November 8, 2021

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

After declaring "PAN PAN PAN" for a landing gear problem on final for Runway 24R, an Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (ACA1075) from Miami, FL (KMIA) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) resolved the problem but was too high to continue the approach. It went around and landed without any issue. No impact on operations.

April 20, 2021

Incident at KANGIQSUJUAQ (WAKEHAM BAY) QC (CYKG) (Incursion - runway - vehicle, Aerodrome - visual aids)

Aviation Incident Report #17218: At Kangiqsujuaq (Wakeham Bay), QC (CYKG), a vehicle went onto Runway 33/15 without permission, breaking the threshold lights.

September 24, 2021

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

The technology operations coordinator (TOC) notified the Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) flight service station (FSS) that an alarm went off on the Roberval, QC (CYRJ) frequency. The FSS confirmed that the frequency was unserviceable. The TOC reported that the frequency became serviceable again at 2235Z.

September 1, 2021

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC

An Académie Aéronautique Piper PA-28-140 (C-GVPL) on a VFR flight from Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) went into the information request (INREQ) phase. The pilot was contacted shortly after the start of the search and the estimated time of arrival (ETA) was changed.

August 22, 2021

Accident at MONTMAGNY QC (CSE5)

A Grondair Cessna 172N (C-GMES) on a flight from Montmagny, QC (CSE5) went off the runway on Runway 08 at 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.

July 4, 2021

Accident at DOLBEAU-ST-FÉLICIEN QC (CYDO)

Information received from the Sureté du Québec. While taxiing, the pilot of a privately registered, amateur-built Osprey II from Dolbeau-St-Félicien, QC (CYDO) to Dolbeau-St-Félicien, QC (CYDO) lost control of the aircraft and collided with a hangar. Significant damage to the aircraft occurred. The only person on board was injured. National Operations Centre (NOC), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and Aviation Operations Centre (COA) notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0058: A privately registered, amateur-built Osprey II was to conduct a local visual flight rules flight to and from the Dolbeau/St-Félicien, QC (CYDO) aerodrome. During startup, the engine began overspeeding and went to full power. The pilot was not able to control the aircraft and collided with a hangar door located approximately 300 ft in front. The aircraft became embedded in the door and was destroyed. The pilot sustained minor injuries.

May 10, 2021

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND) (Incursion - runway - pedestrian)

A pedestrian, who was without a radio and who was supposed to work and stay clear of Taxiway A at Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND), entered the runway without clearance. A vehicle (ST22), which was already on the runway, was notified and went to pick up the pedestrian. No impact on operations.

May 2, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

While conducting a touch-and-go on Runway 24, a College iFly Inc. Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FLYF) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) went off the side of the runway and took off again. No debris found during the runway inspection. No impact on operations.

March 27, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Following takeoff from Runway 06, a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (PSC582) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) declared a "PAN PAN" due to a landing gear problem. The aircraft asked to come back and land. A few minutes later, PSC582 cancelled the emergency and asked to continue to its destination. The requested services were cancelled. The National Operations Centre (NOC) was notified. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: Duplicate AOR 272408-V1: A Pascan British Aerospace 3212 (PSC582) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) reported a faulty landing gear position indication and requested a low approach for a visual inspection by the CYHU tower at 2054Z. The tower advised that the landing gear appeared to be down. PSC582 decided to land without declaring an emergency or requesting emergency services. PSC582 landed without any other issues. (Duplicate CADORS 2021Q0744 / AOR 272408-V1 deleted after information merge)
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0014: C-FPSC, a Jetstream 32 operated by Pascan under the code PSC582, was flying under from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) with 3 passengers and 2 crew members on board. When the landing gear was retracted, an abnormal left wheel position indication appeared. The emergency procedure was carried out and the crew declared an emergency. The indication went out as the crew prepared to return to CYQB. They then cancelled the emergency and proceeded to CYHU. The crew conducted a low approach and climb to confirm with the tower that the landing gear was in the extended position. The aircraft landed safely. There were no injuries and the aircraft was not damaged. The problem was found to be related to the microswitch and the weather conditions, and no other fault was found.

