March 31, 2020

Incident at BEAVER CREEK YT (CYXQ) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

The Beaver Creek, YT (CYXQ) remote communications outlet (RCO) was unserviceable (U/S). It was reported to the Edmonton (YEG) Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC).

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

The CYCS community aerodrome radio station (CARS) was closed. NOTAM issued.

Incident at HIGH LEVEL AB (CYOJ) (ATM - operations)

The High Level, AB (CYOJ) Flight Service Station (FSS) was not operating as per published hours. Service is unavailable from 2315Z to 0400Z daily, from March 31st until April 5th. Impact on operations unknown.

Incident at PAULATUK NT (CYPC) (ATM - operations)

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

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

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

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (ATM - operations)

Air traffic service (ATS) unit not operating as per published hours. Service unavailable from 0420Z to 0600Z. Remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) provided by Williams Lake, BC (YWL).

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

A Canadian Flight Centre Cessna 152 (C-GZPE) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) was given taxi clearance from Apron 2 to Runway 26R. C-GZPE reported ready "holding short Runway 26R", but was actually holding short of Runway 18, having already crossed Runway 26R.

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

At Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ), vehicle 1 (GR158) and vehicle 2 (SP225) had permission to operate on Runway 12/30 and Taxiway Alpha, but neither vehicle had authorization to cross Runway 03/21 until further advised. They both operated while conducting a full length crossing of Runway 03/21. No impact to airport operations.

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

At Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ), a vehicle (GR158) had authorization to operate on Runway 12/30 and Taxiway Alpha. An aircraft was taxiing for departure, so GR158 was instructed to exit Runway 12/30 and did so by exiting onto Runway 03/21 without authorization. Vehicle was then instructed to hold short for the departing aircraft. No impact to safety.

Incident at NÉMISCAU QC (CYHH) (ATM - operations)

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

Incident at In the vicinity of: VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard at the area control centre (ACC) on 121.5/243.0, and reported by several aircraft in the vicinity of Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR). Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria advised.

Incident at 55NM WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

A Government of Canada Department of National Defence Lockheed C-130 Hercules (ATLS33) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) declared an emergency due to an engine out and requested vectors to CYWG. Aircraft was VFR and proceeded direct to the field and landed without further incident at 1646Z. No impact to operations.

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP) (ATM - ILS irregularity)

There was an alarm for instrument landing system (ILS) Runway 07 at Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP). It was not possible to get the equipment working again. The Technical Operations Coordination Centre (TOCC) was advised. A NOTAM was issued to state that the Runway 07 ILS was out of service. No known impact on operations. The Runway 07 ILS was back in service at 1850Z.

Incident at 4NM NE MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Government of Canada Department of National Defence Bell 412 (WCAT079) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) declared an emergency due to a mechanical problem. No emergency service requested. The aircraft landed at 2356Z without incident. No impact on operations.

March 30, 2020

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

At St. Johns, NL (CYYT) a convoy of sweepers (TRUCK 97 + 2) entered Taxiway Golf without authorization at approximately 1430Z. Ground controller advised the operator that they did not have permission into the taxiway. The operator asked for permission to proceed to the Combined Services Building (CSB) via Golf and Hotel. No impact to operations.

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

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

Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)

A SkyWest Airlines Bombardier L-600-2B19 (N964SW/SKW5480) from Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) conducted an overshoot for Runway 07 due to an unstable approach. Aircraft landed safely at 0045Z, no impact on operations.

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

Aviation Incident Report # 16582: The crew of a WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWJS) on a flight from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) requested police and emergency medical services (EMS) due to a passenger consuming their own alcohol on board. The passenger was met by police and EMS after getting off the aircraft.

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

A Delta Airlines Airbus A320 (DAL2650) from Minneapolis/St-Paul, MN (KMSP) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) conducted a missed approach (M/A) for Runway 13 due to an unstable approach.

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

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

Incident at AKLAVIK / FREDDIE CARMICHAEL NT (CYKD) (ATM - operations)

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

Incident at TRAIL BC (CAD4) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Trail, BC (CAD4) issued a NOTAM requiring 1 hour prior notice to land, but Transport Canada asked them to reissue the NOTAM as "airport closed but available with 1 hour prior permission required".

Incident at 120NM THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Bearskin Airlines Swearingen SA227-AC (BLS377) from Sault Ste. Marie, ON (CYAM) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) declared an emergency due to an engine fire light. BLS377 continued to CYQT with a single engine, and landed without incident.

March 29, 2020

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

Runway visual range (RVR) unserviceable at Churchill, MB (CYYQ). Technical operations coordinator (TOC) advised. NOTAM issued.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYVM, CYKO, CYIK, CYZG, CYKG, CYHA, and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal operating hours.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYVM, CYKO, CYIK, CYZG, CYKG, CYHA, and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal operating hours.

