May 3, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GYGH) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) aborted its take-off due to a possible tail strike. The flight service station (FSS) requested that a Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GUDB) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND), on final approach, conduct a go-around. After returning to the ramp for an aircraft (A/C) inspection, C-GYGH proceeded onto Taxiway Alpha without contacting the FSS at 1932Z. No impact.

March 30, 2022

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

An Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-GTYX/AIE671M) on a MEDEVAC flight from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Kangiqsualujjuaq/Georges River, QC (CYLU) aborted its takeoff from Runway 31 due to an indication. AIE671M returned to the ramp. No operational impact.

January 11, 2022

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDLG/AIE870), from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River), QC (CYLU) rejected take-off from Runway 25 due to an indication. The aircraft returned to the ramp to conduct checks. There was no impact on operations.

April 12, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Pacific Professional Flight Centre Ltd. Cessna 172P (C-GHFH) from Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) on a VFR flight plan (FP) reached the Information Request to Departure Station (QALQ) stage at 0600Z. Called the pilots cell phone and left 2 messages on voicemail. Checked CZBB Tower Aircraft Movement (TAM), with no indication of a departure (DEP) or arrival (ARR) from CZBB. Called the CZBB tower, they had no contact with the aircraft. Left message on voicemail for "Pro IFR". The aircraft reached the information request (INREQ) stage at 0630Z. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria called and advised of details. Was in the process of getting Delta Police to arrange a ramp check when the pilot called back. The pilot indicated they never did depart from CZBB, but forgot to call back to cancel their FP. FP closed. Called JRCC Victoria back to advise communication search terminated.

April 3, 2022

Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Schleicher ASH 31 MI from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to Penticton, BC (CYYF) landed and stopped just before Taxiway B. The aircraft could not start its engine to taxi off. The pilot exited the aircraft and pulled it off the runway and taxiway to the main ramp. One aircraft, a privately registered American Aviation AA-5 from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to Penticton, BC (CYYF), had to extend its circuit for 2 minutes.

April 12, 2022

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

The Victoria (YJ) tower reported a strong emergency locator transmitter (ELT), originated from a WestJet Boeing 737-800 (C-GRTB/WJA195) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) on ramp.

March 7, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

A Canadian Flight Centre Cessna 172R (C-GZPK) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) departed CYPK at 0646Z on a return flight plan (FP) back to CYPK, with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 0746Z. After a communications search, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) was dispatched to CYPK for a ramp check, where the aircraft was located at 0943Z. The FP was closed.

January 12, 2022

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

A Kirsch Air Ltd. Cessna T182T (C-GHEC) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Grande Prairie, AB (CYQU) aborted its takeoff due to an instrument failure and returned to the ramp at 1605Z. No impact on operations.

April 15, 2022

Incident at In the vicinity of: MARATHON ON (CYSP)

Multiple airport ramp checks were done in the vicinity of the flight route of a Briland Mechanical Ltd. Piper PA-24-250 (C-GEWK) from Delhi, ON (CDH6) to Marathon, ON (CYSP). The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (YTR) took over after the alert notice (ALNOT) stage. Search is ongoing.

April 10, 2022

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

After landing on Runway 23, a Flexjet Embraer EM-545 (LXJ408) from Chicago/Midway, IL (KMDW) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was cleared southbound on Taxiway Echo, with an instruction to hold short of Sierra, which was read back. Taxiing for departure, an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1644) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Miami, FL (KMIA) was cleared to Runway 05 via Taxiway Tango, with instructions to cross Runway 33R, turn right on Taxiway E, and hold short of Sierra. Both aircraft wound up in the opposite direction on Echo. ROU1644 held short of EA and allowed LXJ408 to enter the ramp. No other operational impact.

March 18, 2022

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

A Morningstar Air Express Boeing 757 200 (MAL8082) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) rejected take-off twice on Runway 33R due to a technical issue, and taxied back to the ramp without further incident. No impact on operations.

March 3, 2022

Incident at DRYDEN REGIONAL ON (CYHD)

A 3457265 Canada Inc. Robinson R44 II (C-GBOU) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Dryden, ON (CYHD) called final for CYHD at 2121Z. No down call was received. Airport Operator (APO) advised and ramp check confirmed a visual with helicopter and pilot. No impact to operations.

