July 29, 2020

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGND/JZA8734) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) declared PAN PAN and reported flaps stuck at 15 degrees. The pilot requested diversion to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ). The aircraft landed at 1758Z, No impact on operations.
UPDATE AOR-266121-V1: The Moncton (ZQM) air traffic control (ATC) advised the Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) flight service station (FSS) that a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGND/JZA8734) on an IFR flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) declared "Pan Pan" on approach into CYGR. JZA8734 was now diverting to CYYG and the pilot requested the CYYG Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit be alerted and put into position. The aircrafts flap operation was abnormal. At 1718Z ZQM ATC advised that JZA8734 was now diverting to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) vice CYYG. At 1721Z ZQM ATC confirmed that the CYYG ARFF unit could "stand down". (Duplicate record AOR-266121-V1 / CADORS 2020A0491 deleted)
Update: TSB Report #A20A0033: C-GGND, a de Havilland DHC-8-402 aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flight JZA8734 from Fredericton Intl (CYFC), NB, to Îles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC. On approach to CYGR, the crew received a FLAP POWER caution indication and the flaps did not extend beyond 17 degrees. The crew declared PAN PAN with air traffic services (ATS) and requested a diversion to Halifax/Stanfield, (CYHZ), NS. The aircraft landed at CYHZ without further incident.

February 21, 2020

Incident at 20NM E RABIK intersection

A Government of Canada Department of Transport Cessna 550 (C-FKLB/TGO857) from Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) was seen off course from the cleared path and was heading direct YQM. The route known to the air traffic services (ATS) unit was Q951 YQM. No impact on operations.

January 13, 2020

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

At takeoff, a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-FIJA/JZA8549) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) reported that it was going back to CYUL and landing. The nature of the issue was not indicated. No emergency was declared and no assistance was requested. The aircraft landed without incident at 0306Z. Impact: a GoJet Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (GJS6238) from Detroit Metro/Wayne County, MI (KDTW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL), an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA426) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL), and another Air Canada flight (ACA4235) were delayed at landing, and a few flights were delayed at takeoff. No other impact on operations.

July 21, 2020

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FJZL/JZA8359) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a bird strike upon arrival on Runway 24R. An intact horned lark was retrieved from the runway. No impact on operations.

June 4, 2020

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

A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FJBO/SKV7461) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) conducted a Go-Around for Runway 24R due to birds. SKV7461 landed on Runway 24R at 1124Z without further incident. No operational impact.

June 20, 2020

Incident at 4553N / 06949W

A privately registered, amateur-built Pipistrel Virus SW from Saint-Hyacinthe, QC (CSU3) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) notified the air traffic controller (ATC) of an electrical problem and that they were returning to CSU3. No emergency declared. The aircraft landed safely at 1516Z. No impact on operations.

November 12, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FHFS) from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) departed Runway 24 and performed a right turn without permission.

November 9, 2020

Incident at 8NM SUMMERSIDE PE (CYSU)

The transponder of a Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Lockheed C-130 (TSKR343) from Greenwood, NS (CYZX) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) cycled through the emergency code. There was no emergency. No impact to operations.

October 31, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Piper PA-28-180 from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) reported a flat tire after landing on Runway 28. The aircraft was slow to exit the runway; one aircraft conducting circuits for Runway 28 executed a "low and over" in order to accommodate. The Charlottetown Airport Authority (CAA) was dispatched for a foreign object debris (FOD) check, and will tow the aircraft off of Runway 03/21.

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

Shortly after departure, an Eassons Transport Ltd. Mooney M20R (C-GEOK) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Greenwood, NS (CYZX) deviated from the standard instrument departure (SID) heading without clearance. No separation issues or impact to operations.

October 1, 2020

Incident at 8NM CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (CYYG)

Broken transmissions were received at the Charlottetown (YYG) flight service station (FSS). The partial call sign of a privately registered, amateur-built Piel Emeraude CP-300 from Summerside, PE (CYSU) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) was received. The pilot was advised to attempt contact via the emergency telephone number, which was unsuccessful. Communications were established via key clicks. The aircraft arrived "receiver only" (RONLY) a short time later.

