November 8, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Rev Compression Services Ltd. Cessna T182T (C-GCHB) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a blown tire upon landing on Runway 33. The aircraft rolled off the side of the runway. The pilot advised that they had no injuries. A maintenance vehicle assisted at the scene and Runway 33 was closed for 1 hour. The Area Control Centre (ACC) was advised.

November 3, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GEEN/WEN3298) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) declared PAN PAN due to a hydraulic issue. They then advised it was not an emergency but requested that the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit be on standby. The aircraft landed safely, without incident, on Runway 08L at 0305Z.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A20P0097: C-GEEN, a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402, was conducting flight WEN3298 from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver International, BC (CYVR) with 4 crew members and 16 passengers on board. During cruise, the crew received a Hydraulic Caution Light. The crew declared a PAN PAN and used the quick reference handbook to troubleshoot. The landing gear was extended manually as the aircraft descended through 10 000. The aircraft landed without further incident and was met by the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit. There were no injuries.

October 21, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Central Mountain Air Beech 1900D (GLR705) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Terrace, BC (CYXT) departed IFR from CYXS. Shortly after departure, the pilot reported to the Vancouver (VR) area control centre (ACC) that they were in the climb on the PRINCE GEORGE 5 departure. As the aircraft had not yet been validated to depart by the IFR controller, the IFR controller was not anticipating GLR705’s departure and initial check-in. The Prince George (XS) tower was temporarily unattended. No operational impact.

October 23, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A North Cariboo Flying Service Beech 200 (C-FRRQ/NCB912) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported striking several birds while landing on Runway 33. The remains of 3 birds were recovered. No operational impact.

October 22, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Incursion - runway - animal)

A Guardian Aerospace Holdings Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GUAE) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Prince George, BC (CYXS), while on a touch-and-go, reported a coyote crossing Runway 33. No operational impact.

October 16, 2020

Incident at 5542N / 12051W

Shortly after departure, a North Cariboo Flying Service Beech 200 (NCB912) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported an instrument failure. NCB912 elected to return to CYXJ. Landed at 1734Z. No further impact to operations.

October 3, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

At Prince George, BC (CYXS), a privately registered Cessna 150H taxied via Taxiway C and Runway 01/19 onto Apron 03 without a taxi clearance. No operational impact.

September 15, 2020

Incident at KAMLOOPS FIC / FIC DE KAMLOOPS

A Carrier Lumber Ltd. Bell 407 (C-GKOR) on VFR flight plan from Abbotsford, BC (CYXS) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXS) reached the information request (INREQ) stage at 2030Z. While talking to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria, the pilot was able to be contacted via the Mackenzie (YZY) remote communications outlet (RCO). The pilot had entered an incorrect estimated time of arrival (ETA), and the correct ETA of 2200Z was obtained. Flight plan (FP) was amended.

September 17, 2020

Incident at 80NM PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Kisik Aerial Survey Piper PA-23-250 (C-FKSK) from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Smithers, BC (CYYD) entered Class B airspace without authorization. The aircraft climbed to 13 500 feet. No operational impact.

August 29, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZK/JZA8212) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike while departing from Runway 15. One swallow was recovered.

August 23, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

The pilot of a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8201) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a possible bird strike while landing on Runway 33. No bird carcass was found. No operational impact.

August 5, 2020

Accident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The pilot of a privately registered American Aviation AA-1 from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) in the circuit requested a simulated engine out landing on Runway 24 at 1558Z. The pilot then requested a runway change to Runway 19 which was approved with the simulated procedure. At approximately 1600Z, the aircraft made contact with the runway, bounced, and flipped onto its roof. There were numerous delays to aircraft.
Update: TSB Report #A20P0077: A privately registered American Aircraft AA-1 was conducting circuits at Prince George (CYXS), BC, with 1 instructor and 1 student on board. During one of the circuits, a simulated engine failure was conducted with the plan to land on the runway and complete a full stop. On final, the instructor took control as they deemed the aircraft to be too high. During the attempted go around, power was not sufficient to prevent heavy contact with the runway surface. Directional control was lost and the aircraft departed the side of the runway and nosed over in the turf. The aircraft slid to a stop 10 feet from the edge of the runway. Both the instructor and student were able to egress from the aircraft and they both sustained minor injuries. There was no post-impact fire.

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd, Beech 200 (C-FNNC/NCB912) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) taxied onto Runway 15 without clearance. Another aircraft on Runway 15 had previously landed, slowed to taxi speed, and was receiving exit instructions at the time of the incursion. No operational impact.

