March 30, 2021

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

Aviation Incident Report #17076: An American, corporately registered Cessna 525 (N621JA) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF), with an en route stop at Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP), landed at CYVP without "prior permission required" (PPR) authorization, as per NOTAM requiring PPR flight authorizations.

September 1, 2021

Incident at 6200N / 07301W

According to an automatic dependent surveillance (ADS-C) report, an Austrian-registered Gulfstream 550 aircraft (OELIM/AOJ93M) flying from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Los Angeles, CA (KLAX) was not following the flight planned route. No impact on operations.

August 17, 2021

Incident at 5710N / 06350W

A Hi Fly Ltd. Airbus A319 (9HXFW/HFM211) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was observed 20NM off course and diverging from the anticipated route. The flight was reauthorized on the requested route. No impact.

June 25, 2021

Incident at 4921N / 06241W

A Helidosa Aviation Group Gulfstream Aerospace Gulfstream IV (HI1055) from Teterboro, NJ (KTEB) to Reykjavik/Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) was issued oceanic clearance to climb to FL430 from LOMSI. The aircraft began its climb prior to LOMSI. The controller re-cleared the aircraft to FL410 and advised the pilot that they would receive further instructions from Gander. No operational impact. No loss of separation.

June 15, 2021

Incident at 5126N / 06117W

An FAI Rent-A-Jet Learjet 60 (DCFAZ/IFA1171) from Boston, MA (KBOS) to Reykjavik/Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF), en route, required an unscheduled fuel stop in Goose Bay, NL (CYYR). No emergency or impact to operations.

May 22, 2021

Incident at 146NM NW BAGOTVILLE QC (CYBG)

An Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (ICEB2) from Washington Dulles, VA (KIAD) to Reykjavik/Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) was observed off of the cleared route and proceeding towards YBC. The route known to the air traffic service (ATS) unit was YBG. No impact on operations.

September 2, 2021

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

A Chartright Air Gulfstream 200 (HRT024) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) declared an emergency at 2034Z due to a battery overheat indication. The aircraft preformed a fuel dump prior to returning to CYYZ. The aircraft landed safely on Runway 33R at 2103Z. No operational impact.

July 24, 2021

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

A Latitude Air Ambulance Israel Astra SPX (C-FRJZ) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Hamilton, ON (CYHM) issued a medical request on approach for Runway 24, after the noise abatement procedure.

January 28, 2021

Incident at 6124N / 04418W

The departure clearance for an American, corporately registered Cirrus SF50 (N6758Y) from Narsarsuaq, Greenland (BGBW) to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) was for FL270. The Gander area control centre reported that the aircraft continued climb to FL310 without clearance.

September 25, 2021

Incident at 35NM IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

An American corporately registered Cessna 525A (N25SJ) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) was inbound to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) and deviated on two instances from its anticipated route. N25SJ proceeded to BILKU without clearance and was subsequently observed making an unexpected right turn. No impact.

July 30, 2021

Incident at 5538N / 11307W

A Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Lockheed P-3 (Aurora/Orion) (CFC0611), on a flight plan from Reykjavik/Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Comox, BC (CYQQ), filed "YSF YMM YWL". At 2259Z, air traffic control (ATC) observed CFC0611 proceeding direct to YZU. ATC subsequently cleared CFC0611 "direct YWL". No impact to operations.

March 4, 2021

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

A Jet Test and Transport Boeing 737-400 (P4JMD/JTN319) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) did not follow the standard instrument departure (SID) "IQALUIT FIVE" procedure upon departure from Runway 34. No loss of separation.

February 16, 2021

Incident at 6533N / 06149W

A Pilatus Flugzeugwerke Pilatus PC-12 (PCH072) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) was observed 2 miles off course and diverging. When queried by the controller, the pilot stated that they were proceeding to the OMTID intersection (initial approach fix), rather than directly to the airport as per their clearance. No impact to operations.

August 13, 2021

Incident at 6128N / 04013W

A foreign registered Embraer EMB-500 (T7LBH) from Narsarsuaq, Greenland (BGBW) to Reykjavik/Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) was observed 30NM off course. When questioned, the aircraft corrected its course. No traffic and no impact on operations.

May 3, 2021

Incident at North Atlantic Ocean

TSB Report #A21F0055: C-FGWT, a Top Aces Inc. McDonnell Douglas T4-AJ, was conducting ferry flight between Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) and Prestwick, United Kingdom (EGPK). During cruise flight, Scottish air traffic control observed the aircraft deviating (300-400 feet) from the assigned altitude. The aircraft rejoined the company Learjet and continued in formation flight without further incident.