February 21, 2022

Incident at ST. CATHARINES / NIAGARA DISTRICT ON (CYSN)

A St. Catharines Flying Club Piper PA-28-161 (C-GNOC) from St. Catharines/Niagara District, ON (CYSN) to St. Catharines/Niagara District, ON (CYSN) landed on Runway 06 and reported a nose wheel issue. The pilot indicated that they could not taxi to the ramp. Upon further inspection, a flat nose gear tire was confirmed. The flight service station (FSS) and Allied aviation services coordinated to tow the aircraft off the runway. No impact to operations.

January 22, 2022

Incident at SIOUX LOOKOUT ON (Water) (CKA6)

A Slate Falls Airways Cessna U206G (C-GGRU) from Sioux Lookout, ON (Water) (CKA6) to Sioux Lookout, ON (Water) (CKA6) reported final for CKA6 at 1659Z and didnt report down. Several calls to the aircraft (a/c) on the frequency went unanswered and calls to the company via phone went to voicemail. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) phoned and requested a ramp check. C-GGRU confirmed they had landed safely on the ice strip at 1710Z. No impact on operations.

January 7, 2022

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQG/POE639) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a small fuel leak out of the right engine while parked at the gate. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was dispatched. No operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22C0002: C-GKQG, a de Havilland DHC-8-402 operated by Porter Airlines Inc., was on the ramp in Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) after conducting flight POE639. A small fuel leak out of the right engine was reported while the aircraft was parked at the gate. The operators maintenance personnel attempted to stop the fuel leak by pulling the PULL Fuel Hydraulic Cut Off handle; however, fuel continued to leak. ARFF was dispatched and the aircraft was towed back to the hangar without further incident. The operators maintenance replaced the Fuel Metering Unit on the right hand engine and the aircraft was returned to service.

February 23, 2022

Incident at West Palm Beach, FL (KPBI)

Aviation Incident Report: An Image Air Charter Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (C-FSEP) on a flight from West Palm Beach, FL (KPBI) declared an emergency due to a faulty gear indication and returned to KPBI. The aircraft landed without incident and taxied to the ramp.

May 5, 2022

Incident at KUGAARUK NU (CYBB)

The Kugaaruk, NU (CYBB) community aerodrome radio station (CARS) sent a fax where it reported a medical emergency on a Canadian North Aerospatiale/Aeritalia ATR 42-500 (C-FTID/AKT656) from Kugaaruk, NU (CYBB) to Cape Dorset, NU (CYTE) that was ramp loading. The appropriate medical facility was notified. The aircraft departed at 2200Z to CYTE.

January 25, 2022

Incident at FORT McPHERSON NT (CZFM)

The Fort McPherson, NT (CZFM) community aerodrome radio station (CARS) operator advised that a Simpson Air Limited Cessna U206G (C-GGHU) on a flight to Fort McPherson, NT (CZFM) went off the runway after landing at approximately 2055Z. No injuries, no damage to aircraft. No further information available.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22W0006: A Simpson Air (1981) Limited U206G, C-GGHU, was on a flight from Fort Simpson Island, NT (CET4) to Fort McPherson, NT (CZFM). Upon landing at CZFM, the aircraft came into contact with a snow bank on the side of Runway 30 and became stuck; there were no injuries. Airport radio was notified and a maintenance crew came and cleared a path to extract the aircraft from the snow. The aircraft was repositioned to the ramp. An assessment of the aircraft was made by the pilot and the maintenance organization, and no damage noted.

January 17, 2022

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After landing on Runway 12, a Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 767-316 (C-GOCJ/CJT919) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) became disabled on Taxiway A, near A1, due to extremely slippery conditions. CJT919 was eventually towed to the ramp at 1630Z. Several aircraft needed to backtrack on Runway 12 after landing due to the blocked taxiway.

May 8, 2022

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

While landing, a privately registered Cessna 177RG from Greenwood, NS (CYZX) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) veered off the hard surface of Runway 06 and entered onto the grass. The aircraft taxied to the ramp without further incident. No impact on operations.

January 3, 2022

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Summit Air British Aerospace Avro 146 (C-FXRJ/SUT8041) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) aborted its take-off from Runway 32. No assistance was required, but the aircraft returned to the fixed-base operator (FBO). No operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The aircraft rejected takeoff from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) because the Primary Flight Display (PFD), top electronic horizontal situation indicator (EFIS) screen, displayed all flags, the altimeter (ALT) went black and the FTC (flight guidance) light appeared. The aircraft returned to the ramp without further incident. Maintenance re-racked Flight Guidance Computers (FGCs) 1 and 2, then performed return-to-service tests on the FGCs and the FLAD system. They checked serviceable and the aircraft was returned to service, with no further faults reported.

