July 20, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

After clearance on left downwind for Runway 24L, with a minimum 1,700 ft altitude restriction, an Aviation PGD Inc. Cirrus SR22 (C-GJCG) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was observed descending 1 NM from Promenades Saint-Bruno. C-GJCG was instructed to pull up, but did not respond. Information on the aircraft was passed to a Cargair Cessna 152 (C-GCGV) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) and an Aéroclub de Montréal Cessna 150M (C-GJCV). C-GJCV had to change its route to avoid the aircraft. C-GJCG finally climbed to 1,700 ft after several calls from the tower.

July 7, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Cargair Cessna 152 (C-GDGB) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) that was departing from Runway 24L was seen turning left at 800 ft, entering into direct conflict with another aircraft at the same altitude. Departure procedure prohibits all turns under a 1,100 ft altitude. Information about the aircraft passed and the air traffic controller (ATC) gave the instruction to turn.

July 9, 2022

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

A Corsair Airbus A330-300 (CRL900) from Paris/Orly, France (LFPO) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) left the de-icing centre and turned on Echo without clearance. No impact on operations.

June 23, 2022

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

A Panorama Fixed Wings Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GZGA/PNO719) from Rimouski, QC (CYXK) to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) taxied on the ground and took position on Runway 25 without prior coordination with the flight service station (FSS), while a Service Héliporté ML Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GPMO) from Rimouski, QC (CYXK) to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) conducted touch-and-gos on Runway 07. Due to a delay in getting clearance, PNO719 refused to exit the runway to allow C-GPMO to continue performing its manoeuvres. C-GPMO had to pull up due to PNO719 being on the runway. C-GPMO then left the circuit while PNO719 was immobilized on the runway to await PN0719s departure and avoid a conflict because PNO719 was using the runway opposite of the established circuit.

June 24, 2022

Incident at 5NM SE CHIBOUGAMAU / CHAPAIS QC (CYMT)

At 1800Z, a target on radar was seen entering the mandatory frequency (MF) area 5NM to the southeast (SE), heading northwest (NW), at 2000 feet. Multiple calls were made to try and establish communications, without success. The target left the MF at 1806Z. No impact on operations. Update: At 2305Z, the target on radar is seen entering the MF area, from the NW to the SE, at 2000 feet without any communications. Once again, attempted to establish communications, without any success. No impact on operations.

June 28, 2022

Incident at 4534N / 07328W

A Copa Airlines Boeing 737-800 (HP1834/CMP422) from Tocumen, Panama (MPTO) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported being struck by a green laser from the left rear of the aircraft at approximately 4 nm. No impact on the operation.

June 24, 2022

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

A Montmagny Air Service Inc. Britten Norman BN.2B-26 (C-GGJG) on a flight to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) conducted an overshoot of Runway 18 due to the presence of a Propair Beech A100 (C-FDOU/PRO4200) from Chisasibi, QC (CSU2) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) on the runway. C-GGJG joined a left-hand circuit and landed 5 minutes later. No other impact on operations.

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

An Exact Air Inc. Cessna R182 (C-FSCX) from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) cut off the route of a privately registered Cessna 150F from Rivière-du-Loup, QC (CYRI) to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) on final for Runway 07 at CYXK. The Cessna 150F had to abort its final approach because C-FSCX passed it on the left in order to go in front of it. Finally, C-FSCX pulled up because it was too high and wasnt ready to land.

June 21, 2022

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

A Collège denseignement général et professionnel de Chicoutimi Beech C 23 (C-GZSL) from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) was on an initial climb, acknowledged the air traffic control (ATC) instructions to follow an aircraft. C-GZSL made a left turn too early. ATC had to instruct them to turn right to avoid a conflict.

June 15, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

On departure from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND), an Aviation Unlimited (1990) Inc. Piper PA-44-180 (C-FJSA) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Drummondville, QC (CSC3) was observed in a left turn while the standard instrument departure (SID) indicated a heading of 090. No impact on the operation.

June 4, 2022

Incident at 12NM SW MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A privately registered Bellanca 7ECA from Saint-Jean, QC (CYJN) to Saint-Jean, QC (CYJN) entered Class C airspace without establishing communication. The aircraft flew in Class C airspace over a distance of 12NM and left the airspace at 1436Z, still without contact. No impact on operations.

May 25, 2022

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

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3513) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) aborted takeoff from Runway 24L due to a light indication. The aircraft left the runway to perform a check and returned for takeoff. It aborted takeoff again on the second attempt and returned to the gate. No impact on operations.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

An Orizon Aviation Québec Inc. Cessna 172P (C-FCCC) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) was cleared for a left turn by the terminal controller when the tower had not given it permission. Impact: information on the aircraft issued by the tower to VFR.

