May 7, 2022

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC (ATM - operations)

The Quebec City (YQB) Flight Information Center (FIC) was evacuated from 0500Z to 0610Z due to an alarm.

April 2, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Go Hélico Inc. Eurocopter EC120B (C-GLCN) took off from Quebec/Capitale Hélicoptère, QC (Heli) (CCH7) to conduct a tour of the city at an altitude of 1,400 ft. During the departure from the airport, the controller was no longer able to establish communication with the pilot. C-GLCN flew in the control zone for 10 minutes before reestablishing communication. Several VFR aircraft were flying over the city. A Sasair Cessna 152 (C-FCYU) had to be instructed to change its altitude to avoid the aircraft.

January 11, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Pascan Saab 340B (C-GANR/PSC582) from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Québec City/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) on approach for Runway 24, conducted an overshoot due to an unsecured landing gear indication. After a few checks, PSC582 returned to land uneventfully at 1336Z. No operational impact.

April 18, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

An American, corporately registered Cessna 170B (N8194A) on a transborder flight from Tri-Cities, WA (KPSC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) landed at CYLW at 0129Z. No active flight plan was on file at the Kamloops (YKA) flight information centre (FIC). The aircraft departed KPSC, and the YKA FIC had received a proposed transborder flight plan, but no departure notification was ever received.

April 23, 2022

Incident at CAMPBELL RIVER BC (CYBL) (Parachute-related event)

At 2340Z, a parachute was observed descending near the west tree line. A Capital City Skydiving Cessna 182 (C-FQVL) from Campbell River, BC (CYBL) to Campbell River, BC (CYBL) was advised. The Jumper Ground unit acknowledged as well. A truck (ST23) and the Jumper Ground unit checked the fence line, but the jumper was unsighted. C-FQVL orbited near the tree line, and observed the jumper in the trees, still in their harness and hanging from the trees. The jumper was okay, and waiting for assistance in getting down.

May 8, 2022

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

The Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) tower closed from 0130Z to 0200Z due to staffing.

May 9, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-GEJN/ACA990) from Mexico City, Mexico (MMMX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to initiate a missed approach due to compression on final and Wake Turbulence Re-categorization (RECAT) separation with traffic ahead, an Air Transat Airbus A330-243 (C-GTSZ/TSC187) from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (MDPC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ). ACA990 landed on Runway 06R at 2310Z without further incident (WOFI). No impact to operations.

April 29, 2022

Incident at MIDLAND / HURONIA ON (CYEE) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The Midland/Huronia, ON (CYEE) Airport Manager (APM) called to close the runway due to a privately registered Quad City Challenger II on a flight to Midland/Huronia, ON (CYEE) that broke a landing gear wheel on arrival and was encroaching on the runway.

April 27, 2022

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

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQQ/POE459) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was taxiing out for departure and reported a bird on the runway. A staff vehicle found a dead seagull. No impact to operations.

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

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQC/POE128) from Newark, NJ (KEWR) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) requested paramedics to their gate after arrival.

April 19, 2022

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

A Thunder Airlines Mitsubishi MU-2B-60 (THU880) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) cleared the localizer (LOC) 26 and deviated south. The aircraft was asked if the field was in sight, and once confirmed, was re-cleared for the visual approach. THU880 then landed without incident.

April 20, 2022

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

A Porter Airlines Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQO/POE210) from Ottawa/Macdonald Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) reported a go-around due to a long landing. Returned for landing without incident. No impact to operations.

April 12, 2022

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

An Island Air Flight School & Charters Inc. Cessna 172S (C-GSAR) from Tillsonburg, ON (CYTB) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) filed a flight plan with the London Flight Information Centre (FIC), however the wrong destination was entered in the flight plan.

Accident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Colonial C-2X from Haliburton/Stanhope, ON (CND4) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ), upon arrival, experienced a partial gear collapse while exiting Runway 26 onto Taxiway Foxtrot. The aircraft was disabled. Several airliners held while waiting for the runway to re-open.

April 6, 2022

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

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQC/POE136) from Newark, NJ (KEWR) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was instructed to go-around as the preceding arrival, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GYJZ/JZA7973) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ), was still on the runway. No impact to operations.

March 29, 2022

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A 5001235 Ontario Inc. Burkhart Grob G-115C (C-FLYO) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) had a stuck nose wheel and was unable to exit the runway after landing. A tow vehicle was called and removed the aircraft from the runway. An Island Air Flight School & Charters Cessna 150M (C-GGNJ) on a flight to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ); a privately registered Colonial C-2X on a flight to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ); an Ornge Global Air Pilatus PC-12 (PUL108) on a MEDEVAC flight to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ); and a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA7973) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) were delayed on arrival. A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE269) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW); a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE639) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT); an 892014 Ontario Ltd. Piper PA-28-236 (C-GGFS) on a flight from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ); and an Island Air Flight School & Charters Inc. Cessna 152 (C-GFHK) on a flight from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) were delayed on departure.