May 30, 2021

Incident at 5900N / 04230W

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200 (N624AG/DAL9887) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) reported smoke in the cockpit and requested to return to BIKF. N624AG was cleared as requested and landed without incident at 2008Z. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21A0015: N624AG, a Boeing 757-200ER aircraft operated by Delta Airlines Inc., was conducting flight DL9887 from Reykjavik–Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK). After take-off, the crew noticed an electrical burning smell, with no visible smoke. The crew decided to continue the climb and reference the smoke/fire/fumes checklist. No circuit breakers had tripped, and there were no EICAS alerts. Maintenance control was contacted through a satellite phone and, since the source of the smell could not be determined, the decision was made to return to BIKF. The crew declared an emergency with Gander Oceanic ATC and the aircraft landed without further incident. The night prior to the occurrence flight, maintenance had replaced the right-side Multi Control Display Unit (MCDU) due to a reported snag. After the occurrence flight, the right-side MCDU was replaced again. In addition, new recirculation filters were installed and the electrical harness and connectors were inspected. No arcing or damage was found.

May 4, 2021

Incident at 6156N / 03406W

A Luxwing Ltd. Gulfstream G150 (9HLAR/LWG3062) from Reykjavik/Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Bangor, ME (KBGR) was observed descending without air traffic control (ATC) authorization. The flight was re-cleared to a lower altitude. No impact on operations.

April 27, 2021

Incident at HOIST intersection

A Boeing 737-400 (N16AQ) operating as a Jet Test and Transport flight (JTN17) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Portsmouth, NH (KPSM) became "receiver only" (RONLY) while in flight. The aircraft was approved to continue to its destination. No impact on operations.

April 25, 2021

Incident at 6213N / 03346W

At 1148Z, an American, corporately registered Dassault Mystere Falcon 50 (N388JL) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Bangor, ME (KBGR) was observed flying south of its course. When questioned, the aircraft corrected its course. No impact on operations.

March 25, 2021

Incident at Goose Bay, NL (CYA755)

Multiple aircraft filed fight plans that infringed upon Advisory Airspace CYA755, including: an Icelandair EHF Boeing 757-200 (ICE761) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Boston, MA (KBOS); an Emirates Boeing 777-300 (UAE201) from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (OMDB) to New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK); and an Air Canada Boeing 777-300 (ACA7215) from Amsterdam, Netherlands (EHAM) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL). Aircraft were rerouted without incident and there was no impact on operations. (Reference CADORS 2021A0179 for related occurrence)

Incident at Goose Bay, NL (CYA733)

Multiple aircraft filed fight plans that infringed upon Advisory Airspace CYA733, including: a Provincial Aerospace Beech B300 (SPR755) from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR); a United Airlines Boeing 777-300 (UAL2789) from London/Heathrow, United Kingdom (EGLL) to Newark, NJ (KEWR); a Scandinavian Airlines System Airbus A330-300 (SAS909) from Copenhagen, Denmark (EKCH) to Newark, NJ (KEWR); a British Airways Boeing 777-200 (BAW173) from London/Heathrow, United Kingdom (EGLL) to New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK); a Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Airbus A310 (CFC3134) from Trenton, ON (CYTR) to Berlin, Germany (EDDB); a Cargojet Airways Boeing 767-300 (CJT979) from Covington/Cincinnati, KY (KCVG) to East Midlands, UK (EGNX); a foreign, corporately registered Bombardier BD-700-2A12 (GLOBX) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR); a Jet Story Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (CL35) (SPZEN) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF); a Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-900 (DAL3455) from Brussels, Belgium (EBBR) to Detroit/Wayne County, MI (KDTW); a Federal Express Corporation Boeing 777-200 (FDX9247) from Memphis, TN (KMEM) to Cologne/Bonn, Germany (EDDK); and a Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-900 (DAL135) from Amsterdam, Netherlands (EHAM) to Detroit/Wayne County, MI (KDTW). Aircraft were rerouted without incident and there was no impact on operations. (Reference CADORS 2021A0180 for related occurrence)

March 23, 2021

Incident at Goose Bay, NL (CYA755)

