February 22, 2020

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

An Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) signal was heard from a privately registered Cessna A185E from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Montreal/Aeroparc Ile Perrot, QC (CSP6). ELT signal heard for 4 minutes. Vehicle (ST22) identified source as Cessna A185E on the ramp. ELT had been activated by mistake. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised, no impact on operation.

February 7, 2020

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

At Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND), 2 separate emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signals were heard on frequency 121.5, at 1528Z and 1529Z. Area Control Centre (ACC) advised. A vehicle (ST20) was advised and the source of ELT was located. A privately registered Cessna 180, on the ramp, accidentally set off the ELT during maintenance work.

January 19, 2020

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND) (Other operational incident)

At Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND), while snow clearing on the runway, vehicle (TK86) became receiver only (RONLY). Flight service station (FSS) requested TK86 to exit the runway, no answer was received however the vehicle exited the runway. Communication was re-established after TK86 was on the ramp. No impact on operations.

February 20, 2020

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A privately registered Cessna T240 from Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) squawked communication failure at 0256Z. Aircraft landed at 0303Z. Pilot advised afterwards that they were "receiver only" (RONLY). Operational impact: A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-102 (JZA7940) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was held on the ramp and a Pacific Coastal Airlines Ltd. Saab 340 (PCO3016) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) was manoeuvred East of CYXH until the Cessna T240 arrived.

February 6, 2020

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A Calgary Police Service Eurocopter EC120B (HAWC1) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) lifted from their ramp with out contacting the CYYC West Tower until airborne, tracking Northbound between the parallel runways. No impact to operations.

January 29, 2020

Incident at RANKIN INLET NU (CYRT)

A Calm Air Aerospatiale ATR 72-202 (C-FULE/CAV470) from Rankin Inlet, NU (CYRT) started their takeoff roll and advised specialist they would be returning to the ramp to check something.

January 22, 2020

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

A First Air BAE Systems (Operations) Limit RJ85 (C-FERJ/FAB239) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Rankin Inlet, NU (CYRT) rejected its take-off for unknown reasons, and taxied back to the ramp. No impact.
UPDATE from Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. On the take-off roll from Iqaluit, NU, the crew of C-FERJ observed that the #2 engine failed to produce full power. The take-off was rejected and the aircraft returned to the main ramp without further incident. Upon further investigation, on the ramp, the crew determined that the #2 engine failed to respond to any thrust inputs and remained in Ground Idle. The #2 engine full authority digital engine control (FADEC) system was not operating normally and was Minimum Equipment Listed (MELd), allowing the aircraft to return to Yellowknife, NT for maintenance. Company maintenance in Yellowknife confirmed the fault and replaced the #2 engine FADEC module, conducted the necessary checks, which cleared the MEL. The aircraft was returned to service and there were no further reported incidents.

January 16, 2020

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GHRJ/PVL928) from Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) on terminal ramp mistakenly activated its emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal outside testing parameters.

January 8, 2020

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At St. Johns, NL (CYYT), Runway 02 was closed for taxi. A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GNCF/PVL927) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) was given taxi instructions to the De-Ice Facility via Taxiway F, cross Runway 02, D, Runway 34, G, and H, because an Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-GIUE/ACA2071) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was pushing back into the taxi lane on the terminal ramp. PVL927 instead taxied F, Runway 02, Runway 34, G, H.

May 3, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Aviation Incident Report #16051: At Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB), a Pascan Pilatus PC-12/47E Air Medic(C-FMAO/PSC360) failed to communicate its intentions with the Service Aérien Gouvernemental (SAG) despite multiple attempts from SAG dispatch to communicate over radio frequency, as published in the Canada Flight Supplement (CFS). The aircraft moved to exit ramp and came back without communicating its intentions(reason unknown) before leaving again still without radio contact. No impact on operations.

