July 11, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Flightpath Charter Airways Inc. Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-FBDT) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a right flat tire departing Runway 24L while it was on Taxiway L. It was able to taxi and exit the runway, but became disabled on L and had to be towed. Taxiway L was finally free at 1735Z.

June 18, 2022

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

The Air Canada (ACA) dispatcher called the tower to report that an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA664) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) had a tire pressure drop during take-off from Runway 24L and there was a possibility of debris. Inspection completed; none found on runway.

June 19, 2022

Incident at SHERBROOKE QC (CYSC) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Piper PA-28-151 experienced a flat tire on landing. The aircraft was disabled on the runway. A NOTAM was issued; the runway was closed until approximately 2000Z.

June 7, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Cargair Piper PA-23-250 (C-GARI) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) experienced a flat tire upon landing and was disabled on the runway. No foreign objects were found during inspection of the runway. Impact on operations: several aircraft had to depart from Runway 24L.

June 9, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Nolinor Aviation Cessna 172L (C-GHWK) from Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) reported a flat tire after landing on Runway 24. The airport duty manager (ADM) was notified. The aircraft was towed to Taxiway B4 at 0056Z. No impact on air traffic control (ATC) operations.

June 6, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV 8 from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) landed at 1609Z and reported a flat tire. The runway was closed until the aircraft was towed off at 1642Z. No impact on operations.

May 31, 2022

Incident at FORESTVILLE QC (CYFE) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A C.F. Aviation Inc. Piper PA-34-200T (C-GDRD) on a flight from Forestville, QC (CYFE) was disabled on the runway at CYFE due to a flat tire. The runway was not available from 1922Z to 2129Z. Unknown impact on operations.

May 30, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After landing on Runway 29, a Collège iFly Inc. Cessna 172R (C-FOUA) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) exited the runway via Taxiway Delta and notified the controller that it had a flat tire. No impact on operations. The aircraft was towed and cleared the taxiway at 1536Z.

May 24, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Les Levés Aéroscan Inc. Piper PA-23-250 (C-GHMN/SCANER5) on a flight from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) blew a tire when landing and had to be towed from Taxiway Alpha. No impact on operations.

May 23, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Eon Aéroporté Inc. Piper PA-31 (C-GJDD) from Bromont/Rolland-Désourdy, QC (CZBM) to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) experienced a flat tire upon landing on Runway 29. No impact on operations. Runway 29 became available again at 1921Z, after inspection.

May 4, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While taxiing on B1, an Orizon Aviation Quebec Inc. Cessna 172P (C-FCCC) from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) was disabled by a flat tire. Several aircraft had to taxi on Runway 11 to get to Apron 3.

May 2, 2022

Incident at 50NM S LA GRANDE-4 QC (CYAH)

A Chrono Jet Inc. Boeing 737-200 (MBK797) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) declared "PAN PAN" after receiving a front gear flat tire indication. The aircraft landed at 1804Z without incident.

April 21, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Orizon Aviation Québec Inc. Piper PA-31 (C-GAFF) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) experienced a flat tire when landing on Runway 24. The runway was closed for approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.

April 14, 2022

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

An Eon Aéroporté Inc. Piper PA-31 (C-FDCY) from La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) reported a flat front tire after landing on Runway 13. The runway was closed from 1717Z to 1734Z for inspection. Impact: The departure of an Air Inuit Ltd. aircraft (AIE689) was delayed.

March 22, 2022

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Diamond DA 20-C1 from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Val-d’Or, QC (CYVO) experienced a flat tire on Runway 36 while landing. The aircraft exited the runway at 2036Z. No impact on operations.

January 18, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GUPG/ACA665) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) blew a tire on landing. ACA665 ran off the end of the runway, without incident, onto 06R. An inspection was performed and nothing was found. Impact: 3 aircraft (TSC21, SYB203 and ACA401) were delayed for about 10 to 15 minutes due to the inspection. No other impact on operations.

January 30, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

An Académie Aéronautique Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GVKP) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) was asked to leave the runway upon landing but replied that they seemed to have a problem with the aircraft. A Cargair Piper PA-23-250 (C-FPCM) informed the tower that C-GVKP appeared to have a flat tire on the rear right. No operational impact.

July 5, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Neil Rob Holding Ltd Cessna 172M (C-GWXG) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) suffered a flat tire upon landing for a touch-and-go during circuits for Runway 25. Multiple aircraft in the air and on the ground were moved to Runway 31. Runway 25 was closed for 30 minutes. Moderate operational impact.

July 7, 2022

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

A 527443 B.C. Ltd. Piper PA-31 (C-FGGI) from Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) to Princeton, BC (CYCD) rejected takeoff and reported a flat tire. No operational impact.

June 18, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Sea Land Air Management Ltd. Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GRTJ) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) experienced a flat tire after landing. Runway 13 was closed for 40 minutes. Moderate impact to operations.