July 30, 2020

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

A privately registered, amateur-built Searey from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Penticton, BC (CYYF) departed Runway 27 and did not respond to contact attempts for traffic information from a Central Mountain Air Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GYSJ/GLR9370) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA), and did not transmit on the mandatory frequency (MF) after departure.

July 28, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The pilot of a Central Mountain Air Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-FCME) on a flight to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported "MAYDAY" on the 3 miles final for Runway 15 due to a right engine fire. C-FCME landed without incident, extinguished the fire using on board equipment and evacuated the passengers onto the runway. C-FCME was towed off of the maneuvering areas. Runway 15 was closed for 36 minutes.
Update: TSB Report #A20P0072: C-FCME, a Central Mountain Air Beech 1900D, was operating as flight GLC708 from Terrace (CYXT), BC, to Prince George (CYXS), BC, with 2 flight crew and 10 passengers on board. Shortly after extending the landing gear at top of descent for Runway 15 at CYXS, the flight crew received an indication of fire for the right engine. The flight crew completed the QRH checklist, actuated the fire extinguisher for that engine and declared an emergency with ATS. No sign of fire was noted but the annunciation remained. The flight landed with ARFF on standby. After landing, the flight crew elected to stop on the runway and proceeded with a rapid deplanement of the passengers. The runway was closed for 36 minutes as the aircraft was towed to a company hangar. Maintenance personnel inspected the aircraft and engine; they determined that the fire loop detection system was defective, which resulted in the erroneous fire warning indication.

July 26, 2020

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (Bird presence, Incursion - runway - animal)

While in position for take-off from Runway 21, the pilot of a North Cariboo Flying Services Ltd. Beech B200 (NCB912) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported seeing a bird on the runway. The pilot taxied forward to scare the bird away and then backtracked to position and departed. No impact on operations.

March 23, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Bird presence)

Delayed entry as a result of NAV CANADA safety and evaluation quality assurance (QA) review: A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZG/JZA8211) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) rejected its take-off due to bird activity. No operational impact.

July 13, 2020

Incident at QUESNEL BC (CYQZ)

An American, privately registered Piper PA-12 from Williams Lake, BC (CYWL) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) entered the Quesnel, BC (CYQZ) control zone without making contact. No impact to operations.

July 11, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZD/JZA8209) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a bird strike on its roll out after landing on Runway 15.

July 8, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) event occurred over the Prince George (XS) area. An Ootsa Air Ltd. Piper PA-31-325 (C-GLRR) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Tsay Keh, BC (CBN9) was climbing without monitoring the frequency. An Air North Charter & Training Ltd. Boeing 737-500 (ANT474) from Watson Lake, YT (CYQH) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was provided instruction to not descend below 12000ft. The TCAS RA and corrective actions were implemented. No operational impact.

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At Terrace, BC (CYXT), Taxiway Bravo was closed via voice NOTAM due to a Central Mountain Air Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GMJJ/GLR8480) from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) partially blocking access to the taxiway. GLR8480 started to taxi and then called the flight service station (FSS) to advise that they were taxiing via Taxiway Bravo to depart from Runway 21. During the initial call to the FSS, GLR8480 entered Taxiway Bravo. The FSS advised GLR8480 that Taxiway Bravo was closed, so GLR8480 turned around and exited Taxiway Bravo back onto the apron. No impact to operations.

July 7, 2020

Incident at QUESNEL BC (CYQZ)

A privately registered Cessna 172E on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) was observed on radar entering the Quesnel, BC (CYQZ) control zone (CZ) at 043 without contacting the flight service station (FSS). No operational impact.

July 1, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GBJZ/JZA8204) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike while landing on Runway 08L.

January 2, 2020

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT)

A Central Mountain Air Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GMJJ/GLR708) from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) elected not to depart after lining up for Runway 15. C-GMJJ taxied back to apron to confirm its routing in clearance. No operational impact.

June 22, 2020

Incident at 95NM S FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

A North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd. Beech B200 (NCB911) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) declared an emergency due to a mechanical issue. Aircraft arrived without incident at 0139Z. No impact on operations.
Update TSB Report #A20P0061: C-FCGM, a Beechcraft 200 operated by North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd, was conducting a flight from Prince George (CYXS), BC, to Fort St John (CYXJ), BC, with 2 flight crew and 2 passengers onboard. During initial climb at FL190, the aircraft master warning flashed with no associated annunciator light and the crew observed a high oil temperature with fluctuating oil pressure (between 60-70 PSI) on the #2 engine (Pratt and Whitney PT6A-41). The flight crew performed a precautionary shutdown of the #2 engine, actioned the emergency checklist, and declared a MAYDAY. The aircraft landed safely at CYXJ and was shut down on the runway before being towed to the company maintenance facility. There were no reported injuries and no damage to the aircraft. Maintenance determined the thermostatic bypass and check valve assembly in the #2 engine was defective. The engine will be removed and sent for light overhaul as per the Engine Maintenance Manual.