November 17, 2021

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While on final for Runway 26L, the pilot of an Andruschak & Associates Financial Services Inc. Cessna 172P (C-GGSN) on a flight to Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) advised that the aircraft likely had a flat tire. Upon landing, the left main wheel went flat and the aircraft exited the South side of the runway, into the grass. The aircraft was disabled on the runway edge for about 30 minutes. All other traffic diverted to Runway 26R.

November 15, 2021

Accident at 15NM NE HOPE BC (CYHE)

A Border City Aviation Ltd. Cessna R182 (C-FBKJ) on a VFR flight from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Glacier Park, MT (KGPI) was not in contact with air traffic control (ATC) and disappeared off the radar approximately 15NM northeast of the Hope, BC non-directional beacon (NDB). Subsequently, an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) went off that was consistent with the aircraft identification.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report: At approximately 2350Z, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) National Operation Centre (NOC) received a call from the US Army Air and Marine Operations Center (AMOC) regarding an aircraft that was last seen on their radar 15 miles east of Hope, BC. The aircraft was a Border City Aviation Ltd. Cessna 182 (C-FBKJ) which had departed from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) and was en route to Glacier Park, MT (KGPI). The aircraft was following the flight plan until it became erratic when it approached bad weather in Central Washington State, which forced the pilot to return across the Canadian border. The aircraft was last seen approximately 15NM east of Hope, BC. Following a conversation between the RCMP NOC, AMOC and the NAV CANADA Operations Centre in Surrey, BC, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) unit was notified. The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was activated and a signal was heard. The CAF unit attempted to send a Cormorant, however it was not able to reach the area due to the current weather. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) was notified and the RCMP Hope detachment was investigating the incident. At 0940Z, the crash site was located. The coordinates are 49 32.96N / 121 07.99W, approximately 18.5NM NE of Hope, BC (CYHE). The fuselage was noticed from the air. Part of the aircraft was observed up in a tree. There had been 2 occupants onboard C-FBKJ. The Search and Rescue (SAR) crew was hoisted on site but the Cormorant had to leave the site to refuel. The Cormorant was unable to return to the crash site due to deteriorating weather. It was arranged for a second helicopter to be sent at first light to the crash site, weather permitting. The SAR technicians later confirmed that the 2 occupants of the aircraft did not survive.

June 4, 2021

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

Aviation Incident Report #17124: At Terrace, BC (CYXT), Vehicle (Staff60) was doing morning checks, and when they were coming off of Taxiway Bravo they realized they had driven approximately 100 meters onto Taxiway Alpha and not called on. They turned around and went back onto the apron. No operational impact.

October 8, 2021

Incident at PRINCE RUPERT BC (CYPR)

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

October 2, 2021

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (Other operational incident, ATM - ILS irregularity)

An alarm sounded and the instrument landing system (ILS) glide path for Runway 30 went onto "standby" at 2245Z. Mower (TT150) was working in the glide path critical area with permission. Technology Operations Coordinator (TOC) advised that this is expected behaviour when a large vehicle passes close to the glide path. No traffic was using the glide path or inbound. The glide path was reset when work in the critical area was complete at 2257Z. No impact on operations.

September 23, 2021

Incident at PORT HARDY BC (CYZT)

A Coastal Pacific Aviation Cessna 172M (C-GCYF) from Port Hardy, BC (CYZT) to Port Hardy, BC (CYZT) went to "Information Request" phase and was subsequently was located by radar and then the remote communications outlet (RCO). The en route time was updated. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria notified along the route and once radio contact was established the flight plan en route time was updated. No operational impact.

September 21, 2021

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An American corporately registered de Havilland DHC-6 Series 300 (N532CV) went overdue on a VFR flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Victoria Intl, BC (CYYJ) at 2034Z. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria located the aircraft on the ground at CYVR. The pilot called at 2150Z on ground. CYVR advised the flight plan (FP) was misfiled and requested to close the FP.