May 24, 2022

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

A privately registered, amateur built, Murphy Rebel from Joliette, QC (CSG3) to Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré, QC (CYRC) was cleared downwind right for Runway 12, with a minimum altitude restriction of 2000 feet, but they headed left base for Runway 30 in descent. The air traffic controller (ATC) issued instructions for Runway 12 again. The aircraft was cleared to land on Runway 30. Impact on operations: a Beech 23, on a flight from Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré, QC (CYRC) departing Runway 12, had to turn left to avoid the conflict.

May 14, 2022

Accident at GASPÉ / MICHEL-POULIOT QC (CYGP)

A Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel de Chicoutimi Beech C-23 (C-GPGN) from Rocher-Percé, QC (Pabok) (CTG3) to Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré, QC (CYRC) conducted a runway excursion during a touch-and-go on Runway 10, but the flight service station (FSS) was not notified. A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-GUSC/PSC345) from Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) was delayed for takeoff because C-GPGN had left the frequency without reporting its status and position to the FSS. According to the CYGP airport, C-GPGN left the runway and continued up to the fence on the north side of Runway 10. The aircraft damaged the fence and received structural damage requiring repair. The National Operations Centre (NOC), Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS), and Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified.

May 17, 2022

Incident at 4643N / 07125W

After being instructed to turn left, a Textron Aviation Cessna 208 (N672TA) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was seen turning right. The aircraft was twice instructed to immediately turn left before it complied. Impact on operations: loss of separation with a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE514) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) that was taking off from Runway 24.

March 20, 2022

Incident at NÉMISCAU QC (CYHH) (FOD (foreign object debris))

Aviation Incident Report #17583: An Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-106 (C-FDWO) from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) to Nemiscau, QC (CYHH) struck a rock ptarmigan while landing. The bird struck the left propeller. No damage to the aircraft. The bird was found on the runway.

May 11, 2022

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

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-GJGZ/JZA8004) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) noticed a silver drone on its left on approach for Runway 24L at 2,000 ft when it was at 5 NM on final. Montreal local police services (SPVM) were notified.

May 9, 2022

Incident at 3NM SE OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GUDB) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) entered the control zone 3NM southeast of the airport, at 2,300 ft, then left the zone 2NM to the southwest. No operational impact.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Shortly after departure, a Sky Jet M.G. Inc. Beech 1900D (LSJ613) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) advised that it was returning to CYQB for a landing due to having left a passenger behind. It landed without incident at 1142Z. No impact on operations.

May 4, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

After reporting a problem with auto-pilot, a Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-2B6C (C-GNLN/NRL955) from Val-d’Or, QC (CYVO), to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) received and read back clearance for a visual approach for Runway 24 at CYMX. NRL955 was then seen crossing the approach path perpendicular to 4,500 ft and asked for a 270-degree left turn. The aircraft was guided to final and landed safely at 0157Z. The departure of a Morningstar Air Express Boeing 757-200 (MAL7054) on a flight from Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) was delayed by three minutes.

April 14, 2022

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

An American, corporately registered Piper PA-34-220T (N962EC) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Norfolk, VA (KORF) turned left upon departure from 06D instead of maintaining the runway heading. No operational impact.

March 27, 2022

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

A 138883 Canada Inc. Piper PA-31-325 (C-GNVJ) from Edmundston, NB (CYES) to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) did not confirm exiting the runway after arrival. The flight service station (FSS) had to request assistance from airport staff to get confirmation that the aircraft had left the runway. Operational impact unknown.

March 12, 2022

Incident at In the vicinity of: MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An Air Transat Airbus A330-243 (C-GTSR/TSC399) from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (MDPC) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared "PAN PAN" due to a flat on the right main landing gear. Emergency vehicles were dispatched. The aircraft landed without incident at 2322Z and left via B2. A runway inspection was performed and no anomalies were found. No impact on operations.

March 6, 2022

Incident at 13NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

Although it was cleared to turn right on heading 220 to conduct an instrument landing (ILS) approach for Runway 24R, a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA7544) from Chicago/O’Hare, IL (KORD) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), instead turned left. JZA7544 reported it had not picked up the signal. Impact: a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA7997) from Greater Moncton/Romeo-LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) had to be instructed to maintain an altitude of 4,000 ft.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Pascan Saab 340B (C-GRDU/PSC586) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) on final for Runway 06L notified the tower that it had to pull up. PSC586 was instructed to fly a left-hand circuit and landed at 1743Z. Unstable approach. No other impact.

March 8, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

At Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX), a vehicle (MV4) reported that it had left Runway 06/24. MV4 had not received clearance to drive on Runway 06/24. No operational impact.

