February 13, 2014

Incident at BOMET intersection

A Sky Regional Airlines de Havilland DHC 8 402 (C-FSRW/ SKV7508) from Toronto/ Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montreal, QC (CYUL) level at FL190 reported TCAS RA in vicinity of BOMET intersection. No nearby traffic observed on radar.

May 18, 2013

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

A tow vehicle (SVC270) that was towing C-FSRW, a Sky Regional de Havilland DHC-8-402, reported that it had lost its protective propeller cover while repositioning on the main apron at general aviation. Aéroports de Montréal was notified. An Air Canada flight (ACA481) was informed of the FOD while taxiing on the ground and stopped in order to prevent its engines from sucking up the object.

July 16, 2013

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Sky Regional Airlines de Havilland DHC 8 402 (C-FSRW/ SKV7503) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/ Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) struck a bird on landing runway 26. 1 seagull found on runway.

June 27, 2013

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, ATM - other)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQF / POE532) from Sudbury, ON (CYSB) was cleared for a visual approach to Toronto City airport, ON (CYTZ) but was not advised of traffic (a Sky Regional Airlines Inc de Havilland DHC-8-402, C-FSRW / SKV7062), also on visual approach to CYTZ arriving from Toronto, On (CYYZ).

July 4, 2012

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Sky Regional company operations called the control tower to report that C-FSRW, a de Havilland Dash 8 operated as flight number SKV7503 that was on an IFR flight from Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) to Toronto (CYTZ), may have lost a piece upon departure from Runway 28. Impact: 3 aircraft were diverted to Runway 24L for departure. There were no delays and nothing was found on the runway after inspection.

November 3, 2012

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

The Sky Regional Airlines Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-402 aircraft (C-FSRW, operating as Air Canada Express flight SKV7513) was concluding a scheduled IFR flight from Montréal (PETIA) (CYUL) to Toronto (BB/TCA) (CYTZ). NAV CANADA staff at Toronto (City Centre) Tower reported that the aircraft landed on runway 26 and exited. The flight crew was requested to contact the Ground Controller (as the aircraft crossed runway 15 without authorization prior to contacting the Ground Controller). Ops. impact -- none.
Update (Commercial and Business Aviation): A civil aviation safety inspector (CASI) looked into this incident. The CASI communicated with the operator to obtain more information, and he thought that the operator was managing this incident using its safety management system (SMS). The CASI was satisfied with the information provided and indicated that no other follow-up by Transport Canada was required for the time being.

October 7, 2011

Incident at Au sud de l'intersection KANUR

C-FSRW, a de Havilland Dash 8 operated by Sky Regional Airlines as flight number SKV7519, was on an IFR flight from Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) to Toronto/City Centre (CYTZ). At 2012Z, the crew reported high oil pressure and requested to return to Montréal/Trudeau. No emergency was declared or priority requested. The aircraft landed without incident on Runway 24R at 2041Z.

May 17, 2011

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

The Sky Regional Airlines de Havilland DHC8-402 aircraft (operating as Air Canada Express SKV7520, C-FSRW) has just departed on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (BB/TCA) (CYTZ) to Montréal (PETIA) (CYUL). NAV CANADA staff at City Centre Tower reported that the aircraft departed at 2037Z and the flight crew reported a possible bird strike at 2045Z. Runway inspection found one dead sparrow. No reported damage to the aircraft. Ops. impact - none

May 4, 2011

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

The Sky Regional Airlines, Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-402 aircraft (operating as flight SKV7528) was taxiing in preparation for departure on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (BB/TCA) (CYTZ) to Montréal (PETIA) (CYUL). NAV CANADA staff at Toronto (City Centre) Tower reported that the aircraft was taxied onto the grass area between the apron and taxiway CHARLIE. Some signage was damaged; damage to aircraft undetermined. Ops. impact -- there were some delays to departing aircraft due to backtracks from taxiway FOXTROT.
UPDATE Supplemental information received from T.S.B. Initial Notification [#A11O0057]: SKV7528, a DHC-8-402 aircraft (C-FSRW) was taxiing for departure from Toronto (Billy Bishop)/Toronto City Airport to Montréal/Dorval. When turning the corner from the apron onto taxiway CHARLIE, the right main wheel went off the taxiway into the grass and became stuck in the mud. The aircraft was shut down and passengers and crew de-planed using the normal exit. There were no injuries. Damage consisted of tire damage to the aircraft and a broken taxiway light.