August 4, 2021

Incident at SMITHERS BC (CYYD)

An American, corporately registered Canadair T-33 (N933GC/ACEMKR1) from Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen, YT (CYXY) to Smithers, BC (CYYD) landed on Runway 15 at 1944Z and blew a tire. The aircraft subsequently went off the runway and impacted a runway edge light. The aircraft was able to taxi to the apron without further incident. No impact to operations.

July 1, 2021

Incident at BELLA COOLA BC (CYBD)

A Rainbow West Charters Bell 206L (C-GHGS) on VFR flight plan (FP) from Smithers, BC (CYYD) to Bella Coola, BC (CYBD) went into the information request (INREQ) stage. After several attempts, the pilot was successfully contacted. The aircraft had been parked in a hangar.

June 11, 2021

Incident at OLIVER BC (CAU3)

The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) of a privately registered Cessna 140 went off while the aircraft was on the ground at Oliver, BC (CAU3). The pilot-in-command (PIC) reported being able to turn it off. No operational impact.

May 29, 2021

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

During the roll out, a privately registered Beech 23 from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA) departed the runway and went into the grass. No operational impact.

May 16, 2021

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGOI/JZA8240) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Terrace, BC (CYXT) experienced wind shear just prior to landing on Runway 33 and went into a missed approach. After completing the missed approach, the aircraft landed on Runway 15. No impact on operations.

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 10, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ) (Incursion - runway - pedestrian)

At Langley, BC (CYNJ), it was reported via telephone that there was a pedestrian on Helipad Alpha. The airport manager (APM) was advised and went to have a look. It ended up being 5 individuals filming with a news crew on the edge of the helipad. The APM moved them onto the apron. No operational impact.

April 3, 2021

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) of a privately registered Piper PA-28-180 went off while the aircraft was parked at Nanaimo, BC (CYCD). The Nanaimo (YCD) flight service station (FSS), the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria, the Shift Manager, and the pilot were all advised. The pilot was en route to turn it off at 1530Z.

March 22, 2021

Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

At Yellowknife, NT (CYZF), an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal went off outside of the testing period. After investigation, it was found to be an accidental activation by a Summit Air Aerospatiale ATR 72-202.

February 27, 2021

Incident at Kelowna

An Okanagan Aviation Academy Inc. Piper PA-30 (C-FCCM) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) experienced an engine stall while conducting a touch-and-go. The aircraft exited the runway at Taxiway B. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. A Piper PA-30 aircraft (C-FCCM) experienced an engine stall/shut down on a planned touch-and-go. The chief flight instructor reported that the student went to full idle too quickly and firmly moved the throttles past the "idle" detent to the "throttle cut-off" position on the left throttle. Moving past the throttle cut-off position is used when an engine "diesels" during shut down, in order to cut off the engine when mixture alone does not shut down the engine. The student was debriefed and the issue will be reviewed with the instructors to ensure it is covered with future students.

February 9, 2021

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT) (Communication error)

At Terrace, BC (CYXT), a vehicle (ST60) that had access to Runway 15/33 and Taxiway Alpha did not call to report being "off" after exiting the runway. The vehicle operator went back out onto the runway in another vehicle (BW127).

January 28, 2021

Incident at Kelowna

A Carson Air Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-FBTR/CRN511) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) declared a landing gear malfunction and requested that the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit be on standby. CRN511 landed safely. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21P0006: C-FBTR, a Carson Air Beech 1900D aircraft, was operating flight CRN511 from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) with 2 crew members and 3 passengers on board. During approach, the landing gear did not extend. The flight crew decided to hold, actioned the appropriate checklists, and requested emergency services to be on standby as a precaution. The landing gear was manually extended and the aircraft landed without further incident. There were no reported injuries and no damage to the aircraft. In the process of troubleshooting the landing gear system, maintenance personnel found a broken wire going to the landing gear control circuit breaker. The wire was repaired and the landing gear system tested as serviceable.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. On approach into Kelowna, BC (CYLW), a Carson Air Beech 1900D (C-FBTR) experienced a landing gear malfunction. The crew went around to troubleshoot and used the back-up system to pump the gear down. The aircraft landed and taxied without incident. Maintenance investigated and replaced the landing gear selector. Numerous gear swings on jacks revealed the fault once again. A broken wire was eventually discovered in the sub panel behind the landing gear selector. The wire was repaired, and further gear swings on jacks and a test flight proved the repair to be successful, and the aircraft was released into service.