February 24, 2022

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

Aviation Incident Report #17558: A Government of Canada, Department of Transport Bell 429 (C-GCQG) took position on the apron of Taxiway Alpha and departed from Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) without following procedure. The aircraft departed directly from its position southward and announced that it was climbing to an altitude of 1,500 ft (whereas left circuit is performed 1,200 ft above sea level). There were aircraft in the left circuit of Runway 23 at that time. C-GCQG cut through 90° downwind on Runway 23 and crossed at circuit altitude. No impact on operations.

February 25, 2022

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

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GUSC/PSC310) from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) took position on Runway 34 at 1624Z and did not depart at 1644Z, then left the runway; unknown issue. No impact on operations.

February 17, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A True North Airways Pilatus PC-12/47 (C-FIPN) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was cleared direct SAVEX (right turn to heading 270), then was observed on a left turn to heading 180. No impact.

February 18, 2022

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Inuit Ltd. Boeing 737-2Q2C (C-GMAI/AIE700) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) reported a mechanical problem upon approach to CYGL. The aircraft landed at 2001Z without incident and left the runway without asking for any necessary assistance. The runway was closed from 2001Z to 2012Z. No impact on operations.

February 11, 2022

Incident at BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC)

Aviation Incident Report #17528: Around 1830Z, at Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC), a Sky Jet M.G. Beech A100 (C-GJBV) from Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) established initial contact with Mont-Joli radio with a request to depart from Runway 28 to fly to CYQB. Mont-Joli radio reported that a Cessna on skis was doing circuits on a parallel track with snow and that the aircraft was on skis. Mont-Joli radio reported C-GJBVs position to the aircraft on skis and queried its intentions. After several queries, the aircraft on skis mentioned that it was going to climb and then exit from the centreline. Mont-Joli radio and C-GJBV were of the understanding that the Cessna would exit the centerline, so C-GJBV took the time to taxi up the runway and then took off. During takeoff, immediately after rotation, the Cessna began its turn in the crosswind. This aircraft was directly in C-GJBVs takeoff path, and there was no possibility for passing above. C-GJBV had to turn left and maintain a low altitude to fly under the aircraft.

February 10, 2022

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

At 6NM on final for Runway 24R, a Republic Airways Inc. Embraer ERJ 170-200 LR (RPA3630) from Newark, NJ (KEWR) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported being targeted by a green laser on its left side. The police were notified.

February 8, 2022

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

A Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-2R4C (C-GNLW/NRL954) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Val-d’Or, QC (CYVO) declared an emergency on final due to a left engine failure. On the ground, 2 minutes later, the aircraft reported that it did not require emergency services and taxied to the apron without incident. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Operator: Upon review, it was discovered that there was no engine failure. Rather, the crew had conducted a precautionary engine shut down following an oscillating oil pressure indication.

February 9, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

On takeoff from Runway 24L, a Cargair Cessna 152 (C-FILB) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was observed turning left at an altitude of 700ft. The Canada Flight Supplement (CFS) departure procedure prohibits turning before reaching 1,100 ft.

January 23, 2022

Incident at 4605N / 07550W

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GROV/ACA351) from Ottawa/Macdonald–Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported that it was returning to land at CYOW due to smoke in the cabin. The aircraft landed without incident at 1205Z and left the runway at 1220Z. No operational impact.

January 28, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

An Académie Aéronautique Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GFGQ) from Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) rejected takeoff due to an engine problem and left the runway without incident. No operational impact.

January 25, 2022

Incident at 78NM E PUVIRNITUQ QC (CYPX)

An Air Inuit Ltd. Boeing 737-2Q2C (C-GMAI/AIE754) from Kattiniq/Donaldson, QC (CTP9) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared an emergency due to flight control issues. AIE754 changed its destination to Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX). Emergency vehicles were dispatched and AIE754 landed without incident at 1915Z. No operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22Q0008: C-GMAI, a Air Inuit Boeing 737-200 (AIE754) was on an instrument flight rules flight from Kattiniq/Donaldson, QC (CTP9) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau International, QC (CYUL) with 52 passengers and 4 crew members on board. At flight level 180, the inside edge of the left-hand slat was observed to be in an asymmetric position. Although the controllability of the aircraft was not significantly affected, the crew declared an emergency and diverted to Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX), where the aircraft landed without incident. The aircraft was not damaged and there were no injuries. Following inspection by maintenance, the inboard slat actuator was replaced.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #17551: An Air Inuit Ltd. Boeing 737-2Q2C (C-GMAI/AIE754) from Kattiniq/Donaldson, QC (CTP9) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), with an en route stop at Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX), took off from CTP9 heading south, but when they were east of CYPX, they re-routed to CYPX indicating they had a flight control problem and declared an emergency at 1857Z. CYPX emergency services, the fire department, ambulance and Nunavik Police were called. Police arrived at 1910Z. Emergency services were on standby for the aircraft to land. AIE754 landed safely without incident. CYPX universal communications (UNICOM) advised. CYPX emergency services were advised and a runway surface condition (RSC) report was sent after the incident.