Multiple aircraft filed flight plans which infringed upon Advisory Airspace CYA755, including: an Emirates Boeing 777-300 (UAE2501) from Copenhagen, Denmark (EKCH) to Columbus, OH (KLCK); a Cargolux Italia Boeing 747-400 (ICV72W) from Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) to Luxembourg, Luxembourg (ELLX); an Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (ICE765) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Boston, MA (KBOS); a United Airlines Boeing 787-8 (UAL973) from Brussels, Belgium (EBBR) to Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD); a United Parcel Service Boeing 747-400 (UPS223) from Louisville, KY (KSDF) to Cologne/Bonn, Germany (EDDK); an Aerologic GMBH Boeing 777-200 (BOX482) from Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ); a Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-900 (DAL135) from Amsterdam, Netherlands (EHAM) to Detroit/Wayne County, MI (KDTW); an Air Canada Boeing 787-9 (ACA7211) from Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ); a Nordwind Airlines Boeing 777-200 (NWS521) from Moscow/Sheremetyevo, Russia (UUEE) to Cayo Coco, Cuba (MUCC); an Emirates Boeing 777-300 (UAE9909) from Copenhagen, Denmark (EKCH) to Columbus, OH (KLCK); an Air Canada Boeing 777-300 (ACA7229) from Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ); an Emirates Boeing 777-200 (UAE9990) from Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) to Brussels, Belgium (EBBR); an Air Canada Boeing 787-9 (ACA7205) from Zurich, Switzerland (LSZH) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ); and a Flexjet Bombardier Global Express (LXJ90) from Helsinki, Finland (EFHK) to Teterboro, NJ (KTEB). The aircraft were routed around the airspace without incident, and with no impact to operations.

March 24, 2021

Incident at Goose Bay, NL (CYA755)

Multiple aircraft filed flight plans which infringed upon Advisory Airspace CYA755, including: an Emirates Boeing 777-300 (UAE201) from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (OMDB) to New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK); an Aeroflot-Russian Airlines Airbus A350-900 (AFL110) from Moscow/Sheremetyevo, Russia (UUEE) to Miami, FL (KMIA); an American Airlines Boeing 777-300 (AAL9729) from London/Heathrow, United Kingdom (EGLL) to Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD); an Air Canada Boeing 777-300 (ACA873) from Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ); a Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-900 (DAL135) from Amsterdam, Netherlands (EHAM) to Detroit/Wayne County, MI (KDTW); a Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300 (QTR8868) from Doha, Qatar (OTHH) to Columbus, OH (KLCK); a Qatar Airways Boeing 777-200 (QTR8142) from Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) to Luxembourg City, Luxembourg (ELLX); a Cargologicair Boeing 747-700 (CLU5266) from Covington/Cincinnati, KY (KCVG) to Midlands, UK (EGNX); an Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (ICE671) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Boston, MA (KBOS); an Atlas Air Boeing 747-400 (CTI8158) from Brussels, Belgium (EBBR) to Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD); a United Parcel Service Boeing 747-400 (UPS76) from Louisville, KY (KSDF) to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (OMDB); a Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 (DLH430) from Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) to Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD); a United Parcel Service Boeing 747-400 (UPS223) from Louisville, KY (KSDF) to Cologne/Bonn, Germany (EDDK); and a Federal Express Boeing 777-200 (FDX4) from Memphis, TN (KMEM) to Cologne/Bonn, Germany (EDDK). The aircraft were routed around the airspace without incident and there was no impact on operations.

February 24, 2021

Incident at 6300N / 03000W

A Danish Air Force Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (604) (DAF9092) from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland (BGSF) to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) was observed flying off course without authorization. When questioned, the aircraft corrected its course. No impact on operations.

January 24, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Meridian Ltd. Antonov AN12 (URCAJ/MEM3016) from Reykjavik–Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) pulled up while on final for Runway 32 due to a hydraulic indicator issue. No assistance was required and the aircraft returned to land at 1006Z. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: Duplicate AOR 270882-V1 / CADORS 2021A0044 deleted after cross-referencing the information.

January 16, 2020

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

An Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (TFFIO/ICE38C) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) deviated from the SEDOG4 standard instrument departure (SID) and turned direct SEDOG on departure. ICE38C was instructed to turn right heading 060. No operational impact.

September 30, 2020

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

An Antonov Company Antonov AN-124 (UR82072/ADB3525) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) executed a missed approach for Runway 18 due to a crosswind component. The aircraft went back to arrival and landed on Runway 36 safely at 0412Z. No impact to operations.

August 4, 2020

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

An American corporately registered Viking DHC-6-400 (N980VK) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) called holding short of the runway on Taxiway Alpha. This was the aircrafts initial call (no initial call, no notification of taxiing, only pre-taxi clearance requested). Taxiway Alpha was NOTAMed closed. No barricades were blocking the entrance of Taxiway Alpha. Weather reported as poor, 1/4 mile visibility in fog.