November 6, 2021

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

The pilot of a privately registered Piper PA-24 from Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) to Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) departed from Runway 23 and, when in the crosswind, reported that they had to return for a landing. After asking if everything was okay, the pilot reported they had a loose fuel cap, but they were able to select the other tank, so no assistance was required. The aircraft landed and taxied in under its own power. Another aircraft reported a fuel cap on the runway, which caused a Durham Flight Centre Piper PA-28R-200 (C-GGGY) from Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) to Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) to conduct an overshoot while a pickup truck went out to pick up the cap. No other impact.

November 11, 2021

Incident at KITCHENER / WATERLOO ON (CYKF) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

At Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF), a fuel truck (HRT361) requested to proceed from one side of the airport to another, and was instructed to proceed via Taxiway C and hold short of Runway 08. The fuel truck went onto Runway 14/32.

November 2, 2021

Incident at ROUND LAKE (WEAGAMOW LAKE) ON (CZRJ) (Aerodrome - power failure, Aerodrome - other)

A privately registered Cessna A185F on a VFR flight plan from Winnipeg/St. Andrews, MB (CYAV) to Round Lake (Weagamow Lake), ON (CZRJ) went overdue due to no power or cell service at its destination.

November 3, 2021

Incident at MOOSONEE ON (CYMO) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Thunder Airlines Ltd. Mitsubishi MU-2B-60 (C-GYUA/THU890) from Moosonee, ON (CYMO) to Sudbury, ON (CYSB) departed and saw a dead bird on the runway. A vehicle (Staff 23) went to collect the bird. Advised it was a gull. THU890 advised it was just observed, they did not hit the bird.

July 17, 2021

Incident at KILLARNEY ON (CPT2)

Aviation Incident Report #17190: While on approach, a privately registered Beech 36 on a flight to Killarney, ON (CPT2) used the callsign "Bonanza" for the entirety of operations within the airspace. Upon calling the aircraft and requesting its registration, the aircraft obliged; however, it went back to using only "Bonanza" as its callsign until it shut down on the apron at CPT2.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #17189: A privately registered Beech 36 on a flight to Killarney, ON (CPT2) landed, taxied to the apron, and parked backwards (relative to tie-downs and other aircraft). After the aircraft was shut down, the ground crew advised the pilot to grab the tow bar and help turn the aircraft around. The pilot became unruly and demanded an explanation as they wanted to park in that position due to light winds. The ground crew advised that the pilot could park in the direction they were facing if they pushed the aircraft over to the other side of the apron. The pilot responded with a profanity.

October 7, 2021

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

The South Ground controller issued taxi instructions to a Federal Express Corporation Douglas DC-10-30F (N306FE/FDX9121) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Memphis, TN (KMEM) to turn right on Taxiway T from Taxiway E, to Runway 33L. The aircraft missed the turn and went straight to Taxiway E.

September 25, 2021

Incident at TORONTO / OSHAWA EXECUTIVE AIRPORT ON (CYOO)

A Helipsair Inc. Eurocopter AS 350-B2 (C-GBQG) went through the Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) zone without calling the control tower. Reached out on two frequencies with no answer. No impact to operations.

September 8, 2021

Incident at TORONTO / OSHAWA EXECUTIVE AIRPORT ON (CYOO) (Bird presence)

A Toronto Airways Inc. Cessna 172S (C-GFFQ) from Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) to Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) was advised after receiving landing clearance that a small number of seagulls had settled in the vicinity of the runway. The pilot indicated they wished to continue with the landing, but ultimately went around. The airport manager (APM) was advised to remove the birds. No operational impact.

