April 2, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / CARP ON (CYRP)

Information received from the Aviation Operations Centre (AOC). Upon departure from Runway 28, a privately registered Zenair CH 200 from Ottawa/Carp, ON (CYRP) to Ottawa/Carp, ON (CYRP) conducted a runway excursion, then came to rest about 100ft past the end of the runway. The extent of the damage was unknown. No injuries or fatalities. NAV CANADA did not provide service.

February 3, 2022

Accident at LONDON ON (CYXU) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An ITPS (Canada) Ltd. Cirrus SR22 (C-GZQT/SA29) from London, ON (CYXU) to London, ON (CYXU) experienced a hard landing while conducting a touch-and-go on Runway 33. The aircraft bounced and the nose wheel collapsed, and the aircraft came to rest on the runway. There were 3 souls on board (SOB), no injuries or fuel spill reported. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit responded, and Runway 15/33 was closed via NOTAM. The aircraft was pushed off the runway and Runway 15/33 re-opened at 2035Z. The shift manager was notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22O0015: C-GZQT, a Cirrus SR22 being operated by ITPS Canada Ltd. as SA29, was on a training flight in the circuit for Runway 33 with three pilots on board; there was an instructor and a student occupying the front seats. During a normal landing, the aircraft was allowed to slow down unintentionally during the flare, at approximately 5-10 feet AGL. The student attempted to correct by adding power, but moved the control stick in their left hand, mistaking it for the throttle. This resulted in the aircraft pitching down rapidly and contacting the runway, causing the nose wheel assembly to become detached from the aircraft. The instructor pilot intervened during this sequence, and landed the aircraft on the remaining runway. The aircraft came to rest on its nose. There were no injuries.

January 31, 2022

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

An Government Of Canada, Department Of National Defence Beech B350 (NSTAR2) from Trenton, ON (CYTR) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) left the runway during its landing procedure on Runway 25. The aircraft came to rest approximately 200 feet south of the runway edge.
TSB Report #A22C0009: C-GEAS, a Beech B300 operated by the Government of Canadas Department of National Defence, was involved in a landing accident at Thunder Bay Intl, ON (CYQT). The DNDs Directorate of Flight Safety is investigating.

Accident at STRATFORD MUNI ON (CYSA) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

During landing, a privately registered Piper PA-46-600TP, on a flight to Stratford, ON (CYSA), went off the end of Runway 17 at CYSA, causing damage to the aircraft.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #17507: A privately registered Piper PA-46-600TP on a flight to Stratford, ON (CYSA) was landing on Runway 17. It appeared that the directional control was lost and the aircraft exited the runway to the right-side. The aircraft struck an abbreviated precision approach path indicator (APAPI) light box and continued travelling across the graded area, and came to rest perpendicular to the runway edge. Weather conditions were VFR, with winds from the south and less than 8 knots. The runway was 95% bare and dry. Runways were closed for several hours.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22O0013: A privately registered Piper PA-46-600TP was on a visual flight rules flight from Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) to the Stratford, ON (CYSA) with the pilot as sole occupant. During the landing roll on Runway 17, the pilot felt the aircraft swerving and attempted a correction before deciding to reject the landing. After they added power for the go-around, the right main wheel entered the snowbank beside the runway, causing the aircraft to exit the runway surface into an area of undisturbed snow. The aircraft collided with some airport signage before the nose wheel sheared off. The aircraft came to a stop upright in a snow covered area beside the runway. The pilot exited the aircraft uninjured, the aircraft had been damaged significantly. The propeller was destroyed, and there was damage to the wing, cowling, and engine mounts. The ELT was activated during the runway excursion.

January 16, 2022

Accident at In the vicinity of: NIXON ON (CNX8)

A privately registered Cessna 150G from Nixon, ON (CNX8) to Nixon, ON (CNX8), was flying locally in the Nixon area, experienced an engine failure with a forced landing, then crashed 1 1/2 NM west north-west (WNW) from the airfield.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22O0005: At 1620 Eastern Standard Time, a privately-owned Cessna 150G departed from Nixon, ON (CNX8) on a local visual flight rules (VFR) flight. Upon return, the pilot positioned the aircraft on final for Runway 12 at CNX8. Shortly after commencing the final approach, the aircraft experienced a power loss. The pilot verified the engine instruments, which were all indicating normal. The pilot recognized that they would be unable to reach the runway, so elected to carry out a forced approach in a nearby farmers field. The aircrafts main landing gear touched down first, followed by the nose wheel. When the nose wheel contacted the rough terrain, it broke off and the aircraft flipped over and came to rest inverted. The pilot was able to egress from the aircraft with minor injuries. There was no post-crash fire. The aircraft suffered substantial damage.

January 19, 2022

Incident at RED DEER REGIONAL AB (CYQF)

A GCS Aviation Ltd. Beech 300 (C-FGSX) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Red Deer, AB (CYQF) slid off the edge of Runway 35 after landing. Minimal impact to the operation.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22W0004: A GCS Aviation Ltd. Beech B300, C-FGSX, was operating as flight CAR604 from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Red Deer, AB (CYQF). Upon landing, the pilot engaged propeller reverse thrust and the RH engine engaged reverse before the LH engine. The asymmetric thrust condition created a directional control issue. The pilot attempted to recover using yaw control, braking and bringing the engines out of reverse thrust; however, the aircraft continued to yaw to the left and exited the west side of the runway. The aircraft skidded sideways and rotated approximately 270 degrees before coming to rest 50 feet from the edge of the runway surface. The airport authority assisted in transferring the passengers back to the hangar, and the aircraft was subsequently towed back to the hangar. The pilot and two passengers received no injuries. The aircraft damage was limited to a flat RH tire. Company maintenance performed engine ground runs and found the RH engine was entering reverse ahead of the LH engine. The LH engine beta valve and reverse pick-up rigging was adjusted and the aircraft was released for continued service.

August 28, 2021

Accident at QUÉBEC / NEUVILLE QC (CNV9)

TSB Report # A21Q0078: A privately registered, amateur-built Pietenpol AirCamper was on a visual flight rules (VFR) flight from Neuville, QC (CNV9) to Thetford Mines, QC (CSM3). After take-off, a partial detachment of the aircrafts windshield occurred and the pilot returned to CNV9. During the landing, a gust of wind caused one of the main gear wheels to come into contact with the ground unexpectedly. The aircraft nose-dived and came to rest upside down. The pilot, who was alone on board, was not injured.

