident at SUDBURY ON (CYSB) (FOD (foreign object debris))

On departure from Runway 22, the pilot of a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FACF/JZA8606) from Sudbury, ON (CYSB) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a possible bird strike. A small bird carcass was found during the runway check. No operational impact.

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

A few minutes after receiving its authorization, a Pascan Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-FMAO) from Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) advises that it will have a few minutes of delay for its take-off due to a plastic bag that had entered one of the aircrafts turbines. The aircraft took off a few minutes later without incident.

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

A Propair Inc. Beech A100 (C-GJJF/PRO950) from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) performed a rejected take-off at CYUY. The aircraft returned to the apron and asked to cancel its clearance. Air traffic control (ATC) was advised. No impact on operations.

Incident at BURWASH YT (CYDB) (Aerodrome - operations)

Burwash, YT (CYDB) closed from 2010132200Z until 2010151400Z.

Incident at IGLOOLIK NU (CYGT) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYGT, CYGZ, CYHI, and CYRA did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at GRISE FIORD NU (CYGZ) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYGT, CYGZ, CYHI, and CYRA did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at ULUKHAKTOK / HOLMAN NT (CYHI) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYGT, CYGZ, CYHI, and CYRA did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at GAMÈTÌ / RAE LAKES NT (CYRA) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYGT, CYGZ, CYHI, and CYRA did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at EDMONTON / VILLENEUVE AB (CZVL)

A Montair Aviation Inc. Cessna 172S (C-GMAW) from Red Deer, AB (CYQF) to Red Deer, AB (CYQF) climbed VFR into Edmonton terminal Class C airspace without contacting the terminal. The pilot had been instructed by the tower to initiate contact, but failed to change frequencies. No impact to operations.

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