December 20, 2021

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard at the Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré, QC (CYRC) airport from 1600Z to 1605Z. The signal was coming from the south ramp. Maintenance test. No impact on operations.

November 29, 2021

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

An Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FOAI/AIE802), from Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) to Salluit, QC (CYZG) returned to the ramp and reported that the runway was not good enough for take-off. AIE802 took off at 2038Z.

December 6, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

Trucks (TK92+2) were instructed to exit the runway via Taxiways D and C toward the ramp. However, the trucks exited via A and B. An American corporately registered Cirrus SR22T (N816DV), from Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), 7 NM on final to Instrument Landing System (ILS) observed a fluctuation in the ILS signal, but continued the approach. A Provincial Airlines (PVL8321) Beech 1900D from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to La Romaine, QC (CTT5) had to stay clear of B to give way to vehicles.

November 18, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A Trans-Sol Aviation (TSAS) tug (Mule) towed an aircraft from the Ramp 1 barrier to TSAS via Taxiways D3 and D without authorization.

October 5, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / NEUVILLE QC (CNV9)

A 9316-5215 Québec Inc. Cessna 182G (C-FPTW) from Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) to Québec/Neuville, QC (CNV9) reached the information request (INREQ) stage of communications search. Its estimated time of departure (ETD) was 1900Z, and estimated time of arrival (ETA) was 2000Z. A ramp check at CNV9 confirmed that the aircraft had landed.

June 20, 2021

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL)

At 1215Z, the crew of an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FAID/AIE880) from La Grande-Rivière, QC (CYGL) to Kangiqsujuaq, QC (CYKG), in position on Runway 31, advised that they were returning to the ramp to conduct some verifications. IFR clearance cancelled. AIE880 departed at 1314Z.

July 12, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Airborne Sensing Corporation Piper PA-31-325 (SNAAP3) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) aborted its take-off from Runway 06 due to a tire puncture. SNAAP3 exited on its own at the intersection, then was towed to Ramp 3. No impact.

June 15, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Sky Jet MG Inc. Beech 1900D (C-FFCU/LSJ613) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), once on the main ramp, advised that a passenger was in medical distress. The aircraft asked for an ambulance. 911 was notified. No impact.

May 30, 2021

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

At Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), while on the ground at Starlink, a NovaJet Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (C-GRMZ) reported smoke in the cockpit. Firefighters were advised and deployed. Impact: the Starlink ramp was inaccessible. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.

May 10, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Cargair Cessna 172N (C-GQVS) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) experienced brake issues while taxiing to the runway. C-GQVS taxied towards the ramp on its own power. 2 Cessna aircraft conducted detours while taxiing, as a result.

May 3, 2021

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

A Heli-Inter Inc. Aerospatiale AS 350 BA (C-GJPA) from Chicoutimi/St-Honore, QC (CYRC) to Chicoutimi/St-Honore, QC (CYRC), on the north ramp at CYRC, was observed on Taxiway Charlie and, subsequently, at the intersection of Runway 06/24 and 18/36. No impact on operations.

April 26, 2021

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL)

A Voyageur Airways de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GOND/VAL9888) from La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) backtracked for Runway 13 and advised that it was coming back to the ramp. No impact on operations.

April 6, 2021

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

After making an initial call on the ramp, a 2854-9699 Quebec Inc. Beech C-23 (C-FDXR) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Lachute, QC (CSE4) was told to standby due to other traffic. As the aircraft started taxiing towards Taxiway Alpha, several unsuccessful attempts were made by the flight service station (FSS) to contact the aircraft. C-FDXR then proceeded to take position and depart from Runway 27 from the intersection, while a Les Levés Aeroscan Inc. Piper PA-31 (SCANER4) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND), which had just landed, was still on the runway.

April 2, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), after the runway inspection, a vehicle (ST25) determined that Runway 09/27 was closed due to weather conditions. Warning issued to taxiing aircraft that all taxiways and the ramp were extremely slippery. Operations returned to normal at 2109Z. No impact on operations.

March 27, 2021

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL)

While an Exact Air Inc. Beech A100 (C-FLRB/ET839) from La Grande-Rivière, QC (CYGL) to La Grande-Rivière, QC (CYGL) was taxiing backwards on Runway 13 for take-off, the aircraft advised that it was returning to the ramp for a system verification. 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.
UPDATE: TSB Report #2021Q0476: C-FXHE, an Airbus Helicopters AS355 F2 operated by Héli-Inter, was on a power line patrol between Mirabel, QC, and Gatineau, QC, when the crew noticed an odor of burnt electrical wire followed by an indication that the left engine generator was "offline". The pilot declared an emergency and proceeded to the Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) airport. The aircraft landed safely on the ramp at CYND.