November 18, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

At Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), while crossing the runway, a vehicle (SER641) came to rest on A3 while it was still inside the runway protected area (RPA).

August 22, 2021

Accident at MONTMAGNY QC (CSE5)

A Grondair Cessna 172N (C-GMES) from St-Frederic, QC (CSZ4) to St-Frederic, QC (CSZ4) went off the runway on Runway 08 at Montmagny, QC (CSE5). The 121.5 MHz emergency locator transmitter (ELT) went off from 2120Z to 2127Z. There was damage to the aircraft, which got stuck at the end of the runway. No injuries. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), and the Aviation Operations Centre (AOC) were advised.
UPDATE: TSB report # A21Q0075: C-GMES, a Grondair Transport Inc. operated Cessna 172, was on a visual flight rules (VFR) flight from St-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4) to Montmagny, QC (CSE5) with 3 passengers and a pilot on board. During a touch-and-go landing on Runway 08 at CSE5, after raising the flaps and applying full power, the pilot attempted to get the aircraft airborne at approximately 55-60 knots. Seeing that the aircraft did not take off, the pilot aborted the takeoff. The remaining runway distance was insufficient to stop the aircraft, the pilot made a turn to avoid a barrier at the end of the runway and the aircraft overshot the runway. The aircraft came to rest in a ditch and the nose wheel sank into the ground. The aircraft was damaged and there were no injuries. The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) activated.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #17275: A Grondair Cessna 172N (C-GMES) from Saint-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4) to Montmagny, QC (CSE5) with 4 people on board exited the runway while conducting a touch-and-go. The pilot as well as the 3 passengers were not injured.

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.

December 5, 2021

Accident at DUNCAN BC (CAM3) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Kamloops Flight Information Centre (FIC) was advised by the Airport Operator at Duncan, BC (CAM3) that a privately registered Mooney M20C on a flight to Duncan, BC (CAM3) crashed at CAM3. No known air traffic service (ATS) involvement. Runway closed via NOTAM from 1929Z to 2017Z.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0134: A privately registered Mooney M20C was on a recreational flight from Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Duncan, BC (CAM3) with the pilot and two passengers on board. The pilot conducted an initial approach to Runway 13, executed a go-around, and set up for a second approach. After the second approach, the aircraft touched down, with the pilot finding the braking to be poor. Runway 13 has a 70 foot displaced threshold, a 0.5% downhill slope, and was reported to have frost present on the morning of the accident. Skid marks were observed starting about 800 feet beyond the threshold of the 1494 foot runway. As the aircraft was not slowing as expected, the pilot applied full power in an attempt to conduct a go-around. The aircraft ran off the end of the runway. It bounced off of a small berm and came to rest, on its belly, in a gravel pit. All occupants were able to extricate themselves and suffered various degrees of injuries. The airplane was substantially damaged. The RCMP and EMS services attended the scene and the pilot and passengers were taken to hospital.

September 1, 2021

Accident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

At Langley, BC (CYNJ), a Skyquest Aviation Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GTYI) departed from Runway 25 and crashed in the grass adjacent to Taxiways E and F. Emergency services were called and dispatched. 1 pilot on board. Moderate impact to operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report # A21P0093: C-GTYI, a Cessna (Textron) 152 operated by Skyquest Aviation Ltd, was conducting a local training flight from the Langley, BC (CYNJ) airport with one student pilot on board. The student conducted the flights initial takeoff from Runway 25, practising a soft field technique. As the aircraft became airborne, its pitch attitude remained nose high. Control of the aircraft was lost and it suddenly banked left and pitched nose down. The aircraft struck the grassed area between Runway 25 and Taxiway E. The left wing tip was the initial contact point, followed by the nose and the right wing. The aircraft came to rest on its nose. The pilot exited the aircraft without assistance and received only minor injuries. A signal from the emergency locator transmitter was not received. After a maintenance inspection of the aircraft, it has been deemed destroyed.

August 25, 2021

Accident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

During departure, a privately registered Cessna 170B from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen, YT (CYXY) veered to the side of the runway and its wheel came off. The aircraft crashed and tipped onto its side. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit responded and advised that there were no injuries, but there was a fuel leak on the runway. No emergency services needed. A NOTAM was issued to close Runway 12/30 and Taxiway Alpha. All pertinent parties were informed. The runway was returned to service at 2055Z.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0067: A privately registered Cessna 170B was conducting a flight from Fort St. John/North Peace, BC (CYXJ) bound for Fort Nelson/Northern Rockies, BC (CYYE). The take-off on Runway 12 was aborted during the take-off roll due to the crosswind. As the aircraft was coming to a stop, the left landing gear collapsed and the aircraft came to rest on the left wing tip. There was a small fuel spill that was contained, but there was no post incident fire. There were no injuries.

June 22, 2021

Accident at 15NM NE TERRACE BC (CYXT)

A White Bear Industries Ltd. Robinson R44 II (C-FWBL) on a flight from Terrace, BC (CYXT) informed the CYXT flight service station (FSS) that it had conducted an emergency landing due to an aircraft issue. The aircraft was damaged upon landing. A helicopter was sent to pick up the pilot and passenger. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0046: C-FWBL, a privately operated Robinson R44 II operated by White Bear Industries Ltd., was enroute from Lakelse Lake, BC, to Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE) with one passenger on board when the pilot received a low main rotor RPM warning horn and light, with both engine and main rotor tachometer needles decreasing. The pilot performed a forced landing on a mountain logging road approximately 15 NM NE of Terrace, BC (CYXT). The pilot noticed while in the auto-rotation descent that the reciprocating engine RPM was fluctuating (Lycoming IO-540-AE1A5, 6 cylinder, fuel injected). During the flare to touch down, with collective and aft cyclic application to arrest the descent and forward motion, the helicopter skidded forward for about 15 feet on the gravel road. The helicopter remained upright on its skids, and both the pilot and passenger exited with no injury. The helicopter suffered substantial damage when the main rotor struck the tail boom during touchdown. The tail boom remained only partially attached to the rest of the structure by the internal driveshaft assembly connected to the tail rotor gearbox. Maintenance was contracted to inspect the helicopter drivetrain and initially could not find or replicate any defect that would suggest a mechanical malfunction or explain the low main rotor RPM reported by the pilot.