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

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-GNJZ/JZA8622) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) initiated a missed approach to Runway 06L due to not intercepting and capturing the glide slope. JZA8622 landed Runway 06L at 1611Z without incident. No impact to operations.

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A 1206220 B.C. Ltd. Maule M-6-235 (C-FJCD) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Delta/Delta Heritage Air Park, BC (CAK3) was issued a take-off clearance for the active Runway 19. Aircraft departed from Runway 25 instead. No operational impact.

Incident at AKULIVIK QC (CYKO) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYVM, CYKO, CYIK, CYZG, CYKG, CYHA, and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal operating hours.

Incident at IVUJIVIK QC (CYIK) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYVM, CYKO, CYIK, CYZG, CYKG, CYHA, and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal operating hours.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYVM, CYKO, CYIK, CYZG, CYKG, CYHA, and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal operating hours.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYVM, CYKO, CYIK, CYZG, CYKG, CYHA, and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal operating hours.

Incident at QUAQTAQ QC (CYHA) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYVM, CYKO, CYIK, CYZG, CYKG, CYHA, and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal operating hours.

Incident at WASKAGANISH QC (CYKQ) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYCY, CYVM, CYKO, CYIK, CYZG, CYKG, CYHA, and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Impact on operations unknown. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal operating hours.

Incident at 15NM NW Sherbrooke QC

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA871) from Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared a medical emergency due to an ill passenger on board and requested priority for CYUL. Emergency services requested upon arrival. No impact on operations.

Incident at 122NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

The pilot of a Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 777 300 (BKQG/CPA831) from New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) to Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong (VHHH) advised air traffic control (ATC) that they will return to KJFK due to a water issue on board. No impact on operations.

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8014) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) landed Runway 34, and reported receiving a wind shear warning indication just prior to touching down on the runway. The aircraft landed safely with no impact to operations.

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

The CYCS community aerodrome radio station (CARS) was closing early.

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

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GEWR/WEN3516) from London, ON (CYXU) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) initiated a missed approach for Runway 24R due to wind shear. WEN3516 landed on Runway 24R at 2240Z without incident. No impact to operations.

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP) (ATM - ILS irregularity)

At Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP), the instrument landing system (ILS) alarm for Runway 07 went off. It was impossible to deactivate it. The technical operations coordinator (TOC) was advised. A NOTAM was issued indicating that ILS 07 would be out of service until March 29 at 2359Z. Unknown impact on operations. ILS for Runway 07 was back in service on March 30 at 1755Z.

Incident at Toronto (ZYZ) Flight Information Region (FIR) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

There were several issues with a wide range of NAV CANADA (NC) equipment at the Toronto (ZYZ) Flight Information Region (FIR) and the Winnipeg (ZWG) FIR, including Periphel Station (PALs) frequencies (YSP, YMO, YEE and YTS), Gore Bay-Manitoulin, ON (CYZE) frequency 126.7, and Moosonee, ON (CYMO) 122.5 frequency not working, and temporary Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunications Network (AFTN) network faults (Flight Service Station Information Management System (FIMS) server failure indications). Collaborative Flight Planning Services (CFPS) unavailable at the London (YXU) flight information centre (FIC) for a few minutes. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) is aware. Appears to be telecommunication (TELCO) issues.

Incident at Winnipeg (ZWG) Flight Information Region (FIR) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

There were several issues with a wide range of NAV CANADA (NC) equipment at the Toronto (ZYZ) Flight Information Region (FIR) and the Winnipeg (ZWG) FIR, including Periphel Station (PALs) frequencies (YSP, YMO, YEE and YTS), Gore Bay-Manitoulin, ON (CYZE) frequency 126.7, and Moosonee, ON (CYMO) 122.5 frequency not working, and temporary Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunications Network (AFTN) network faults (Flight Service Station Information Management System (FIMS) server failure indications). Collaborative Flight Planning Services (CFPS) unavailable at the London (YXU) flight information centre (FIC) for a few minutes. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) is aware. Appears to be telecommunication (TELCO) issues.

March 28, 2020

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYCY, CYIO, CYKO, CYIK, CYKG, CYHA and CYTQ did not provide services as published. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal hours of operation.

Incident at POND INLET NU (CYIO) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYCY, CYIO, CYKO, CYIK, CYKG, CYHA and CYTQ did not provide services as published. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal hours of operation.

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

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYCY, CYIO, CYKO, CYIK, CYKG, CYHA and CYTQ did not provide services as published. The CARS at CYSK extended its normal hours of operation.

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-FZQS/ACA218) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) conducted an overshoot for Runway 17R due to an unstable approach. ACA218 landed without incident at 2216Z. No impact to the operation.

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