May 4, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

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

April 18, 2022

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

A Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GFVI) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) entered the CYND control zone (CZ) 3NM southwest (SW) without contacting the CYND flight service station (FSS). Communication was established once the aircraft was overhead the field at 1700 ft. A Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-FTOD) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) conducted 2 orbits 3NM north of the airport for spacing with the "no radio" (NORDO) aircraft. Both aircraft landed safely.

March 11, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

In the crosswind for Runway 09, a Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-FUAE) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) declared an emergency (flap problem). Emergency services were contacted by the air traffic services (ATS) unit. The aircraft landed safely at 1710Z. The emergency service request was cancelled by the ATS unit. No impact on operations.

March 9, 2022

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GPAO/PVL1901) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported an indication. PVL1901 did not declare an emergency and asked to return to CYZV. PVL1901 landed safely at 1745Z. No impact on operations.

March 5, 2022

Incident at 10NM N VICTORIAVILLE QC (CSR3)

An Orizon Aviation Quebec Inc. Cessna 152 (C-GUZJ) from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) declared PAN PAN on 126.7 MHz. Communication relayed to air traffic control (ATC) by an Air Inuit aircraft. The aircraft landed safely at Victoriaville, QC (CSR3) at 1445Z.

February 24, 2022

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

Aviation Incident Report #17559: A Cargair Cessna 152 (C-GYWA) was conducting touch-and-gos on Runway 23. At that time, a Chrono Aviation Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-GICR/NDL876) was performing an area navigation (RNAV) approach for Runway 23. There was no contact between the pilots until C-GYWA made a turn on final, passing in front of NDL876, which caused a loss of safe separation between the aircraft. The pilots of the two aircraft conducted a go-around.

March 1, 2022

Incident at In the vicinity of: SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300 (THY7) from Istanbul, Turkey (LTFM) to Washington/Dulles, VA (KIAD) declared a medical emergency due to a sick passenger and immediate clearance to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR). The aircraft was given clearance to CYYR and landed safely at 2305Z. The emergency medical services (EMS) unit was requested on arrival. No impact on operations.

February 22, 2022

Incident at 30NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA334) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared an emergency due to a de-icing problem. The aircraft landed safely at 2327Z.

February 9, 2022

Incident at 30NM NE RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP QC (CYRI)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GYYR/PVL1909) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported that it was conducting an emergency descent but did not state the nature of the problem. The aircraft cancelled the emergency at 0015Z and landed safely at 0030Z. No impact.

January 30, 2022

Incident at 50NM SW QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Air Transat Airbus 330-200 (TSC38) on a flight from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées, France (LFBT) reported a fire indication in the baggage hold and requested to return to CYUL. No emergency declared, but the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was notified. TSC38 landed safely on Runway 24R at 0234Z. No operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22Q0009: C-GJDA, an Airbus A330-243 operated by Air Transat, was conducting flight TSC038 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées, France (LFBT). As the aircraft was climbing through flight level (FL) 330, the crew received a "FWD Cargo Smoke and Land ASAP" message from the Electronic Centralized Aircraft Monitoring (ECAM) system. The crew carried out the ECAM procedures and returned to CYUL. No emergency was declared, but the aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) services were on standby. The aircraft landed without further incident. Maintenance inspected the forward and aft cargo hold and no evidence of smoke, or events that would have caused a smoke indication, were found. A faulty Smoke Detection Control Unit (SDCU) was suspected. Maintenance replaced the unit.

January 8, 2022

Incident at 20NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GBJZ/JZA7916) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) indicated a door indication issue. The aircraft returned to land at CYUL. No impact on operations, no emergency services required. The aircraft landed safely at 1421Z.

January 21, 2022

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

A GoJet Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2C10 (N562GJ/GJS4535) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Chicago/O’Hare, IL (KORD) was on an instrument flight rules flight from CYUL with 22 people on board. Shortly after takeoff, the crew declared an emergency due to an open door indication and returned to land at CYUL, where it landed without incident. No operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22Q0005: N562GJ, a GoJet Airlines Inc. Bombardier RJ-550 was on instrument flight rules flight GJS4535 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Chicago/OHare Intl, IL (KORD) with 22 people on board. Shortly after takeoff , the crew declared an emergency due to an open door warning and returned to land at CYUL, where the aircraft landed safely.