June 16, 2022

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At 0118Z, a Whistler Backcountry Aviation Ltd. Gippsaero GA8-TC-320 (C-GIPU) on a flight to Terrace, BC (CYXT) landed on Runway 33 and reported a flat tire, leaving the aircraft stranded at the mid-point of the runway.

June 10, 2022

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

A privately registered, amateur-built Mustang MII from Penticton, BC (CYYF) to Penticton, BC (CYYF) was disabled on the west side of Runway 16 near Taxiway C due to a blown tire. The aircraft required assistance from maintenance to remove it. During the event, several aircraft departed from a point more than 200 feet south of the aircraft. Subsequently, a voice NOTAM was issued to close the first 1000 feet of the runway to allow the other aircraft to land until the disabled aircraft was removed.

June 9, 2022

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV-7A from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA) reported a flat tire after landing on Runway 09/27. The runway was closed for approximately 30 minutes until the aircraft was removed. Two IFR arrivals were delayed as a result.

May 25, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FLJZ/JZA8851) from San Francisco, CA (KSFO) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported hot brakes due to a blown tire while taxiing on Taxiway J.

May 21, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Cessna A185F from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) landed on Runway 13, had a flat left main tire and exited the runway onto the hard shoulder. The aircraft hit taxiway lights during the excursion. Runway 13 was blocked for 15 minutes for foreign object debris (FOD) pickup and inspection. Moderate impact to operations for multiple overshoots and runway change.

May 19, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A privately registered Piper PA-28-140 from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) had a flat tire upon landing. The aircraft was disabled on the runway and was towed off. No operational impact.

March 5, 2022

Incident at VERNON BC (CYVK) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Aviation Incident Report #17568: A privately registered Mooney M20C on a flight to Vernon, BC (CYVK) landed on Runway 23 and the front main gear tire became flat. The aircraft stopped 100 feet past the intersection with Bravo and the runway, outside the south-side of the runway edge. A verbal advisory was issued by the airport staff advising that the runway was closed while Staff Vehicle 542 responded and assisted to remove the aircraft off the active runway at Bravo. A runway inspection was completed and the airport resumed normal operations at 2025Z.

May 7, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Airshare Partners In Flight Ltd. Cessna 172I (C-GHEV) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) landed on Runway 31, then reported a flat tire and was unable to taxi off the runway. The Airport Manager (APM) was notified and assisted the aircraft off of the runway. Runway 31 was unusable for approximately 15 minutes.

April 18, 2022

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Skyquest Aviation Ltd. Piper PA-34-200 (C-GTYH) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) encountered a flat tire landing on Runway 07. Runway 07/25 was closed for 1.25 hours. One departure, a Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT (WSW208) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG), was delayed by 50 minutes. A Flair Airlines Boeing 737-86N (C-FFLA/FLE151) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) held for 10 minutes before diverting to Vancouver, BC (CYVR). One VFR training flight was denied circuits. The runway re-opened at 0444Z.

February 19, 2022

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A 0909913 B.C. Ltd. Beech A36 (C-GRUS) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) landed on Runway 16, suffering a flat front tire and was disabled on the runway. A NOTAM was issued closing the runway. The aircraft was removed and a foreign object debris (FOD) check was completed. The runway was unavailable for 25 minutes. Minimal operational impact.

February 13, 2022

Incident at QUALICUM BEACH BC (CAT4) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The Qualicum Beach, BC (CAT4) airport operator phoned to request the Kamloops Flight Information Centre (FIC) issue a NOTAM to close the runway at CAT4 due to a disabled Pacific Professional Cessna 172R (C-FVPV) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Qualicum Beach, BC (CAT4). The aircrafts tire is shredded. A NOTAM was issued to close the runway for 2 hours. The aircrafts flight plan reached the Information Request to Departure Station (QALQ) phase at 2104Z. The pilot was busy trying to get the aircraft off of the runway and was unable to phone to close the flight plan in a timely manner. The flight plan was closed at 2120Z.

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An International Flight Centre Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GIEL) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) taxied onto Taxiway Alpha and notified ground control they had a flat tire and were disabled. Other aircraft were rerouted to Golf for Runway 13. The aircraft was towed off by airport personnel. Minor impact on operations.

July 14, 2022

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

An Aeolus Flight Academy Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GPAS) on a flight to London, ON (CYXU) landed on Runway 33 and reported a flat tire. One aircraft conducted an overshoot as a result. Minimal impact on operations.

July 8, 2022

Incident at SMITHS FALLS-MONTAGUE (RUSS BEACH) ON (CYSH) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway closed from 2350Z to 2355Z due to a flat tire on a Rockcliffe Flying Club Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GDEF). Unknown operational impact.

June 19, 2022

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (FOD (foreign object debris))

An inspection vehicle reported to the tower that they found tire debris on Runway 33R at the intersection near Taxiway S. The inspection vehicle confirmed the previous inspection was done at 0600Z. No impact to operations.

