March 20, 2021

Incident at 5036N / 06337W

A Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Lockheed P-3 (CFC0611), from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Comox, BC (CYQQ) declared an emergency due to an engine problem. The aircraft asked to change its destination to Greenwood, NS (CYZX). No impact on operations.

August 27, 2021

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

A Latitude Air Ambulance Israel Astra SPX (C-FYLD) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) accessed Runway 06R from the oblique angle access D6. No operational impact.

August 14, 2021

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA540) from Seattle/Tacoma, WA (KSEA) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) and an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA687) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) each conducted a go-around due to turbulence and gusty winds. No operational impacts. (Reference CADORS 2021O1187)

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA540) from Seattle/Tacoma, WA (KSEA) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) and an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA687) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) each conducted a go-around due to turbulence and gusty winds. No operational impacts. (Reference CADORS 2021O1189)

August 12, 2021

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

An Air Canada Bombardier BD-500-1A11 A220-300 (ACA681) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), on 3NM final for Runway 24L, initiated a go-around due to a wind shear warning. Information passed to subsequent traffic on approach. The aircraft landed without incident on the next attempt.

August 11, 2021

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Canada Bombardier BD-500-1A11 A220-300 (ACA691) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported debris on Runway 24L after landing. Inspection found loose sealant and caulking. The runway was closed for 30 minutes for repair. Arrival and departure aircraft were redirected to Runway 23. No other impact to operations.

June 28, 2021

Incident at 13NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

Separation between a Fox Flight Inc. Learjet 45 (C-FEMF) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) and an Envoy Air Inc. Embraer EMB-145LR (N900AE/ENY3516) from Rochester, NY (KROC) to Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) was not initially assured. Adjacent sector controller took appropriate action to preserve vertical separation. No impact on operations.

May 25, 2021

Incident at LONDON FIC / FIC DE LONDON (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, Flight plan – information)

Incorrect destination was entered in the Flight Service Station Information Management System (FIMS) during the processing of the Y flight plan for a Provincial Aerospace de Havilland DHC-8-106 (C-FPPW/SPR08) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT).

April 19, 2021

Incident at 4530N / 06800W

The Moncton area control centre (ACC) reported that an American, corporately registered Cessna 560 (N555UZ) from Akron–Canton, OH (KCAK) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) deviated from FL370 to FL365, then quickly returned back to FL370. It appeared that the aircraft deviated from its route, as well. No impact on operations, safety was not jeopardized, separation was assured.

September 19, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GUAC/ACA686) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to St. Johns Intl, NL (CYYT) conducted a missed approach while conducting instrument landing system (ILS) CAT III Runway 11 approach, on short final. No traffic, no impact on operations.

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (FOD (foreign object debris))

Deceased bird found on Runway 29 after a routine inspection.

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Weather - wind shear)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GUAC/ACA686) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to St. Johns Intl, NL (CYYT) initiated a missed approach due to wind shear warning. No traffic. No impact on operations.

September 12, 2021

Incident at GANDER CENTRE / ACC DE GANDER

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8818) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) declared a medical emergency at 0205Z. The aircraft continued to destination and landed safely at 0228Z.

August 29, 2021

Incident at 4830N / 04742W

A Provincial Aerospace Dassault Falcon 900EX (C-GGBC) from Saint John, NB (CYSJ) to Ostend–Bruges, Belgium (EBOS) requested clearance to deviate to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) due to weather radar failure. The aircraft was cleared as requested. No traffic. No impact to operations.

September 4, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Bird presence)

A Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Beech B300C (C-GNLO) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to St. Anthony, NL (CYAY) rejected its takeoff due to the close presence of birds during the initial roll.

August 27, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 787-9 (KLM643) from Amsterdam, Netherlands (EHAM) to New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) declared a medical emergency and diverted to St. Johns, NL (CYYT). The aircraft landed safely at 2125Z. No traffic. No impact on operations.

August 25, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-GDEW/WEN3423) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) reported a bird strike after landing on Runway 32. The Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) was advised. The runway was inspected and nothing was found. No impact.

August 29, 2021

Incident at 4615N / 06019W

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZX/JZA8996) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) reported hearing an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal in the vicinity of Sydney, NS.