January 26, 2022

Incident at 6.6NM SE MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Newton Air Inc. Compagnie Daher TBM 700 (C-FNAI) from Montréal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) declared an emergency due to a landing gear indication. Emergency vehicles were dispatched. The aircraft landed without incident at 1502Z. No operational impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22Q0007: C-FNAI, a privately operated Daher (Socata) TBM 700, was on a local flight from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU). After experiencing a landing gear issue, the pilot declared an emergency and asked control tower staff to check the gear. The aircraft landed safely.

January 6, 2022

Incident at 130NM S LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Hydro-Quebec de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GJNL/HYD160) from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to La Grande-4, QC (CYAH) reported engine issues and asked to be diverted to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL). HYD160 declared an emergency. Coordination was performed. HYD160 landed safely on the ground at 1507Z. Impact: the runway was unavailable from 1507Z to 1519Z. National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22Q0004: C-GJNL, a DHC-8-311 operated by Hydro-Québec, was on instrument flight rules flight HYD160 from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to La Grande 4, QC (CYAH). When the aircraft was in level flight approximately 130 nautical miles (NM) south of La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL), the crew observed a complete loss of hydraulic fluid from system no. 2. An emergency (PAN PAN) was declared and the aircraft was diverted to the CYGL airport. The Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) check was completed and the landing gear was successfully deployed. The aircraft landed without incident at CYGL. Maintenance staff replaced a hydraulic line that was leaking and the aircraft was returned to service.

January 12, 2022

Incident at 13NM NW KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

An Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-GKCJ/AIE628) from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Tasiujaq, QC (CYTQ), 13NM Northwest (NW) of CYVP, returned following its departure due to an indication of an equipment problem. The aircraft landed safely. No operational impact. (Duplicate record AOR 281821-V1/CADORS 2022Q0094 deleted after information merge)

January 4, 2022

Incident at 4837N / 07532W

A Propair Inc. Beech A100 (C-FHGG/PRO4215) on a MEDEVAC flight from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Havre St-Pierre, QC (CYGV) reported an engine-related mechanical issue and requested to return to CYUY. No emergency was declared. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: Duplicate AOR 281565-V1: A Propair Inc. Beech A100 (PRO4215) on a flight from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) advised that it was returning to CYUY for a landing due to an engine problem. The aircraft did not declare an emergency or request assistance. It landed without incident at 0220Z. No impact on operations. (Duplicate record AOR 281565-V1 deleted after information merge)
UPDATE: Duplicate AOR 281618-V1: A Propair Inc. Beech A100 (PRO4215) on a MEDEVAC flight from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) requested to return to CYUY due to an engine problem. The aircraft landed safely at 0220Z. Did not require special assistance. No operational impact. (Duplicate AOR 281618-V1/CADORS 2022Q0103 deleted after information merge)

May 9, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab 340B (PCO3026) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) contacted air traffic control (ATC) indicating a landing gear issue. It was suspected that the light indicator was burnt out. The gear was verified to be down. The aircraft landed safely at CYVR, without incident. No operational impact.

May 6, 2022

Incident at 20NM PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8350) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) declared "PAN PAN" after initial climb off of CYXS upon discovering a hydraulic issue. Emergency services were on stand-by at CYXS for the aircrafts arrival and the aircraft landed safely at 0403Z. No operational impact.

May 9, 2022

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

A North Cariboo Flying Service Beech B200 (C-GNCD/NCB580) on a MEDEVAC flight from Fort Ware, BC (CAJ9) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was cleared to land on Runway 15 with a truck (Vehicle 43) on the runway. Pilot initiated a missed approach, subsequently landing safely on Runway 33.

May 7, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

A Frequent Flyers Holdings Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GGCP) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported a bird strike on short final for Runway 16 at CYLW. A small bird struck the windscreen when the aircraft was 300 feet above ground level (AGL) and 1/8 mile on final. The pilot landed safely.

April 30, 2022

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd. Cessna 172M (C-GTCN) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) called ready for departure. They were instructed to hold short due to traffic on final. Read back was given. C-GTCN started to taxi onto the runway. C-GTCN was instructed to stop. Another Cessna 172 that was 1NM final was instructed to pull up. C-GTCN was instructed to continue and take-off clearance was given when it was safe.