March 22, 2022

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

A Memento Mori Investments Limited Robinson R44 (C-GVBO) from Toronto/Buttonville, ON (CYKZ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) flew too close to a 2141409 Ontario Inc. Cessna 172M (C-FGRI) from Burlington, ON (CZBA) to Burlington, ON (CZBA). C-FGRI was towing a banner and C-GVBO was instructed to pass behind, and did have C-FGRI in sight. It appeared on radar as if they would not pass behind, so the pilot was questioned. No confirmation was given, so C-FGRI was instructed to do an orbit, which they replied to but did not action. C-FGRI also had C-GVBO in sight and said they had to descend to avoid a potential collision. C-GVBO claimed to have passed above the banner and behind the aircraft, with traffic in sight at all times. C-FGRI said it was unacceptably close and had to descend to avoid C-GVBO.

March 27, 2022

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

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQX/POE947) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Boston Intl, MA (KBOS) was instructed to maintain 2000 feet after departing Runway 26. POE947 was observed climbing through 2400 feet and instructed to descend to 2000 feet. No impact to operations.

March 21, 2022

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

An Island Air Flight School & Charters Inc. Piper PA-23-250 (C-FBIL) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) reported a flat nose wheel upon exiting the runway. Stopped across the hold short line.

March 22, 2022

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

A Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GNBI) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Hamilton, On (CYHM) entered class C airspace without a clearance.

March 21, 2022

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

An Island Air Flight School & Charters Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GUOB) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was cleared to exit the zone to the east. The aircraft turned and went north instead, off frequency.

March 18, 2022

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

An Island Air Flight School & Charters Inc. Cessna 172M (C-FKWO) from Peterborough, ON (CYPQ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) popped a tire on landing. No impact to operations.

March 17, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (ACA992) from Mexico City, Mexico (MMMX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) initiated an overshoot due to a wind shear warning and diverted to Buffalo, NY (KBUF). No impact on operations.

March 12, 2022

Incident at 2NM TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-FJNX/ACA621) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA). Traffic was an Ornge Global Air Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GRXO/PUL108) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Timmins/Victor M. Power, ON (CYTS). No loss of separation. ACA621 continued for a normal landing on Runway 33L at CYYZ at 2331Z, without further incident (WOFI). No impact to operations.

March 15, 2022

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

The Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) tower instructed a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-81D (C-GNCH/SWG789) from Roatan/Juan Manuel Galvez, Honduras (MHRO) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to conduct a go-around due to the previous lander, a Capital City Jet Center Inc. Cessna 525B (N525MP) from Westchester, NY (KHPN) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) being slow to vacate the runway. SWG789 landed on Runway 05 at CYYZ at 0105Z without further incident (WOFI). No impact to operations.

March 6, 2022

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

An Endeavor Air Inc. Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (EDV5125) from New York City/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) conducted a go-around for Runway 24R. EDV5125 landed without further incident (WOFI) at 2049Z. No operational impact.

March 2, 2022

Incident at 26NM KINGSTON ON (CYGK)

An Airpsrint Inc. Embraer EMB-545 (C-FASV/ASP812) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec City/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported they had a mechanical issue and requested a return to CYYZ. ASP812 landed on Runway 24R in CYYZ at 1322Z, without further incident (WOFI). No impact to operations.

February 26, 2022

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

An Island Air Flight School & Charters Inc. Cessna 172S (C-GSAR) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) reported a stuck throttle after take-off. C-GSAR was able to reduce the throttle and landed safely at 1538Z, no operational impact.

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

The pilot of a Porter Airlines Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQZ/POE411) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) requested medical assistance for a passenger on board while 4NM final for Runway 26.

February 19, 2022

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

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE126) from Newark/Liberty, NJ (KEWR) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) requested police due to an unruly passenger.

February 13, 2022

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

A 5001235 Ontario Inc. Burkhart Grob G 115C (C-FLYO) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was cleared for the right downwind for Runway 08, but flew a straight-in approach for Runway 26 instead.

February 14, 2022

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

Due to staffing at Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ), the tower was closed between 1342Z and 1400Z on February 14, 2022.

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

An Island Air Flight School & Charters Cessna 172S (C-GSAR) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was instructed to fly straight-in, south of the smoke stacks, for Runway 26. The aircraft flew over the downtown area and crossed over the airport to join the downwind. No impact to operations.