December 2, 2019

Incident at 15NM NE SCHEFFERVILLE QC (CYKL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDLG/AIE821) on a flight from Kuujjuaq (CYVP), QC, to Schefferville, QC (CYKL) declared an emergency due to a nose wheel indication, and returned from CYKL. The aircraft landed Runway 25 at 2313Z. Runway 07/25 was closed from 2313Z until 2326Z for runway inspection.
Aviation incident report #16465: Kuujjuaq airport emergency response plan was activated by Kuujjuaq flight service station (FSS) when notified by Montreal centre that an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDLG/AIE821) declared a PAN PAN PAN on approach into Schefferville, QC (CYKL). There was a nose gear indicator and they were returning back to Kuujjuaq. The Kuujjuaq emergency coordination centre (ECC) was opened with NAV Canada FSS, Fire Department, Ambulances, Health Centre, Air Inuit representatives, KRPF and the Kativik Regional Government Transportation Department responding. The aircraft landed safely and was towed off the runway; no injuries reported. Debriefing session was held on December 3rd, 2019.
TSB Update A19Q0196: C-FDLG, an Air Inuit Dash-8 100 (AIE821), was on an IFR flight from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Schefferville, QC (CYKL) with 3 crew members and 17 passengers on board. When the landing gear was lowered on approach for CYKL, the front gear did not go down despite several attempts. The crew followed the applicable checklist and lowered the gear using the alternate extension system. Given the runway conditions and the existing weather conditions at CYKL, the crew opted to pull up the landing gear and return to CYVP; it requested that Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services intervene. During the approach for CYVP, the landing gear was lowered using the alternate system and the plane landed without incident. The aircraft was stopped on the runway and was towed on the ramp. No one was injured.

October 19, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

While taxiing on the Mirajet Ramp, the right wing of an Academie Aeronautique Cessna 172N (C-GIGW) on a flight from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) contacted the left wing of an Academie Aeronautique Cessna 172N (C-GYBV) on a flight from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX). Parties advised, no impact on operations.

June 27, 2019

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton reported hearing an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal from a privately registered, amateur built Jaques Larouche Jaques Faure Wheeler Express CT, which was parked on the south ramp. The shift manager was notified.

February 15, 2019

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

After getting clearance and taking position on Runway 25, the pilot of an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FIAI/AIE850) from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to La Grande Riviere, QC (CYGL) advised that they were returning to the ramp for a mechanical problem. No known operational impact.

April 29, 2019

Incident at CHILLIWACK BC (CYCW)

Aviation Incident Report #16047: A privately registered Piper PA-28R-201T on a flight from Chilliwack, BC (CYCW) was viewed warming up on the ramp at the entrance to Taxiway Delta. While attempting to enter Taxiway Delta through executing a right-hand turn, the right wheel of the aircraft left the asphalt surface and crossed the grass. In doing so, the propeller struck a taxiway reflector. Without stopping, the aircraft continued back onto the asphalt surface of Taxiway Delta, entered Taxiway Alpha and departed on Runway 07.

December 31, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

While departing the ramp via Taxiway L, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FSRN/JZA8057) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) was required to stop and give way to a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3309) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR). JZA8057 was never given the instruction to give way.

December 15, 2019

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

During departure, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8176) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) aborted its takeoff due to a potential mechanical issue. JZA8176 taxied back to the ramp without issue. No impact to operations.

November 12, 2019

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (Incursion - runway - vehicle, Communication error)

At Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) a Sweeper vehicle (SP226) was instructed to exit Runway 03/21 onto the abandoned Taxiway C and read back the instruction. SP226 proceeded to do a number of turns on the threshold of Runway 21 and then continued down Runway 21 towards the intersection with Runway 12/30. SP226 did not respond to further flight service station (FSS) attempts to contact them until they were near the intersection, at which point SP226 was instructed to exit onto Runway 12/30. SP226 later advised that they had been unable to exit onto C. A Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GMJJ/GLR748) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was taxiing on the ramp, for Runway 21 for departure, at the time.

