July 20, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

After clearance on left downwind for Runway 24L, with a minimum 1,700 ft altitude restriction, an Aviation PGD Inc. Cirrus SR22 (C-GJCG) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was observed descending 1 NM from Promenades Saint-Bruno. C-GJCG was instructed to pull up, but did not respond. Information on the aircraft was passed to a Cargair Cessna 152 (C-GCGV) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) and an Aéroclub de Montréal Cessna 150M (C-GJCV). C-GJCV had to change its route to avoid the aircraft. C-GJCG finally climbed to 1,700 ft after several calls from the tower.

June 14, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An Aéroclub de Longueuil Cessna 172M (C-FIQX) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was instructed to not fly higher than 1,100 ft. The aircraft was observed on radar at 1,400 ft. No impact on operations.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An Aéroclub de Montréal Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GWNZ) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) had been cleared to line up on Runway 06R, but instead took off without clearance. No impact on operations.

June 5, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An Aéroclub de Longueuil Cessna 172N (C-GVJE) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was, on departure, instructed to not climb higher than 1,100 ft. The aircraft was observed on radar at 1,400 ft. No operational impact.

June 11, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An Aéroclub de Montréal Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GCJO) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was instructed to line up for Runway 24L, but was observed taking off without clearance. No impact.

May 13, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An Aéroclub de Montréal Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GEEU) from Montréal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU), on approach to the airport, had problems with its radio and squawked code 7600. An aircraft was removed from the runway to make room for the aircraft with an emergency.

May 10, 2022

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

A Montreal Flying Club Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GFWJ) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was cleared to conduct a touch-and-go on Runway 06R. The aircraft crashed north of Runway 06R while performing the manoeuvre. Emergency services were called and Runway 06R was closed. The runway was reopened at 1542Z.

April 12, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Montreal Flying Club Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GIPQ) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU), in the circuit for Runway 24L, reported being targeted by a green laser in the mid-downwind, above La Cité Park.

April 11, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An Aéroclub de Longueuil Inc. Cessna 172M (C-FIQX) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was instructed to taxi on Juliet and to contact the tower when holding short of Runway 24R. The aircraft was observed taxiing onto Runway 24R when an Aéroclub de Montréal Inc. Cessna 150L (C-FGBT) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) had received clearance to take off. The departure was aborted and C-FIQX turned around.

March 30, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An Aéroclub de Montréal Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GJCV) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was instructed to hold short of Runway 06R. The aircraft was observed crossing the hold short lines. Impact: a CPAQ.AÉRO Cessna 172L (C-FEWV) on final was instructed to pull up.

July 13, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GBLP) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported low engine power on the downwind and requested an immediate landing. A 1053420 BC Ltd. Piper PA-28-151 (C-GHDI) was exited off the runway and an Insignia Aircraft Maintenance Cessna 172M (C-GLDO) was given a go-around in order to accommodate C-GBLP. The pilot worked out the issue while on the downwind, but still elected to land. C-GHDI departed afterwards and C-GLDO landed after 1 circuit.

July 6, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

A Flying Air Club Inc. Aeroprakt-22LS (C-ILLZ) was conducting circuits at Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) and reported that the power was stuck "on". The pilot elected to continue and fly another approach. The pilot reported that everything was working correctly.The aircraft landed safely on Runway 26L. No impact to operations.

July 21, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GBLP) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) aborted their takeoff and reported a tail strike. No impact to operations.

July 15, 2022

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GQZB) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) was observed entering the Langley, BC (CYNJ) control zone from the southwest (SW) at 1700ft and orbiting through the zone before exiting to the SW. Multiple calls by the tower were unanswered. No operational impact.

July 11, 2022

Incident at 20NM WNW CHILLIWACK BC (CYCW)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GXPH) from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) reported an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal at 4935N 12150W, approximately 20NM west northwest (WNW) of Chilliwack, BC (CYCW). The signal was weak and lasted less than 5 seconds.

July 9, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GQZB) from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) on Taxiway C clear of runway protected area (RPA) reported they were disabled. A tow vehicle was sent out and towed them in. No operational impact.

June 26, 2022

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

An Abbotsford Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GGMA) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) called the tower frequency, ready for departure, from Runway 19 at the Delta intersection. The controller noticed that the aircraft was already 10 feet past the hold short line. No impact to operations.

June 24, 2022

Incident at PORT HARDY BC (CYZT)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-FJMT) from Port Hardy, BC (CYZT) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) received a departure advisory for Runway 34 and intended to depart from Runway 34. The aircraft then departed from Runway 08. No impact to operations.

June 22, 2022

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A Victoria Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GSDZ) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) started a departure roll and departed from Runway 09 without clearance. A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8165) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) was exiting runway at the time.

May 17, 2022

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

The pilot of a Golden Ears Flying Club Cessna 172E (C-FHTI) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) called to close its internet-filed VFR flight plan. The pilot filed the wrong departure time of 2100Z and arrived in Victoria before the flight plan was opened. No operational impact.