January 31, 2022

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ) (Incursion - runway - pedestrian)

An ALCI Aviation Ltd. Beech C90 (C-GTGV) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Oshawa, ON (CYOO) saw a person walking towards the aircraft to cross the runway from the south side of the airfield. Airport staff vehicles intercepted the individual after they crossed the runway and they escorted them off the field.

February 1, 2022

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

A Skycare Air Ambulance Swearingen SA227-AC (C-FIOC) on a MEDEVAC flight from Sudbury, ON (CYSB) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was on visual approach to Runway 08 and was observed to be lined up with Runway 06. C-FIOC conducted a missed approach and landed on Runway 08 without further incident.

January 24, 2022

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

An Aeroméxico Boeing 737 MAX 8 (AMX616) from Mexico City/Benito Juarez International, Mexico (MMMX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to conduct a go-around on approach for Runway 24R due to an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA174) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) being slow to vacate the runway. AMX616 landed at 0430Z. No other impact on operations.

January 21, 2022

Incident at KITCHENER / WATERLOO ON (CYKF)

A Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GYAP) from Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) and a Tri-City Aero Maintenance Inc. Piper PA-24-400 (C-FMYB) on a flight to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) taxied across the inactive runway without a clearance.

January 16, 2022

Incident at KERPU intersection

A Brampton Flying Club Cessna 172R (C-GNUE) from Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) to Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) departed from CNC3 and requested flight following to CYOO via the city centre. C-GNUE was not visible to the controller and was assigned a code, which was read back. C-GNUE appeared as a "chicken foot" as it entered Class C airspace. The transponder for C-GNUE finally appeared as the aircraft was crossing through the localizer for Runway 05, with an Icelandair Boeing 737 MAX 8 (ICE37B) from Reykjavik/Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) on final. The controller passed traffic to C-GNUE and instructed them to descend. The tower passed VFR traffic to ICE37B. The tower passed traffic to an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A321-211 (ROU1657) from Tampa, FL (KTPA) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) and C-GNUE continued southbound and crossed the localizer for 06L, with ROU1657 on final. No other operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22O0004: C-GNUE, a Cessna 172R aircraft owned by Brampton Flying Club, was on a rental round-trip visual flight rules (VFR) flight from Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3), with a stop at the Oshawa, ON (CYOO) airport via the Toronto City Center, with one pilot and one passenger onboard. At 2301, the Toronto Terminal provided the occurrence pilot with a transponder code, and the pilot readback the correct code. The aircraft then entered Toronto Pearson International, ON (CYYZ) Class C controlled airspace without Air Traffic Control (ATC) clearance. At that point, the transponder code was not appearing on the ATC radar. The aircraft continued, crossing eastbound through the localizer of Runway 05 at CYYZ, where it appeared on ATC radar. The aircraft flew in front of flight ICE37B, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft on final approach for Runway 05, resulting in a minimum separation of 300 feet vertical and 1 nm lateral. Subsequently, the aircraft crossed the localizer for Runway 06L at CYYZ in front of flight ROU1657, an Airbus A321 aircraft on final approach, resulting in a minimum separation of 900 feet vertical and 0.3 nm lateral. After crossing the localizer for Runway 06L, the occurrence pilot exited the CYYZ control zone under the direction of the Toronto Terminal, and the flight continued without further incident.

January 8, 2022

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

A Brampton Flying Club Bellanca 7ECA (C-GONI) on a VFR flight from Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) to Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) lost their ability to transmit to the Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) tower while sightseeing over the downtown area. The aircraft was able to hear instructions. The aircraft exited the CYTZ control zone (CZ) and squawked 7600. C-GONI regained communication at 2108Z.

January 14, 2022

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

A Canadian Flyers International Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GYGQ) entered the Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) zone after being instructed to remain clear of the zone.

May 8, 2022

Incident at DAWSON CITY YT (CYDA) (ATM - operations, ATM - weather observation systems)

The CYDA community aerodrome radio station (CARS) was not open at 1520Z. No weather information issued. The station was called, but there was no answer. The Kamloops (YKA) Flight Information Centre (FIC) was called to advise for a NOTAM. Both Observers/Communicators (OCs) listed in the contact manager were called, with no response.