November 8, 2019

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A call was received from Pacific radio advising that a Kan-Arm Contracting Ltd. Piper PA-31 (C-GDJR) on a training flight from Chilliwack, BC (CYCW) was inbound to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) with a total electrical failure and possibly no landing gear. The pilot gave their intentions and estimated time of arrival (ETA) at CYXX by telephone. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) and 911 were put on standby. The aircraft landed safely with minimal operational impact. A Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-800 (WSW107) on a flight from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) was moved to a different approach and some VFR aircraft held out on the ground.
UPDATE TSB Report #A19P0167: C-GDJR, a privately operated Piper Navajo PA-31-310 aircraft took off from Chilliwack, (CYCW) BC on a training flight with two pilots on board. When the gear was selected up, the crew observed a gear unlocked indication. The gear was cycled and a gear down and safe indication was achieved. The crews intent was to return to CYCW, but when they selected flaps down there was no movement of the flaps and the landing gear down and locked lights faded out. The crew made the decision to divert to Abbotsford, (CYXX) BC because it had a long runway and emergency equipment. During the diversion to CYXX, all electrical power was lost and communications equipment failed. Using a cell phone, the crew contacted the Kamloops Flight Service Station and declared a Mayday. They explained the situation, stated their intention was to land in CYXX, and requested to have ARFF standing by. On short final, enough electrical power returned for the crew to see they had a landing gear down and locked indication. The aircraft landed uneventfully and taxied to the ramp. Maintenance determined via a continuity check that the RH alternator field wire had an intermittent fault caused by a broken wire and / or a bad terminal crimp. They also found the LH engine noise filter had been removed from the alternator circuit, and wire terminals were taped with automotive electrical tape.

September 11, 2019

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

TSB Report #A19P0136: C-GTQB, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by Air Transat, conducted a charter flight from Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC to Victoria (CYYJ), BC. While parked on the ramp in CYYJ, a passenger bus drove under the left wing and the roof of the bus scraped the underside of the wing. There were no injuries. The aircraft sustained minor damage.

October 10, 2019

Incident at Kelowna

Loss of global positioning system (GPS) signal by a Morningstar Partners Ltd. Embraer EMB-500 (C-GYMP) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) while taxiing on D and F towards Shell Ramp.

September 27, 2019

Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF)

A BP Aviation Ltd. Cessna 172N (C-GCAW) from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to Penticton, BC (CYYF) aborted take off on Runway 16, and exited on Taxiway B to main ramp where pilot secured the oil cap cover. Aircraft then proceeded to backtrack and depart.

August 9, 2019

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

An American, corporately registered Eurocopter AS 350 B3 (N359TA) from Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE) to Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ), inbound from the Northwest (NW), entered the CYXJ control zone (CZ) without prior communication. First contact was on short final for the main ramp. Pilot said they were on the wrong frequency prior to contact. No impact to operations.

August 7, 2019

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

A privately registered Cessna 172M on a flight from Penticton, BC (CYYF) arrived with unreadable radio. Once on the ramp, the aircraft became no radio (NORDO) and taxied through the closed 500ft of Taxiway A. When departing aircraft was NORDO and again, and taxied through the closed portion of Taxiway A.

July 27, 2019

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

An Island Express Air Inc. Piper PA-31-325 (C-GMDL/IAX405) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) rejected its take-off from Runway 16 and taxied back to the main apron. No reason given, no impact on operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The operator reported that during the takeoff roll the pilot in command (PIC) noted a "roughness" to the engines and elected to reject the takeoff. The crew returned to the run up area and conducted a full power run to clear and test the engine for normal performance. After the run was concluded without incident the crew elected to continue as normal. The crew believed the aircraft suffered from vapor lock after stopping and restarting the engines on the ramp for passenger disembarkation.

