July 26, 2021

Incident at 5NM W SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Canadian Helicopters Aerospatiale AS 350 B-2 (C-GDKD) on a flight to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) was observed entering the control zone, 5NM west of CYZV, without having established communications. The aircraft remained "no radio" (NORDO) until it arrived at the airport. C-GDKD was passed as traffic to an aircraft departing from Runway 27, since the helicopters course conflicted with the departing aircraft.

June 20, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

TSB Report #A21Q0047: A Les Hélicoptères Canadiens Airbus AS355N helicopter (C-FXIH) was on a visual flight rules flight from Sept-îles, QC (CYZV) to the IOC helipad at approximately 4 NM south-west. Shortly after take-off, the red “REG” warning light lit up and extinguished at the same time as the Ng fluctuations (engine gas generator) appeared. An intermittent aural warning sounded, indicating rotor revolution overspeed (RPM); however, the pilot noticed that the RPM were in the normal functional range. Following this, the “ENG P” and “R/H GEN” warning lights lit up and the “delta Ng” indicator of engine number 2 squawked zero. The pilot followed procedures for continuing the flight with only one functioning engine. The aircraft turned back and landed without issue on Taxiway Bravo at CYZV. Maintenance crew found that the digital engine control unit (DECU) had reacted to a faulty overspeed warning and had cut the fuel feed on engine number 2.

July 22, 2021

Incident at BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC) (Incursion - runway - animal)

While taxiing after landing, a Government of Quebec de Havilland DHC-8-315 (C-GURM/QUE40M) from Bagotville, QC (CYBG) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) advised that a fox was crossing the runway from north to south, about 500ft to 1000ft west of Taxiway D. Attendant advised. No impact.

July 21, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Aerodrome - visual aids)

Taxiway lights west of Golf were unserviceable from 0040Z to 0142Z at Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX). Impact: a "Follow-me" vehicle was used to guide a Skylink Express Beech 1900 (SLQ739) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) and a United Parcel Service Airbus A306 (UPS473) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Louisville, KY (KSDF).

July 19, 2021

Incident at 12NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A 9433-1097 Quebec Inc. Quest Kodiak 100 (C-FBMU) on a flight to Montreal/Les Cèdres, QC (CSS3) crossed the Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) West control zone (CZ) extension at 2000ft on a 1200 code. An Academie Aeronautique Inc. Cessna 152 (C-GPFX) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) had to descend to 1500ft due to a conflicting course. No other operational impact

April 15, 2021

Incident at KANGIQSUALUJJUAQ (GEORGES RIVER) QC (CYLU)

Aviation Incident Report #17045: At 1745Z, and at 1500ft, an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-FJFR/AIE630) from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River), QC (CYLU) made initial contact on the community aerodrome radio station (CARS) mandatory frequency (MF) 122.1 MHz when 8NM West, rather than the mandatory 20NM, before entering the CYLU CARS area. The aircrafts estimated time of arrival (ETA) was at 4 minutes and the aircraft landed at 1750Z.

July 18, 2021

Incident at 1NM SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

An ultralight, privately registered Jabiru Calypso 2200 was on a VFR flight plan from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to a final destination of Tête-à-la-Baleine, QC (CTB6), with a stop at Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV). The pilot initially planned to join the right downwind for Runway 27. About 5 miles to the west, the pilot requested the winds and advised that they wanted to use Runway 09 because their engine was intermittent. The aircraft confirmed it was declaring an emergency. While the flight service station (FSS) was on the phone with 911, the pilot advised that their engine had failed and that they were landing at the beach. The aircrafts radar target was observed to descend and disappear 1 mile south of the airport. Shortly thereafter, the pilot advised they had landed and were alright.

March 5, 2021

Incident at 3NM W SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

TSB Report #A21Q0010: C-GNZS, an Airbus Helicopters AS355N Twinstar operated by Canadian Helicopters Limited, was on a visual flight rules flight from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) airport to the IOC helipad, located 3 nautical miles to the west. While hovering before landing (about 2 m), engine number 2 (Turbomeca Arrius 1A) stopped. The aircraft landed safely and there were no injuries or damage.

