April 4, 2021

Accident at ST-JEAN CHRYSOSTOME QC (CSG5)

TSB Report #A21Q0015: A privately registered Grumman (American Aviation) AA-5 was on a local visual flight rules flight from the St-Jean Chrysostome, QC (CSG5) aerodrome. The aircraft made an approach to land. Shortly before reaching the runway threshold, the aircrafts speed dropped and the aircraft stalled. The left wing touched down first and the aircraft came to rest beside the runway. The pilot, the only occupant on board, was not injured. The aircraft sustained significant damage.

April 16, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Kudlik Aviation Inc. Pilatus PC-12/47 (KUK761) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Québec / Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB), 7NM on the left base for Runway 06, squawked code 7600. KUK761 landed at 1651Z and taxied to the fixed base operator (FBO). No impact.

April 9, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

After receiving and correctly replaying the NORDK3 standard instrument departure (SID), a Panorama Fixed Wings Ltd. Pilatus PC-12 (PNO782) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was observed in a left turn towards heading 240, while the SID recommends heading 273. No impact on operations.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A CPAQ.AERO Cessna 172L (C-FEWV) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU), upon departure from Runway 24R, was instructed to turn left, southbound. C-FEWV was observed in a right turn. No impact on operations.

April 10, 2021

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

At 1033Z, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8701) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) initiated a missed approach for Runway 06R due to an indication of a landing gear problem. At 1104Z, JZA8701 declared a "PAN PAN" and emergency services were deployed. The aircraft landed safely at 1122Z and left the runway at 1203Z. No impact on operations.

April 2, 2021

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ) (Communication error)

At Roberval, QC (CYRJ), there was no response from a vehicle (TK80) on the frequency. The attendant confirmed that it had left the runway. No impact on operations.

March 30, 2021

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ)

An Exact Air Inc. Cessna R182 (C-FMUB) from Roberval, QC (CYRJ) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) rejected its takeoff from Runway 16 for an unknown reason and left the runway without incident at 1826Z. The aircraft subsequently departed at 1844Z. No impact on operations.

March 27, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Following takeoff from Runway 06, a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (PSC582) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) declared a "PAN PAN" due to a landing gear problem. The aircraft asked to come back and land. A few minutes later, PSC582 cancelled the emergency and asked to continue to its destination. The requested services were cancelled. The National Operations Centre (NOC) was notified. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: Duplicate AOR 272408-V1: A Pascan British Aerospace 3212 (PSC582) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) reported a faulty landing gear position indication and requested a low approach for a visual inspection by the CYHU tower at 2054Z. The tower advised that the landing gear appeared to be down. PSC582 decided to land without declaring an emergency or requesting emergency services. PSC582 landed without any other issues. (Duplicate CADORS 2021Q0744 / AOR 272408-V1 deleted after information merge)
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0014: C-FPSC, a Jetstream 32 operated by Pascan under the code PSC582, was flying under from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) with 3 passengers and 2 crew members on board. When the landing gear was retracted, an abnormal left wheel position indication appeared. The emergency procedure was carried out and the crew declared an emergency. The indication went out as the crew prepared to return to CYQB. They then cancelled the emergency and proceeded to CYHU. The crew conducted a low approach and climb to confirm with the tower that the landing gear was in the extended position. The aircraft landed safely. There were no injuries and the aircraft was not damaged. The problem was found to be related to the microswitch and the weather conditions, and no other fault was found.

March 22, 2021

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW) (Incursion - runway - animal)

Airport personnel advised of the presence of 2 dogs on the runway while an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GRAI/AIE854) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) was on the approach. A vehicle (ST40) was authorized to enter onto the runway, and it advised that the dogs had left. AIE854 landed without incident. No impact.