August 25, 2021

Incident at SUDBURY ON (CYSB)

A Morningstar Air Express Inc. Cessna 208B (MAL8056) from Sudbury, ON (CYSB) to Timmins, ON (CYTS) rejected its take-off from Runway 22 and went back to the apron due to a mechanical fault. The aircraft did not subsequently depart.

July 18, 2021

Incident at DRYDEN REGIONAL ON (CYHD)

A MAG Canada Cessna 337G (C-FBRG) from Dryden, ON (CYHD) to Dryden, ON (CYHD) declared PAN PAN (x3) over 122.1 MHz. The aircraft reported an electrical issue and advised returning to the airport. The aircraft turned off its electronics and went "no radio" (NORDO) until inside of the zone. Fire services were dispatched. The aircraft landed without incident and declared that assistance was no longer required. The CYHD fire department was advised. No other impact to operations.

July 8, 2021

Incident at SIOUX LOOKOUT ON (CYXL)

A Skycare Air Ambulance Swearingen SA226-AT (C-GCPX) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) went past the hold short line on Taxiway B while an Ornge Global Air Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GRXD/PUL103M) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Sandy Lake, ON (CZSJ) was departing from Runway 34.

June 24, 2021

Accident at EDENVALE ON (CNV8)

The London (YXU) flight information centre (FIC) received a call at 1515Z from a pilot at Edenvale, ON (CNV8). A privately registered Stinson 108-1 on a flight to Edenvale, ON (CNV8), while attempting to land, had ground looped and flipped over at 1508Z. No injuries. Shift Manager (SM) advised.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0046: A privately registered Stinson 108 aircraft was landing at Edenvale, ON (CNV8) after a flight from Buttonville, ON (CYKZ). During the landing, a gust of wing lifted the wing as the pilot applied engine power for a go-around, and the aircraft veered to the left, went off Runway 13, rolled into uneven ground and flipped over. The pilot was not injured but the aircraft was substantially damaged. The wind was reported from 180 degrees magnetic at 14 knots.

June 6, 2021

Incident at MOOSONEE ON (CYMO) (Incursion - runway - animal)

A Thunder Airlines Beech A100 (THU107) from Timmins/Victor M. Power, ON (CYTS) to Moosonee, ON (CYMO) conducted an overshoot while on approach due to a bear on Runway 06/24. THU107 went around, since the bear was getting off the runway, and was able to land on Runway 24 subsequently.

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

A Kalitta Charters II Boeing 767-300 (CKS306) from New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) to Hamilton, ON (CYHM) was on the area navigation (RNAV) Z approach for Runway 30 and reported a fault with the landing gear indication. The pilot then pulled up and went around to go through the checklists. The aircraft came back around to conduct the same approach for Runway 30 and landed safely. No operational impact.

March 29, 2021

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

Delayed entry as a result of NAV CANADA safety and evaluation quality assurance (QA) review: A Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club Diamond DA40 (C-FJUM) from North Bay, ON (CYYB) to Timmins/Victor M. Power, ON (CYTS) landed on Runway 21 at 2217Z. At 2308Z, the aircraft got an advisory to depart to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF). The aircraft taxied out and realized that its front nose gear tire was flat. The aircraft taxied off the taxiway and a vehicle (ST27) went out to conduct an inspection on Runway 21.

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.

March 12, 2021

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

An Ornge Global Air Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GRXD/PUL103) from Sudbury, ON (CYSB) to Timmins/Victor M. Power, ON (CYTS) had a nose landing gear issue, conducted a missed approach for Runway 28 at 0122Z and went back to the Toronto centre for clearance. PUL103 landed safely at 0140Z.

February 3, 2021

Incident at HANOVER / SAUGEEN MUNI ON (CYHS)

Aviation Incident Report #16966: At Hanover/Saugeen, ON (CYHS), the pilot of a privately registered Cessna 172E was disoriented with regard to their direction. Though the pilot of the Cessna 172E stated that they were heading in a particular direction, responding aircraft in traffic came across the Cessna 172E, a couple hundred feet above, and communicated on radio to the Cessna 172E pilot that they were not where they said they would be. The Cessna 172E pilot went silent on the radio, with no response. Shortly after, the Cessna 172E pilot stated that they were flying to a town, however, the Cessna 172E was off track from where the pilot reported it to be.

