March 31, 2020

Incident at 48NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

While inbound, a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3538) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared MAYDAY due to flight control problems. Coordination carried out. WEN3538 landed without incident at 0248Z. No impact.

March 12, 2020

Incident at 4633N / 07113W

An Orizon Aviation Quebec Piper PA-34-200T (C-GTNF) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) declared an emergency due to a flap problem. The aircraft reported that it did not require assistance, and it landed without incident at 2026Z. No impact on operations.

March 6, 2020

Incident at CHIBOUGAMAU / CHAPAIS QC (CYMT)

After its takeoff, a Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (QUE10+) from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) reported a flap problem, and it returned and landed. No impact on operations.

January 8, 2020

Incident at 5125N / 07629W

An Air Inuit Boeing 737-2Q2C (C-GMAI/AIE704) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to La Grande-Rivière, QC (CYGL) had to return to CYUL due to a mechanical problem. Indication of an anomaly in the flight control circuit. No emergency. No impact.

March 20, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Professional Flight Centre Cessna 152 (C-GFBB) on a flight from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) declared PAN PAN in the circuit due to flap issues. The aircraft went around and landed safely without incident.

January 12, 2020

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

Air traffic control (ATC) advised that a North Cariboo Flying Service Beech 200 (C-FZVX/NCB911) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was returning to the airport due to a mechanical issue at 1638Z. NCB911 landed at 1647Z. No impact to airport operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The flight crew of NCB911 experienced an unscheduled rudder boost activation after lift-off, the system was deactivated after Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) checklist actions were completed, and the aircraft returned to base. The right hand pneumatic solenoid Shut-Off Valve (SOV) was found to be intermittent and subsequently replaced.

January 7, 2020

Incident at CRANBROOK / CANADIAN ROCKIES INTL BC (CYXC)

At 0455Z, a Pacific Coastal Airlines Beech 1900D (C-GPCE/PCO615) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies Intl, BC (CYXC) requested assistance due to a possible landing gear issue. The aircraft landed without incident at 0510Z.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20P0004: C-GPCE, a Pacific Coastal Airlines Beech 1900D, was conducting flight PCO615 from Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC, to Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies Intl (CYXC), BC, with 2 crew members and 12 passengers on board. During the approach into CYXC, when the crew selected “GEAR DOWN”, the landing gear in transit light remained illuminated and none of the landing gear down lights illuminated. The crew conducted a missed approach and requested radar vectors to allow them to conduct their abnormal landing gear indication checklists. On completion of their checklists and manual extension of the landing gear, they had heard the landing gear extend, had a green nose landing gear down indication and had no landing gear warning horn with the flaps in the landing configuration. The crew determined they were safe to land with the indications present and requested the approach to CYXC with ARFF to be on standby as a precaution. The aircraft landed without incident. Maintenance conducted a number of landing gear swings and did functional checks on the landing gear electrical systems with no fault found. The aircraft has been returned to service.

January 6, 2020

Incident at 15NM VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GVWJ/WJA1698) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Los Angeles Intl, CA (KLAX) returned to CYVR. No emergency declared. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Flight crew of WJA1698 reported stab out of trim annunciated in flight (climb), flight returned to gate in Vancouver, BC (CYVR). Maintenance replaced the stabilizer trim motor in accordance with (IAW) aircraft maintenance manual (AMM). Maintenance carried out, stabilizer trim motor tested serviceable IAW AMM 27-41-71-700-801 and AMM. Service difficulty report (SDR) has been filed. Aircraft returned to service. Aircraft has flown 39 cycles since the occurrence, no further related issues.

March 25, 2020

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

A CargoJet Airways Boeing 757-200 (CJT584) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Hamilton, ON (CYHM), on downwind for CYHM, declared an emergency due to a flap issue. Aircraft circled airport to conduct system checks, then returned to land. Emergency equipment requested. Aircraft landed safely at 1739Z and taxied to gate. No further incident or impact to operations.