June 26, 2021

Accident at GASPÉ / MICHEL-POULIOT QC (CYGP) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Precision West AG Corp. Ayres S2R-T34 (C-GERO) from Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) suffered an engine failure on final for Runway 10 and crashed more than 200 feet from the threshold of Runway 10. Following the crash, there was a fuel or spray product (insecticide) leak. Emergency services and airport manager (APM) advised. Impact: a Precision West AG Corp. Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 (C-FELO) from Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP); a Mitchinson Flying Service Cessna 310R (C-GFXA) on a flight to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP); a Precision West AG Corp. Ayres S2R-T34 (C-GURO) on a flight to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP); a Precision West AG Corp. Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 (C-FDLO) on a flight to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP); and a Precision West AG Corp. Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 (C-GESO) on a flight to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) experienced landing delays. Runway 10/28 was closed from 1155Z to 1500Z. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0046: C-GERO, a Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 operated by Precision West AG corp., was conducting an aerial application flight from and to Gaspé, QC (CYGP) with one pilot on board. On short final, with the engine at idle, the pilot moved the power lever to apply more power, but there was no response from the engine. A high ITT warning quickly followed. The aircraft could not reach the runway and struck the ground approximately 200 feet short of the threshold of Runway 10, striking the perimeter fence before coming to a complete stop. The Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) was triggered. The pilot secured the airplane and was not injured.

July 5, 2021

Incident at 1NM OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A 9771956 Canada Inc. Cessna 172K (C-GBHX) on a flight to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) reported seeing a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) about 1NM west of the threshold of Runway 09. The RPAS was 700ft above sea level (ASL) and its weight was between 5kg and 10kg. The Gatineau police and the area control centre (ACC) were notified. No impact on operations.

June 27, 2021

Incident at 10NM W BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC)

In the vicinity of Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC), an Exact Air Inc. Beech 100 (ET835) from Poste Montagnais (Mile 134), QC (CSF3) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) declared an emergency due to a mechanical problem (odor) and requested to be rerouted to CYBC. On the approach, ET835 performed a go-around and advised that the problem had been resolved. ET835 canceled the emergency and continued to CYRC. The aircraft landed at CYRC without incident. No impact. The National Operations Centre (NOC) was notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0050: An Exact Air Inc. Beech 100 (C-FTYZ) was on an instrument flight rules flight from Poste-Montagnais, QC (CSF3) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC), with 2 pilots and 7 passengers on board. At approximately 10 NM west of CYBC, the pilot smelled burning in the cockpit and declared an emergency. While diverting to CYBC, the pilot identified the source of the odour and cancelled the emergency. The aircraft landed without issue at CYBC. A right engine de-icing function was replaced by maintenance. No injuries.

June 15, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: BONAVENTURE QC (CYVB)

Multiple reports of an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal in the vicinity and to the west of Bonaventure, QC (CYVB). The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified.

June 12, 2021

Incident at 9NM MONTREAL QC VOR/DME (YUL)

A privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV-3 from St-Jean, QC (CYJN) to Lachute, QC (CSE4) passed through the control zone of Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to the west, without authorization and without communication.

June 4, 2021

Incident at 10NM W MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

An Academie Aeronautique Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GFGQ) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) entered Class C airspace without establishing contact and without authorization. Contact was established while the aircraft was 10NM west of the airport. No impact on operations.

May 30, 2021

Incident at 15NM W LA TUQUE QC (CYLQ)

A Richcopter Inc. Bell 206B (C-FTNS) declared a PAN PAN in the La Tuque, QC (CYLQ) area due to oil pressure issues. The aircraft successfully landed 15NM west of CYLQ without incident. No damage, no injuries. National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0030: A Richcopter Inc. Bell 206B (C-FTNS) was on a visual flight rules flight from Lac Mountain, QC, to Drummondville, QC (CSC3), with 1 pilot and 3 passengers on board. While the aircraft was in cruising flight, the pilot noticed an oil pressure fluctuation indication, followed a few minutes later by a fluctuation of the drive shaft torque indication. As a precautionary measure, the pilot diverted to the La Tuque, QC (CYLQ) airport. While the aircraft was approximately 15 NM west of CYLQ, the “Chip Detector” (particle detector) warning light lit up. An emergency (“PAN PAN”) was declared and the aircraft landed without issue in a field. No injuries. When exiting the aircraft, the pilot noticed a major oil leak coming from the engine and the main gearbox. The aircraft was unable to take off again and was towed to a maintenance facility for a more in-depth verification.

