April 16, 2021

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYTQ and CZEM did not provide services as published. Unknown operational impact.

Incident at Kelowna (ATM - operations)

At Kelowna, BC (CYLW), the air traffic service (ATS) unit was not operating as per published hours. Tower service was unavailable from 1230Z to 1320Z. The remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) was in effect until the tower opened. No operational impact.

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

An Abbotsford Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GGMA) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) turned left on the 264th departure off of Runway 01, at 1200 feet. No other impact.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYTQ and CZEM did not provide services as published. Unknown operational impact.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYTQ and CZEM did not provide services as published. Unknown operational impact.

April 15, 2021

Incident at VANCOUVER HARBOUR BC (Water) (CYHC)

Unauthorized drone reported to the Vancouver Harbour, BC (Water) (CYHC) tower via Pacific Heliport. Reported to emergency communications (ECOMM). No impact on operations.

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

The community radio aerodrome stations (CARS) of CYTQ and CZEM did not offer services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

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

The community radio aerodrome stations (CARS) of CYTQ and CZEM did not offer services as published. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Incursion - runway - animal)

After departure, a Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 757-223 (C-GTCJ/CJT590) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) advised the tower that rabbits had crossed the runway during its take-off roll. A runway inspection was performed and no evidence of a strike was found.

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

The CYCS community aerodrome radio station (CARS) closed at 2215Z.

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

The CYCS community aerodrome radio station (CARS) opened late, at 1440Z.

Incident at CALGARY / SPRINGBANK AB (CYBW)

At Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW), at approximately 0205Z, an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard going off for about 3 to 4 minutes before a Sierra Bhui Aviation Ltd. Cessna 172N (C-FJOB), on the field, identified it as a mistake coming from them. The Air Traffic Operations Specialist (ATOS) was notified.

Incident at CALGARY / SPRINGBANK AB (CYBW)

A Kanata Aviation Training Inc. Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GYSE) from High River, AB (CEN4) to High River, AB (CEN4), restricted to 5500ft for a straight-in approach to Runway 35 at Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW), descended to 5000ft. The CYBW tower had to instruct the aircraft to climb again due to traffic, a Mountain View Helicopters Robinson R44 II (C-FLMV) from Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) to Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) at 5000ft and 1NM north, on approach for Runway 35.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYGT, CYGZ, CYSY and CYFR 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, CYSY and CYFR did not provide services as published, impact on operations unknown.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYGT, CYGZ, CYSY and CYFR did not provide services as published, impact on operations unknown.

Incident at FORT RESOLUTION NT (CYFR) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYGT, CYGZ, CYSY and CYFR did not provide services as published, impact on operations unknown.

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GGGN) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported a bird strike at 500 feet above ground level (AGL) on final Runway 25. The aircraft landed safely. No impact on operations.

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Big Surf Films Inc. Nanchang CJ6A (C-FZAT) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) taxied onto Taxiway C without contacting ground control. C-FZAT called via the tower frequency while holding short of Runway 01, ready to go. No operational impact.

Incident at Kelowna

A Helijet International Inc. Learjet 31A (C-GHJU) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) taxied onto Taxiways F and A without a clearance.

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A privately registered Cessna 170A from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) rejected its takeoff from Runway 01 due to a brake issue. A privately registered Mooney M20F from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was instructed to conduct an overshoot while the Cessna 170A slowly taxied off the runway and back to the hangar. Minimal operational impact.

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

At Abbotsford, BC (CYXX), an Abbotsford Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GGMA) climbed above 1500ft on the Arnold departure before being cleared for a higher altitude. No operational impact

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

An Exact Air Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GVNH) from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC), was cleared to line up on Runway 12. The aircraft took off without a clearance. No impact on operations.

Incident at 5NM N ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GZKK) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) entered the Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) control zone without obtaining a clearance to enter. No operational impact.

Incident at 13NM NE Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montreal

A Grondair Cessna 172N (C-GMES) from St-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4) to St-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4), advised that it was targeted by a green laser. No impact on operations.

April 14, 2021

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Calgary-Okotoks Flying School Cessna 172K (C-GADF) from Calgary/Okotoks Air Ranch, AB (CFX2) to Calgary/Okotoks Air Ranch, AB (CFX2) advised that it was having "rough engine" problems and was returning to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) as a precaution. No impact on operations.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYLA, CYTQ and CZEM did not offer services as published. Unknown operational impact.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYLA, CYTQ and CZEM did not offer services as published. Unknown operational impact.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYLA, CYTQ and CZEM did not offer services as published. Unknown operational impact.