Incident at 10NM CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (CYYG)

A Sea Eagle Aviation Cessna 172N (C-GJUF) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) had a stuck microphone for approximately 15 minutes on 118.0 MHz. Occasional transmission were heard at the CYYG flight service station (FSS). Communications were briefly established when the aircraft was on final for Runway 21.

September 30, 2020

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWSQ/WJA8232) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) conducted an overshoot for Runway 14 due to a crosswind and diverted to its alternate destination of Charlottetown, PE (CYYG). No impact on operations.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 A220-300 (C-GJYE/ACA610) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) conducted an overshoot of Runway 14 due to crosswinds and diverted to its alternate destination of Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) after holding. No impact on operations.

May 21, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

A For Some Further Protection Corp. Cessna T206H (C-GVTT) from Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) landed at 2215Z with no notice or approval, despite the NOTAM stating prior notice is required due to COVID restrictions.

March 14, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

Delayed entry as a result of NAV CANADA safety and evaluation quality assurance (QA) review: The Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) flight service station (FSS) was advised that the police would meet a Sky Regional Airlines Inc. Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FRQN/SKV7526) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) on arrival to deal with a passenger smoking during the flight. Actual time of arrival (ATA) on 20/03/14 was 0445Z.

August 29, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

At 1417Z, a privately registered Cessna 150J from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) reported inbound to CYYG. The pilot advised that the flaps were extended 15 degrees and were unable to retract. No emergency was declared. No assistance was required. The aircraft landed at 1425Z. No impact on airport operations.

August 9, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (FOD (foreign object debris))

The pilot of a privately registered Cessna 150J from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) reported a bird strike on landing Runway 28. An airport vehicle (ST20) recovered a small hawk.

August 8, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

The pilot of a privately registered Rans S-7S Courier from Hillaton, NS (CHL2) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) requested to close their flight plan upon arrival, but there was no flight plan on file.

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (Bird presence, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The departure of a Sky Regional Airlines Inc. Embraer ERJ 170-200SU (C-FXJF/SKV7463) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was delayed by 5 minutes due to birds on the runway. An airport vehicle (ST20) chased the birds away.

August 2, 2020

Incident at 8NM CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (CYYG)

A PVC Environmental Training & Consultants Inc. Cessna 177 (C-GCPG) from Cable Head Airpark, PE (CCA3) to Cable Head Airpark, PE (CCA3) had a radio failure at 8NM NE of Charlottetown, PE (CYYG).

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (FOD (foreign object debris))

A WestJet Boeing 737-6CT (C-GEWJ/WJA387) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) departure was delayed approximately 5 minutes due to a bird carcass (hawk) on the runway. No aircraft had reported a bird strike.

July 29, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

The Moncton (ZQM) air traffic control (ATC) advised the Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) flight service station (FSS) that a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGND/JZA8734) on an IFR flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) declared "Pan Pan" on approach into CYGR. JZA8734 was now diverting to CYYG and the pilot requested the CYYG Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit be alerted and put into position. The aircrafts flap operation was abnormal. At 1718Z ZQM ATC advised that JZA8734 was now diverting to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) vice CYYG. At 1721Z ZQM ATC confirmed that the CYYG ARFF unit could "stand down".

January 28, 2020

Incident at 18NM CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (CYYG)

Delayed entry as a result of NAV CANADA safety and evaluation quality assurance (QA) review: A Sky Regional Airlines Inc. Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEIX/SKV7629) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) requested to level at 100 due to a slat issue. At 1435Z, C-FEIX requested to climb to FL200 and continued to its destination. No emergency, and no impact on operations.

July 3, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

A 691042 N.-B. Inc. Robinson R66 (C-GMTZ) from Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) landed without prior contact with PEI Health as per the COVID-19 NOTAM. Upon landing the pilot proceeded to Canadian Airport Authority (CAA) commissionaire for further information.