January 27, 2020

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

A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200SU (C-FEIX/SKV7608) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Washington, VA (KDCA) returned to CYYZ due to a flap issue and declared a PAN PAN in the downwind for Runway 23. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) deployed and SKV7608 landed Runway 23 at 1328Z without incident. No impact to operations.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20O0009: Sky Regional Airlines flight SKV7608, an Embraer E170-200 (registration C-FEIX) aircraft, departed Toronto /Lester B Pearson International Airport (CYYZ), ON for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (KDCA). During the climb-out from CYYZ the flight crew received a "SLAT FAIL EICAS message. The crew carried out the QRH checklist, but was unable to clear the message. The flight crew elected to return to CYYZ and declared a PAN PAN in the downwind for Runway 23. ARFF deployed and SKV7608 landed Runway 23 without incident. Maintenance determined the a Power Drive Unit (PDU) was at fault, the PDU was replaced as per the AMM and returned to service.

January 17, 2020

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

An ExpressJet Airlines Embraer EMB-170 (ASQ4151) from Newark, NJ (KEWR) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) short final for Runway 32 advised the tower that they had flaps issues and requested a missed approach to go around and look at things. Came back 10 minutes after and landed no impact on operations.

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

An Endeavor Air Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (N8847A/EDV5477) on a flight from New York/La Guardia, NY (KLGA) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) performed a missed approach Runway 32 due to a flap indication. The aircraft returned and landed safely. No impact on operations.

January 15, 2020

Incident at 110NM NW TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GEGC/ACA739) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to San Francisco, CA (KSFO), after entering Cleveland Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZOB) airspace, elected to return to CYYZ due to an issue with the flaps. On first contact with Toronto Centre (CZY), pilot declared a PAN PAN, and advised they would be making a flapless landing and requested that the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit be standing by to check brakes. ACA739 landed at 0309Z without further incident. No impact on operations, Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) notified.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20O0003: Air Canada flight ACA739, an Airbus A330 (C-GEGC) aircraft, was on route from Toronto (CYYZ) to San Francisco (KSFO), when the flight notified Cleveland Centre of a flap and hydraulic issue and requested a return to CYYZ. After arriving in Canadian airspace, the crew declared a PAN PAN in order to coordinate a landing with zero flaps. The crew requested aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) standing by in Toronto to inspect the brakes on arrival. The aircraft landed without further incident and taxied off the runway under its own power. Prior to departure aircraft had MEL “Flap Sys 2 INOP and Yellow HYD Pump Low Pressure Alert”. In cruise flight crew received yellow hydraulic low indication. The flight crew in consultation with MOC decided to return to YYZ. Maintenance found the pressure switch to be leaking. The pressure switch and o-ring were replaced and the aircraft was returned to service after the appropriate AMM service checks.

January 6, 2020

Incident at 111NM W TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-FZJA/JZA7930) from St. Louis, MO (KSTL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) advised of a flap failure in flight and that they would be carrying out a flap zero landing requiring the full runway length. No emergency was declared, however they requested that Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting services (ARFF) be standing by on arrival. JZA7930 landed at 1927Z and taxied to the gate without further incident. No impact on operations.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20O0002: Jazz flight JZA7930, a Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-FZJA) aircraft, on route from St Louis, MO (KSTL) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) received a flap fail message. The flight crew advised ATC of a flap failure and that they would be carrying out a flap zero landing, requiring full runway length. No emergency was declared however, they requested ARFF standing by on arrival. JZA7930 landed and taxied to the gate without further incident.

February 14, 2020

Incident at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl, FL (KFLL)

TSB Report #A20F0037: C-GARO, an Air Canada Rouge Airbus 319-114, was conducting flight ROU1617 from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl. (KFLL), FL to Ottawa/ Macdonald-Cartier Intl. (CYOW), ON. During take-off climb, the flight crew had issues with the trailing edge flaps. Flight crew declared an emergency and landed uneventfully back to KFLL. No injuries reported.

January 23, 2020

Incident at Mitad del Mundo Int'l / Quito (SEQM)

TSB Report #A20F0020: C-GHLT, a Boeing 767-333ER operated by Air Canada Rouge, was conducting flight ROU1950 from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl. (CYYZ), ON to Quito/Mitad del Mundo Intl. (SEQM), Ecuador. During final approach, Flight crew received LE SLAT ASYM EICAS (flaps asymmetry on engine-indicating and crew-alerting system) following selection of flaps. Go around was conducted and carried out as per QRH procedures. ATC was advised and Mayday was declared. Flight crew performed a reduced flap landing in accordance with policy and procedures. The flight landed uneventfully. Aircraft remained on runway until brake temperature was adequate for towing to the gate.