Incident at WHITEHORSE/ ERIK NIELSEN INTL (CYXY) (FOD (foreign object debris))

An Air North Charter & Training Ltd. Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR 42-320 (C-GVGX/ANT104) from Mayo, YT (CYMA) to Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen, YT (CYXY), upon arriving on Runway 14R, noticed a set of wheel chocks on the runway. A security vehicle was dispatched to retrieve the chocks. No other impact to operations.

Incident at LA RONGE (BARBER FIELD) SK (CYVC)

A Transwest Air de Havilland DHC-3 (C-FHPE) on a flight to La Ronge (Barber Field), SK (CYVC) landed on Runway 18 at 1920Z and advised the flight service station (FSS) that it had a flat tire. The aircraft was towed off of Runway 18/36 at 1939Z. No impact on operations.

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab 340B (PCO3003) from Lethbridge, AB (CYQL) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was on final for Runway 17R, followed by an Airsprint Inc. Cessna 525A (ASP524) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Calgary, AB (CYYC). Separation eroded to 3.7 miles when PCO3003 crossed the threshold.

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

On climb out, at 10,000ft, the flight deck of a Skylink Express Inc. Beech 1900C (C-FJXO/SLQ7824) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was struck by a pulsing green laser. No impact to the crew, no evasive actions taken. Police were advised and responded.

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

An Abbotsford Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GGMA) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Chilliwack, BC (CYCW) was assigned the Greenhouse departure from Runway 01. Instead of climbing the runway heading to 1500 feet, the pilot was observed commencing the turn at 900 feet. No operational impact.

Incident at Kelowna

A Helijet International Inc. Learjet 31A (C-GHJU) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) made its first call to the Kelowna (LW) tower while on Taxiway F, holding short of Taxiway A. No operational impact.

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

At Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ), a privately registered Cessna 150H reported aborting its takeoff from Runway 30 at 1748Z, signaling power issues. The pilot then taxied the full length of Runway 30 onto Taxiway A and to the ramp, without issue.

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

A privately registered Cessna 150M from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) was observed on radar inbound to CYCD, with no radio contact prior to entering the control zone. Several attempts were made to contact the Cessna 150M, with no success. There was no other traffic in the zone and no impact to operations.

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

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

Incident at GJOA HAVEN NU (CYHK) (ATM - operations)

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

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

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

Incident at FORT RESOLUTION NT (CYFR) (ATM - operations)

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

Incident at FORT GOOD HOPE NT (CYGH) (ATM - operations)

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

Incident at SIOUX LOOKOUT ON (CYXL)

An Ornge Global Air Pilatus PC-12/47E (PUL110) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Big Trout, ON (CYTL) received a clearance to depart from Runway 34 and taxied into position. The aircraft then advised the flight service station (FSS) that it had a fuel issue and would be taxiing back to the main apron. The aircraft taxied back to the main apron without issue.

Incident at KITCHENER / WATERLOO ON (CYKF)

A Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club Piper PA-28R-201 (C-FFTU) from Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) to Sarnia (Chris Hadfield), ON (CYZR) taxied onto Taxiway Alfa from Apron I to Apron II without clearance. No operational impact.

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

At Langley, BC (CYNJ), a strong emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard for 5 minutes outside of the normal testing period. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria was advised. At 0002Z, Langley Flying School called the tower to advise that the signal was from a Langley Flying School Inc. Piper PA-28-140 (C-GUKG). JRCC Victoria advised. No operational impact.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A privately registered Robinson R44 II on a flight from St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) was observed crossing the zone of the Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) tower without having established communications. No impact on operations.

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV) (Aerodrome - other)

After having received the instruction to cross the threshold of Runway 27 at Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) without delay and to proceed via Delta and Charlie, a vehicle (ST20) came to a stop on Runway 09/27. Air traffic control (ATC) re-issued the instruction for the vehicle to cross the threshold without delay, and ST20 exited the runway. No impact on operations.

Incident at 4255N / 08022W

A Voyageur Airways de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GKON/VAL101) from Indianapolis, IN (KIND) to Hamilton, ON (CYHM) reported a laser illumination while it was descending through A088. No operational impact.

April 13, 2021

Incident at CHURCHILL MB (CYYQ)

A Keewatin Air Beech 200 (KEW207) from Arviat, NU (CYEK) to Churchill, MB (CYYQ) reported a landing gear issue and requested a hold at CYYQ to resolve the problem. The aircraft landed safely at 0655Z. No emergency declared and no impact to operations.

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