June 17, 2021

Accident at 20NM N CAMPBELL RIVER BC (CYBL)

At 1522Z, the Campbell River flight service station (FSS) advised that, at 1445Z, a CBE Construction Ltd. de Havilland DHC-2 MK. III (C-FOES) from Port Hardy, BC (CYZT) to Campbell River, BC (CYBL) crashed into the water, approximately 20NM north of CYBL, under unknown circumstances. No operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0042: C-FOES, a de Havilland DHC-2T MK 111 "Turbo Beaver" float plane, operated by Air Cab of Port Hardy, BC, was conducting a visual flight rules flight from Port Hardy Water Aerodrome, BC (CAW5) to Campbell River Water Aerodrome, BC (CAE3). The final approach was into the sun and, when approximately 1NM from CAE3, a propeller issue developed. As the pilot was addressing the propeller issue, the airspeed was decreasing. When the aircraft was at a height of about 20 feet above the water, the stall warning system activated. Though the pilot attempted to recover from the stall, the aircraft impacted the water. An aluminium front float strut fitting broke and the propeller struck the water as the aircraft came to rest nose down in the water. There was no post impact fire and the ELT did not activate. The pilot, the sole occupant, sustained no injuries and was rescued by the Coast Guard, who towed the aircraft to a nearby maintenance facility.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0042 - Adjustments to initial TSB narrative: C-FOES, a de Havilland DHC-2T MK 111 "Turbo Beaver" float plane, operated by Air Cab of Port Hardy, BC, was conducting a visual flight rules flight from Port Hardy Water Aerodrome, BC (CAW5) to Campbell River Water Aerodrome, BC (CAE3). The final approach was into the sun and, when approximately 1NM from CAE3, at a height of approximately 20 feet above the water, the pilot focused briefly on adjusting the propeller. At the same time, the airspeed was decreasing and the stall warning system activated. The aircraft then stalled and impacted the water. An aluminium front float strut fitting broke and the propeller struck the water as the aircraft came to rest nose down in the water. There was no post impact fire and the ELT did not activate. The pilot, the sole occupant, sustained no injuries and was rescued by the Coast Guard, who towed the aircraft to a nearby maintenance facility.

May 22, 2021

Accident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

An American, privately registered Piper PA-12 crashed upon landing at Kamloops, BC (CYKA). The aircraft was disabled on Runway 09/27. There was 1 soul on board (SOB) and there were no injuries. NAV CANADA, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) were notified. (Information from Aviation Incident Report (AIRA) incorporated into narrative summary)
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0036: A privately registered Piper PA-12 equipped with amphibious floats, with 1 pilot on board, was conducting a VFR flight from Goldendale, WA (S20) to Merrill Field, AK (PAMR). After completing the leg from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA), the aircraft bounced upon initial contact with the runway surface during the landing. During the second runway contact, as the aircraft was settling, the aircraft began an airframe shimmy, which resulted in a loss of control. The aircraft veered off the centreline and towards the runway edge. As the aircraft approached the grass, the RH main landing gear folded under the fuselage and the aircraft rotated 180 degrees, with the RH wing making contact with the ground. The aircraft came to rest in the grass alongside the runway on its belly. The pilot egressed the aircraft with minor injuries. The aircraft was substantially damaged.

May 20, 2021

Accident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A CanWest Aerospace Bell 206B (C-GAHR) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) crashed while air taxiing in the vicinity of Helipad A.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0034: C-GAHR, a Bell 206B Helicopter, was conducting main rotor blades track and balance checks at Langley, BC (CYNJ). As the helicopter was lifting off (with the intent to reposition on the apron), the helicopter pitched nose down and banked left so that the main rotor blades impacted the ground. The helicopter came to rest on its left hand side. Both occupants were able to egress themselves and sustained only minor injuries. There was no post-impact fire, and both firefighters and local police responded. The helicopter sustained substantial damage.

April 15, 2021

Accident at PRINCETON BC (CYDC)

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) reported an aircraft accident at Princeton, BC (CYDC). At approximately 2310Z (1610 PDT), a BP Aviation Ltd. Cessna 172M (C-GHBM) on a VFR flight plan from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to Penticton, BC (CYYF), with a stopover at CYDC, departed CYDC for Oliver, BC. The pilot reported experiencing a downdraft upon take-off from Runway 04, and subsequently lost control. The aircraft went through a fence and hit the median of Highway 5A. The pilot experienced only minor injuries, however, the aircraft suffered extensive damage, including a fuel leak. The TSB authorized the removal of the aircraft due to its location. (Information from Aviation Incident Report (AIRA) incorporated into narrative summary)
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0025: C-GHBM, a Cessna C-172M owned by BP Aviation Ltd., was on a round robin VFR cross-country flight from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to Princeton, BC (CYDC), with 1 student pilot on board. Shortly after C-GHBM lifted off from Runway 04 at CYDC, the aircraft bounced on the right side of the runway. The pilot rejected the take-off and landed on the grass next to the runway. Despite power reduction and brake application, the aircraft went through the airport fence, down a small embankment, and came to rest on Highway 5A against a concrete barrier. The student pilot egressed approximately 30 seconds after the aircraft stopped; the student pilot sustained minor injuries. There was a fuel spill from the aircraft; however, no post-impact fire. The aircraft sustained substantial damage and the ELT did not activate.

April 11, 2021

Accident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A Victoria Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-FGIM) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) suffered a hard landing with a propeller strike. No operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0024: The pilot of a Victoria Flying Club Cessna 172S, C-FGIM, was following other aircraft in the circuit for Runway 09 at Victoria, BC (CYYJ) when, on final approach to land, ATC advised that winds were "220 at 06 knots". The pilot elected to continue the approach at 70 Knots Indicated Airspeed (KIAS) and 10 degrees of flaps. While in the landing flare, the propeller struck the runway. The aircraft veered towards the runways edge, and the right wing tip contacted the ground before the aircraft came to rest. The pilot exited Runway 09 at Taxiway Golf. ATC advised the ARFF unit, which attended the scene. The pilot was wearing both lap and shoulder harnesses, and was not injured. The aircraft was towed to the flying club facility.