March 10, 2021

Incident at 3NM OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A privately registered Piper PA-24 from Ottawa/Rockliffe, ON (CYRO) to Ottawa/Rockliffe, ON (CYRO) departed from CYRO, turned left and entered the Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) mandatory frequency (MF) zone without contacting the flight service station (FSS). No impact on operations.
UPDATE: Correction to aircraft registration to reflect the correct aircraft model of a Piper PA-24.

March 5, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Cargair Cessna 150L (C-FDPX) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was observed in a left turn, approximately 400 feet in the initial climb from Runway 24G, where the procedure dictates a climb to 1100 feet before any turn. No impact on operations.

February 26, 2021

Incident at 18NM E OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A Heli-Inter Inc. Aerospatiale AS 355 F2 (C-FXHE) from St-Jérôme (Hydro-Québec) (Heli), QC (CSZ6) to St-Jérôme (Hydro-Québec) (Heli), QC (CSZ6) reported a "PAN PAN" due to an indication of a left engine fire when 18NM east of the field. Emergency services were deployed. C-FXHE landed safely at 1548Z and no smoke was observed. No impact on operations.

February 23, 2021

Incident at 2NM SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDND/PVL1902) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) departed from Runway 09 on an IFR clearance, which included instructions to follow a runway heading of 050, but was observed in a left turn towards CYWK. PVL1902 reported being on a VFR departure. Another aircraft was descending in the opposite direction, so the controller took action to maintain spacing between the aircraft.

February 20, 2021

Accident at 4839N / 07151W

A privately registered Robinson R44 II on a flight to Chicoutimi/St-Honore, QC (CYRC) crashed under unknown circumstances.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report: A privately registered R44 helicopter, on a local flight from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC), crashed near Saint-Henri de Taillon, QC, in the vicinity of Lac Saint-Jean. There were 2 souls on board who sustained minor injuries. Emergency crews arrived on the scene and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has been notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0006: A privately registered Robinson R44 helicopter, was on a visual flight rules flight to and from Chicoutimi/St-Honore, QC (CYRC) airport with a pilot and one passenger on board. The pilot was hovering about 20 or 30 feet from the ground in front of a chalet located on the shores of Lac St-Jean, in the Saint-Henri-de-Taillon sector. As the pilot turned to the right, the helicopter lost altitude. The pilot attempted to sustain the aircraft at the lower altitude, but had to land the helicopter in the snow. The left skid sank and the helicopter flipped over. When the aircraft came to a stop, the pilot shut down the engine, which was still running. The pilot and passenger evacuated and sustained minor injuries. The helicopter sustained significant damage. The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) did not activate.

January 27, 2021

Incident at BONAVENTURE QC (CYVB) (Incursion - runway - animal)

Aviation Incident Report #16955: A wildlife incursion (two foxes) occurred on Runway 31 at Bonaventure, QC (CYVB) before the arrival of a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-FPSC/PSC582). The pilots were advised of the presence of the animals and the two foxes left the runway a few minutes before the aircraft landed.

February 7, 2021

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

The microphone of a privately registered Per Il Volo Miniplane from Rimouski, QC (CYXK) to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) was left open for 25 minutes (1926Z to 1951Z) on the mandatory frequency (MF) of Mont-Joli (CYYY), QC, and CYXK, while the aircraft was supposed to provide communications for itself and a privately registered Kangook MF from Rimouski, QC (CYXK) to Rimouski, QC (CYXK). The Kangook MF resumed communications for the 2 ultralights following the closing of the microphone.

January 6, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A 9215-7536 Quebec Inc. Cessna 310Q (C-GMRW) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Lachute, QC (CSE4) asked the tower to verify if its left landing gear was deployed. No emergency was declared, but emergency vehicles were deployed by the air traffic service unit (ATS) as a precaution. The aircraft landed safely. No impact on operations.

May 6, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A privately registered Fleet 80 from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was given the Poppy departure off of Runway 19. The aircraft flew the left downwind departure to the north.

May 8, 2021

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

At Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB), a privately registered Beech C24R landed on Runway 07. At taxi speed, the aircraft exited the runway to the left and collided with the Taxiway Charlie sign. Minimal impact to operations.