July 3, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Canadian Flight Centre Cessna 152 (C-GMZA) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) had an electrical fire on departure, MAYDAY was called, trucks called out, and the aircraft landed safely. The aircraft advised that they did not require emergency vehicles, Delta fire call was cancelled, minimal impact on operation.
Update TSB #A19P0091: C-GMZA, a Cessna 152 aircraft operated by Canadian Flight Centre, was conducting a local training flight from Vancouver/Boundary Bay (CZBB), BC with a student-pilot and an instructor on board. During the initial climb after the takeoff, smoke was observed coming from under the instrument panel, near the electrical switches. The instructor assumed control of the aircraft, reduced the power, turned off the master switch, and closed the cabin air. The smoke subsided, and the instructor turned the aircraft toward CZBB for a landing. The instructor momentarily selected the master switch to on, communicated a MAYDAY, and re-selected the master switch to off. The aircraft landed and taxied to the ramp. The instructor advised that emergency vehicles were not required. The operators maintenance found a leak from the oil pressure gauge located above the switch panel, with traces of oil on the landing light switch. The gauge cluster was replaced. There were no signs of electrical fire on the electrical wiring under the dash. dditionally, minor oil spillage was found around the engine oil filler tube. The aircraft was returned to service.

May 5, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER HARBOUR BC (Water) (CYHC) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

The Vancouver Harbour, BC (Water) (CYHC) tower observed an ambulance drive down the ramp onto the heliport without the heliport attendant having obtained approval from the tower. Tower attempted to contact the Pacific Heliport Services on both 118.4 and the heliport frequency 122.35, without any response.

March 28, 2019

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

A Montair Aviation Inc. Cessna 172P (C-FFJK) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) filed a flight plan with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 0705Z. At 0805Z, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria was advised and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) unit was contacted to conduct a ramp check. At 0815Z, the flight instructor contacted the flight information centre (FIC) to close the flight plan. Erroneous contact information was provided in the flight plan, which contributed to the event.

April 5, 2019

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

At the Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) aerodrome, pedestrians were observed walking from Bailey Helicopters to the ramp on Taxiway Alpha. No operational impact.

January 23, 2019

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3190) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) called on the mandatory frequency (MF) and requested that an ambulance be called for one of their ramp staff, located airside in the cargo of the aircraft. An ambulance was dispatched to the airport. No further information is available at the time.

January 17, 2019

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

A privately registered Antares MA32 from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) departed Runway 08R and reported an engine problem, returning to land. The aircraft overran the end. No injuries reported. The aircraft taxied back to ramp under its own power.

January 18, 2019

Incident at SMITHERS BC (CYYD)

A Central Mountain Air Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-FCMP/GLR703) from Smithers, BC (CYYD) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) aborted its takeoff due to propeller indication and taxied back to the ramp without further incident. No impact on operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The aircraft aborted its takeoff due to propeller indication and taxied back to the ramp without further incident. Prop gauge connector removed and inspected. Aircraft ground run and prop gauge tested serviceable. No further incident.

January 8, 2019

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FSRJ/JZA8176) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) flight crew reported an auxiliary power unit (APU) fire while parked on the ramp. Airport and city fire services were notified and attended. No passengers were on board. Smoke was visible briefly from the tower at JZA8176s initial call but had dissipated by the time fire services arrived. Fire services inspected the aircraft and departed. No impact on operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The Flight Crew attempted to start the auxiliary power unit (APU) to provide cabin heat. On the second APU start attempt, there was a puff of smoke and the crew received intermittent APU fire indications. The Crew called the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit, who inspected and advised there had been no fire. Maintenance was dispatched to CYXJ. Maintenance inspected and tested the APU, with no abnormal indications or defects noted. The aircraft was returned to service
Update TSB Report #A19W0006: C-FSRJ, a Bombardier DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flight JZA8176 from Fort St. John (CYXJ), BC to Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC with 4 crew members on board. During the pre-flight preparation before passenger boarding, the flight crew attempted to start the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU). After a failed first attempt, a second attempt was made, and the flight crew received an APU Fire Bottle Low Pressure warning, along with an APU Fire Detection System warning. ARFF was requested to the aircraft, however no fire or smoke was visible when they arrived. The operator’s maintenance completed an inspection of the APU and its compartment, and no defects were noted. The APU was started, and function checks were carried out with no faults found. The aircraft was released back to service.