January 10, 2022

Incident at COMAU intersection

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (JZA8008) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) that filed, and was cleared on, the ALOET3 standard terminal arrival (STAR) route, deviated off of the STAR (30 degrees left off-course) to a maximum lateral deviation of 3NM. The controller advised the flight crew and they indicated that they would correct and that it had been caused by a flight management system (FMS) issue.

January 3, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After takeoff, a Fast Air Beech B200 (C-GFAL/PBR625) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) reported needing to land because a left-side baggage compartment was not secured. No emergency was declared; the aircraft landed at Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) around 1828Z. Runway 06/24 was closed after the landing for inspection. Impact: an Académie Aéronautique Piper PA-34-200 (C-GTXG) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX), on a full stop, conducted a low approach followed by a full stop for inspection.

July 1, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

The first call from an American, corporately registered Mooney M20TN (N142KR) from Gypsum/Eagle County, CO (KEGE) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to the tower was when the aircraft was on the mid-left downwind for Runway 16, at 1704Z.

July 2, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

When landing on Runway 26L, a Pacific Rim Aviation Academy Inc. Cessna 172L (C-FBZQ) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) veered left, into the grass. The pilot was able to taxi to Apron 1. No impact on operations. The pilot indicated there was no damage to himself or the aircraft.

June 25, 2022

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGOK/JZA8054) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA), on short final for Runway 09, reported a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) alert. Traffic was a Coastal Pacific Aviation Cessna 172P (C-GOSQ) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA) that was in the left downwind for Runway 09, and extending its downwind to follow JZA8054. 2-way traffic and updates were passed to both aircraft. No impact on operations.

June 15, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

At Kelowna, BC (CYLW), there was an Airhart Aviation Cessna 172M (C-GDZQ) in the left downwind for Runway 16, doing circuits. The tower told C-GDZQ to turn base and got a response of static only. The aircraft recognized a communications failure and called the tower. The aircraft was cleared to land over the phone and landed at 2338Z.

June 19, 2022

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Skyquest Aviation Cessna 152 (C-GVNM) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ), on arrival for left base for Runway 19, was instructed turn right but turned left. The aircraft was turned east, then north, to rejoin the left base. No operational impact.

June 12, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

A 2309543 Alberta Ltd. Beech 58P (C-FOBA) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Pemberton, BC (CYPS) departed for Pemberton and cleared the zone westbound, over the bridge, at around 2600 feet. The aircraft descended below the zone and went north over Okanagan Lake. C-FOBA then continued north over the lake, climbed to 4000ft into the zone and never called. The tower reached out on 119.6 MHz and tried the en route frequency, but could not get a response from either. Near Okanagan centre, the flight turned westbound and left the zone. No operational impact.

June 14, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

After landing on Runway 08R at Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK), the tower instructed a privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV7 to exit left on Taxiway Foxtrot and contact ground control for taxi authorization. The aircraft was then observed taxiing south on Runway 18, crossing Runway 08L, without contacting ground control. Communication was established with ground control. No impact on operations.

June 1, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

A privately registered Rockwell 114 on a transborder flight from Burns, OR (KBNO) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) entered the Information Request to Departure Station (QALQ) phase at 0058Z. No joy contacting the pilot on frequencies or phone. A message was left. The U.S. Flight Service Station (FSS) was contacted. The last contact was when the aircraft was heading into KBNO around 2100Z. It was suggested that the pilot may have activated the flight plan (FP) in error. The aircraft entered the information request (INREQ) stage at 0128Z. The FP information was forwarded to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria. JRCC Victoria called and was informed of the situation. The U.S. FSS advised that a ramp check at KBNO showed the aircraft on the ground at 0218Z. FP closed at 0220Z. The pilot called the U.S. FSS at 0255Z to confirm that the FP was closed.

June 10, 2022

Incident at 4957N / 11925W

A Geolyn Pipe Inspection Services Ltd. Cessna 340A (C-GREY) on a flight from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) diverted to Fairmont Hot Springs, BC (CYCZ) due to a left-hand engine indication. The aircraft landed safely at 2247Z. No operational impact.

June 6, 2022

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Whistler Backcountry Aviation Beech 76 (C-FIRG) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK), departing from Runway 19, veered left while on the take-off roll and entered into the grass on the east side of the runway, just south of Taxiway K. The aircraft did not appear to hit anything. C-FIRG maneuvered back to Taxiway K and subsequently departed without further issue. A Skyquest Aviation Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GVNM) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ), on final for Runway 19, pulled up and went around.

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