March 5, 2021

Accident at In the vicinity of: BOWEN ISLAND, BC

The Kamloops Flight Information Centre (FIC) received a radio call from a Harbour Air flight (HR317) advising that there was a "MAYDAY" conversation between an Airspan Helicopters Bell 212 (C-GNYI) and another aircraft in the vicinity of Bowen Island, BC. It was further discovered that, at 1745Z, C-GNYI crashed under unknown circumstance on Bowen Island after declaring "MAYDAY". There were two souls on board and currently no reported injuries. Emergency services were on site. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada was notified. (Information from Aviation Incident Report (AIRA) incorporated into narrative summary)
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0018: C-GNYI, a Bell 212 operated by Airspan Helicopters Ltd., was travelling from Sechelt, BC (CAP3) to Cypress Mountain Provincial Park, located in West Vancouver, BC, to support a BC Hydro project, with 2 pilots on board. During the flight, the aircraft experienced a sudden and dramatic right roll and nose down pitch. Both pilots attempted to regain control. After regaining control, the pilots observed warning lights indicating a hydraulic and an engine failure (Pratt & Whitney PT6T-3B). A location on nearby Bowen Island was selected for an emergency landing, however, the aircraft was still difficult to control and the crew was unable to manoeuvre it to the desired location. During the descent, the aircraft began an uncommanded rotation to the right, leading to a loss of control. The aircraft collided with trees and came to rest on a rocky ridge, approximately 270 feet ASL on the Northwest (NW) corner of Bowen Island. Both occupants received minor injuries. The helicopter sustained substantial damage. There was no post impact fire and the ELT functioned as designed.

March 4, 2021

Incident at FORT NELSON BC (CYYE)

A North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd. Beech 200 (NCB3507) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE), on the approach for Runway 04, initiated a go-around due to a landing gear indication light. The Edmonton centre was advised. NCB3507 landed without incident on Runway 04 at 1626Z. No emergency declared. No other impact to operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The operator reported that when the crew extended the landing gear, the left main did not initially indicate green. While doing checks, the indicator light eventually illuminated and the issue did not reoccur for the rest of the day. When the aircraft returned to CYXJ, company maintenance inspected the aircraft. The "landing gear down" switches and wiring were checked, the cockpit lights were checked and a gear swing was performed. The left gear "down and locked" switch appeared to be weak, and the switch assembly was replaced. The landing gear function was tested and checked serviceable, and the aircraft was returned to service. No further action.

August 13, 2021

Accident at 65NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised of a light float plane accident north of Orillia, ON. The aircraft involved was identified as a privately registered, amateur-built Bushcaddy R80.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0072: A privately registered Bushcaddy R80 float plane was conducting local flights from the Orillia/Lake St John Seaplane Base, ON (CNV6). After landing in a sheltered bay, the pilot taxied the aircraft into the main part of the lake to conduct a takeoff into the wind. After applying power, and with the aircraft on the step, the pilot raised the right float, a technique used to facilitate a shorter takeoff run. As the right float came out of the water, the pilot lost directional control and the aircraft turned abruptly to the left, where the left wing struck the water as the pilot brought the throttle to idle. As the aircraft returned to a level attitude, the right float impacted the water and became detached from the aircraft. The pilot and passenger egressed from the left side of the aircraft and entered the water. They were rescued a short time later by nearby boaters. There were no injuries. The aircraft came to rest upside down in the water and was eventually towed to shore.

August 2, 2021

Accident at TILLSONBURG ON (CYTB)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton reported that a privately registered Cessna 172 had crashed on the airfield at Tillsonburg, ON (CYTB). There was 1 person on board (POB) with no reported injuries.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0063: A privately registered Cessna 172 was on the take-off roll at Tillsonburg, ON (CYTB) with only the pilot on board. As the aircraft became airborne, the pilots seat slid back on the rails and the pilot was unable to reach the flight controls. The aircraft stalled, struck the ground with the left wing, and cartwheeled. The nose wheel collapsed and the aircraft came to rest in an inverted position. The aircraft was substantially damaged, but the pilot was uninjured. The 121.5 ELT activated during the impact.

July 23, 2021

Accident at TORONTO / BUTTONVILLE MUNICIPAL ON (CYKZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered, homebuilt Zenair Zodiac CH 601 on a flight to Toronto/Buttonville, ON (CYKZ) experienced a hard landing with a nose gear collapse on Runway 15/33. The runway was closed by NOTAM due to the disabled aircraft. No contact with the flight information centre (FIC).
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0057: On 23 July 2021, a Zenair 601 CH advanced ultralight was landing on Runway 15 at Toronto/Buttonville, ON (CYKZ) with the pilot and one passenger on board. While crossing the threshold and during the flare, the nose inadvertently pitched up abruptly. The aircraft experienced a hard landing on the left main landing gear and bounced. Subsequently, on the second touchdown, the nose gear collapsed and the aircraft came to rest on the side of the runway. The runway was closed by NOTAM. There were no injuries. Post occurrence examination indicated that the aircraft was damaged beyond economical repair.

July 25, 2021

Accident at 3NM NE BRANTFORD ON (CYFD)

A 2244095 Ontario Inc. Robinson R44 (C-FVPA) crashed approximately 3.3NM North Northeast (NNE) of Brantford, ON (CYFD) at 1100Z. 1 soul on board (SOB), with sustained injuries. No NAV CANADA involvement. No operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0056: C-FVPA, a Robinson R44 helicopter, was performing aerial spray application on a corn field near Brantford, ON. During a spray run, the helicopter impacted a set of hydro wires at the edge of a corn field, and subsequently crashed. The helicopter came to rest approximately 270 feet from the hydro wires, and was destroyed. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was seriously injured. The TSB deployed two investigators to the scene.

April 10, 2021

Incident at OTTAWA / CARP ON (CYRP)

Aviation Incident Report #17042: A privately registered Quad City Challenger II from Ottawa/Carp, ON (CYRP) to Ottawa/Carp, ON (CYRP) was just over the threshold of Runway 10 when the winds that were gusting suddenly died. Prior to the incident, winds were from the southeast (SE) and the Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) aerodrome routine meteorological report (METAR) indicated a wind speed of 8 knots (kts). The aircraft dropped, resulting in a hard landing. The left main landing gear sustained structural failure and cracked in half. The aircraft veered to the left, off of the runway, and came to rest in the grass. The left wing came into contact with the runway marker. The engine was shut down and secured. There were no injuries and both occupants exited the aircraft. Upon inspection of the broken gear leg, it was noted that the failure occurred at the site of the bolt hole, located mid-shaft of the gear leg where the cross wires insert.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #17040 and #17041: At approximately 1525Z, a privately registered Quad City Challenger II from Ottawa/Carp, ON (CYRP) to Ottawa/Carp, ON (CYRP) was reported to be disabled on Runway 10. The aircraft appeared to have sustained damage to its undercarriage assembly. The runway sign was also damaged. There were no injuries. The pilot indicated the aircraft was right over the numbers on Runway 10 when it was hit by a gust of wind, causing the aircraft to stall and drop, buckling the left main gear and right main nose gear, and causing it to turn where it came to rest on top of a runway sign on the north side of the runway. The Airport Manager was advised at 1532Z. The aircraft was moved to the hangar at 1700Z.

