November 18, 2019

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

An Air Transat Airbus A310 (TSC519) from Cancun, Mexico (MMUN) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) was on final approach and reported a lightening strike. The aircraft continued on the approach with no issues.

Incident at RANKIN INLET NU (CYRT)

A First Air Bae Systems RJ85 (C-FLRJ/FAB239) from Rankin Inlet, NU (CYRT) to Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) reported possible fox strike during departure. No foreign object debris (FOD) found on the runway. No impact on other aircraft, nor operations.

Incident at KITCHENER / WATERLOO ON (CYKF)

An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) began on the hour and has been on continuously since 1620Z. Aircraft in the vicinity report no ELT heard aloft.

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

Loss of Runway Visual Range (RVR) 11, Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) advised, no impact on operations.

Incident at 10NM DRYDEN REGIONAL ON (CYHD)

A Perimeter Aviation Fairchild SA227-AC (C-GYXL/BLS318) from Dryden, ON (CYHD) to Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) was issued a clearance to 5000ft and climbed to 5500ft before descending to and levelling at 5000ft. No impact to operations.

Incident at 6105N / 04354W

A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-200 (QTR8173) from Liege, Belgium (EBLG) to Mexico City, Mexico (MMMX) descended 2000+ feet due to severe turbulence, and was re-cleared at a new level below the turbulence. No impact on operations.

November 17, 2019

Incident at RED DEER REGIONAL AB (CYQF)

The pilot of a Wetaskiwin Air Services Cessna 172M (C-GHZX) from Wetaskiwin Regional, AB (CEX3) to Wetaskiwin Regional, AB (CEX3) was lost and unfamiliar with arrival procedure. The flight service station (FSS) intervened to avoid conflict with other inbound aircraft (A/C). C-GHZX landed safely at 2245Z.

Incident at PANGNIRTUNG NU (CYXP) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYXP and CYVM did not provide services as published on November 17, 2019. NOTAM issued. Impact on operations unknown. The CYSK CARS was operating outside of published hours.

Incident at QIKIQTARJUAQ NU (CYVM) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYXP and CYVM did not provide services as published on November 17, 2019. NOTAM issued. Impact on operations unknown. The CYSK CARS was operating outside of published hours.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYXP and CYVM did not provide services as published on November 17, 2019. NOTAM issued. Impact on operations unknown. The CYSK CARS was operating outside of published hours.

Incident at SANIKILUAQ NU (CYSK) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYXP and CYVM did not provide services as published on November 17, 2019. NOTAM issued. Impact on operations unknown. The CYSK CARS was operating outside of published hours.

Incident at KITCHENER / WATERLOO ON (CYKF)

The pilot of a privately registered Cessna 172M from Hanover/Saugeen, ON (CYHS) to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) was issued, and read-back, hold short instructions, then proceeded to turn onto taxiway.

Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8354) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Penticton, BC (CYYF) reported a Terrain Warning while above the procedure altitude on the localizer (LOC) approach. Aircraft executed a missed approach. Second approach was successful.

November 16, 2019

Incident at SACHS HARBOUR (David Nasogaluak Jr.Saaryuag) NT (CYSY) (ATM - operations)

The CYSY community aerodrome radio station (CARS) did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at SOUTH INDIAN LAKE MB (CZSN) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At South Indian Lake, MB (CZSN), Runway 18 and 36 were closed due to a disabled aircraft, a Beaver Air Services Beech B200 (C-FTYO) from South Indian Lake, MB (CZSN) to Thompson, MB (CYTH).

Incident at LAC LA BICHE AB (CYLB) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway at Lac La Biche, AB (CYLB) was closed due to ice accumulation from 1130Z to 1506Z.

Incident at NAUJAAT NU (CYUT) (ATM - operations)

Community aerodrome radio station (CARS) of CYUT extended hours from 0100Z until 0500Z. CYZS CARS closed from 0315Z until 1300Z.

Incident at CORAL HARBOUR NU (CYZS) (ATM - operations)

Community aerodrome radio station (CARS) of CYUT extended hours from 0100Z until 0500Z. CYZS CARS closed from 0315Z until 1300Z.

Incident at SANIKILUAQ NU (CYSK) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYSK, CYAB, CYCY and CYMU did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYSK, CYAB, CYCY and CYMU did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYSK, CYAB, CYCY and CYMU did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at TIMMINS / VICTOR M. POWER ON (CYTS)

An Ornge Global Air Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GRXN/PUL107-M) from Timmins, ON (CYTS) to Moosonee, ON (CYMO) aborted its takeoff.

Incident at UMIUJAQ QC (CYMU) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYSK, CYAB, CYCY and CYMU did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

November 15, 2019

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

A First Air Aerospatiale ATR 42-300 (C-FIQR/FAB5610) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Clyde River, NU (CYCY) after taking position on the runway advised they needed to go back to hangar due to technical fault. Air traffic control (ATC) advised and cancelled their clearance. No impact on operations.

Incident at RED LAKE ON (CYRL)

A Perimeter Aviation Fairchild SA227-AC (C-GWVH/BLS318) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Red Lake, ON (CYRL) initiated a missed approach due to a gear indication. The aircraft then entered a VFR hold to troubleshoot the issue and landed safely at 1339Z. No impact on operations.

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

An American corporately registered Dassault Falcon 50 (N227GJ) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) executed a missed approach due to being unstable on final. Minimal impact on operations.