June 21, 2020

Incident at QUESNEL BC (CYQZ)

A privately registered Piper PA-28R-180 from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) was observed on radar entering the Quesnel, BC (CYQZ) control zone (CZ) at 044 without contacting the flight service station (FSS). No operational impact.

June 13, 2020

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

A VFR target, an American, corporately registered Air Tractor AT-802A (N779DA) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA), was observed on radar inbound from the Northwest (NW). The aircraft landed without radio contact.

May 25, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

At 1705Z, an American, privately registered Cessna 150J from Quesnel, BC (CYQZ) to MacKenzie, BC (CYZY) entered the Prince George, BC (CYXS) control zone from the south at approximately 4500ft above sea level (ASL). Three attempts were made between 1705Z and 1707Z to establish contact with the aircraft. The aircraft made it approximately 4NM into the control zone before establishing contact. The aircraft was subsequently given clearance through the control zone. No operational impact.

May 30, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered American Aviation AA-1 from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) experienced engine failure on Runway 33 during a touch and go. The pilot then restarted the engine and taxied off the runway. One arrival and one departure were delayed for a few minutes. No operational impact.

May 19, 2020

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

A North Cariboo Flying Service Beech B200 (NCB911) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported on the ground that they were unable to get a signal from the Taylor non-directional beacon (NDB). A request was made to a North Cariboo Flying Service Beech B200 (NCB912) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) to attempt to get a signal, but NCB912 was not able to get a signal either. NCB911 advised being able to pick up the Fort St. John NDB, which they had reported a day earlier as down, by mistake. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) was advised of the situation. No impact to operations.

May 20, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Government of Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pilatus PC-12/47 (C-FMPF) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) departed from Runway 24 and returned for landing due to a "maintenance issue". No assistance required. No operational impact.

May 18, 2020

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (FOD (foreign object debris))

After landing on Runway 03, a Northern Thunderbird Air Beech B300 (NTA201 ) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) reported striking a bird. The airport authority was advised, remains of two small birds were recovered. No impact to operations.

April 12, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

At Prince George, BC (CYXS), an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was activated outside test hours from 1923Z to 1935Z. The source, a privately registered Cessna 140, was located on the field.

March 31, 2020

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).

March 24, 2020

Incident at 4905N / 12315W

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Beech 1900C (C-FPCV/PCO1415) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS), climbing through F184, reported a warning indication and declared an emergency. The aircraft diverted to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) and landed uneventfully at 2314Z. No operational impact.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20P0041: C-FPCV, a Beech 1900C operated by Pacific Coastal Airlines, was conducting a flight from Victoria International (CYYJ), BC, to Prince George (CYXS), BC with 2 flight crew and 10 passengers on board. During climb at 18 400 feet, the forward cabin door annunciator illuminated in the cockpit. The flight crew confirmed the cabin pressure was holding, the door was latched, and the passengers were secure. The flight crew followed the QRH, declared a MAYDAY, and diverted to Vancouver International (CYVR), BC. ARFF was on standby and the aircraft landed without incident. There were no injuries and no damage to the aircraft. The door functioned normally for deplanement at the gate. Maintenance replaced a corroded sill switch, cleaned the main connector, and released the aircraft back into service.

March 12, 2020

Incident at 55NM PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GMJJ/GLR708) from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) descended from FL250 without clearance. No operational impact.

March 13, 2020

Incident at 12NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3298) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported being tracked by a person with a green laser while in the downwind and base for Runway 26R. No operational impact.

February 28, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Beech 1900D (C-GPCE/PCO1411) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS), on final for Runway 33, reported landing gear issues and went into the missed approach. Shortly after, the reported issue was resolved and the aircraft landed safely on Runway 33. No operational impact.

March 3, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Central Mountain Air Beech 1900D (C-GFSV/GLR1922) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was instructed by the ground controller to hold short at the Runway 08R CATII line on A. However, the pilot crossed the CATII line and, as a result, the tower controller instructed a SkyLink Express Cessna 280B (C-FHGA/SLQ467) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to execute a missed approach for Runway 08R.