May 22, 2022

Incident at 12NM W Cowichan Bay

A Nanaimo Flying Club Cessna 172I (C-GVBA) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) transited Class C extension airspace from Cowichan Bay to Sooke Lake at 2400 ft with no air traffic control (ATC) contact.

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

An Abbotsford Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GGMA) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) exited Runway 07 via C4 and began taxiing westbound on C, towards Runway 19, without clearance. The ground controller noticed and told the aircraft to stop as they were approaching Runway 19. No impact to operations.

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GQZB) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) entered the northern portion of the Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) control zone without clearance. No impact to operations.

May 21, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

After landing but prior to exiting the runway, a Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GBUD) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) suffered an engine failure. No operational impact.

May 9, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GGGN) was on a VFR flight plan starting and ending in Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB). The aircraft reached the Information Request to Departure Station (QALQ) stage at 0852Z. The aircrafts last contact was with the Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies, BC (YXC) flight service station (FSS) (Abbotsford [YXX] remote aerodrome advisory service [RAAS]) at 0729Z while conducting a touch-and-go at Abbotsford, BC (CYXX). The pilot did not answer the given cell phone number. The aircraft was located by the search and rescue (SAR) contact just after the information request (INREQ) time at CZBB airport. The communications search (COMSEARCH) was terminated. No other agencies were contacted.

May 2, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-FJMT) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) returned to land shortly after takeoff.

April 28, 2022

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GQZB) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) flew through the northeast portion of the control zone at 1300 feet without clearance. CYNJ tower officials reached out multiple times, but C-GQZB did not reply.

April 24, 2022

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

An Abbotsford Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GGMA) from Chilliwack, BC (CYCW) was inbound to land at Abbotsford, BC (CYXX). The aircraft was cleared to land on Runway 07, however, C-GGMA lined up with Runway 01 and attempted to land. The aircraft was told to conduct a go-around and was guided for a landing on Runway 07. Gliders were operating on Runway 01. Both a glider and a tug were in the air to the west of the airfield at the time.

April 25, 2022

Incident at 4859N / 12336W

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8034) from Victoria, BC (CYCD) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) while 10NM East of CYCD with a Victoria Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GTDK) from Victoria, BC (CYCD) to Victoria, BC (CYCD) operating below Class C at 2500ft. Ascended to avoid. Traffic passed prior. No operational impact.

April 6, 2022

Incident at 1/2NM N Courthouse

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GBJQ) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) experienced a laser strike.

April 1, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

A Flying Air Club Inc. Aeroprakt-22LS (C-ILLZ) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) departed from Runway 26L, then at 600 feet turned back to the airport. When asked, C-ILLZ reported a partial power loss, and was cleared to land on Runway 08L. Operational impact: departure was delayed for one aircraft.

March 24, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

A Penticton Flying Club-COPA Flight 50 Cessna 172L (C-GBFB) from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) was inbound from the southwest (SW) and was told to fly northbound over the eastern shore of Okanagan Lake. The tower cleared the aircraft for the left downwind for Runway 34, however, C-GBFB read back "right downwind". Tower said "negative", cleared the aircraft for the left downwind, and the readback was correct. C-GBFB crossed the midfield and joined the right downwind.

April 1, 2022

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

On departure from Runway 19, a Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GPGG) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) reported a bird strike and proceeded to make a full stop on Runway 25. No assistance required. No reports from the pilot on damage.

March 17, 2022

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

At Nanaimo, BC (CYCD), a black pickup truck towing a covered utility trailer pulled out of the Flying Club tarmac, travelled down Taxiway A to the next driveway, and exited ground side to the access road. Airports advised. No operational impact.

February 13, 2022

Incident at 6NM N Richmond, BC (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GPGG) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported over Richmond, released from the terminal and inbound to CZBB. The CZBB controller descended the aircraft through Vancouver, BC (CYVR) tower airspace without coordination.

February 16, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Flying Club Piper PA-34-200 (C-FFEA) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) cancelled its IFR clearance after becoming airborne due to a global positioning system (GPS) issue and returned to land. No impact on operations.

February 15, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

After departing from Runway 26R, a Flying Air Club Inc. Aeroprakt 22LS (C-ILLZ) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) declared an engine failure. The tower advised that any surface was available for landing, and as C-ILLZ turned back to the airport, they advised the tower that their engine restarted and the aircraft subsequently landed safely on Runway 08R. No impact on operations.

January 21, 2022

Incident at 4846N / 12347W

A Victoria Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GJZB) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) incurred into Class C airspace at 4600 feet (at least), where Class C starts above 3500 feet. No operational impact.