Incident at 55NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Lot Polish Airlines Airbus A340-300 (OOABD/LOT46) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Warsaw, Poland (EPWA) reported an engine issue and requested to return to CYYZ after a fuel dump. LOT46 landed Runway 23 at 0516Z without incident. No impact to operations.

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Chrono Jet Inc. Boeing 737-2T4 (C-FYPN/MBK791) on a flight from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) advised of a potential blown tire on departure. Foreign object debris (FOD) check advised of tire debris on the runway. A Keewatin Air Beech B200 Medevac (C-FZPW/KEW206) on a flight from Iglooklik, NU (CYGT) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) advised to hold at OMTID. Vehicle (ST21) advised 100ft clear (CL) of runway cleared of debris and KEW206 landed safely at 0515Z. At 0533Z, runway clear of FOD. (Reference AOR 258513-V1).

Incident at ST. THERESA POINT MB (CYST) (Aerodrome - other)

A Northway Aviation Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GNWZ/NAL890) on a flight from Winnipeg/St. Andrews, MB (CYAV) to St. Theresa Point, MB (CYST) landed Runway 22 and was unable to exit due to the ramp being full. The aircraft was able to exit after a Perimeter Aviation de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GJYZ/PAG639) on a flight from St. Theresa Point, MB (CYST) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) departed 27 minutes later. Another aircraft, a Keewatin Air Beech B200 (C-GHJF/KEW215) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to St. Theresa Point, MB (CYST) held for 5 minutes before landing. No other operational impact. (Duplicate AOR 258529-V1 deleted).

Incident at FAIRVIEW AB (CEB5) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Fairview, AB (CEB5) runway closed due to ice accumulation. Operational impact unknown.

Incident at SPIRIT RIVER AB (CFS5) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Spirit River, AB (CFS5) Runway 06/24 was closed due to ice. No other known impact to operations.

Incident at BEAVER CREEK YT (CYXQ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Beaver Creek, YT (CYXQ) runway was closed for maintenance from 2010Z to 0100Z. Landing available for rotary aircraft only due to no alternate runway.

Incident at FORT LIARD NT (CYJF) (ATM - operations)

The CYJF and CYSY community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) stations did not operate as per published hours.

Incident at SACHS HARBOUR (David Nasogaluak Jr.Saaryuag) NT (CYSY) (ATM - operations)

The CYJF and CYSY community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) stations did not operate as per published hours.

Incident at SANIKILUAQ NU (CYSK) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYVM, CZEM and CYSK did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at QIKIQTARJUAQ NU (CYVM) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYVM, CZEM and CYSK did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYVM, CZEM and CYSK did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The terminal control unit (TCU) indicated that a Chrono Jet Boeing 737-2T4 (C-FYPN/MBK791) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Montreal/Saint Hubert, QC (CYHU) had one of its tires explode at takeoff from CYFB and requested the presence of firefighters at the airport. Longueuil Police were notified. The aircraft landed without incident at 0724Z. Impact: A NOTAM was issued concerning the closure of Runway 06L/24R until 0930Z. (reference: AOR 258514-V1)

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

A Pascan Pilatus PC-12 (PSC838) from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) reported a nose gear problem at takeoff from CYUY. No emergency was declared. The aircraft landed without incident at CYVO at 0023Z.

Incident at EASTMAIN RIVER QC (CZEM) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYVM, CZEM and CYSK did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at IGVEP intersection

Spacing between a WestJet Boeing 737-700 (WJA450) on a flight from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) and a Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab 340A (PCO3040) on a flight from Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies Intl, BC (CYXC) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) was reduced to 4.7 miles and 700 feet. Separation was re-established 19 seconds later and no further impact on operations.

November 14, 2019

Incident at V.C. Bird Int'l, Antigua & Barbuda (TAPA)

Aviation incident report #16321: While boarding a WestJet Boeing 737-76N (C-FKWS) from VC Bird Intl, Antigua & Barbuda (TAPA) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ), a passenger was abusive and non-compliant with the flight attendants. Flight attendants have reported a previous experience with this passenger. The police boarded the aircraft and removed the passenger. Other guests on board were filming this passenger being unruly.

Incident at SUMMERSIDE PE (CYSU)

A Moncton Flight College Beech C90A (C-FSXG) on a flight from Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) was issued and read back missed approach (MA) instructions to climb right-hand (RH) 40 but turned left (TL) on course (OC) without clearance. No loss of separation. No impact on operations.

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

A Piper Holdings Cessna 172M (C-GUJO) conducted a transborder VFR flight from Grand Forks, ND (KGFK) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) with no flight plan.

Incident at EDMONTON / VILLENEUVE AB (CZVL)

3 short emergency locator transmitter (ELT) bursts lasting approximately 2 seconds each were heard at Edmonton/Villeneuve, AB (CZVL).

Incident at EDMONTON / VILLENEUVE AB (CZVL)

2 second emergency locator transmitter (ELT) burst was heard at Edmonton/Villeneuve, AB (CZVL).

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A WestJet Boeing 737-700 (WJA530) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) was issued a hold short JT and taxied beyond JT onto Taxiway J. No impact to operation.

Incident at CHURCHILL MB (CYYQ) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

Runway visual range (RVR) Runway 33 was unserviceable (U/S). No impact to operations.

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

The community aerodrome radio station (CARS) at CYGT and CYBB did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at KUGAARUK NU (CYBB) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio station (CARS) at CYGT and CYBB did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

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