July 1, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-FYKR/ACA606) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) conducted a missed approach for Runway 03 due to weather. C-FYKR diverted to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL). No operational impact.

June 26, 2020

Incident at 20NM HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

An Atlantic Utility Maintenance Inc. Piper PA-31 (C-GXUG) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) had a communication failure. The aircraft proceeded to CYHZ and landed safely at 0009Z. A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA252) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) was delayed slightly in order to accommodate.

June 23, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (ATM - weather observation systems)

The Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) was indicating light precipitation from 1257Z until 1507Z, and since 1600Z. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) was advised. A NOTAM was issued.

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (ATM - operations)

The Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) operated outside of published hours of operation to finalize communications with a Provincial Aerospace Beech 200 (C-GEHS/SPR810) on a MEDEVAC flight from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Sydney/Douglas McCurdy, NS (CYQY), with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 0106Z. The Moncton area control centre (CZQM) and the Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) flight information centre (FIC) were advised.

June 14, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

After the departure of a Sky Regional Airlines Inc. Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEJC/SKV7461) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), the pilot advised of a "definite" bird strike on their departure off of Runway 03. The flight service station (FSS) advised the field foreman for an inspection of the runway. No impact on operations.

May 16, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (ATM - other)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-GMJA/JZA8549) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) was denied the instrument landing system (ILS) approach for Runway 03 in error.

May 15, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

Report from the Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) Airport Authority of an unknown, very low flying aircraft (acft) inside the CYYG control zone. Aircraft was observed by the public approximately 3 miles West of CYYG over a built-up area. No communication (coms) was established with the Flight Service Station (FSS).

May 17, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

A privately registered Robinson R44 II from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) returned to CYYG after departure due to an open door. The aircraft landed safely at 1433Z and then departed at 1434Z for the remainder of the flight.

May 19, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (Aerodrome - visual aids)

Upon turning off the lights during the opening of the station at Charlottetown, PE (CYYG), an alarm advised of a Runway 03 approach lighting failure. Charlottetown Airport Authority (CAA) maintenance was advised of the issue.

May 11, 2020

Incident at 30NM CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (CYYG)

The transponder of a Government of Canada, Department of National Defence, Lockheed C-130 (TSKR332) from Greenwood, NS (CYZX) to Gander Intl, NL (CYQX) squawked an emergency without pilot input. Second occurrence at 1152Z again with no pilot input. The pilot confirmed no emergency in both cases. No impact on operations.

May 8, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

The pilot of a privately registered Cessna 150J from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) shut down the aircraft while on the taxiway due to propeller issues during taxi for departure. The aircraft was re-started and taxied back to parking. No other aircraft were affected.

April 6, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While on backtrack for departure from Runway 28, a To The Tabs Aviation Inc. Piper PA-28-161 (C-FDME) on a flight from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) taxied off the Runway 28 threshold onto soft ground. The aircraft requested assistance, and the Canadian Airport Authority (CAA) responded. Runway 10/28 was closed via NOTAM for 59 minutes via voice advisory. Moncton area control centre (CZQM) was advised. The aircraft was moved back onto the runway surface and subsequently taxied back to Apron 2. Runway 28 was re-opened by the CAA. CZQM was advised.

April 2, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (Incursion - runway - pedestrian)

At Charlottetown, PE (CYYG), a person was observed off the threshold of Runway 10 walking alone. Canadian Airport Authority (CAA) and Charlottetown police department were advised. No impact to operations.

March 27, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

A WestJet Boeing 737-6CT (C-GWSI/WJA387) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a possible bird strike on departure. No remains found by Canadian Airport Authority (CAA).
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Technical records were reviewed for C-GWSI, with no bird strike related defects found recorded.

March 18, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

An Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (C-FPUB/EV755) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) was observed climbing through cleared altitude of 100.

March 15, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEKD/SKV7564) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) was delayed deplaning passengers due to the extra time needed to process one arriving passenger with a medical issue.

March 14, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-GKGC/JZA8549) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) executed a missed approach for Runway 10, due to severe turbulence and wind shear.