April 28, 2022

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Langley Flying School Inc Cessna 172M (C-GEKU) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) called the emergency phone line reporting an electrical failure. Aircraft landed safely. Minimal operational impact.

April 29, 2022

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A 2376239 Alberta Ltd. Piper PA-24-250 (C-GUYE) from Squamish, BC (CYSE) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) advised the tower of a possible landing gear issue on final approach for Runway 09. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was called out on stand-by. C-GUYE landed safely on Runway 09 with no impact to other airport traffic.

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A privately registered Piper PA-28-151 from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) reported a brake failure when landing on Runway 01, exited the end of the runway and stopped North of Runway 25 and East of Runway 19 in the grass. All subsequent aircraft landed on Runway 25 safely. No injuries or damage reported.

April 26, 2022

Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF)

An Airsprint Inc. Cessna 525A (C-FASR/ASP524) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Penticton, BC (CYYF) conducted a missed approach, no reason stated. Aircraft landed safely on second approach, no operational impact.

Incident at PORT HARDY BC (CYZT)

A Wilderness Seaplanes Ltd. Grumman G-21A (C-GDDJ) from Port Hardy, BC (CYZT) to Port Hardy, BC (CYZT), inbound, advised of an engine failure. The aircraft landed safely, but required a tow to the apron. No impact to operations.

April 22, 2022

Incident at 8NM ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Principal Air Cessna 152 (C-GMGI) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) reported being lost, disoriented, and in a cloud. The pilot had difficulty remaining VFR. The pilot was instructed to contact the Victoria Terminal for further assistance. The aircraft in the circuit were instructed to land temporarily. C-GMGI was able to return to CYXX and landed safely.

April 18, 2022

Incident at SMITHERS BC (CYYD)

A Central Mountain Air Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GYSJ/GLR8016) from Smithers, BC (CYYD) to Dease Lake, BC (CYDL) declared an emergency and requested to return to CYYD. GLR8016 reported smoke in the cabin and requested emergency crews on site. Landed safely at 1753Z, without incident.

April 19, 2022

Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF)

A Contour Helicopters Ltd. Bell 206B (C-FZHK) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Penticton, BC (CYYF), inbound from CYNJ, made several calls on 118.5 MHz but was only able to transmit; the aircraft could not receive. Landed safely. No impact to operations

April 13, 2022

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Conair Group Inc. Rockwell 690A (FGD134) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) did not have a green light showing for their left main landing gear. The tower had the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit on stand-by for their landing. The aircraft landed safely at 2028Z. No impact to operations.

April 8, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

Shortly after departure, a Westair Aviation Inc. Piaggio P-180 Avanti (C-GFOX) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported a flap malfunction. The aircraft elected to return to the airport and advised they would be conducting a long landing. No declared emergency. Aircraft landed safely at 1829Z. No operational impact.

April 7, 2022

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A privately registered Cessna 150B from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) reported an engine issue and was given priority. Aircraft landed safely. No operational impact.

April 3, 2022

Incident at FORT NELSON BC (CYYE) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A privately registered Stinson 108-3 on a flight to Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE) landed Runway 04 at 2134Z in strong crosswinds, and during taxi lost control and dragged a wing tip. The aircraft indicated they did not require any assistance and no injuries were reported. The aircraft slowly taxied and exited safely at 2147Z. Vehicle (ST25) conducted a runway check for foreign object debris (FOD) and reported finding several small pieces of glass. No further impact to operations.

April 9, 2022

Incident at 6NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8161) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR0 to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) declared "PAN PAN" due to an open door indication shortly after takeoff and elected to return. The flight cancelled its IFR clearance and landed safely at 1928Z, with emergency vehicles standing by. No operational impact.

April 6, 2022

Incident at 5025N / 11804W

A Carson Air Ltd. Fairchild SA227-AC (C-GKLK/CRN8081) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported an issue with its hydraulics. Requested emergency crew on stand-by at airport. Landed safely without incident. No operational impact.