March 28, 2020

Incident at 5054N / 11406W

A Skywest Airlines Bombardier CL-600 2B19 (SKW5493) from San Francisco, CA (KSFO) to Calgary, AB (CYYC), while on arrival to CYYC, reported a flap issue. SKW5493 declared an emergency and was required to perform a no-flap landing. SKW5493 landed without further issues on Runway 35R. No operational impact.

March 18, 2020

Incident at RANKIN INLET NU (CYRT)

A First Air Boeing 737-406 (C-FFNC/FAB152) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Rankin Inlet, NU (CYRT), inbound from CYWG, reported final for Runway 31. Pilot then advised that they were in the overshoot and diverting to Churchill, MB (CYYQ), no assistance required. At 2347Z, pilot advised the Rankin Inlet (YRT) flight service station (FSS) that they were back, inbound for Runway 31, with partial flaps and requested emergency vehicles on standby. Once emergency vehicles were in position, FAB152 landed at 0005Z without incident and stopped on the runway for a visual inspection by emergency services before taxiing to main apron. Minor impact to operations.
UPDATE: Duplicate CADORS 2020C1076 / AOR 263075-V2 deleted.

Incident at RANKIN INLET NU (CYRT)

A First Air Boeing 737-406 (C-FFNC/FAB152) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Rankin Inlet, NU (CYRT) reported on final for Runway 31. The pilot then advised they were in the overshoot and diverting to Churchill, MB (CYYQ), and that no assistance was required. At 2347Z, the pilot advised the CYRT flight service station (FSS) they were back inbound for Runway 31 with partial flaps and requested emergency vehicles on standby. Once emergency vehicles were in position, FAB152 landed at 0005Z without incident and stopped on the runway for a visual inspection by emergency services before taxiing to main apron. Minor impact to operations.

March 11, 2020

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

The arrival controller informed the tower that a Morningstar Air Express Inc. Boeing 757-2B7 (C-FMAI/MAL7050) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) had a flap issue and was requesting Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) on standby. Aircraft landed safely at 0742Z. MAL7050 stayed on the runway for a few minutes while ARFF inspected the aircraft. No other impact to operations.

March 10, 2020

Incident at RED DEER REGIONAL AB (CYQF)

A Montair Aviation Inc. Cessna 172R (C-FSOF) from Red Deer, AB (CYQF) to Red Deer, AB (CYQF), on final, reported failure of their flaps. Aircraft was able to land safely without issue.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Montair generated an internal safety report which stated that the report was submitted by an instructor who had witnessed an event with one of Montairs aircraft in the circuit. The student pilot had said on the radio that the flaps would not extend. When the logbook was requested it was discovered the student had landed and not snagged or reported the aircraft issue and the aircraft had subsequently flown on other flights. Upon discovery of this the aircraft was immediately grounded and sent for inspection. Logbook records were attached and the aircraft returned to service.

March 5, 2020

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 (UAL1965) from Denver, CO (KDEN) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) declared an emergency due to flight control issues. UAL1965 landed on Runway 35R at 0445Z safely and taxied to the gate.

February 23, 2020

Incident at 5113N / 11355W

A Canadian Pacific Railway Company Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (C-GKCP) from West Palm Beach Intl, FL (KPBI) to Calgary, AB (CYYC), on base leg for Runway 17R, indicated that there was a flap malfunction. The aircraft was vectored East of the airport to resolve the problem. Shortly after, the pilot indicated they were ready to land. C-GKCP landed on Runway 17R at approximately 2132Z. No emergency declared. No impact to the operations.

February 18, 2020

Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

A Summit Air Ltd. Aerospatiale ATR 72-202 (C-GOSA/SU7021) from Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) to Diavik, NT (CDK2) rejected its take-off from Runway 10 at 1840Z, taxied back to the main apron and cancelled its flight. No impact to operations.
UPDATE from Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. During the take-off roll from Yellowknife, NT (CYZF), the crew of SU7021 rejected the take-off due to a FLAP UNLOCK warning light indication. The aircraft returned to the main ramp, where the flight was cancelled and the aircraft moved to the Company’s hangar. Company maintenance inspected the aircraft and bled the flap hydraulic control. The system tested as normal operation and the aircraft was returned to service. There have been no further reported incidents.

February 5, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

Un Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (Series 100) exploité par NAV CANADA (NVC101) de Thule Air Base (BGTL), Groenland, à Iqaluit (CYFB), NU, a rapporté des difficultés mécaniques en raison d’un problème de volets. Pas durgence déclarée ni dassistance demandé. Aucun impact sur l’exploitation.