March 9, 2020

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

An Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (C-FPUB/EV750) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) departed at 1140Z. They advised that they were returning due to an electrical problem. No assistance was required. The aircraft landed safely at 1149Z. No impact on operations.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

An Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (C-FPUB/EV756) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) rejected takeoff due to airspeed indicator problems. The aircraft taxied back to the gate. No impact on operations.

February 29, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

The Flight Service Station (FSS) incorrectly provided wind and altimeter information for Charlottetown Airport, PE (CYYG) to the following aircraft operation at Sydney, NS (CYQY) and Sydney (Cape Breton Regional Hosp), NS (Heli) (CSY9): A Provincial Aerospace Beech 200 (C-GGAO/SPR03) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Sydney, NS (CYQY) and a Canadian Helicopters Sikorsky S-76C (C-FLFN) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Sydney (Cape Breton Regional Hosp), NS (Heli) (CSY9).

February 21, 2020

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Smartwings Boeing 737-8FN (OKTVM) operating as an Air Transat flight (TSC2651) from Holguin/Frank Pais, Cuba (MUHG) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) conducted a missed approach (MA) for Runway 23 due to a flap issue. No emergency declared but Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was requested as precaution. The aircraft landed at 2013Z. Runway 23 was closed for 15 minutes. 2 aircraft on approach for Runway 23 were required to circle.
UPDATE Duplicate AOR-262154-V1: TSC2651 pilot initiated overshoot 4NM final for Runway 23 due to flap issue. Landed safely at 2012Z. When given exit instructions, pilot asked to remain on the runway for a visual inspection by the ARFF vehicles. An Exploit Valley Air Services Ltd. Beech 1900D (EV753) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) conducted a tower-initiated overshoot due to this, and landed on Runway 32 safely. One other departure, a Jazz aircraft (JZA812), was delayed slightly as well. A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKG) that was on a training flight discontinued its approach. (Duplicate AOR-262154-V1 deleted)
UPDATE TSB Report #A20A0009: OK-TVM, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft owned by Smartwings and contracted to Air Transat, was conducting flight TSC 2651 from Holguin/Frank País Intl. (MUHG), Cuba to Halifax/Robert L. Stanfield Intl.(CYHZ), NS with 162 passengers and 6 crew. On approach to CYHZ, the crew selected flaps 5 and they became lodged at flap 2. The flight crew overshot the approach and troubleshot the issue until deciding to land with flap 2, as they would not move. The crew requested ARFF to meet the aircraft when it stopped on the runway. The aircraft landed without further incident. Once the aircraft stopped on the runway the ARFF inspected the brakes and flaps, including taking temperatures. Once the inspection was complete, the crew taxied to the gate and the passengers were deplaned. Maintenance cleared the fault by resetting the flap computer and the aircraft was released to service.

February 17, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

During taxi, a WestJet Boeing 737-6CT (C-GWSB/WJA331) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported an animal, possibly a coyote, on CYYG Taxiway A. The pilot of WJA331 advised they would hold short of the runway for an inspection by the Canadian Airport Authority (CAA). Animal was observed proceeding towards the south of Taxiway A. WJA331 departed with a 5 minute delay. Moncton/Gander Flight Information Region (CZQM) advised.

January 24, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

The request of a Government Of Canada, Department Of National Defence Sikorsky S-92A (LYNX09) from Shearwater, Nova Scotia (CYAW) to Shearwater, Nova Scotia (CYAW), on an IFR approach to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG), for area navigation (RNAV) Runway 10, was denied.

January 17, 2020

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-GNJZ/JZA8358) on an IFR flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) conducted a missed approach on the instrument landing system (ILS) Runway 03 due to wind.

January 14, 2020

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

The pilot of an Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (C-GUPW/EV751) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) initiated an overshoot for Runway 05 due to non-intercept of the localizer, which was on the opposite end for previous arrivals and was not switched due to EV751s strip indicating it was cleared for an area navigation (RNAV) approach. EV751 returned to land successfully on the LOC05 approach. No impact on operations.

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