July 27, 2022

Incident at In the vicinity of: St-Croix, QC

Aviation Incident Report: At approximately 1900Z (15h00 ET) on July 27, 2022, a privately registered Osprey II hydroplane, on a local flight to Saint-Appolinaire, QC (CAA4), suffered damage to the doors of the aircraft while attempting a touch-and-go on the Saint Lawrence river near St-Croix, QC. The door was not closed properly and was damaged. It is unsure if the front nose gear was damaged in the process or not. The single person on board, the pilot, was not injured. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating. Updates will follow if/when information becomes available.

August 24, 2022

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

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZN/JZA8011) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) aborted its takeoff because of an open door. No further impact.

August 13, 2022

Incident at 10NM W REVEN intersection

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZN/JZA7994) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Moncton/Roméo-LeBlanc, QC (CYQM) reported that it was returning to land at CYUL due to a "cabin door ajar" indication. No emergency declared and no assistance requested. The aircraft landed without incident at 1852Z. No operational impact.

July 5, 2022

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

An Air Transat Airbus A321 (TSC770) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) aborted its takeoff due to a door ajar indication. It returned to the gate. No impact on operations.

June 17, 2022

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Panorama Fixed Wings Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GZGA/PNO719) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Inukjuak, QC (CYPH) began taxiing on the apron with its cargo door open. The pilot was notified. No impact.

June 8, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

An Academie de Pilotage Internationale Inc. Cessnas 172N (C-GZTE) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) rejected its take-off due to an open passenger door. The aircraft secured the door and took off safely at 2104Z. A Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GAQH) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) conducted a go-around while C-GZTE backtracked on Runway 27.

June 9, 2022

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

In flight, an Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (AIE853) from Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP), reported that it needed to return to land at the airport due to a problem with the landing gear door. Clearance was cancelled. The issue was resolved during the flight and AIE853 continued onto CYVP. Air traffic control (ATC) was advised and a reclearance was issued.

June 1, 2022

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

A Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel de Chicoutimi Beech C 23 (C-GLYC) from Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré, QC (CYRC) returned to land at CYRC due to an open door. No impact on operations.

May 17, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-8Q8 (C-FHNM/NRL942) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) aborted its takeoff on Runway 24 due to a door warning and taxied back to the ramp without further incident. No impact on operations.

May 10, 2022

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

Immediately after taking off, a Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel de Chicoutimi Beech C23 (C-GLYC) from Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré, QC (CYRC) asked to return to the airport to land due to a door that was ajar. No impact on operations.

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FPQI/PVL1902) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) aborted its takeoff due to a cargo door ajar warning. The aircraft returned to the terminal. No impact.

May 2, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-8Q8 (C-FHNM/NRL30) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) rejected a low-speed takeoff on Runway 06 after receiving a door indication. The aircraft returned to its facility without assistance. No impact on operations.

January 8, 2022

Incident at 20NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GBJZ/JZA7916) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) indicated a door indication issue. The aircraft returned to land at CYUL. No impact on operations, no emergency services required. The aircraft landed safely at 1421Z.

January 21, 2022

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

A GoJet Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2C10 (N562GJ/GJS4535) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Chicago/O’Hare, IL (KORD) was on an instrument flight rules flight from CYUL with 22 people on board. Shortly after takeoff, the crew declared an emergency due to an open door indication and returned to land at CYUL, where it landed without incident. No operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22Q0005: N562GJ, a GoJet Airlines Inc. Bombardier RJ-550 was on instrument flight rules flight GJS4535 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Chicago/OHare Intl, IL (KORD) with 22 people on board. Shortly after takeoff , the crew declared an emergency due to an open door warning and returned to land at CYUL, where the aircraft landed safely.