February 3, 2020

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

A NAV CANADA Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-GFIO/NVC102) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Pangnirtung, NU (CYXP) at 1627Z, but did not land CYXP and returned to CYFB due to flaps problems. The flight service station (FSS) was advised of issue by pilot on initial call. The aircraft landed safely at 2041Z. No impact.

January 18, 2020

Incident at CALGARY / SPRINGBANK AB (CYBW)

A Calgary Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GYEH) on a flight from Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) to Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) reported on climb out that their flaps were stuck, possibly due to icing. The aircraft requested to land Runway 08. One Cessna in the circuit for Runway 17 was pulled up to accommodate.
UPDATE from Flight Operations: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Maintenance could not find the fault. The student has been reminded by their instructor to report and record all snags in the journey log and with dispatch.

January 14, 2020

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8578) from San Francisco, CA (KSFO) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) conducted an overshoot Runway 35R due to a flap issue. The aircraft returned and landed at 0008Z with no issue. No impact to operations.

January 13, 2020

Incident at FLAMM intersection

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8133) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Calgary, AB (CYYC), on arrival to CYYC, reported a flap issue, suspecting that the flaps were frozen in place. JZA8133 requested a flapless approach to Runway 35L at CYYC. JZA8133 did not officially declare an emergency situation, but did request that the airport fire and rescue vehicles be on standby. JZA8133 landed on Runway 35L, no operational impact.

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8133) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) declared an emergency during approach to CYYC due to a flap and hydraulic issue. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) called out and aircraft landed on Runway 35L safely. No impact to operations. (Duplicate AOR 260644-V1 deleted).
UPDATE TSB Report #A20W0003: The Jazz Aviation LP de Havilland Dash 8-400, C-GJZF, operating as JZA133 on a flight from Edmonton (CYEG), AB to Calgary (CYYC), AB experienced a flap control failure that precluded the deploying of landing flaps. The crew, in preparation for a zero flap landing, requested that ARFF be standing by for the landing. The aircraft carried out a zero flap landing and taxied to the gate. Update: Maintenance replaced a pressure switch and the L/H flap position transducer. The system was rigged and function tested. The aircraft was returned to service.

January 2, 2020

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

A First Air Boeing 737-406 (C-FFNC/FAB101) on a flight from Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) advised at 1526Z that they were having flap issues and were planning to hold over TIBEG for 10-15 minutes to try and sort out the issue. The pilot did not declare an emergency or require assistance. Checklist followed for aircraft with mechanical problem that did not declare an emergency. The aircraft landed safely at 1555Z. No impact on operations.

January 3, 2020

Incident at 5NM YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

On 5NM final, a Canadian North Inc. Boeing 737-200 (MPE244) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) reported conducting an overshoot due to a flap issue, no assistance required. MPE244 attempted a second approach to Runway 34 and landed at 1655Z without further incident.

February 14, 2020

Incident at North Atlantic ocean airspace

TSB Report #A20F0040: C-GPAT, an A310 aircraft operated by Air Transat was conducting flight TSC412 from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl (CYQB), QC to Paris-CDG Airport (LFPG), France. Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes after departure, the aircraft had a pitch trim stabilizer fault. Three resets were attempted however unsuccessful. The flight crew decided to continu to LFPG and declared PAN PAN for landing. The aircraft landed safely in LFPG.

February 5, 2020

Incident at NICSO intersection

At 1833Z and just west of NICSO intersection, a United States Armed Forces Military Airlift Command McDonnell C-17 Globemaster II (RCH254) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Rota, Spain (LERT) reported a flight control malfunction and requested clearance to McGuire Air Force Base, NJ (KWRI). Flight was re-cleared as requested. Exited the Gander (CZQX) Flight Information Region (FIR) at 1925Z. No traffic. No emergency. No assistance requested.

January 6, 2020

Incident at 4420N / 06445W

A United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas C-17 (RCH500) on a flight from Joint Base Andrews/Camp Springs, MD (KADW) diverted to Dover Air Force Base, DE (KDOV) due to a flight control issue. No emergency or impact to operations.

December 27, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

After it had taken off from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL), an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA783) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Los Angeles Intl, CA (KLAX) reported flight control problems and requested to be redirected to CYUL. No emergency declared. ACA783 burned off fuel east of Montreal/Mirabel Intl, QC (CYMX) until 2341Z when it asked to be redirected to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ). Coordination carried out. No impact.