February 15, 2021

Incident at BRANTFORD ON (CYFD)

A Brantford Flying Club Cessna 172RG (C-GOFD) from Brantford, ON (CYFD) to Brantford, ON (CYFD) landed on Runway 05 after circling the airport for an hour, trying to fix a landing gear issue with a light. C-GOFD landed at 2145Z and went off the runway, onto the grass. Damage to aircraft is unknown. No injuries. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: Follow-up information received by Transport Canada: The pilot of C-GOFD reported difficulty with the left main landing gear and attempted to land with the weight on the right landing gear and the nose landing gear. Despite these efforts, the aircraft veered off the left side of the runway. The pilot was not a student.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21O0009: C-GOFD, a Brantford Flight Club Cessna 172RG, was returning from a local flight and was on approach for landing when the left main landing gear failed to completely extend. The pilot contacted maintenance and although they proceeded with different techniques in an attempt to fully lower the left landing gear, all attempts failed. The pilot landed the aircraft on the right main landing gear and nose gear. As the aircraft slowed down, the left wing dropped and the aircraft veered to the left and veered off the runway. The pilot was not injured; it was reported that there was no damage to the aircraft.

February 3, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: Victor Mine, ON (CVM2)

A Fast Air Ltd. Beech 200 (C-GFAV/PBR215) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Victor Mine, ON (CVM2), when approximately 10NM final for the runway, informed the tower that it could not get its landing gear down. The aircraft went back to the Winnipeg terminal and resolved the issue. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was put on standby as a precaution. The aircraft landed safely at 2009Z. No other impact to operations. (CADORS 2021C0464 deleted due to incorrect region)
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21C0015: C-GFAV, a Beech 200 operated by Fast Air Ltd. as flight PBR215, was conducting a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Victor Mine, ON (CVM2). During the approach to CVM2, the flight crew selected "gear down" for landing and the gear did not extend. The flight crew carried out an overshoot, contacted flight operations and an operational decision was made to return to CYWG. Upon arriving in CYWG, the flight crew declared an emergency and successfully carried out a manual gear extension. C-GFAV landed safely, with ARFF on standby. There were no injuries. The operators maintenance found the landing gear would retract, but the landing gear would not extend with the selection of "gear down". The landing gear handle was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.

January 17, 2021

Incident at CAT LAKE ON (CYAC) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Skycare Air Ambulance Swearingen SA227-AC (C-FIOC) on a MEDEVAC flight from Kenora, ON (CYQK) to Cat Lake, ON (CYAC) went off the taxiway and infringed on the runway. A NOTAM was issued. The aircraft was removed, and the NOTAM was cancelled at 2324Z.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21C0012: C-FIOC, a Fairchild SA227-AC aircraft operated by Skycare Air Ambulance, was operating a flight from Kenora, ON (CYQK) to Cat Lake, ON (CYAC) with a crew of 2 and 2 passengers on board. After the nose wheel touched down during the landing roll on Runway 29 at CYAC, the crew experienced difficulty in maintaining directional control of the aircraft, and it veered off the right side of the runway. The crew and passengers exited the aircraft without any injuries. There was no damage to the aircraft or runway lights. Subsequently, the crew was able to taxi the aircraft back to the apron. The operators maintenance personnel inspected the aircraft and found that the nose wheel steering amplifier had failed. The steering amplifier was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.

August 16, 2021

Incident at 95NM ESE THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

TSB Report #A21F0122: C-FGKH, an Air Canada Airbus A320-214, was conducting flight AC263 from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG). During cruise over Lake Superior, the right hand generator indicated a fault and went offline. The flight crew performed Electronic Centralized Aircraft Monitor (ECAM) actions and directed a reset of the generator that went faulty again. As per procedure, the auxiliary power unit (APU) was started, but automatically shut down after a minute of being on line. The flight crew advised air traffic control (ATC) of their equipment failure and performed a normal approach and landing at CYWG.

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