January 5, 2022

Incident at 92NM ENE MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GBJZ/JZA7937) from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared "PAN PAN" due to a cargo door issue that was causing pressurization problems. No emergency declared; the aircraft descended to 6,000 ft and continued to its destination. JZA7937 landed without incident at 2125Z. No impact on operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. During cruise, the flight crew received a "FUSELAGE DOORS" red warning indication linked with the aft baggage door. A "PAN-PAN-PAN" was declared and the altitude was reduced. During the descent, the warning light went out. The flight continued to the destination airport and landed without further incident. During maintenance troubleshooting, the aft baggage door lock sensor fitted on the door handle housing was found to be out of limits. The sensor was adjusted and the system was tested serviceable before returning the aircraft to service.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22Q0002: C-GBJZ, a Jazz Aviation de Havilland Dash 8-400 was on instrument flight rules flight JZA7937 from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL). En route, approximately 92 nautical miles (NM) east northeast (ENE) of CYUL, at an altitude of 14,000 ft ASL, an unsecured aft cargo door indication appeared. The crew initiated a descent to 8,000 ft, during which time the indication disappeared. An emergency (PAN PAN) was declared. The aircraft landed without incident at CYUL.

September 5, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

An Insignia Aircraft Maintenance Piper PA-34-200T (C-FAUA) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported a door issue shortly after departure. The aircraft returned immediately to land, with no issue. Minimal impact to operations.

June 23, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

The pilot of an American, privately registered Beech F33A from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Renton, WA (KRNT) rejected its take-off (T/O) due to a door popping open.

June 8, 2022

Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF)

While an Airsprint Inc. Cessna 525B (C-FNAS/APS473) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Penticton, BC (CYYF) was parking on the main apron, the flight service station (FSS) advised the pilot that their right main landing gear door/cover appeared to be broken. The pilot parked and later advised there was in fact an issue with the right main gear and it looked like they might have lost a part or parts along the way. The FSS advised the airport manager (APM) and a foreign object debris (FOD) check was completed. No impact to operations.

June 9, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

After departing, the pilot of an Oceanside Air Ltd. Piper PA-34-200 (C-FTNG) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Qualicum Beach, BC (CAT4) requested to return to land at CYPK, stating the aircraft had an open door. The pilot elected to cancel their IFR clearance, then joined the circuit and landed safely. No operational impact.

May 1, 2022

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

Shortly after departure, a Surerus Murphy Ltd. Cessna 425 (C-GVCI) from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Edmonton/Villeneuve, AB (CZVL) indicated they were returning to CYKA due to an unsecured door. The aircraft landed safely at 2220Z. No operational impact.

April 5, 2022

Incident at 15NM PENTICTON BC (CYYF)

An American, privately registered Cessna 140 from Oroville, WA (KOS7) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA) encountered severe turbulence A035 that blew an aircraft door open. No injuries or damage reported. The aircraft diverted Penticton, BC (CYYF).

April 9, 2022

Incident at 6NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8161) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR0 to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) declared "PAN PAN" due to an open door indication shortly after takeoff and elected to return. The flight cancelled its IFR clearance and landed safely at 1928Z, with emergency vehicles standing by. No operational impact.

January 7, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

TSB Report #A22P0003: C-FYPB, a Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT, was preparing for flight WSW419 from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) with 6 flight crew and 126 passengers on board. The aircraft was parked at the gate in CYLW and configured to be de-iced by Executive Aviation. The doors were closed, engines were off, and the APU was running. The de-ice truck was parked outside the aircraft clearance zone near the left wing with 1 operator in the bucket. The driver of the de-ice truck exited the vehicle to push another aircraft. Approximately 5 minutes later, the truck began rolling towards the aircraft and stopped when it collided with the left hand engine nacelle. The aircraft was deplaned and there were no reported injuries. The aircraft sustained damage to the outboard leading edge of the left-hand engine inlet cowl. Maintenance replaced the left engine inlet cowl and the aircraft was returned to service. The de-ice trucks braking system was inspected and function tested, with no faults found. Executive Aviation is conducting an internal investigation.

February 28, 2022

Incident at FORT NELSON BC (CYYE) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A specialist observed the door panel fall off a Government Of Canada, Department Of National Defence Boeing CH147 (VALKY42) from CFB Cold Lake, AB (CYOD) to Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE) just before touch down. After landing and exiting the runway, the aircraft sent crew members to retrieve it. No further impact to operations.