May 5, 2022

Incident at LLOYDMINSTER AB (CYLL)

A privately registered Cessna 180 from Lloydminster, AB (CYLL) to Lloydminster, AB (CYLL) was observed on final for Runway 08 without radio contact, approximately 0.5 statute miles (SM) behind a Border City Aviation Cessna 172M (C-GIDW) from Lloydminster, AB (CYLL) to Lloydminster, AB (CYLL) that was established on final. The Cessna 180 did a 360-turn for spacing. They landed at 1909Z. The Cessna 180 advised the Flight Service Station (FSS) via their door phone that they had a radio failure. No impact to operations.

April 18, 2022

Incident at YORKTON MUNI SK (CYQV)

A 102107485 Saskatchewan Ltd. Cessna 172K (C-GEQB) reported being briefly struck by a green laser originating from the city of Yorkton while doing circuits at Yorkton, SK (CYQV). Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) advised; reference 2204-08374.

March 22, 2022

Incident at LLOYDMINSTER AB (CYLL)

A Border City Aviation Cessna 172M (C-GIDW) was conducting circuits on Runway 26 at Lloydminster, AB (CYLL). On their second circuit, after missing both downwind and final calls on the previous circuit, C-GIDW was reminded to make the mandatory calls by the flight service station (FSS). The pilot called while rolling for take-off and, after becoming airborne over top of an industrial area next to the airport, made an abrupt left turn while climbing. The FSS observed that the abbreviated circuit was approximately 200ft above ground level (AGL). C-GIDW then made an excessively sharp turn onto final, over the end of the runway, before landing and exiting the runway at the intersection.

March 14, 2022

Incident at 2NM SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-FKIW/WJA407) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) on a Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners Cessna 182T (C-FSPS) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) on a local flight over the city. C-FSPS was restricted south of departure path. No operational impact.

March 10, 2022

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

A Northwestern Air Lease Ltd. British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (PLR905) on a flight plan from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to High Level, AB (CYOJ) was cleared to climb to 8000 feet. At 2020Z, air traffic control (ATC) observed PLR905 at 8500 feet, which conflicted with VFR traffic, a City Of Edmonton Cessna 182Q (C-GMXM) from Edmonton/Villeneuve, AB (CZVL) to Edmonton/Villeneuve, AB (CZVL) at 8500 feet. Traffic was passed to both aircraft prior to PLR905 climbing to 8500 feet. No traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) reported. No loss of separation occurred. No impact to the operation.

March 3, 2022

Incident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Millennium Aviation Cessna 150M (C-GGKV) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) had an engine failure on Runway 09 while conducting a touch-and-go at 0200Z. Three aircraft in the circuit were moved over the city. A Saskatchewan Air Ambulance Beech B200 (SLG1) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) and a Cargojet Airways Boeing 757-200 (CJT590) from Saskatchewan/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Regina, SK (CYQR) were moved to Runway 33 and Runway 15 for departure. C-GGKV was able to taxi off of Runway 09 at 0208Z.

February 22, 2022

Accident at WHITEHORSE/ ERIK NIELSEN INTL (CYXY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Alkan Air Ltd. Dornier 228-202 (C-FUCN) from Dawson City, YT (CYDA) to Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen, YT (CYXY), inbound, reported a nose wheel gear issue at 1820Z. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was notified. The aircraft performed a touch-and-go to try and resolve its nose gear issue, but was unsuccessful. An emergency was declared at 1837Z and the aircraft landed without nose gear at 1844Z. The aircraft was towed off the runway at 1920Z. A foreign object debris (FOD) check was completed at 1940Z. No injuries reported. No other impact to operations.

January 24, 2022

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Freedom Aviation Piper PA-46-350P (C-FRDN) on a flight to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) experienced a runway excursion after landing on Runway 36 and ended up leaving the hard surface into the snow on the west side. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was called out. Initial reports were of some damage to the aircraft, but no injuries. Runway 36 was closed for approximately three and a half hours until the aircraft was removed.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22C0011: C-FRDN, a privately operated PA-46-350P, was conducting a flight from Kansas City/Charles B. Wheeler, MO (KMKC) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG). The aircraft was cleared to land on Runway 36 at CYWG. Runway 36 was bare and dry. Upon touchdown, the aircraft unexpectedly and violently turned to the left and exited the runway. The aircraft made contact with compacted snow and sustained damage to the propeller and the nose gear assembly. There were no injures to the pilot or to the passengers. ARFF did attend. A local AMO is inspecting and assessing the damage to the aircraft.

January 8, 2022

Incident at FORT MCMURRAY AB (CYMM)

A McMurray Aviation Cessna 208B (C-GWRK) from Fort McMurray, AB (CYMM) to Uranium City, SK (CYBE) rejected its take-off due to an equipment malfunction. The aircraft safely taxied back to the hangar and then departed 30 minutes later, without further incident. No impact on operations.

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