July 18, 2021

Accident at In the vicinity of: SUDBURY ON (CYSB)

A True North Airways Inc. Cessna 172K (C-FQEH) called on final for a lake north of Sudbury, ON (CYSB). There was no down call. Another aircraft overflew the area and observed C-FQEH upside down in the water. Emergency services were dispatched.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0055: C-FQEH, a Cessna 172K on floats, departed from the Sudbury/Azilda Water Aerodrome, ON (CNC5) and was landing at Wanapitei Lake, ON. When the aircraft touched down on the water, the tipof the left float dug in and the pilot tried to correct, however, the right wing tip then contacted the water and the aircraft cartwheeled, coming to a rest in an inverted position. The pilot egressed the plane without injuries, and was picked up by local boaters and taken to shore.

June 7, 2021

Accident at 4907N / 08757W

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised that a Helicopter Transport Services (Canada) Inc. Bell 214ST (C-GDYZ) had crashed due to a tail rotor problem. The pilot declared "Mayday" before the impact and a company helicopter was able to retrieve the pilot from the site.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21C0052: C-GDYZ, a Bell 214ST helicopter operated by Helicopter Transport Services, was returning from fire suppression operations to Nipigon, ON, while carrying a Bambi bucket on a 150 foot long-line. While cruising at 3000 feet above sea level, at approximately 70 knots, the pilot noticed a vibration in the tail rotor pedals, accompanied by a grinding noise. The low oil-pressure warning lights of the two tail-rotor gearboxes illuminated, followed immediately by a loss of yaw control. The pilot released the long-line, declared a "Mayday" on the 126.7 MHz enroute frequency, and conducted a forced landing. The helicopter landed heavily and came to rest on its left side. The pilot, who was wearing a helmet and lap belt, sustained serious injuries. The pilot shut down the engines and was able to exit the aircraft. Another helicopter responded to the Mayday call and was able to land within a few hundred yards of the crash site. The injured pilot was transported to the Thunder Bay hospital. The ELT activated and there was no fire. The helicopter was substantially damaged. The TSB is investigating.

June 2, 2021

Accident at 24NM N SIOUX LOOKOUT ON (CYXL)

A KBM Forestry Consultants Inc. Piper PA-34-200T (C-GDPY) on a flight from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a fuel shortage and advised it was making an off-airport forced landing. The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was reported by aircraft in the vicinity. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21C0051: C-GDPY, a Piper PA-34-200T aircraft operated by KBM Forestry Consultants Inc., was conducting a photo survey of an area approximately 50 miles north of Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL), with only the pilot onboard. While conducting the survey, the pilot noticed the main fuel cells were low on fuel and selected the auxiliary fuel pumps on. Shortly after, the left engine began to sputter and then lost power. The pilot then selected cross-feed and was able to restart the engine. The pilot decided to conduct a precautionary landing on a logging road approximately 24 miles north of CYXL. After touchdown, the aircraft wings struck some bush and directional control was lost. The aircraft came to a rest off the right side of the logging road in an upright position, approximately 50 feet into the bush. The pilot was not injured. The aircraft sustained substantial damage. Shortly after, the pilot was picked up by a passing vehicle and taken to CYXL. It was reported that the left auxiliary fuel cell had fuel remaining after the occurrence, while the other auxiliary and main cells appeared empty. Post-occurrence examination and testing of the left auxiliary fuel boost pump indicates that it was defective. The operator has submitted a service difficulty report with Transport Canada.

May 24, 2021

Incident at MANITOWANING / MANITOULIN EAST MUNI ON (CYEM) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Piper PA-24-250 from Manitowaning/Manitoulin East, ON (CYEM) to Manitowaning/Manitoulin East, ON (CYEM) landed "wheels up" on Runway 02/20 at CYEM. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0038: On May 24, 2021, a privately registered Piper PA-24-250 Comanche aircraft, was operating on a local daytime VFR flight from Gore Bay-Manitoulin, ON (CYZE) with one pilot onboard. While attempting a touch-and-go on Runway 02/20 at Manitowaning/Manitoulin, ON (CYEM), the aircraft landed with its landing gear retracted. The aircraft came to rest on the runway. There were no injuries.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #17105: A privately registered Piper PA-24-250 was landing Runway 20 at Manitowaning/Manitoulin East, ON (CYEM) and the pilot did not extend the landing gear in time, resulting in a "gear up" landing. The runway was closed via NOTAM. The damaged aircraft was lifted and the gear extended, and moved to the apron. The runway was inspected for foreign object debris (FOD) and the NOTAM was cancelled. There were no injuries, and no damage to the airport runway or lighting.

May 22, 2021

Incident at BANCROFT ON (CNW3) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The pilot of a privately registered Lake 250 from Muskoka, ON (CYQA) to Bancroft, ON (CNW3) called the London flight information centre (FIC) to report that the aircrafts landing gear had collapsed on the landing roll on Runway 30 at CNW3. The aircraft was disabled on the runway. The runway was closed via NOTAM until 1900Z.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0037: On 22 May 2021, a privately registered Lake LA-250 Renegade amphibious aircraft was operating on a daytime local VFR flight from Muskoka, ON (CYQA) to Bancroft, ON (CNW3) with one pilot and two passengers onboard. After a water takeoff from a nearby lake, the aircraft landed on the gravel Runway 30 at CNW3 with the landing gear retracted. The aircraft came to rest on the centreline of the runway, 350 from the threshold. There were no injuries and minimal damage to the hull. With the help of several local volunteers, the aircraft was raised, one side at a time, to allow the landing gear to be manually lowered and locked in place. The aircraft then departed for the return flight to CYQA.