February 6, 2022

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A Victoria Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GTDK) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) was required to take evasive action in the right downwind for Runway 09 to avoid a privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV 7A from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) that had departed from Runway 09 and made an early turn into the downwind. The Vans RV 7A should have climbed the runway heading to 1100ft before turning crosswind, as per local published procedures. The tower controller said to the pilot of the Vans RV 7A that they were cutting off the traffic and the pilot reported that C-GTDK was in sight. No impact on other traffic. Both aircraft landed safely.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #17521: A Victoria Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GTDK) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) was flying night circuit procedures, level at 1100 feet, on the downwind for a full stop landing. A privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV 7A on a flight from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) was climbing on a tight crosswind, and narrowly avoided a collision with C-GTDK due to both aircraft performing avoidance manoeuvres. Air Traffic Control (ATC) verified that C-GTDK had its strobes and navigation lights on. ATC also confirmed with the Vans RV 7A, to which they replied "they are now". C-GTDK then made a full stop landing and expedited their runway exit at the request of ATC, due to the proximity of the Vans RV 7A on final for a touch-and-go.

January 16, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGAH/JZA8274) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) on approach while a Kelowna & District Flying Club American Aviation AA-5B (C-GVXY) was running circuits at Kelowna, BC (CYLW). Maintained 0.8 NM separation. Traffic passed.

July 16, 2022

Incident at LONDON ON (CYXU)

A Brampton Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GFFZ) from Hanover/Saugeen, ON (CYHS) to London, ON (CYXU) was cleared to land on Runway 15, shortened (first 1800 feet closed by NOTAM). The tower observed that C-GFFZ was about to land on the closed portion of the runway and instructed the aircraft to conduct a go-around at a low level.

July 6, 2022

Incident at KINGSTON ON (CYGK)

A Smiths Falls Flying Club Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GLIN) from Kingston, ON (CYGK) to Brockville/Tackaberry, ON (CNL3) was asked to hold short of Runway 07/25 for IFR traffic that was on short final for Runway 07. C-GLIN ignored the request, taxied through Runway 07/25 and began the takeoff roll for Runway 01, which was a restricted runway with personnel and equipment working on it. The flight service station (FSS) intervened with a strongly worded instruction to stop the takeoff roll and hold short of the runway (again). The IFR aircraft landed without issue. Following this scenario, a traffic update was passed as a VFR helicopter was on short final for the apron and C-GLIN was safe to depart after the helicopter passed. C-GLIN ignored that suggestion and began the takeoff roll on Runway 07. The helicopter made an evasive maneuver to remain out of the departure path until the Cessna 172M rolled past. No other impact to operations.

July 9, 2022

Incident at WINDSOR ON (CYQG)

A Windsor Flying Club Cessna 172R (C-FROP) on a transborder fight from Port Clinton, OH (KPCW) to Windsor, ON (CYQG) arrived in CYQG without an active flight plan.

July 7, 2022

Incident at WINDSOR ON (CYQG)

At 2310Z, a Windsor Flying Club Piper PA-38-112 (C-FNEM) from Windsor, ON (CYQG) to Windsor, ON (CYQG), on left base for Runway 25, reported that a small, red, remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) at 1000 feet pass behind the aircraft, towards Essex. No impact to operations.

July 8, 2022

Incident at SMITHS FALLS-MONTAGUE (RUSS BEACH) ON (CYSH) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway closed from 2350Z to 2355Z due to a flat tire on a Rockcliffe Flying Club Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GDEF). Unknown operational impact.

July 3, 2022

Incident at IROQUOIS FALLS ON (CNE4)

The pilot of a Brampton Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GFSP) from Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) to Iroquois Falls, ON (CNE4) filed their destination as Haliburton/Stanhope, ON (CND4), when they intended to fly to CNE4.

June 24, 2022

Incident at LONDON ON (CYXU)

A Brampton Flying Club Cessna 172R (C-GBFA) from Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) to London, ON (CYXU), inbound, landed on Runway 27. The aircraft was instructed to exit onto Runway 15 and contact ground (GND) control. Runway 15 is closed for construction but available for taxiing south of Runway 09 to Taxiway Alpha. C-GBFA exited onto the north side of Runway 15. No men or equipment were on Runway 15 at the time. The aircraft had to wait on Runway 15 for approximately 5 minutes prior to crossing the active runway.

Incident at LONDON ON (CYXU)

A Brampton Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GBBP) from London, ON (CYXU) to Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) landed on Runway 27 and was instructed to exit left on G and contact ground control. C-GBBP exited left onto Runway 15 instead (closed but available as a taxiway between Runway 27 and Taxiway A at the time). C-GBBP was then instructed to taxi via Runway 15, and hold short of Taxiway A. C-GBBP subsequently turned onto A without clearance. No impact to operations.

June 19, 2022

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

A PSA Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2C10 (N540EG/JIA5110) from Philadelphia, PA (KPHL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to descend to 5000 feet on the base leg for Runway 05 and reported receiving a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA). A Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GYHN) from Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF), at 2500 feet, was in the vicinity. No impact to operations.

Incident at WINDSOR ON (CYQG)

A Windsor Flying Club Cessna 172R (C-GAVV) from Windsor, ON (CYQG) to Windsor, ON (CYQG) was issued instructions for a departure from Runway 12, and taxied onto Runway 30 without a clearance.

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