August 12, 2019

Incident at SUDBURY ON (CYSB)

Aviation Incident Report #16276: A 2613752 Ontario Inc. Bell 206B (C-GZCR) from origin unknown to Sudbury, ON (CYSB) reported being low on fuel and experiencing radio communication troubles. Aircraft was escorted to Ramp 3, landed safely with no issues, and returned to firehall.

August 31, 2019

Incident at LONDON FIC / FIC DE LONDON

A privately registered Bellanca 7GCBC was on a VFR flight plan (FP) from Smiths Falls/Montague (Russ Beach), ON (CYSH) to Wolfe Island, ON, with an estimated time of departure (ETD) of 1940Z and an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 2010Z. The aircraft went Information Request to Departure Station (QALQ) and following steps were done. The aircraft then went into information request (INREQ), Trenton (YTR) Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) was informed and sent an INREQ. Kingston, ON (CYGK) had talked to pilot at 1949Z and asked how the pilot was going to close their flight plan. Pilot replied with "Will call to close my flight plan when on ground". Emergency contact was called and in touch the whole time. Alert notice (ALNOT) was issued at 2216Z. YTR JRCC sent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to CYSH for a ramp check. YTR JRCC had two aircraft started up on the ramp ready to look for aircraft. YTR had the missing aircraft notice (MANOT) written out and ready to go. At 2232Z, the emergency contact called the flight information centre (FIC) saying that the pilot had been found safe at Wolfe Island. YTR was informed and "shut down the resources". YTR JRCC and FIC kept the case open until verbal confirmation was received from the pilot. The FIC was finally in direct contact with pilot after almost three and a half hours of trying the pilots cell. Flight plan was finally closed and ALNOT terminated at 2330Z. All parties originally involved were notified. It was also noted that the aircraft was not properly registered with Transport Canada. YTR is investigating this case more in depth.

October 10, 2019

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

An Airsprint Embraer EMB-545 (ASP822) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) aborted take-off Runway 06L. No reason given by the aircraft. ASP822 returned to SkyService ramp. No operational impact.

September 3, 2019

Incident at PARRY SOUND AREA MUNI ON (CNK4)

At 0120Z, a 2359394 Ontario Inc. Piper PA-28-140 (C-GOXJ) on a flight from Gasport, NY (K9G5) to Parry Sound, ON (CNK4) was 30 minutes overdue to destination of CNK4. Leidos Hub was contacted to get the full flight plan and associated phone numbers were called with voice messages being left. At 0150Z, Trenton Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) was informed and ended up tracking down the pilot through their Canada Border Services (CBS) contact numbers. Pilot confirmed they were down safely. In the meantime the airport manager (APM) of CNK4 had been contacted and performed a ramp check, confirming that C-GOXJ was down safely.

August 30, 2019

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

A Castle Aviation Cessna 208B (N27MG/CSJ213) on a flight from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to Akron, OH (KCAK) aborted take off and taxied to the ramp to troubleshoot a maintenance issue.

August 27, 2019

Incident at RED LAKE ON (CYRL)

A Wasaya Airways Beech 1900D (C-GWOX/WSG716) from Red Lake, ON (CYRL) to Poplar Hill, ON (CPV7) had a rejected takeoff and returned to the ramp.

July 20, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Novajet Bombardier CL-600 2B19 (Series 200) (NOJ85) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Nassau, Bahamas (MYNN) reported a gear problem after departing CYYZ. No emergency declared. Requested to hold for an hour before returning to CYYZ. Landed safely at 1511Z and taxied to the ramp. No equipment requested.