April 5, 2021

Accident at BRAMPTON-CALEDON ON (CNC3)

An amateur-built Ontario Aviation Historical Society Fokker DR1 (C-GFJK) from Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) to Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) is reported to have flipped over upon landing. One person on board (POB), with no injuries reported. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton were advised. No NAV CANADA involvement.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0024: C-GJFK, an amateur-built Fokker DR1 tail dragger triplane aircraft, was landing at Brampton, ON (CNC3). During the landing roll, after the tail was lowered, the pilot applied the brakes, however, the left brake failed and the aircraft drifted to the right and went off the runway. The aircraft transitioned across the grass infield area before contacting the edge of a narrow taxiway, where the left wheel sustained damaged. The aircraft continued across the taxiway onto the grass, where the left wheel dug into the soft ground and the aircraft came to rest on its nose. The aircraft sustained substantial damage; the pilot, who was the sole occupant, was not injured.

February 25, 2021

Accident at LONDON ON (CYXU) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An American, corporately registered Aero Vodochody L39C (N88EA/SA44+1) from London, ON (CYXU) to London, ON (CYXU) landed "gear up" on Runway 33. SA44 was the first aircraft in a formation of two L39C aircraft. The second aircraft, an ITPS (Canada) Ltd. Aero Vodochody L39C (C-GFNY/SA43) from London, ON (CYXU) to London, ON (CYXU) landed and stopped on the runway short of the first aircraft. As a result, Runway 15/33 was closed by NOTAM. No other impact on operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0013: N88EA, an Aero Vodochody L39C aircraft operated by International Test Pilot School Canada Ltd., was landing on Runway 33 at the London, ON (CYXU). After touchdown, the aircraft came to rest on its belly. There were no injuries to the instructor or student. The operator is conducting an internal investigation to determine if the landing gear collapsed, or if the aircraft landed with the landing gear retracted.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #16990: After landing on Runway 33, an Aero Vodochody L39C aircraft (N88EA), operating as an ITPS (Canada) Ltd. flight (SA44+1) from London, ON (CYXU) to London, ON (CYXU), came to rest on its belly. The pilots exited the aircraft without injury. The airport authority contacted the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and received permission to move the aircraft. The aircraft was lifted onto a flatbed truck and transported back to the company hangar.

January 23, 2021

Accident at Denton, NC

Aviation Incident Report: A Questor Aviation Ltd. Cessna U206G (C-GWAS) that was conducting an aerial survey experienced an engine failure, for unknown reasons. The aircraft landed in a farm field near the intersection of Summey Town Road and Woods Dairy Road in Denton, NC. The aircraft hit the crest of a small hill and slid approximately 1000 feet before coming to rest against a fence. There was extensive damage to the aircraft and the nose gear was torn from the fuselage. There were 2 souls on board (SOB), and no injuries were reported. Local police attended the scene. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were both notified.

November 21, 2021

Accident at OLDS-DIDSBURY AB (CEA3)

A privately registered Cessna 210B on a flight to Olds-Didsbury, AB (CEA3) experienced a nose landing gear collapse upon landing on Runway 10/28.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0102: A privately registered Cessna 210B was operating from High River, AB (CEN4) to Olds-Didsbury, AB (CEA3) with just the pilot on board. The aircraft landed on Runway 28 at CEA3 and, during roll out, the nose landing gear shimmy damper failed, resulting in significant vibrations. As the shimmy oscillations increased, the nose landing gear fork fractured and separated from the nose landing gear strut. The aircraft came to rest on the nose landing gear strut, which remained down and locked. The pilot was able to maintain control of the aircraft on the runway surface. The pilot was not injured. Damage was limited to the nose landing gear assembly and propeller.

October 25, 2021

Incident at THREE HILLS AB (CEN3) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The flight school director from Three Hills, AB (CEN3) called to advise that a Prairie Bible Institute Bellanca 7GCBC (C-GAUT) from Three Hills, AB (CEN3) to Three Hills, AB (CEN3) ground-looped and "dug in" its wing upon arrival at CEN3. No injuries, aircraft damaged. Runway closed. NOTAM issued.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0095: C-GAUT, a Bellanca 7GCBC operated by Prairie Aviation Training Center, was conducting a solo cross country flight from Three Hills, AB (CEN3) and returning to CEN3 with one pilot on board. The wind conditions at the time of the landing were estimated to be approximately 15 knots, 70 degrees off of the runway heading. During the landing roll, the pilot was unable to maintain directional control of the aircraft and the aircraft entered a ground loop, coming to rest in a nose down position off of the side of the runway. The pilot was not injured. The aircraft sustained damage to the right wingtip, right aileron and aileron spade, right main landing gear, propeller and cowl.

October 10, 2021

Accident at WESTLOCK AB (CES4)

A 1364254 Alberta Ltd. Socata TBM 700 (Series N) (C-FFYM) from Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) to Westlock, AB (CES4) was inbound to Westlock Airport and attempting to land. The aircraft touched down on the runway but then left the runway surface and flipped over in the grass. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0090: C-FFYM, a privately operated Daher TBM700N (TBM910), was conducting an IFR flight from Vernon, BC (CYVK) to Westlock, AB (CES4). The aircraft departed CYVK and flew to Springbank, AB (CYBW) with 1 pilot and 1 passenger on board. The aircraft landed in CYBW and made a short stop to pick up 2 additional passengers. During this stop, the aircraft remained running and did not shut down. Moments later, the aircraft departed CYBW for CES4. During landing on Runway 28 at CES4, the aircraft landed hard on the right-hand main landing gear, bounced and rolled inverted, coming to rest on the south side of the runway. The passengers were assisted out the main entrance by witnesses; the passengers had minor injuries. The pilot was trapped in the cockpit for about 2 hours before first responders could get him safely out of the wreckage; he had serious injuries. An investigator from the TSB Edmonton office was deployed to the site.

August 21, 2021

Accident at DRUMHELLER MUNI AB (CEG4) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Cessna 180K from Drumheller, AB (CEG4) to Drumheller, AB (CEG4) nosed over on departure from Runway 16. There were two people on board. No injuries. The runway was closed via NOTAM. No other known impact to operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0063: A privately registered Cessna 180K was departing from Drumheller, AB (CEG4) for a flight to Cooking Lake, AB (CEZ3). During the take-off roll, when the tail came up, control was lost and the aircraft performed a ground loop, coming to rest inverted on the edge of the runway. The two occupants were uninjured and able to exit the aircraft without assistance. There was no fire and the ELT, which did not broadcast, was switched to the off position.