May 28, 2021

Incident at 8NM NW MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Lanaudiair Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GTIR) on a flight to Lachute, QC (CSE4) entered the Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) zone to the west, towards CSE4, at 1800 feet. The aircraft never called the tower and the tower was unable to establish communications. C-GTIR transited the zone for 6NM, between 1800 feet and 1600 feet. Impact: a privately registered Cessna 172M heading towards CSE4 was not passed traffic. Converging routes and similar altitudes.

May 23, 2021

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

A MAG Canada Aero Commander 500B (C-GJMA) from Geraldton (Greenstone Regional), ON (CYGQ) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO), inbound, advised of a left engine failure when 3NM from CYVO. 911 was notified. C-GJMA landed on Runway 36 at 2103Z without incident, left the runway via Taxiway E, then became immobilised. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0037: A MAG Aerospace Canada Aero Commander 500B (C-GJMA) was on an instrument flight rules flight from Greenstone Regional, ON (CYGQ) to Maniwaki, QC (CYMW), with 2 crew members on board. While the aircraft was in cruising flight, about 60 NM west of Val-d’Or, QC (CYVO), the crew observed a drop in oil pressure from the left engine (IO-540-E1A5) indicator. The crew then requested to be rerouted to CYVO. On approach, the oil pressure continued to drop and the “Low Oil Pressure” indicator lit up. The crew shut off the engine as a precautionary measure. The aircraft landed without incident at CYVO. No injuries. On the ground, inspection showed that the left engine’s magneto had loosened and had caused an engine oil leak. No other damage or faults were detected.

May 20, 2021

Incident at CHIBOUGAMAU / CHAPAIS QC (CYMT)

A privately registered Cessna R172K on a flight to Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) arrived from the west into the mandatory frequency (MF) zone, without establishing radio contact, and landed at Eden lake. At that time, a Heli/Express Inc. Aerospatiale AS 350 B-2 (C-GPBY) was transiting the zone in the same sector. The pilot of the Cessna R172K advised ground control that they had a radio problem and were "without radio" (NORDO) in flight and were unable to establish communications with the flight service station (FSS).

May 1, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Services Hélicocorp Inc. Robinson R44 (C-FZRA) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) spotted a red drone at 1,500 feet while 1 NM west of Mount Royal. No impact on operations.

April 13, 2021

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

A Government of Quebec Bell 206 (QUE148) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) broadcast its intentions to enter the mandatory frequency (MF) zone by addressing the universal communications (UNICOM) of Rimouski. The pilot did not respond to communications from the flight service station (FSS), but continued to broadcast their intentions while performing aerial work 4NM west of Rimouski, QC (CYXK), and crossing the runway centre line several times. The Service aérien gouvernemental (SAG) was notified and communications were finally established about 20 minutes later, after the FSS called the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) in Rimouski. No known impact.

April 10, 2021

Incident at 9NM MONTREAL QC VOR/DME (YUL)

A privately registered Cessna 180K was observed 1NM north of Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) control tower, heading west at an altitude of approximately 1300ft above sea level (ASL), without a transponder and without radio contact with the control tower. No impact on operations.

April 7, 2021

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW) (Incursion - runway - animal)

On take-off, a Voyageur Airways de Havilland DHC-8-102 (VAL9890) from Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) advised that there was 1 dog that had crossed the runway, heading west. Airport advised.

March 20, 2021

Incident at 1NM W Institut de recherche d'Hydro-Québec (IREQ)

A Services Helicocorp Inc. Robinson R44 (C-FZRA) from Montreal/St-Hubert Helicraft, QC (Heli) (CTG2) to Montreal/St-Hubert Helicraft, QC (Heli) (CTG2) reported a gray triangle-shaped drone flying 600ft west of the Hydro-Quebec Research Institute (IREQ). The Royal Canadian Mounted Police of Quebec (GDQ) unit was notified. No impact on operations.

February 17, 2021

Incident at 13NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An Académie Aéronautique Inc. Cessna 152 (C-GWKI) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) was seen entering the Terminal Control Unit (TCU) airspace west of the Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) control zone (CZ). No operational impact.

January 19, 2021

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

Upon take-off from Runway 24L, up to 10,000ft, a Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787-8 (RAM209M) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Casablanca, Morocco (GMMN) advised that it had been intermittently targeted by a green laser originating 2NM to 3NM west of Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU). Police were advised.