February 25, 2020

Incident at 18NM PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

Shortly after departure, a Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FVRJ/GLR705) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Terrace, BC (CYXT) reported that their gear would not retract. They decided to return to CYXS rather than continue to CYXT. They did not declare an emergency, nor did the pilot require emergency equipment.
Update TSB Report #A20P0029: C-FVRJ, a De Havilland DHC-8-100, was operating as Central Mountain Air flight GLR705. During the departure from Prince George Airport (CYXS), BC, when the flight crew selected the landing gear up, the landing gear did not retract. The flight crew completed the required checklist and returned to CYXS. The landing gear indications in the flight deck indicated safe at all times during the flight; no emergency was declared. The aircraft proceeded to land without further incident. After shutdown, the crew found that the Landing Gear Alternate Release was left open prior to departure. There was no damage to the aircraft. The aircraft was returned to service.

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Incursion - runway - animal)

A Carson Air Ltd. Beech B300 (C-GILK/CA811) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) initiated a missed approach for Runway 08L due to the presence of 4 coyotes on the runway. CA811 landed safely on Runway 08R.

February 23, 2020

Incident at 80NM N PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Northern Thunderbird Air Inc. Beech B300 (C-FNTA/NTA201) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a loss of pressurization. Descended from FL270 to 110 and elected to land at Prince George, BC (CYXS) instead of proceeding to CYVR. No operational impact. (Additional information merged from duplicate AOR-262082-V1, record deleted)
Update TSB Report #A20P0030: C-FNTA, a Beech King Air 300 operating as flight NTA201, operated by Northern Thunderbird Air, was on a MEDEVAC flight from Fort St. John (CYXJ) BC, to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR), BC. During cruise, at 27 000 feet, approximately 80nm North of Prince George (CYXS), BC, the aircraft experienced a rapid decompression. The flight crew initiated a descent and donned their oxygen masks while completing the emergency checklist. The crew then declared an emergency with ATC and leveled off at 11 000 feet. The aircraft diverted to CYXS and landed without further incident or injuries. Maintenance found that the door seal was leaking and worn. The seal was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.

February 24, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

The tower initiated a go around for a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FTEN/WEN3298) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) due to preceding aircraft, a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FUWE/WEN3167) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) missing the high speed M4 exit.

February 18, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

Air traffic control (ATC) initiated a missed approach for a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3297) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) for Runway 15 due to a de Havilland DHC-8-402 failing to exit Runway 33 onto Taxiway Delta on time. No other operational impact.

February 9, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

At Vancouver, BC (CYVR), a vehicle (JZA Tow) pushed back onto J in front of a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJWE/WEN3298) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR).

February 2, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

At Prince George, BC (CYXS), a vehicle (GRADER 150) was instructed to hold short of Runway 24 on Runway 33 due to inbound landing aircraft. A privately registered Cessna 140 landed on Runway 24 and taxied clear at 0129Z. The vehicle crossed Runway 24 after the Cessna 140 taxied off the runway. No operational impact.

January 24, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8576) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Saskatoon/Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) reported a nose gear issue so an emergency standby was initiated. The aircraft landed at CYVR safely.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20P0009: C-GOJZ, a Jazz Aviation LP CRJ-900 aircraft, was conducting flight JZA8576 from Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl (CYXE), SK with 4 crew members and 74 passenger on board. After take off and following the landing gear retraction, the crew received a nose wheel steering caution annunciation. The flight crew elected to return to CYVR, however entered a hold for approximately 40 minutes to reduce aircraft weight for landing. In consultation with the operators maintenance a decision was made to land at a weight higher than the maximum landing weight using a minimum descent rate. The flight crew declared an emergency and the aircraft landed without further incident. Subsequent maintenance actions revealed an inoperative nose steering control module. The unit was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.

January 22, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Taxiway incursion by a United Airlines Boeing 737-800 (N76269/UAL217) on a flight from Houston Intl, TX (KIAH) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) leading to conflict with a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZG/JZA8575) on a flight from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl, SK (CYXE) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR).

January 21, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-GVWA/WJA1883) on a flight from Kailua/Kona, HI (PHKO) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) was instructed to go around due to slower traffic in front. Traffic ahead was a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3290) on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR).

January 20, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FIWE/WEN3287) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a bird strike departing Runway 08R. Upon inspection nothing found. An American corporately registered Boeing 767-328 (N342AX/operating as Air Canada flight ACA2420) on a flight from Honolulu, Hawaii (PHNL) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) was issued the missed approach while the runway was closed for inspection. The aircraft was vectored for a 2nd approach and landed at 0634Z. Runway 08R re-opened at 0622Z. (Duplicate AOR 260872-V1 deleted).

More...