February 26, 2022

Incident at 5NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Shortly after departure, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGMN/JZA8518) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Castlegar/West Kootenay, BC (CYCG) reported a door indication and elected to return to CYVR. No emergency. The aircraft landed safely on Runway 08R at 1900Z. No operational impact.

February 22, 2022

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT)

A North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd. British Aerospace Avro 146 Series RJ100 (C-FSUA/NCB1545) from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) rejected its takeoff early into its takeoff roll due to an indication of an open door. No impact to operations.

February 10, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 767-338 (C-GAZI/CJT2384) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Hamilton, ON (CYHM) checked in with the departure controller, stating they had a "cargo door unsecured" indication and that they would need to return to CYVR. The aircraft declared "PAN PAN", then landed safely with emergency vehicles standing by. No operational impact.

February 11, 2022

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

A privately registered Beech 95-A55 from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Chilliwack, BC (CYCW) encountered issues with a door, requiring a return to the field after several departures. Final attempt to depart was successful.

January 30, 2022

Incident at 37NM KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZY/JZA8058) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS), descending into CYXS, requested to return to CYVR due to a nose gear issue. Returned to CYVR and landed without issue.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22P0008: C-GJZY, a de Havilland DHC-8-402 (Q400) airplane operated by Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flight JZA8058 from Vancouver Int’l, BC (CYVR) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA) with 4 crew and 69 passengers on board. During the initial approach into CYKA, the landing gear INOP caution light and the nose gear door light illuminated. The flight crew elected to return to CYVR. They performed a manual landing gear extension and landed at CYVR without further incident. There were no injuries and no emergency was declared. The operators maintenance performed an operational test of the landing gear. A fault was detected with nose landing gear sensor S19. Following the sensor replacement, rigging and inductance checks were performed, as were gear swings. No faults were found and the aircraft was returned to service.

January 25, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGOK/JZA8804) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Seattle-Tacoma, WA (KSEA) departed and returned to CYVR due to a cargo door issue. JZA8804 landed safely at 2139Z. No operational impact. No emergency declared.

January 22, 2022

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

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FENO/WEN3202) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) had a mechanical emergency. WEN3202 returned to CYVR with a landing gear issue. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was on site to assist. The aircraft landed without incident. Runway 26R was closed as result, but reopened once vacated.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. After takeoff, the left-hand (LH) main landing gear (MLG) failed to retract. Appropriate Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) actions were carried out and the aircraft (A/C) returned to the point of departure. Maintenance replaced the LH MLG retraction actuator. Service Difficulty Report (SDR) 20220125009 was filed in connection with this event.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22P0005: C-FENO, a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (flight WEN3202), was conducting an instrument flight rules flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Fort Saint John, BC (CYXJ) with 4 crew members and 17 passengers on board. When the flight crew selected gear up after take-off from CYVR, the annunciators displayed an amber “main left gear door” indication, and a red “left main gear” indication. The crew actioned the landing gear door malfunction checklist, completed the alternate gear extension procedure, and decided to return to CYVR. They did not declare an emergency but indicated a need for emergency response vehicles to be on stand-by. The airplane landed without incident and was met by aircraft rescue fire fighting vehicles. Maintenance found the left retract actuator was bypassing internally and replaced the retract actuator. The inspection also found the right main landing gear alternate extension cam mechanism assembly and the alternate extension up-lock release cable were broken. Those were replaced and, after a rigging check, the airplane was returned to service.

January 16, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

An American, corporately registered Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (N91QK) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Bozeman Yellowstone, MT (KBZN) returned to land with a baggage door indication. No impact on operations.