May 5, 2021

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

Upon landing on Runway 27, a privately registered Champion 7ECA from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA) left the side of the runway and entered the infield. The aircraft was able to taxi to the hangar and a foreign object debris (FOD) check was conducted by the airport authority. No impact to operations.

May 1, 2021

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

The Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) tower called looking for information on an American, privately registered and amateur-built Bearhawk Patrol that was on a transborder flight from Port Angeles, WA (KCLM) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX). The pilot had left KCLM and arrived at CYXX without activating a transborder flight plan (FP).

February 24, 2021

Incident at 8NM SE VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

TSB Report #A21P0016: C-GXNF, a Piper PA-23-250 operated by Kisik Aerial Survey, was conducting a VFR training flight 8NM Southeast (SE) of Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) with 2 crew members on board. While in level flight at 2000ft ASL, the crew heard and felt a popping noise. The crew observed that the emergency exit door, located mid cabin on the left-hand (LH) side of the aircraft, was missing and had departed during the flight. There was no effect on the aircraft handling and control. The aircraft was over water at the time and there were no boats observed in the immediate area. The crew advised the CZBB control tower of the situation and stated their intention to return to CZBB. The crew landed without further incident. There were no injuries. The aircraft was inspected by company maintenance and minor damage was found in the door sill where the door had been attached. Evacuation drills had been conducted on February 19, 2021 using the exit door, and this was the first flight since those drills. The door was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.
UPDATE: AOR-273509-V1: A Kisik Aerial Survey Inc. Piper PA-23-250 (C-GXNF) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported that its baggage door had opened and it needed to return to land. No operational impact.

February 5, 2021

Incident at Campbell River Hospital (Heli)

TSB Report #A21P0011: C-GCHJ, a Sikorsky S-76C operated by Helijet International Inc., on a MEDEVAC flight, was on approach to the Campbell River Hospital, BC (CAT6) helipad when the pilot flying (PF) momentarily lost sight of the helipad and deviated slightly to the right. The pilot monitoring (PM) advised the PF that the pad was on the left of the helicopter; the aircraft was about 10 feet above the helipad at this time, and the PF recovered to about 25 feet above it, before continuing forward and down.

April 27, 2021

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

After departing Runway 18, a privately registered Cessna 170A from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) stopped responding to air traffic control (ATC) instructions. Attempts were made to contact the aircraft, but the aircraft did not respond. The aircraft left the control zone to the east, squawked 7600, then appeared to proceed to CYNJ. No impact to operations.

April 25, 2021

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

The presence of an unauthorized remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) in the vicinity of Prince George, BC (CYXS) was reported to the tower. A Northern Thunderbird Air Inc. Beech B300 (NTA202+) from Dawson Creek, BC (CYDQ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) diverted from the right downwind for Runway 33 to the left downwind and landed without further incident (WFI).

April 17, 2021

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

At Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK), a strong, clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal began at 2125Z. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria was notified. Message left for shift manager.

April 16, 2021

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

An Abbotsford Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GGMA) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) turned left on the 264th departure off of Runway 01, at 1200 feet. No other impact.

April 11, 2021

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Chinook Helicopters (1982) Ltd. Cessna 172S (C-FCSP) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) reported a blue laser strike while on left base for Runway 19.

April 9, 2021

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

A privately registered Cessna 150H from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ), on a local training flight to the southwest (SW) of CYXJ, began to have communication failures. The aircraft squawked code 7600 at approximately 1848Z and appeared to be inbound to the airport. The flight service station (FSS) attempted to provide two advisories. There was no other traffic in the area, and the aircraft proceeded inbound for the left downwind for Runway 21, and landed safely at 1856Z.