July 19, 2019

Incident at MOOSONEE ON (CYMO)

A Thunder Airlines Limited Beech A100 (C-GKAJ/THU107) from Kashechewan, ON (CZKE) to Moosonee, ON (CYMO) called when final at 2051Z, but did not call when down and clear. A call to the airport fueller confirmed that the aircraft was on the ramp.

June 28, 2019

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

At the Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) aerodrome, a drone was reported by the Peel Regional Police unit to be in the vicinity of the FedEx ramp and Taxiway Juliet. The Peel unit sent officers to investigate. Departures were temporarily switched from Runway 23 to Runway 24L. After about 45 minutes, Peel police called to report that no drone was found, but that they will stay in the area to monitor. Operations returned to normal. No impact to operations.

June 16, 2019

Incident at DRYDEN REGIONAL ON (CYHD)

A Wildcat Helicopters Inc. Bell 412 (C-FWTQ) from origin unknown to Dryden, ON (CYHD) reported final for the infield at CYHD and did not report down. Dryden Police and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to do a ramp check. Aircrafts pilot phoned to report that they were down and the OPP were notified.

June 17, 2019

Incident at TIMMINS / VICTOR M. POWER ON (CYTS)

An Air Creebec Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FCJD/CRQ861) from Timmins, ON (CYTS) to Moosonee, ON (CYMO) rejected its takeoff from Runway 28, and taxied back to the ramp. No impact on operations.

May 24, 2019

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

A Bombardier CL60 (N20DAY) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) on a maintenance test flight to check avionics reported they initially had 3 green lights, then the lights went out. Crew declared PAN PAN, and landed Runway 05 at 1651Z without further incident. Aircraft was able to taxi to SkyCharter ramp. No operational impact.

January 30, 2019

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

A Tidnish Holdings Limited Dassault Falcon 900EX (C-GTLA) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) aborted its takeoff on Runway 24R due to a maintenance issue and returned to the ramp.

January 11, 2019

Incident at MOOSONEE ON (CYMO)

A Thunder Airlines Limited Beech A100 (C-FASB/THU101) from Fort Albany, ON (CYFA) to Moosonee, ON (CYMO) reported down on Runway 14 but did not report off the runway. The fueller at CYMO confirmed that the aircraft was back on the ramp.

March 2, 2019

Incident at Covington KY (KCVG)

Aviation Incident Report: An Air Georgian Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (GGN7322) on a flight from Covington, KY (KCVG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) returned to KCVG due to the landing gear stuck in the down position. The aircraft landed without incident and taxied to the ramp.

March 30, 2019

Incident at New Orleans/Louis Armstrong Int'l, LA (KMSY)

Aviation Incident Report: A Sunwing Airlines Boeing 767-300 (SWG511) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Cancun, Mexico (MMUN) declared an emergency and diverted to New Orleans/Louis Armstrong Intl, LA (KMSY) due to low oil pressure on their left engine. The aircraft landed Runway 11 at 1726Z and taxied to the ramp without further incident.

November 18, 2019

Incident at KLCQ - Lake City Gateway - Lake City

TSB Report #A19F0294: C-GEZX, an Airbus A321-211 was operating as flight Air Transat TSC90D from Lake City Gateway (KLCQ), FL to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau (CYUL), QB. While on climb at FL270, flight crew noted left hand engine low oil quantity advisory. The flight crew leveled off for troubleshooting at which point they observed left hand engine oil pressure fluctuation and higher than normal engine temperature. The flight crew declared a PAN PAN with ATC, requested a return to land at KLCQ and kept faulty engine at idle until landing. The engine was shut down by flight crew after a safe landing at KLCQ. Inspection was conducted by emergency services once on the ground and oil was observed coming out of the left hand engine. After inspection, flight crew taxied the aircraft to the ramp. Maintenance found gearbox turning tool access cover loose and leaking oil.

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