December 8, 2019

Incident at 9NM VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) reported a flap problem and requested to return to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB). The aircraft did not declare an emergency but did request that emergency services be ready to intervene. The aircraft landed without incident at 1840Z. No impact on operations.
Update: TSB Report #A19Q0200: C-GURG, a Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec CL60 (QUE10 MEDEVAC), had just taken off from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) for Val d’Or, QC (CYVO) when the flight crew received a FLAP FAIL indication and noticed that the flaps were stuck at 20 degrees. The flight crew requested to be diverted to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) and requested the presence of emergency services for its landing. The landing took place without incident. Maintenance staff reinitialized the flap system and the aircraft was returned to service.

December 6, 2019

Incident at S MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An MG Aviation Inc. Piper PA-46-600TP (C-GNDR) from KPNC to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) declared PAN PAN south of CYHU due to a flap problem. The aircraft landed without incident at 0317Z at Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL).
TSB Update #A19Q0197: C-GNDR, a privately registered Piper PA-46-600TP with one person on board, was on a flight from Ponca City Regional Airport, OK (KNPC) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU). During the approach at CYHU the pilot saw that the flaps would not work when the flap function was selected. A go-around was conducted and the checklist was completed, but it did not, however, solve the problem. The pilot declared PAN PAN and asked to be diverted to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), where the landing was conducted without incident.

November 30, 2019

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

An Air Canada Boeing 767-375 (C-FPCA/ACA829) from Lyon–Saint Exupéry, France (LFLL) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) pulled up due to a faulty flaps indication. No impact on operations.

November 7, 2019

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

A Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-GJZZ/JZA8549) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) rejected its takeoff and returned to the gate due to an aileron warning. No impact on operations.

October 14, 2019

Incident at 25NM E MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

While inbound for Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) an Openskies Airbus A330-200 (BOS7) from Paris/Orly, France (LFPO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported flap problems and asked if it could perform a few verifications east of CYUL. After a few minutes, BOS7 declared an emergency. Coordination carried out. The aircraft landed on Runway 24L at 0133Z without incident. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
Update: TSB Report #A19Q0174: F-HLVM, an OpenSkies Airbus A330-202, was on IFR flight BOS7 from Paris/Orly, France (LFPO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL). During the approach, the flight crew declared an emergency due to flap problems. The aircraft continued the approach and landed without incident at CYUL.

October 10, 2019

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

On final for Runway 25, a First Air Boeing 737-406 (C-FFNC/FAB868) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) indicated it was having a flap indication issue. The aircraft rejected its approach and then declared an emergency and requested the presence of all emergency services. All emergency services went out. FAB868 landed on Runway 24 without incident. No known impact on operations.
Aviation incident report 16376: Kuujjuaq airport emergency response plan was activated with response by NAV Canada Flight Service Station (FSS), Fire Department, Ambulance, Health centre, Air Inuit (representing First Air), Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF), NV of Kuujjuaq and the Kativik Regional Government, Transportation department. A First Air Boeing 737-406 (C-FFNC/FAB868) declared an emergency after reporting there was a problem with the flaps. Aircraft landed safely and taxied off the runway on its own power. No injuries reported. Debriefing session with all responders held on October 16th, 2019.
Update: TSB report No. A19Q0172: C-FFNC, a Boeing 737-400 operated by First Air as flight FAB868 with four crew members and five passengers on board, was flying under instrument flight rules from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl Airport (CYUL), QC, to Kuujjuaq (CYVP), QC. Upon approach at CYVP, the flight crew noted that the flaps were stuck between 15 and 25 degrees after selection at 30 degrees. A missed approach was executed, the appropriate checklist was followed, and an emergency was declared. The aircraft returned to land without incident. Maintenance personnel replaced the defective flap indicator and the aircraft was returned to service.