June 1, 2022

Incident at BEARSKIN LAKE ON (CNE3)

A Northway Aviation Ltd. Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GKNW/NAL900) from Muskrat Dam, ON (CZMD) to Bearskin Lake, ON (CNE3) reported a flat tire, and was stuck on the threshold (THR) of Runway 07.

May 23, 2022

Incident at MUSKOKA ON (CYQA)

A privately registered Cirrus SR22 on a flight to Muskoka, ON (CYQA) reported down but with a flat tire. The staff vehicle was sent out to help.

May 18, 2022

Incident at KITCHENER / WATERLOO ON (CYKF) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GPZV) from Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) was disabled with a flat tire on Taxiway A.

May 5, 2022

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

A Diamond Flight Centre London Inc. Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GOMA) from London, ON (CYXU) to London, ON (CYXU) had a flat tire after landing on Runway 09. The aircraft was disabled on Runway 09 at the edge of Taxiway Golf. 3 aircraft in the circuit (CCT) were moved to Runway 15. Moderate impact.

April 29, 2022

Incident at SUDBURY ON (CYSB)

A privately registered Cessna R172K from Sudbury, ON (CYSB) to Sudbury, ON (CYSB) advised it had suffered a flat tire on arrival. The aircraft was able to slowly taxi clear of all runways and taxiways. No operational impact.

April 12, 2022

Incident at KITCHENER / WATERLOO ON (CYKF) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An American, corporately registered Piper PA-46-500TP (N447PT) from South Bend, IN (KSBN) to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) had a flat tire upon arrival. Outbound VFR traffic incurred minimal delays.

April 10, 2022

Incident at KITCHENER / WATERLOO ON (CYKF) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The pilot of a Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club Piper PA-44-180 (C-FPMH) from Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) reported a flat tire on Runway 26 after exiting Runway 32. A Flair Airlines aircraft (FLE500) was delayed on departure for approximately 10 minutes due to Runway 26 closure.

April 4, 2022

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

An ITPS (Canada) Ltd. Aero L-29 Delfin (C-FXZI/SA46) from London, ON (CYXU) to London, ON (CYXU) landed on Runway 15 and had a flat tire. SA46 was unable to vacate the runway and was towed off. Impact to operations: Runway 15/33 was unavailable for approximately 35 minutes.

March 22, 2022

Incident at TORONTO / OSHAWA EXECUTIVE AIRPORT ON (CYOO) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A 1815357 Ontario Inc. Cessna 421C (C-FTEE) from Toronto/Buttonville, ON (CYKZ) to Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) landed Runway 12 and ended up going into the grass with one tire. The aircraft pulled up and landed further down the runway with no issues. C-FTEE taxied in under its own power. 2 inbound aircraft were pulled and landed on Runway 23 until airport staff could get out to clean dirt off runway and complete foreign object debris (FOD) check.

March 18, 2022

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

An Island Air Flight School & Charters Inc. Cessna 172M (C-FKWO) from Peterborough, ON (CYPQ) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) popped a tire on landing. No impact to operations.

March 8, 2022

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Northwestern Ontario Air Search & Rescue Association Cessna 172N (C-GQFZ) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) was disabled on Runway 30 with a flat tire. No operational impact.

February 21, 2022

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

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

February 18, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Ottawa Flying Club Cessna 172M (C-GBRO) from Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) had a flat tire during taxi to base. Taxiway Q was blocked for 50 minutes. No impact on operations.

February 15, 2022

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Morningstar Air Express Cessna 208B (C-FEXH/MAL8060) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a flat tire after landing. No operational impact.

January 27, 2022

Incident at Houston, TX (KHOU)

Aviation Incident Report: A Kenn Borek Air de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-FDHB) from Liberia, Costa Rica (MRLB) to Houston, TX (KHOU) landed on Runway 4 and taxied to Taxiway R. After the aircraft was clear of the runway and switching to ground control, the aircrafts brakes and left tire caught on fire. There was a small amount of smoke coming from the aircraft, but no visible flames. The fire station was alerted and rolled the trucks, however, before the trucks arrived, the pilot put out the fire using an on-board fire extinguisher. The aircraft was towed to the fixed-base operator (FBO). No damage to airport property. No injuries. Extent of damage unknown.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A22F0022: C-FDHB, a Kenn Borek Air Viking DHC-6-200 was conducting a flight from Liberia/Daniel Oduber Quirós Intl, Costa Rica (MRLB) to Houston/William P. Hobby, TX (KHOU). After landing in KHOU, the pilot applied brakes to exit via the taxiway and felt that the airplane grabbed a bit more then usual on the left-hand side. After exiting the runway, the flight engineer on board called Fire on the left-hand side of the airplane. The pilot stopped the airplane and shut down the engines. The flight engineer jumped out and extinguished the fire on the left-hand main landing gear with a hand held onboard fire extinguisher. After inspection, it was discovered that the left-hand brake caliper had broken free from its mount and rotated forward, severing the hydraulic lines.

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