April 6, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Fairways Aviation Ltd. Cessna 172P (C-FDNM) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was issued the Thunderbird departure off of Runway 01. The aircraft departed, turning Northwest (NW) bound and conflicting with a TRK Helicopters (B.C) Ltd. Bell 205A-1 (C-GTEK) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) that was inbound for the left downwind for Runway 01. C-GTEK had C-FDNM in sight. No further impact to operations.

Incident at 4915N / 12244W

A Pacific Professional Flight Centre Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GBJD) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported being struck by a green laser when 1NM west of the Pitt River Bridge and flying westbound at 2000ft above sea level (ASL). The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) called and a voicemail was left with the shift manager. Approximately 30 minutes later, an International Flight Centre Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GWZB) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported being struck by a green laser from the same source while westbound at 1700ft ASL. The RCMP unit was advised again. (Reference CADORS 2021P0423)

April 5, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Langley Flying School Inc. Cessna 152 (C-GPUK) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ), in the left downwind for Runway 19, was instructed to make a right-hand 360 turn. The aircraft acknowledged the clearance but did not comply, and conflicted with a privately registered Cessna 170B from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) on the left base over Highway 01. C-GPUK was then instructed to make a 90 degree right-hand turn in order to avoid the Cessna 170B.

April 6, 2021

Incident at 4915N / 12244W

A Pacific Professional Flight Centre Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GBJD) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported being struck by a green laser when 1NM west of the Pitt River Bridge and flying westbound at 2000ft above sea level (ASL). The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) called and a voicemail was left with the shift manager. Approximately 30 minutes later, an International Flight Centre Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GWZB) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported being struck by a green laser from the same source while westbound at 1700ft ASL. The RCMP unit was advised again. (Reference CADORS 2021P0435)

April 5, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Langley Flying School Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GBPT) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ), in the left downwind for Runway 19, turned base and cut off a Langley Flying School Cessna 152 (C-GPUK) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) that was on final for Runway 19. C-GBPT was instructed to turn back into the downwind.

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A privately registered Cessna A185E on a flight to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was approved for S-turns on final, if required. The aircraft flew a left-hand 360. No operational impact.

March 29, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Skyquest Aviation Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GTYQ) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was given the Lake Departure from ground control. C-GTYQ turned left after departure, conflicting with traffic within the circuit.

March 21, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ) (Aerodrome - visual aids)

At Langley, BC (CYNJ), the automatic runway light timer did not turn on as scheduled. The tower turned on the lights manually and left them on after the tower closed.

March 16, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A privately registered Cessna 182P from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was orbiting the airport at 1500ft, conducting an engine test. The aircraft advised that it would like to come in and conduct "1 and 1/4 circuits". The tower cleared the aircraft to join the left-hand circuit and begin its descent. The aircraft was sequenced #3, following traffic on the left base. The aircraft began its descent but continued in the orbit pattern and cut off a Skyquest Aviation Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GTYI) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) as it turned final from the left base.

March 8, 2021

Incident at Kelowna

A Hanson Aviation Corp. Cessna 172M (C-GDZQ) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) was cleared for a touch-and-go for Runway 34 and conducted a left-hand circuit (published circuits are right-hand). No impact on traffic.

March 15, 2021

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

A Carson Air Ltd. Beech B300 (CRN911) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) responded to a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) warning when 3NM final for Runway 26L by climbing to 3000. CRN911 joined the left downwind and landed without incident.

March 14, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Helo Investments Ltd. Cessna 172P (C-GUGP) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was cleared outbound via the Poppy departure. The aircraft flew the left downwind departure until instructed to make an immediate eastbound turn.

March 10, 2021

Incident at 1.4NM NE Abbotsford Hospital

A Chinook Helicopters (1982) Ltd. Cessna 172S (C-GCHU) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) reported a laser strike whilst on left base for Runway 19. The aircraft identified a blue light coming from the new townhomes immediately west of the airport. The flashing light was directed at the aircraft for the duration of the downwind to base turn.