October 8, 2019

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

An Air Transat Airbus A310-304 (C-GTSY/TSC253) from Malaga, Spain (LEMG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared an emergency due to a flap problem. The aircraft did not request assistance, and it landed without incident at 1735Z. A runway inspection was performed. Impact: An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-GBHR/ROU1581) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) and an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FDCA/ACA321) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) were delayed slightly at takeoff.
Update TSB Report #A19Q0170: C-GTSY, an Air Transat Airbus 310-304 (TSC253) with 9 crew members and 237 passengers on board, was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Malaga/Costa Del Sol, Spain (LEMG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL). When flap position 15/15 was selected on approach for Runway 24L at CYUL, the flight crew received a Flaps Stuck message on the Electronic Centralized Aircraft Monitor (ECAM). The applicable checklist was completed and a PAN PAN was reported to air traffic services. The aircraft continued the approach and landed without a problem. After it had cleared the runway, the temperature of the brakes rapidly increased. With the help of fans, the brakes were cooled and the aircraft then taxied up the passenger bridge.

September 29, 2019

Incident at ST-ANSELME QC (CTQ6) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

A privately registered Beech C23 from St-Hyacinthe, QC (CSU3) to St-Anselme, QC (CTQ6) reported that it had left Runway 26 at CTQ6 due to slippery conditions. No assistance was required. The aircrafts flaps were damaged. No other impact on operations.

August 26, 2019

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

An Austrian Airlines Boeing 767-300 (AUA73) from Vienna, Austria (LOWW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a flap problem. The aircraft requested more time to complete checks and did not declare an emergency. AUA73 landed without incident at 1332Z. No impact on operations.

August 24, 2019

Incident at 85NM N MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

TSB #A19Q0148: C-GSPW, an Air Inuit Boeing 737-200 (AIE704) with 4 crew members and 35 passengers was on a regular instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL). After 10 minutes of cruising flight at FL340 on autopilot, there was an uncommanded rotation. The crew disconnected the autopilot and felt a vibration in the flight controls (buffet). After repositioning the aircraft at FL340, the crew requested a block altitude and when they re-engaged the autopilot, there was a second uncommanded rotation. The crew disconnected the autopilot and requested to descend to FL320. A passenger received minor injuries and an ambulance was requested at CYGL. There were 2 nurses on board who helped the cabin crew members with the injured passenger. The aircraft landed without incident at CYGL.

August 23, 2019

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

After it had taken off from Runway 24L, an Aviation Starlink Learjet 45 (C-GMSY) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) reported flight command problems and asked to return to CYUL. No emergency was declared. C-GMSY landed without incident. No impact.
UPDATE TSB #A19Q0152: C-GMSY, a Starlink Aviation Learjet 45, was flying IFR from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC, to Montreal-Mirabel Intl (CYMX), QC. During the aircraft’s initial climb from Runway 24L, the white P ITCH TRIM MSCMP message appeared. The crew disengaged the autopilot and noted that the primary trim was unserviceable. As the crew began to lose elevator control, it selected the secondary trim and stabilized the aircraft. The crew followed the checklist in the Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) and did not declare an emergency. The aircraft returned to land safely at CYUL. There were no injuries or damage.

July 25, 2019

Incident at 4.3NM N MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Federal Express Corporation Airbus A300-600F (N674FE/FDX152) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) declared an emergency due to a flap problem. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed without incident at CYOW at 1256Z. A runway inspection was carried out and nothing unusual was reported. Impact: a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWEO/WEN3458) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) was delayed by 5 minutes at arrival. No other impact on operations.
Update TSB #A19Q0117: N674FE, a Federal Express Airbus 300-600 operating as FDX152 was flying IFR from Montreal Intl/Mirabel (CYMX), QC, to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier Intl (CYOW), ON. Shortly after departure, the flight crew declared an emergency because of flap issues. The aircraft continued to destination, where it landed safely.

July 28, 2019

Incident at 42NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZC/JZA7974) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared an emergency due to a hydraulic problem. The aircraft landed without incident on Runway 24R at 2331Z. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services were deployed. Impact: Runway 24R was unavailable between 2331Z and 2335Z, the time required for the inspection.
Update TSB #A19Q0121: C-GJZC, a Jazz Aviation LP DHC-8-400 operating as JZA7974 with 4 crew members and 36 passengers, was conducting an IFR flight from Toronto/Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, ON, to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC. Shortly before beginning the descent, the flight crew noted a failure in the No. 1 hydraulic system. An emergency was declared and the aircraft landed without flaps on Runway 24R at CYUL. The aircraft was subsequently towed to the passenger bridge.

July 21, 2019

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

A privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV 6A from Rimouski, QC (CYXK) to Quebec/Neuville, QC (CNV9) took off from CYXK at 1452Z and, a few minutes later, indicated that it was going back to CYXK due to problems with the fluidity of the rudders movement.

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