March 31, 2022

Incident at 8NM ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Principal Air Cessna 152 (C-FOOU) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) reported being in a cloud approximately 8NM east southeast (ESE) of CYXX. The pilot was provided initial assistance in the form of maintaining aircraft control and keeping a lookout for terrain. The pilot reported the ground in sight and then reported being on top of cloud, climbing to 3500 feet. The pilot was instructed to contact Victoria (YYJ) Terminal after co-ordination was complete. The aircraft was steered towards an opening near CYXX and was able to land safely.

April 7, 2022

Incident at In the vicinity of: VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A Kisik Aerial Survey Piper PA-23-250 (C-GXNF) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) declared an emergency North of Vancouver (YVR) with the Vancouver Terminal. The aircraft had an engine failure and returned to CZBB. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was on stand-by at the scene. The aircraft landed safely at 2250Z. No operational impact.

April 6, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

A North Cariboo Flying Service Beech 1900C (C-GKGA/NCB2048) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA) departed from Runway 16. Altitude was not displayed on radar. Reported having altimeter problems and requested to return to land on Runway 16. Landed safely at 1428Z. No operational impact.

Incident at Kelowna

A Carson Air Ltd. Fairchild SA227-AC (C-GKLK/CRN8081) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported a hydraulic failure and priority for landing. Emergency vehicles were put on stand-by. Aircraft landed safely at 1410Z.

March 25, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A privately registered Piper PA-38-112 from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) experienced a rough-running engine on departure from Runway 13. The aircraft requested a return to the field and safely landed on Runway 25. No impact to operations.

March 31, 2022

Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF)

The pilot of a BP Aviation Ltd. Beech C23 (C-FQPP) from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to Penticton, BC (CYYF) advised that when downwind for Runway 34 and abeam the threshold, a laser at Skaha Beach was deliberately shone into the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely. No operational impact. Shift Manager and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) advised.

March 25, 2022

Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF)

A privately registered, amateur-built, amphibious Raab Thunderbird from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to Penticton, BC (CYYF) returned to CYYF due to a gear issue (gear stuck down). The aircraft landed safely at 2258Z. No impact to operations.

March 26, 2022

Incident at CRANBROOK / CANADIAN ROCKIES INTL BC (CYXC)

An American, privately registered Cessna 177 on a flight from Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies, BC (CYXC) returned to the airport due to a "funny noise" after departure. No assistance required. Landed safely 1715Z. No impact on operations.

March 24, 2022

Incident at TOFINO / LONG BEACH BC (CYAZ) (Incursion - runway - animal)

A privately registered Cessna 180K from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Tofino/Long Beach, BC (CYAZ) landed on Runway 29 and reported a deer ran across the runway surface in front of them as they were touching down. The flight landed safely and taxied to the apron.

March 25, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

An International Flight Centre Cessna 172M (C-GIEL) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) phoned the CZBB tower east of the control zone to report they had lost communications and had no transponder. Clearance was given via phone into the zone and then light signals were given on final. The aircraft landed safely, with no issues.

March 23, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

While flying circuits at Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK), a privately registered, amateur-built Fleet Flyer had a communications failure, squawked 7600, and landed safely on Runway 26R. No impact on operations.

March 13, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

On departure, an Image Air Charter Ltd. Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (C-FOWK) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) experienced a flap issue, declared an emergency, and subsequently returned to CYVR. The aircraft landed safely at 1757Z.

March 8, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK) (FOD (foreign object debris))

After departing from Runway 26L, a privately registered Cessna 150L from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) reported hitting "something" and requested to make a full-stop landing. The aircraft landed safely on Runway 36, and taxied back to the apron. The pilot later reported that they could not observe any damage to the aircraft, and asked to taxi down Runway 26L to check for foreign object debris (FOD)/wildlife before departing again. While on Runway 26L, the pilot reported finding "several dead geese" and subsequently departed from Runway 36.

March 3, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

On departure, a Montair Aviation Inc. Piper PA-34-200T (C-FAUA) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) reported a rough running engine. Possible light oil smoke was observed by the tower. The aircraft elected to continue the standard circuit pattern and land. It landed safely at 2329Z. No operational impact.

February 27, 2022

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A privately registered Cessna 170B from Salmon Arm, BC (CZAM) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) advised the CYXX tower that they would be inbound for landing without the generator functioning. The aircraft landed safely, without issue. No impact to operations.

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