Incident at 4902N / 12219W

A Principal Air Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-FOOU) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) reported a blue laser strike while on left base for Runway 19, north of Abbotsford Hospital, at the Gladwin/Marshall Road intersection.

February 28, 2021

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A Victoria Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GBMO) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) was turning onto the left base leg for Runway 27, at 1000ft, and reported a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS). No details provided. The tower did not observe an RPAS in the area.

February 27, 2021

Incident at Kelowna

An Okanagan Aviation Academy Inc. Piper PA-30 (C-FCCM) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) experienced an engine stall while conducting a touch-and-go. The aircraft exited the runway at Taxiway B. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. A Piper PA-30 aircraft (C-FCCM) experienced an engine stall/shut down on a planned touch-and-go. The chief flight instructor reported that the student went to full idle too quickly and firmly moved the throttles past the "idle" detent to the "throttle cut-off" position on the left throttle. Moving past the throttle cut-off position is used when an engine "diesels" during shut down, in order to cut off the engine when mixture alone does not shut down the engine. The student was debriefed and the issue will be reviewed with the instructors to ensure it is covered with future students.

February 26, 2021

Incident at CAMPBELL RIVER BC (CYBL)

A Government Of Canada, Department Of Transport Beech C90A (C-FGXT/TGO998) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Campbell River, BC (CYBL) reported a landing gear indication. The pilot opted for a low approach in order for the flight service specialist to visually confirm whether the landing gear was down. All 3 appeared to be down. The pilot was advised but decided to return to CYVR.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0015: C-FGXT, a Transport Canada Beech C90A, was being flown on a night training flight as TGO998 from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Campbell River, BC (CYBL) with 2 crew members on board. During circuits at CYBL, the left-hand (LH) main landing gear light remained unlit. The crew completed a low pass over the airport, where a Flight Service Specialist observed that the landing gear appeared to be down. An emergency was declared with ATC and the appropriate checklists from the QRH were actioned, and a request was made to return to CYVR. The aircraft landed at CYVR without further issues, with ARFF on standby. The aircraft was inspected by emergency authorities and was then towed to the Air Services Directorate hangar for inspection. Company maintenance inspections revealed that the landing gear accumulator was low on pressure. The accumulator was serviced and the aircraft was returned to service.

February 21, 2021

Incident at TRAIL BC (CAD4)

A Carson Air Beech B300 (C-GRXX/CRN811) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Trail, BC (CAD4) reported a bird strike on approach to CAD4 and requested clearance to return to CYLW. Airport maintenance was informed and was dispatched to the field. CRN811 landed safely at 0130Z.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. While on approach to Trail, BC (CAD4), a Carson Air Beech B300 (C-GRXX) contacted a flock of geese. The crew elected to return to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) and landed safely. Maintenance inspected the aircraft and found that the aircraft had struck 2 geese; one bird had hit the left-hand (L/H) wing leading edge outboard (O/B) of the nacelle, and one had hit the L/H engine oil cooler. The oil cooler was found undamaged after the bird was removed. The wing de-ice boot had been ripped, and when it was removed for inspection of the leading edge, a large dent was found. The dent was beyond repairable limits and the aircraft remains grounded for replacement of the first 6 feet of the leading edge outboard of the nacelle.

February 17, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Reinhart Property Management Ltd. Cessna P206B (C-GHDA) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was cleared for the left downwind for Runway 01. The aircraft flew directly over the airport and was re-cleared for the right downwind for Runway 01.

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Mission Aero Enterprises Ltd. Cessna 172M (C-GHUU) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was instructed to fly the 264th departure from Runway 01, but instead conducted an immediate left turn once airborne. No operational impact.

February 10, 2021

Incident at Kelowna

A KF Cargo Convair 340 (KFA577) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported a "landing gear not down" indication while on final for Runway 34. KFA577 conducted a low approach and its gear appeared to be functioning normally. KFA577 joined a left hand circuit and landed without incident. No operational impact.

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