August 20, 2021

Incident at 30NM NE GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

Approximately 30NM northeast (NE) of Gander, NL (CYQX), a Provincial Aerospace Beech 200 (C-GPGR/SPR06) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to St. Anthony, NL (CYAY) requested to return to CYYT, with no reason provided. The aircraft subsequently declared an emergency due to an oil leak in the #1 engine. The aircraft landed without incident. No impact to operations.

Incident at 200NM ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

An American Airlines Boeing 777-300 (N733AR/AAL101) from London/Heathrow, United Kingdom (EGLL) to New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) diverted due to a medical emergency. An ambulance was requested upon arrival. No impact to operations.

August 28, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Newfoundland and Labrador Air Ambulance Service Beech B300 (C-GNLF) from Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) landed on Runway 34 and reported a dead bird near the threshold. The pilot advised that they did not experience a bird strike. A wildlife officer was advised and removed the remains. The previous landing aircraft, an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GUAC/ACA677) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT), advised of a possible bird strike.

August 27, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Chrono Aviation Pilatus PC-12 (NDL765) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared an emergency due to an unruly passenger. The aircraft requested to return to CYYT. The aircraft landed safely at 1802Z.

August 22, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A taxiing Air Canada Airbus BC-500-1A11 (C-GNBE/ACA687) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was given instructions to line up for Runway 34, and then the instructions were cancelled by ground control (GND). ACA687 had taxied over the hold short line by 5 feet. A Chrono Jet Boeing 737-2T4 (C-FYPN/MBK740) from Gander, NL (CYQX) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT), on approach, was issued instructions to conduct an overshoot.

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Bird presence, Incursion - runway - animal, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FPQI/PVL924) from Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) landed on Runway 34 and reported bird activity near the threshold of Runway 34. An aircraft on approach, a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GDEN/WEN3422) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT), held for 5 minutes while the birds were being dispersed

August 21, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Aerodrome - other, Aerodrome - visual aids, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At St. Johns, NL (CYYT), a lightning strike on the airfield caused multiple lighting failures. Multiple aircraft were diverted and multiple aircraft were held while awaiting repairs.

August 12, 2021

Incident at BATHURST NB (CZBF)

An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was reported in Northern New Brunswick. At 0942Z, a westbound Air India Boeing 777-300 (AIC105) from New Delhi, India (VIDP) to Newark, NJ (KEWR) reported an ELT at strength 5 at FL360 (4714/06547 to 4639/06634). At 1005Z, a westbound Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 A220-300 (ACA675) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a strong ELT at FL380 (4701/06546). Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax advised.

August 14, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

An Air Canada Bombardier BD-500-1A11 A220-300 (ACA678) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) picked up a wind shear warning and pulled up and went around for a second approach. No wind shear was confirmed. The aircraft landed at 0236Z. No traffic, no impact to operations.

August 11, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GJXW/ACA678) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) reported a laser directed at the aircraft. No impact on operations.

August 8, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

An Air Canada Bombardier BD-500-1A11 A220-300 (ACA687) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) rejected its takeoff at 1700Z. The aircraft taxied back to position and departed at 1729Z.

August 4, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3422) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) on final approach for Runway 29, VFR, requested to level off at 020 and troubleshoot a nose gear door indication. The aircraft then entered the left downwind and landed without further impact. No impact to operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. On final approach, a nose gear door indication came on. The nose landing gear NGLK1 sensor and harness were replaced.

August 6, 2021

Incident at 30NM ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GNCF/PVL927) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) requested to turn back due to a navigational issue. No emergency declared, assistance requested or impact to operations. PVL927 landed without incident at 2158Z.

July 16, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GTZU/ACA687) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) read back the wrong taxi routing and was proceeding onto the taxiway without a clearance.

August 1, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

The pilot of a Government Of Canada, Department Of Transport de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GCFJ/TGO950) from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) reported an orange/red drone approximately 200 feet below them, on the left side, when 2 statute miles final for Runway 29.

July 31, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

At 1747Z, a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3422) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) conducted a missed approach due to a nose gear indication. After troubleshooting for 9 minutes, the aircraft advised it was good to land. WEN3422 landed safely at 1809Z. No traffic and no impact to operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The connector for the doors solenoid sequence valve was replaced and the Service Difficulty Report (SDR) was updated.