January 6, 2022

Incident at In the vicinity of: NANAIMO AIRPORT (CYCD)

An Alkan Air Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GNAJ/AKN147) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Terrace, BC (CYXT), during the en route climb, reported pressurization difficulties and elected to return to its origin. The aircraft landed safely at 2026Z. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The aircraft experience de-pressurization on take off and the aircraft returned to base. Maintenance investigated and found moisture in the ram air door solenoid and dump solenoid connections. The connectors were cleaned and dielectric grease was added to prevent moisture from entering the connection. The aircraft ground checked serviceable and was returned to service.

January 4, 2022

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Incursion - runway - animal, FOD (foreign object debris))

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3297) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) landed on Runway 33 and reported hitting a coyote. Maintenance recovered the animal from the runway. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The aircraft hit a coyote on roll out with its nose landing gear. A visual inspection of the nose landing gear and doors was carried out, with no damage found. Reference: aircraft maintenance manual (AMM) 32-21-00-201-801.

January 1, 2022

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

The pilot of a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8490) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) rejected their take-off due to a baggage door indication. The aircraft taxied back to the gate. No impact on operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. During the take-off roll, the flight crew experienced a fuselage door indication. The flight crew rejected its takeoff and returned to the gate. The baggage door was cycled successfully. The aircraft departed, with no further issues.

January 5, 2022

Incident at 60NM NE VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Central Mountain Air Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FVRJ/GLR8292) from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) declared an emergency due to a nose gear indication issue. The Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria were advised. The aircraft landed safely, no operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Troubleshooting was carried out and found the nose oleo to be flat. This did not let the gear go fully up, thus keeping the nose gear open. Nose oleo hydraulic fluid was replaced and serviced, as per maintenance manual (MM) 12-10-32. A gear swing was carried out 3 times, and no further fault was found. See task card 221762-0008. Service Difficulty Report (SDR) #20220112021 was submitted.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22P0001: C-FVRJ, a de Havilland Aircraft DHC-8-102 operated by Central Mountain Air, was conducting flight GLR8292 from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) with 3 crew members on board. After the landing gear was retracted on departure from CYKA, the flight crew received a landing gear unsafe advisory indication. The landing gear was subsequently lowered and the nose gear down-and-locked indication did not illuminate. The flight crew declared an emergency and anticipated having to extend the landing gear manually prior to landing at CYVR. The crew cycled the landing gear a second time and, on that extension, the indication showed that all the gear was down and locked. The flight landed without further incident. Subsequent maintenance actions found the nose landing gear shock strut assembly to be compressed. This prevented the landing gear from fully retracting and kept the nose gear doors from properly closing. Hydraulic fluid was added to the shock strut as per the aircrafts maintenance manual and landing gear test swings were successfully conducted. The aircraft was returned to service.

September 8, 2022

Incident at TORONTO / OSHAWA EXECUTIVE AIRPORT ON (CYOO)

At approximately 1933Z, a Marino Air Ltd Beech A36 (C-GOJM) from Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) to Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) was cleared for takeoff. The aircraft began the takeoff roll and a Cessna 172 was lined up at the threshold. C-GOJM rolled to a complete stop at the end of the runway and exited with no further incident. The Cessna 172 was held in position until C-GOJM fully exited the runway. C-GOJM reported that they had a door open during the takeoff roll. The aircraft then taxied for the longer runway and departed westbound with no incident.

August 29, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)

When departing from Runway 25, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8010) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a door ajar. No emergency declared. JZA8010 flew a circuit then landed. No impact.

September 1, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA7701) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) reported depressurization caused by an open door and asked to return to CYOW. JZA7701 declared PAN PAN. JZA7701 on the ground on Runway 32 without incident. No impact.

August 18, 2022

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

A privately registered Cirrus SR22 from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to Rochester, NY (KROC) departed from Runway 30, then called the tower requesting to return to land due to an open door. Aircraft landed safely, closed the door, then departed again. No impact on operations.

August 16, 2022

Incident at TIMMINS / VICTOR M. POWER ON (CYTS) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A 2751373 Ontario Inc. Piper PA-31-350 (C-FAPL) from Fort Albany, ON (CYFA) to Timmins/Victor M. Power, ON (CYTS) advised of a cargo door indicator issue. The aircraft landed at 1409Z and the pilot exited the aircraft while on the runway to inspect. The door had not opened. The Flight Service Station (FSS) had a vehicle (ST27) complete a runway inspection. A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE610) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was delayed by approximately 7 minutes.