August 9, 2021

Incident at 1.5NM SW YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

A Canadian Helicopters Aerospatiale AS350 B3 (C-FYZF) with a sling load departed from Acasta HeliFlight Inc., heading southbound. The Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) tower observed something fall from the aircrafts sling load roughly 1/8NM southwest of the Runway 34 threshold. The helicopter was advised. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0061: C-FYZF, a Aerospatiale AS350 B3 helicopter operated by Canadian Helicopters Ltd., was conducting heli-slinging operations from Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) with one crew member on board. Approximately 1.5NM SW of CYZF, after departure, the ATC tower observed an object fall from the net to the ground and informed the pilot. The pilot returned to the staging area at CYZF to confirm the rest of the load was inside the net and secure before departing again.

July 10, 2021

Accident at 17NM ENE FORT SMITH NT (CYSM)

Information received from the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the National Operations Centre (NOC) that a Northwestern Air Lease de Havilland DHC-3 (C-FLLL) on a flight from Fort Smith, NT (CYSM) crashed on a lake 16NM East Northeast (ENE) of CYSM. 5 souls on board (SOB) with no reported injuries. No NAV CANADA services were being provided. No operational impact.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report: The Transportation Safety Board advised that at 1715 MDT (1915 EDT), a North Western Air Lease Ltd. de Havilland DHC-3 Otter (C-FLLL) flipped while attempting to land on a lake located 16NM East Northeast (ENE) of Fort Smith, NT (CYSM) (i.e. 607"34.31N / 11126"46.47W). There were 5 souls on board (pilot and 4 passengers). No injuries were reported, but substantial damage to the aircraft occurred. The 406 emergency locator transmitter (ELT) alerted the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0050: C-FLLL, a Northwestern Air Lease Ltd. amphibious float equipped de Havilland DHC-3T (Turbine Otter), was conducting a VFR flight from Fort Smith, NT (CYSM) to a lake 17NM ENE of CYSM with 1 pilot and 4 passengers on board. The aircraft touched down on the lake with the landing gear in the down position. The aircraft subsequently nosed over and came to rest almost inverted on the lake. The pilot egressed out the left cockpit door and swam to the rear of the aircraft, where the 4 passengers were waiting with the emergency exit open. 1 passenger entered the water and, shortly after, a boat came to gather everyone up. The pilot sustained a minor injury and the passengers were uninjured. The 406 MHz ELT transmitted.

Accident at FORT MCMURRAY AB (CYMM)

A privately registered Piper PA-22-160X from Edmonton/Villeneuve, AB (CZVL) to Fort McMurray, AB (CYMM) lost control upon landing on Runway 26 and veered sharply right across the infield, crashing on Taxiway G. The aircraft sustained damage.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0052: A privately registered Piper PA-22-160 was conducting a flight from Edmonton/Villeneuve, AB (CZVL) to Fort McMurray, AB (CYMM) with one pilot and one passenger onboard. While landing on Runway 26, the aircraft veered sharply to the right of the centerline and nosed over, coming to rest in the grass near Taxiway Golf, causing substantial damage to the propeller and main landing gear. There were no reported injuries.

February 20, 2021

Accident at 6.5NM SE GLENDON AB (CFP5)

TSB Report #A21W0008: A ski-equipped Stinson 108-2 was operating on a flight from an unmaintained private airstrip 6.5M SE of Glendon, AB (CFP5) to Spencer Lake, AB. The airstrip was snow covered with a snow depth of approximately 6 inches. During the take-off run, the left ski contacted a 12 inch snow drift and the aircraft veered to the right, pitched "nose up" and left the runway surface. The aircraft banked right and the right wing tip contacted the ground. The pilot was unable to maintain control, and the propeller struck the ground and the landing gear collapsed. The aircraft came to rest approximately 200 feet to the right side of the runway surface. The pilot and passenger received no injuries. The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) did not activate.

February 23, 2021

Accident at 21NM NE PONOKA (LABRIE FIELD) AB (CEH3)

TSB Report #A21W0011: A privately registered Piper PA-22-108 was operating on a local flight from Labrie Field-Ponoka Industrial, AB (CEH3). The aircraft departed CEH3 at 2050Z (1350 local) and flew locally for approximately 35 minutes in cruise flight, at 4000 feet ASL, when the engine (Lycoming O-290-D) rpm suddenly decreased from 2300 rpm to 1500 rpm. The pilot applied carburetor heat, checked both magnetos and switched fuel tanks; however, the engine rpm did not improve. The pilot initiated a forced approach 21NM NE of CEH3. While on approach to land, the pilot attempted to re-apply power and the engine rpm increased to 1800 rpm, which lasted approximately 20 seconds before engine power reduced to 1300 rpm. The pilot observed that the oil pressure was in the green band. While reapplying power, the aircraft overshot the intended landing area, and continued towards the next field. While approaching the next field, the aircraft crossed under a power line and over a road. At this time, the pilot observed a loud thud as the vertical stabilizer struck the power line. The pilot continued to land on the field and slid into a high wire fence, striking a fence post. The fence wire slid over the cowling and broke the windshield before the wire sheared. The aircraft came to rest leaning to the right, with the right wingtip resting on the ground. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was uninjured. The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was not activated. The aircraft received damage to the propeller and engine cowling, and had a bent left wing strut and windshield. Inspection of the engine revealed oil on cylinder 1 and blistered paint at the base of the cylinder. The engine contained 3.5 quarts (qts) of oil and it was observed that the engine exhaust was dripping engine oil.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #16987: A privately registered Piper PA-22-108 from Ponoka Industrial (Labrie Field), AB (CEH3) to Ponoka Industrial (Labrie Field), AB (CEH3) lost engine power and was labouring. They checked the carburettor heat and mag, and changed fuel tanks, but it did not rectify the problem. The aircraft attempted a forced landing in a field. They crossed under a power line and over a road. The aircraft hit the lower power line (neutral line) and continued on to land in a field, where it hit a wire fence and post. There was damage to the propeller, engine cowling, and a broken windshield. No injuries. No fuel leaks. There was no damage to the fuselage, landing gear, or wings. The aircraft was towed to a secure farm location. The power line company was notified of damage to the power line. (Duplicate CADORS 2021C1741 deleted after information merge)