January 15, 2021

Incident at 3NM SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

On initial contact, the crew of a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-GUSC/PSC837) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) reported an indication issue for the main landing gear and asked to fly the runway heading. At 30NM west, PSC837 asked to return to CYZV. No emergency declared.

January 13, 2021

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

An Airsprint Inc. Cessna 525B (ASP567) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to West Palm Beach, FL (KPBI) rejected its take-off from Runway 24L due to an indication. The aircraft returned to the fixed base operator (FBO).

July 27, 2021

Incident at CASTLEGAR / WEST KOOTENAY REGIONAL BC (CYCG) (ATM - operations)

At Castlegar/West Kootenay, BC (CYCG), the air traffic service (ATS) unit was not operating as per published hours due to a staffing issue.

July 18, 2021

Incident at 3NM WSW CAMPBELL RIVER BC (CYBL)

A Capital City Skydiving Cessna 182 (C-FQVL) from Campbell River, BC (CYBL) to Campbell River, BC (CYBL), while climbing through 3500ft above sea level (ASL), reported a medium-large drone approximately 500ft above, 3NM West Southwest (WSW) of CYBL. The pilot did not require an evasive manoeuvre and there was no further impact on operations. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the Comox Terminal and the Area Control Centre (ACC) Shift Manager were advised.

July 1, 2021

Incident at CASTLEGAR / WEST KOOTENAY REGIONAL BC (CYCG)

A Central Mountain Air Beech 1900D (GLR761) from Castlegar/West Kootenay, BC (CYCG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was on the threshold for Runway 15, and an Air Spray aircraft (ASB489) on final approach elected to conduct an overshoot as GLR761 had started its takeoff roll and then aborted it. No operational impact.

July 5, 2021

Incident at CASTLEGAR / WEST KOOTENAY REGIONAL BC (CYCG) (ATM - operations)

Late opening of the Castlegar/West Kootenay, BC (CYCG) flight service station (FSS). No operational impact.

July 4, 2021

Incident at Kelowna

A Skyservice Business Aviation Learjet 45 (C-GYMD) operating as an Air Partners Corp. flight (SDE450) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) was cleared for a visual approach for Runway 34. The aircraft flew through the zone East to West, downwind and finally checked in with the tower when 2NM on final. The Vancouver area control centre advised they had switched the aircraft 5 minutes earlier.

July 3, 2021

Incident at CAMPBELL RIVER BC (CYBL)

A Pacific Professional Flight Centre Piper PA-28-151 (C-GDVP) from Campbell River, BC (CYBL) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) departed from Runway 30 and was asked by the flight service station (FSS) to continue its climb out prior to making a right turn eastbound, in order to avoid the jump zone. The aircraft was observed drifting north of the extended centreline, but west of the jump zone. It was later reported by the jump zone ground control that the aircraft flew between the runway and parachute landing area on take off.

June 30, 2021

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT)

An R22 aircraft crossed midfield at a low-level, from East to West, with no radio contact. The aircraft was unresponsive and proceeded to the northwest, where visual was lost. The aircraft was visually identified as an American, privately registered Robinson R22 Beta. Other traffic in the area was advised.

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 28, 2021

Accident at 4NM W VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A privately registered Beech G36 from Sechelt, BC (CAP3) on a flight to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) was inbound to CYYJ when the pilot called "MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY" on the tower frequency (119.7 MHz). The pilot said they were experiencing an engine failure. The CYYJ tower attempted to direct the aircraft to a private airstrip near its current location. The aircraft dropped off the radar with no further communications. The CYYJ tower called 9-1-1 and reported the aircraft going down in the vicinity of the Mill Bay non-directional beacon (NBD), 4NM west of CYYJ.

June 24, 2021

Incident at CASTLEGAR / WEST KOOTENAY REGIONAL BC (CYCG) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Central Mountain Air Beech 1900D (GLR761) from Castlegar/West Kootenay, BC (CYCG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike on the windshield just after lift off. There was no impact on the flight. The airport staff retrieved the bird and reported it was a small sparrow. No operational impact.

Incident at 7NM W KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

A Guardian Aerospace Holdings Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GUAE) from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) departed Kamloops at 2252Z. At 2259Z and 7NM West of CYKA, the pilot indicated they had an oil pressure issue and were returning to the airport. No assistance was requested. The aircraft landed safely at 2308Z.