February 2, 2020

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

TSB Report #A20Q0017: N236RP, a TVPX Aircraft Services Embraer EMB-505, was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Keflavík International Airport, Iceland (BIKF) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) with only 2 crew members on board. While on approach for landing, when the landing gear was turned to the lowered position, the crew received an abnormal indication that the nose wheel was not locked. The crew then asked tower personnel to conduct a low pass above the runway and visually verify that the nose wheel was down. After tower personnel had confirmed that the nose wheel was not down, the crew proceeded with a pull-up to complete the applicable checklist and declared an emergency. Once the checklist had been completed, the indication on the instrument panel confirmed that the landing gear was lowered and locked. As a precaution, the crew asked tower personnel a second time to visually verify that the landing gear was indeed lowered, which it confirmed. The aircraft landed without incident. There were no injuries.

February 12, 2020

Incident at 6309N / 09512W

An Icelandair Boeing 767-300 (TFFIP/ICE681) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Seattle-Tacoma, WA (KSEA) was observed deviating south of course. No traffic. No impact to operations.

February 2, 2020

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

On approach, the pilot of an American, corporately registered Embraer EMB-505 (N236RP) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) reported that their nose gear was not coming down. The aircraft conducted a low pass where it was confirmed that the nose gear was indeed up. The aircraft then conducted a low and over and were transferred back with the Montreal Area Control Centre (CZUL), and they troubleshot the problem. The pilot declared an emergency with CZUL ACC, who then advised the flight service station (FSS) via hotline at 1418Z of the declared emergency. After troubleshooting, they had a green light for their nose gear, and conducted another low and over so it could be confirmed if the gear was down, which it was. They did a visual circuit and landed safely at 1426Z. No impact on operations.

December 19, 2020

Incident at HOIST intersection

An Airbus A320 (OEILG), registered in Austria, from Bangor, ME (KBGR) to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) reported an incorrect future coordinate. Air Traffic Control (ATC) confirmed the report with the aircraft, and subsequently issued an amended route clearance to prevent a navigation error. No traffic. No impact on operations.

December 28, 2020

Incident at 5437N / 03444W

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-300 (N810NW/DAL262) from New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) to Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) experienced engine issues and diverted to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF). No impact on operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A20A0046: N810NW, an Airbus A330-323 aircraft operated by Delta Air Lines, was conducting flight DAL262 from New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) to Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG). When in cruise flight at about 54°37 N, 034°44 W, the flight crew detected a loud noise and an aircraft vibration shudder, and also observed a high vibration indication for the number 1 engine. The flight crew referenced the quick reference handbook and incrementally reduced the number 1 engine to idle. The flight crew noticed number 1 engine stall ECAM messages when power was reduced, and passengers reported sparks coming from the number 1 engine. The flight crew declared an emergency, and initiated a diversion to Reykjavik/Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF), where a landing was made without further incident. Maintenance personnel replaced the number 1 engine and the aircraft was returned to service.

November 9, 2020

Incident at 65NM ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A United States Air Force Air Mobility Command Lockheed C-130 (Hercules) (RCH1038) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) shut down an engine due to revolutions per minute (RPM) indications.

November 14, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (FOD (foreign object debris))

During a runway inspection at Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM), a vehicle (RED3) found the remains of 7 snow buntings on Runway 24. There were no reports of bird strikes by any aircraft. The last aircraft to use Runway 24 was a Bluebird Cargo Boeing 737-4Q8 (TFBBM/BBD315) from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF).

May 22, 2020

Incident at 5100N / 05000W

A Volga-Dnepr Airlines Ilyushin IL76 (RA76511/VDA3400) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) checked in at F320 and requested lower due to turbulence. Upon radar identification, Mode C was indicating F323. Flight was cleared direct, prior co-coordinated, to TESOX and to descend to F290, due to opposite direction traffic at F330. No loss of separation or impact to operations.

April 21, 2020

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The Terminal advised that an FAI Rent-a-Jet Learjet 60 (DCITA/IFA1183) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) was inbound with a hydraulic problem/failure. The airport firehall and duty manager were advised. Aircraft landed on Runway 05 at 1256Z. Aircraft needed to be towed off the runway and was removed at 1324Z. Hydraulic fluid spill was cleaned and runway inspected and available at 1350Z. No impact on operations.
Update TSB Report #A20A0014: D-CITA, a Leajet 60 aircraft operated by FAI Aviation Group, was conducting flight IFA1183 from Keflavik Intl. (BIKF), Iceland, to Halifax/Stanfield Intl. (CYHZ), NS. The crew advised the area controller that they were inbound to CYHZ with a hydraulic system problem. Halifax tower advised the ARFF and they stood by while the aircraft landed uneventfully on Runway 05 at 09:56 ADT. It was not possible for the aircraft to taxi clear of the runway. It was towed off the runway and a hydraulic fluid spill was cleaned up. The runway was inspected and re-opened at 10:50 ADT. There was no impact on ATC operations. Maintenance determined that there was a loose B-Nut at the left hand pressure switch. Maintenance tightened the B-nut and replaced the pressure and return filters, and both engine driven hydraulic pumps. All hydraulic systems were tested and a landing gear retraction test was successfully completed. The aircraft was returned to service.