January 4, 2021

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL) (Bird presence, Incursion - runway - animal, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A vehicle (TK4) warned of the presence of white partridges near the threshold of Runway 31 while an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GIAB/AIE851) from La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) began to taxi from the ramp to take position on Runway 13, followed by a Hydro-Québec de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GHQL/HYD101) from La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY). A vehicle (SVTG4) was notified and the partridges were chased off. Impact: delays of about 05 minutes occurred for both departures. AIE851 departed at 1910Z and HYD101 departed at 1913Z.

December 29, 2021

Accident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A 1053420 BC Ltd. Piper PA-28-151 (C-GHDI) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) exited off the end of Runway 19 while attempting to land. C-GHDI became stuck in the grass within the runway protected area (RPA) of Runway 19. A vehicle (ST22) was dispatched to assist. No injuries reported. All runways were closed until the aircraft could be moved outside of the RPA.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0141: C-GHDI, a privately operated Piper PA-28-151 Warrior, was conducting a flight from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) with the pilot and 1 passenger on board. When approaching the CYNJ control zone, the tower controller advised the pilot the runway had not been plowed since a recent snowfall and the runway remained partially snow covered with ice patches. The pilot overflew the airport and requested landing on Runway 19. The aircraft touched down with approximately 850 feet of runway remaining. While attempting to exit the runway onto Taxiway A, directional control of the airplane was lost and it departed the paved surface, striking an airport sign with the right wing. The aircrafts right wing sustained substantial damage. There were no injuries, and the ELT did not activate. The aircraft was moved to the ramp and will be inspected to determine the extent of the repairs required.

December 8, 2021

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Flair Airlines Ltd. Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FLKA/FLE601) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) aborted its takeoff from Runway 25 due to a "minor indication". No impact on traffic. The aircraft returned to the ramp.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The flight crew noticed erroneous wind shear warnings while taxiing out. The flight crew reset the weather radars. The flight crew noticed both Flight Directors went into Master when TOGA (take-off/go-around) was selected (low speed rejected take-off (RTO)). The flight crew aborted the take-off and returned to the ramp. Maintenance performed a weather radar operational check, with no faults found. The aircraft was returned to service.

October 23, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

The pilot of a Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 767-35E (C-GUAJ/CJT555) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) advised of a possible fire in the cargo hold. Requested that emergency response (ER) services meet the aircraft on the runway, as well as priority handling.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0117: C-GUAJ, a Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 767-300, was operating as CJT555 from Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) with pilots on board. While on descent into CYVR, the flight crew saw a MAIN CARGO FIRE annunciation on the Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System (EICAS), as well as fire warnings and the fire bell. When the Master Warning was cancelled, all other indications of a fire ceased. The flight crew advised air traffic control of the main cargo fire warning and that it had extinguished, but requested priority handling and the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit on standby as a precaution. The airplane was stopped on the runway to have ARFF personnel inspect for any signs of smoke or fire. Once given the all-clear, fire vehicles escorted the flight to the ramp. Company maintenance determined that this defect appeared to have some history and there was ongoing troubleshooting. They discovered an electrical short circuit in the wiring between the loop 1 main alarm and the loop 2 main alarm.

October 8, 2021

Incident at PRINCE RUPERT BC (CYPR)

An American, privately registered de Havilland DHC-2 MK. I was on a transborder flight plan from Ketchikan, AK (PAKT) to Prince Rupert, BC (CYPR). The aircraft went into the Information Request to Departure Station (QALQ) phase at 1732Z. The pilot could not be contacted. The flight went into the information request (INREQ) phase at 1802Z. The CYPR Airport Manager (APM) performed a ramp check and saw the aircraft. The pilot phoned to close the flight plan.