June 16, 2021

Incident at 0.5NM W Pitt River Bridge

A Whistler Backcountry Aviation Ltd. amateur-built Pipistrel Virus SW (C-FETZ) reported a possible unmanned air vehicle (UAV) west of the Pitt River bridge. The aircraft was on the east side of the Pitt River bridge. The UAV was shiny and blue/red in colour, and was at an altitude of approximately 1000ft. The size of the UAV is unknown. No operational impact.

June 17, 2021

Incident at 50NM W WILLIAMS LAKE BC (CYWL)

Numerous emergency locator transmitter (ELT) reports approximately 50NM west of Campbell River, BC (CYWL) were received from aircraft between FL230-FL390. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria advised and Civil Air Search and Rescue Association (CASARA) dispatched.

June 2, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Skyquest Aviation Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GTYB) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was cleared outbound via the Trinity departure. The aircraft exited the control zone 2NM west of Trinity via the 200th interchange. No impact to operations.

June 1, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A Skyquest Aviation Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GTYB) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) was cleared outbound via Trinity. The aircraft exited the control zone 2NM West of Trinity, near the 200th Street interchange. No impact.

May 17, 2021

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

An unknown aircraft with a transponder code of 1200 and an indicated altitude of 2300ft, transited the Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) control zone east to west, entering via Boat Harbour and exiting via the Nanaimo Estuary. The flight service station (FSS) was unable to contact the aircraft on frequency 122.1 MHz. The aircraft was also observed transiting the Nanaimo Harbour aerodrome traffic frequency (ATF) area.

May 22, 2021

Incident at CASTLEGAR / WEST KOOTENAY REGIONAL BC (CYCG)

The pilot of a departing C. Morin Aviation (B.C.) Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GOPV) informed the flight service station (FSS) of drone activity 500+ feet above ground level (AGL) and approximately 2 miles off the end of Runway 33. The NAV CANADA manager (NCM) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) were advised.

May 17, 2021

Incident at CRANBROOK / CANADIAN ROCKIES INTL BC (CYXC)

At 2300Z, a strong and loud emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard over 121.5 MHz for 3 minutes; the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria called with a 406 report, as well. The aircraft owner of a Can-West Corporate Air Charters Ltd. Cessna 337A (C-GBGR) was tracked down, and it was discovered that the ELT signal was due to an accidental set-off on the ground at the Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies, BC (CYXC). Shift manager notified. No impact on operations.

May 15, 2021

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

A Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd. Cessna 172P (C-GOSQ) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) transited the Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK) control zone, west to east at 2500ft above sea level (ASL), without contacting the tower. Multiple attempts to contact C-GOSQ were unsuccessful. No impact on operations.

May 2, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: CASTLEGAR / WEST KOOTENAY REGIONAL BC (CYCG)

A privately registered Piper PA-28-140 reported over the Keenleyside Dam while en route to Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE). The aircraft did not respond to any transmissions from the flight service station (FSS) or from an RDG Aviation Ltd. Piper PA-34-200T (C-GRDG/HH662) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Castlegar/West Kootenay, BC (CYCG), inbound from behind. Traffic was passed as "no radio" (NORDO) to the following aircraft. The Piper PA-28-140 reported clear of the zone to the north, then broadcast that it was coming back into the zone, then ultimately leaving the zone. The FSS attempted contact, but the aircraft did not appear to receive any transmissions from the FSS.

Incident at CASTLEGAR / WEST KOOTENAY REGIONAL BC (CYCG)

A Bar-None Holdings Ltd. Cessna TU206G (C-FWCM) from Castlegar/West Kootenay, BC (CYCG) to Castlegar/West Kootenay, BC (CYCG) executed a missed approach on early final due to a landing gear indication. The aircraft asked the flight service station (FSS) to visually confirm the landing gear during the overshoot. The FSS confirmed the indication of partially deployed landing gear. The aircraft extended its downwind to change the fuse. The landing gear deployed fully and the aircraft (A/C) continued in the circuit. No further operational impact.

May 1, 2021

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

An American, privately registered Piper PA-18-150 on a flight from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) was observed on radar transitioning through the Kamloops, BC (CYKA)control zone, over the runway, from East to West at 3000ft with no radio contact. No impact to operations.

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

An American, privately registered Bellanca 7GCBC on a flight from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) transitioned through the Kamloops, BC (CYKA) control zone, over the runway, from East to West at 3000ft with no radio contact. No impact to operations.

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