June 18, 2021

Accident at CARDSTON AB (CEA6)

A privately registered Cessna R172K from Lloydminster, AB (CYLL) to Cardston, AB (CEA6) was on a VFR flight. While landing at CEA6, the pilot suspected a blown tire and the aircraft flipped over adjacent to the runway. No injuries reported.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0044: A privately registered Cessna R172K was on a VFR flight from Lloydminster, AB (CYLL) to Cardston, AB (CEA6). The first approach to CEA6 Runway 23 was aborted and the pilot conducted an overshoot. On the second attempt, the aircraft bounced on initial contact with Runway 23. The pilot applied power to abort the landing, but the right wing dropped and the right landing gear contacted the runway. The aircraft skidded off the left side of the runway. The right wheel dug into the grass and the aircraft flipped over and came to rest in an inverted position, adjacent to the runway. There were no injuries to the pilot or passenger.

May 30, 2021

Accident at CALGARY / SPRINGBANK AB (CYBW)

A Sorensen Land Corporation Cessna T210L (C-FAPW) from Rocky Mountain House, AB (CYRM) to Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) was cleared to land on Runway 17, and reported having an issue. C-FAPW crash landed short of Runway 17, north of the localizer array. 911 was called, as well as the airport manager (APM). C-FAPW reported that everyone onboard was okay. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0032: C-FAPW, a privately operated Cessna T210L, was conducting a recreational flight from Rocky Mountain House, AB (CYRM) to Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) with 1 pilot and 2 passengers onboard. During the final descent into CYBW, the pilot experienced a total loss of engine power (Continental TSIO-520-H). The pilot performed a forced landing adjacent to a golf course and the aircraft came to rest approximately 0.3 NM short of the threshold for Runway 17 at CYBW. The nose landing gear collapsed during the landing roll and the propeller made contact with the ground. The pilot and passengers evacuated the aircraft, with no injuries. Despite fuel leaking from the airframe, there was no post-impact fire. Third party post-accident examination of the engine and airframe did not reveal an obvious cause for the power loss.

May 16, 2021

Accident at WESTLOCK AB (CES4)

A privately registered, amateur-built Zenith STOL 750 had a rough landing while conducting circuits at Westlock, AB (CES4) and blew a tire. No other known damage to the aircraft, no injuries. The aircraft was able to taxi off of the runway.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0027: A privately registered, amateur-built Zenith 750, was flying circuits on a local flight from Westlock, AB (CES4). While conducting a touch-and-go landing, the aircraft contacted the runway surface with a high rate of descent and bounced. Following the bounce, the aircraft descended again, contacting the runway surface on the nose wheel and the nose landing gear collapsed. The aircraft came to rest on the runway. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was uninjured. The ELT did not activate.

April 23, 2021

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While conducting circuits on Runway 31 at Regina, SK (CYQR), a Regina Flying Club Cessna 172M (C-GFWN) exited the runway into the infield. There were no injuries and no damage to the aircraft. Numerous aircraft were delayed and switched to Runway 26, including a MEDEVAC flight. The aircraft was towed to the apron. Runway 31 was unusable for 1 hour.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21C0041: C-GFWN, a Cessna 172M operated by the Regina Flying Club, was on a local training flight at Regina, SK (CYQR) with only the student on board. While conducting a touch-and-go on Runway 31, the right wing lifted during the take-off attempt and directional control of the aircraft was lost. The aircraft veered off the left side of the runway and came to a rest approximately 150 feet from the runway edge. The student was not injured. The aircraft did not sustain any damage. Information provided to the TSB indicated that gusting crosswinds between 3-17 knots were present.

April 20, 2021

Incident at HIGH RIVER AB (CEN4) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At 2310Z, upon landing at High River, AB (CEN4), a privately registered Cessna 170B hit soft ground and flipped. There was one soul on board and no reported injuries. Runway 07/25 was closed by NOTAM until 0030Z. (Information from Aviation Incident Report (AIRA) incorporated into narrative summary)
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0017: A privately registered Cessna 170B was conducting a proficiency training flight from High River, AB (CEN4) with one pilot onboard. Upon landing on Runway 15 (gravel surface) at CEN4, the aircraft nosed over at very low speed and came to rest upside down, causing damage to the propeller, both wings and the empennage. The pilot exited the aircraft without injury.

March 15, 2021

Accident at 4NM W WESTLOCK AB (CES4)

A privately registered Cessna R182 was on a VFR flight from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to a farm strip near Westlock, AB (CES4). While landing, the aircraft slid off the end of the runway. There were no injuries and minor damage was reported. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0015: A privately registered Cessna 182R was conducting a flight from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to a private grass strip 4NM West of Westlock, AB (CES4) with one pilot onboard. While landing to the west on the strip, the aircraft slid off the end of the strip and nosed over, coming to rest in a snow bank. Damage included the propeller, engine cowling and nose landing gear. There were no reported injuries.

February 20, 2021

Accident at EDMONTON / JOSEPHBURG AB (CFB6) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The Edmonton flight information centre (FIC) received a phone call to close Runway 10/28 at Edmonton/Josephburg, AB (CFB6) due to an aircraft accident. The area control centre (ACC) shift manager was notified, and they indicated they were already aware.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report: At approximately 1944Z on February 20, 2021, a privately operated, amateur-built Lancair 360 aircraft crash landed in an open field near Josephburg, AB. There were 2 souls on board (SOB) and both sustained injuries. Emergency Services were on the scene and one passenger was taken to the hospital. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has been notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21W0009: C-GEVC, an amateur-built Lancair 360, was on a local flight from Josephburg, AB (CFB6). Prior to take-off, the pilot completed the run-up and preflight checks, which included checking that the flight controls were free and clear. The aircraft taxied and began its takeoff from Runway 26. The aircraft accelerated, rotated and became airborne. During the initial climb, at approximately 100 feet AGL, the aircraft began an uncommanded roll to the right. The pilot was unable to maintain a level attitude and continued rolling to the right. The aircraft completed one roll before colliding with terrain while upright. The aircraft came to rest approximately 200 feet to the north side of Runway 26. The pilot received no injuries and the passenger received serious injuries. The ELT activated upon impact and was turned off by the pilot. The aircraft was subtantially damaged.

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