July 23, 2021

Incident at 120NM S GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)

At approximately 1830Z, an Air Canada Boeing 777-300 (ACA871) enroute from Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared a medical emergency. The flight was approximately 120 miles south of Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) and diverted to St. Johns, NL (CYYT). The flight landed at 1928Z. No impact to operations.

July 12, 2021

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GPUX) from Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) to Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) encountered wake turbulence on final and deviated course. The other aircraft was a Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 767-300 (CJT621) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM). No impact on operations.

July 10, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

At 1218Z, a Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (PVL917) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) requested to return to CYYT due to a mechanical malfunction. No assistance required. No impact on operations.

July 11, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Aerodrome - power failure, Aerodrome - visual aids)

The airfield lighting system at St. Johns, NL (CYYT) failed due to a generator failure. Returned to service at 1520Z. One aircraft executed a missed approach, was placed in a hold and landed without incident approximately 30 minutes later.
UPDATE: Duplicate AOR 275395-V1: Aircraft details added. Narrative updated to read as follows: "An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GJYC/ACA676) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) was on a final CAT2 approach when the airfield experienced a complete lighting failure due to a generator failure. Air traffic control (ATC) instructed the aircraft to execute a missed approach, and placed the aircraft in a hold. The lighting returned to service at 1520Z, and the aircraft landed without incident at 1525Z." (Duplicate AOR 275395-V1 / CADORS 2021A0375 deleted after information merge)

Incident at 95NM NW ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GPAO/PVL901) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) requested to return to CYYT due to a flight attendant issue. No emergency declared or assistance requested. The aircraft landed without incident at 1412Z.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21A0021: C-GPAO, a de Havilland DHC-8-402 aircraft operated by PAL Airlines Ltd, was conducting flight PVL901 from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Deer Lake, NL (CYDF), with 4 crew members and 46 passengers onboard. While in cruise flight, a flight attendant became ill and was no longer able to perform the duties of the position. The crew made the decision to return back to CYYT and the aircraft landed without further incident.

July 7, 2021

Incident at 65NM W ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

At 1638Z, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8994) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) declared a medical emergency approximately 65NM West of CYYT. Flight landed in CYYT at 1658Z. No traffic or impact to operations.

June 24, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Security acts)

The St. Johns, NL (CYYT) Airport Authority received a double bomb threat at the terminal building.

June 19, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A UYJ Flying Club Ltd. Piper PA-28-140 (C-FUYJ) on a VFR flight from Clarenville, NL (CCZ3) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) executed a missed approach after lining up for the wrong runway.

June 14, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

The pilot of a CargoJet Airways Ltd. Boeing 767-300 (CJT621) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) rejected its takeoff due to a warning indicator.

June 3, 2021

Incident at 4802N / 05316W

At 1456Z, a Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-300 (PVL921) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Gander, NL (CYQX) advised the Gander Low Level Controller of a caution indicator light. The flight returned to CYYT. No emergency or assistance required. No impact to operations.

May 20, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 A220-300 (ACA678) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) encountered a green laser strike over the south end of the city of St. Johns, NL.

May 18, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGBF/JZA2490) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) reported a possible bird strike when departing from Runway 05. Nothing found on inspection. Flight crew advised. No impact.

May 16, 2021

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials)

At St. Johns, NL (CYYT), a de Havilland DHC-8-400 aircraft parked at Gate 2 on the terminal ramp reported a small hydraulic leak. The Firehall was advised and responded.

May 12, 2021

Incident at 43NM HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8991) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) reported an issue with the de-icing boot system. No assistance required. The aircraft requested cloud top information as well as any icing reports. No emergency or impact to operations.

May 1, 2021

Incident at 4554N / 05418W

A Provincial Aerospace Beech 200 (SPR02) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) informed the Domestic Low controller that it had an indication to return to CYYT. No emergency or assistance requested. No impact to operations.

April 28, 2021

Incident at 23NM ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDND/PVL921) from St. Johns NL (CYYT) to Gander, NL (CYQX) requested to return to CYYT due to a maintenance issue. No emergency or assistance requested. No impact to operations.

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