July 26, 2022

Incident at 5056N / 09152W

Shortly after departure, a Wasaya Airways Beech 1900D (C-GWOV/WSG738) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Bearskin Lake, ON (CNE3) advised they had an issue with the cabin door and would be returning to CYXL. No assistance was required, no impact on operations.

July 24, 2022

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

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FUWE/WEN3548) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported an indication for a fuselage door indication on final approach for Runway 24L, and suggested the runway be inspected behind them. Several aircraft were diverted to Runway 23 for landing and the Field Maintenance vehicle did a full inspection of runway and taxiway route, nothing was found. Minimal impact on operation.

July 10, 2022

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

A privately registered Cirrus SR22 from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to Stratford, ON (CYSA) departed from Runway 12, reported having an open door and returned to land to close it. The aircraft then departed from Runway 12 safely. No operational impact.

July 1, 2022

Incident at PICKLE LAKE ON (CYPL)

A Wasaya Airways Hawker Siddeley HS 748 Series 2A (C-GLTC/WSG801) from Pickle Lake, ON (CYPL) to Angling Lake/Wapekeka, ON (CKB6) advised returning due to a door indication. Landed without incident at 2112Z. No operational impact.

May 12, 2022

Incident at 150NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 767-300 (CJT302) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Hamilton, ON (CYHM) declared an emergency with ZSP due to a cargo door indication.

April 20, 2022

Incident at WINDSOR ON (CYQG)

A 1072422 B.C. Ltd. Cirrus SR22 (C-GMEM) from Windsor, ON (CYQG) to Burlington, ON (CZBA) asked to return for landing immediately after departure due to a door being open. The aircraft landed safely at 1510Z. A Journey Air Ltd. Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GDME) from Windsor, ON (CYQG) to Windsor, ON (CYQG), on final, was pulled-up and a privately registered Cessna 170B from Peele Island, ON (CYPT) to Windsor, ON (CYQG) was given orbits in the downwind.

April 18, 2022

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

A Piedmont Airlines Embraer EMB-145LR (PDT6117) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Philadelphia, PA (KPHL) declared an emergency due to a nose gear door issue and diverted to Buffalo/Niagara, NY (KBUF). No impact to operations.

March 4, 2022

Incident at 11NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Latitude Air Ambulance Learjet 35A (C-GAJS) departed Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) for Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) and advised they received a door indication issue. The flight elected to divert to Hamilton, ON (CYHM) rather than continue to CYWG. The flight dumped fuel and landed safely at 0056Z.

January 22, 2022

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

On short final for Runway 24R, a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (JZA8234) from Sudbury, ON (CYSB) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) declared "PAN PAN" due to an auxiliary power unit (APU) fault and momentary fire warning. JZA8234 landed at 1703Z and stopped on the runway as fire trucks met the flight. After an inspection, JZA8234 taxied to the gate. The subsequent 3 flights landed on Runway 23. No other operational impact.
UPDATE TSB #A22O0008: C-GUJA, a Jazz Aviation LP MHI RJ Aviation ULC CL-600-2B19 aircraft (flight 8234) was on final approach to Toronto Lester B. Pearson Intl. (CYYZ), ON, when the crew started the APU and received an APU fault message followed by a fire warning indication. The APU then performed an auto shutdown. The cabin crew confirmed a burning smell in the cabin. The flight crew declared a PAN PAN and continued with the approach. The aircraft landed uneventfully with ARFF standing by. The aircraft was met by ARFF but there was no evidence of fire. The aircraft was cleared and continued to the gate. Maintenance found the intake supply duct and bellows damaged. It appeared the APU door closed while the APU was operating at speed. Maintenance replaced the door actuator, potentiometer, and the Electronic Control Unit (ECU). The aircraft was then cleared to return to service.

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