October 6, 2021

Incident at 15NM NE BELLA BELLA (CAMPBELL ISLAND) BC (CBBC)

An American corporately registered Piper PA-46-310P (N357CS) from Port Angeles, WA (KCLM) to Ketchikan, AK (PAKT) declared an emergency at FL190 due to loss of power. A clearance to Bella Bella (Campbell Island), BC (CBBC) was given and the aircraft landed safely at 2222Z. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) advised.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0109: N357CS, a corporately registered Piper PA-46-310P, was conducting a flight from Port Angeles, WA (KCLM) to Ketchikan, AK (PAKT) with 1 pilot and 2 passengers on board. Approximately 15NM NE of Bella Bella, BC (CBBC) and travelling at 22 000 feet, the engine (Teledyne Continental Motors TSIO-520-C) shook for a few seconds and then quit running. The pilot made an immediate turn towards CBBC and declared an emergency with ATC. The aircraft glided towards the airport and spiralled to set up for an approach. The aircraft landed on Runway 13, where it rolled to the taxiway and onto the ramp. There were no injuries. A local maintenance crew sumped the fuel tanks to check for possible water contamination. None was found. The aircraft was ground-run without issue. The tanks were sumped again prior to another successful ground-run. The aircraft was then flown to Port Hardy, BC (CYZT) before returning to its home base in the USA, were further maintenance will be conducted.

September 13, 2021

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZF/JZA8260) on an IFR flight from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) rejected its take-off from Runway 34 due to an indication. The aircraft taxied back to the ramp. The flight departed safely at 1934Z. No operational impact.

August 19, 2021

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

At approximately 0104Z, Victoria advised of a privately registered Mooney M20R that was overhead Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) with a landing gear issue, and requesting to conduct a "low and over" for Runway 34. The landing gear appeared to be fully down, but it could not be determined if the landing gear was locked. The aircraft landed without incident on Runway 16 at 0112Z, with a vehicle (RED1) on the ramp, as requested by the flight service station (FSS).

August 20, 2021

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

The pilot of an Alkan Air Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GNAJ/AKN147) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) reported smoke in the cockpit shortly after takeoff from Runway 26L. The pilot returned to the airport and landed without incident at 0343Z.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0089: C-GNAJ, a Beech 1900D operated by Alkan Air Limited, was conducting a re-positioning flight from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) with 2 pilots on board. Immediately after takeoff, the crew smelled and saw smoke coming from the circuit breaker panel in the right-hand footwell. The pilots opted to keep the landing gear down and the flaps in the takeoff position and returned to CYVR. The smoke dissipated and the aircraft landed safely, with no reported damage to the aircraft and no injuries. ARFF met the aircraft on the ramp and completed an inspection of the cockpit using a thermal scanner, with no fire indicated. Maintenance inspected all instrument and circuit breaker wiring in the cockpit, with no faults found. The aircraft was then powered up for 2 hours, followed by a 15 minute ground run, and the smoke could not be duplicated. The aircraft was returned to service.

August 10, 2021

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

At Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK), an Island Coastal Aviation Inc. Cessna 172M (C-FEFY) was on a touch-and-go circuit and departed the hard surface into the grass south of Runway 26L. C-FEFY taxied from the grass back to the ramp.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0081: C-FEFY, an Island Coastal Aviation Cessna 172M, was conducting flight training circuit exercises at Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) with a student pilot on board. During the landing roll of the student pilots 9th circuit, directional control was lost. The aircraft departed the left side of the paved surface of Runway 26L, in the vicinity of Taxiway B. The aircraft did not collide with any obstacles. The student pilot was able to taxi the aircraft to Apron 1. There was no damage to the aircraft and there were no injuries.

March 13, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

Aviation Incident Report #17010: At Langley, BC (CYNJ), a Jeep vehicle parked on the designated ramp taxiway was reportedly restricting access to the hangar and runway for manoeuvring aircraft . A privately registered, amateur-built Coot A on a flight to Langley, BC (CYNJ) came into contact with the vehicle. CYNJ management was reportedly notified and provided with photo evidence.

June 30, 2021

Incident at ATLIN BC (CYSQ)

The Kamloops, BC (CYKA) flight information centre (FIC) was contacted by the responsible party for a privately registered Cessna 180J and advised that the aircraft was overdue on a flight from Atlin, BC (CYSQ), to Silver City, YT (CFQ5), then back to Atlin, BC (CYSQ). The aircraft was not on a flight plan. The Whitehorse, YT (CYXY) FIC and Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria were advised. Communications search initiated. The aircraft was located on the ground at CYSQ, after a ramp check, at 0515Z. The pilot was advised of a miscommunication with the search and rescue (SAR) contact. No impact on operations. (CADORS 2021C2499 deleted due to incorrect region)

June 3, 2021

Incident at VANDERHOOF BC (CAU4)

There was a report of an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal on the ramp at Vanderhoof, BC (CAU4) from 1730Z to 1740Z. The Vancouver (ZVR) Shift Manager and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria were advised. The aircraft was identified as a Vanderhoof Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GMCO).

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