March 24, 2020

Incident at 5755N / 05013W

An American, corporately registered Raytheon Aircraft Company Beech B300 (N364CA) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) requested and subsequently received clearance to divert to Narsarsuaq, Greenland (BGBW) due to a mechanical issue. No traffic. No impact on operations.

December 10, 2019

Incident at 4936N / 06446W

An Icelandair EHF Boeing 767-300 (TFISP/ICE614) from New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) reported a loss of reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM).
UPDATE: AOR-259462-V2: No impact to operations. Gander (QX) Area Control Centre (ACC) advised.

October 21, 2019

Incident at 5050N / 07128W

The separation between a Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-200 (TCJOO/THY6364) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Istanbul, Turkey (LTBA), Turquie and an Icelandair Boeing 757-300 (TFFIX/ICE37B) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) was not assured. ICE37B was cleared to descend from FL340 to FL320 in radar airspace and THY6364 was in cruising flight at FL330, both with converging paths. Separation maintained; no impact on operations.

October 17, 2019

Incident at 5713N / 06728W

A Smart Wings Boeing 737-800 (OKTVR/TVS202P) from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was seen 1.8 NM from the route indicated in the Canadian Automated Air Traffic System (CAATS). The aircraft indicated that it was following KLIPS 5430n070w NOWAA MT, while the route in CAATS was KLIPS 54n070w NOWAA MT. TVP202P indicated that it was going to correct its route and follow 54N070W. No impact on operations.

September 27, 2019

Incident at 5NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An Air Transat Airbus A321-271NX (C-GOIE/TSC648) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Nice/Côte dAzur, France (LFMN) checked into RW sector asking for left deviation. Request was approved, giving a heading of about 020. Without advising air traffic control (ATC), TSC648 then turned right on a heading of 090 and then a heading of 070 on course. An Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (TTFIC/ICE804) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) was forced to level off at A170 to re-establish vertical. No loss of spacing. No impact on operations.

August 15, 2019

Incident at 5834N / 06638W

An Aviation Link Company Airbus A320-232 (VPCHA) from Van Nuys, CA (KVNY) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) was seen on the radar deviating from the path in its flight plan. No impact on operations.

June 25, 2019

Incident at MONTREAL CENTRE / ACC DE MONTRÉAL (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, Flight plan – information)

The route field for an American, corporately registered Bombardier BD-700-1A10 (N702DR) from Reykjavik–Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Los Angeles, CA (KLAX) was amended by the Gander Automated Air Traffic System (GAATS), resulting in misleading/erroneous information in the Canadian Automated Air Traffic System (CAATS), as the route was not complete in CAATS. The preceding and following sectors were advised, no impact on operations.

June 21, 2019

Incident at 6154N / 07335W

An Executive Jet Management Dassault Falcon 900EX (N600JM/EJM600) from Reykjavik-Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Seattle/Boeing Field, WA (KBFI) made a wrong entry in the flight management system (FMS) (i.e. 58/90 was omitted). No impact on operations.

June 24, 2019

Incident at 6139n / 07500w

An automatic dependent surveillance – contract (ADSC) report indicated an American corporately registered Bombardier BD-700-1A10 (N702DR) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Los Angeles, CA (KLAX) was flying 60/80 YIV while the Canadian automated air traffic system (CAATS) flight plan was 60/80 56/90 55/92 YIV. No impact on operations.

June 7, 2019

Incident at 5049n / 07558w

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-FYJE/ROU1971) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a cabin pressure problem, but did not, however, declare an emergency. ROU1971 requested to divert to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL). No impact on operations

January 23, 2019

Incident at 5030N / 06520W

An Icelandair EHF Boeing 757-200 (ICE29E) from Keflavík International, Iceland (BIKF) to Tampa International, FL (KTPA) reported severe turbulence at FL360. The aircraft descended to FL340. No impact.

January 16, 2019

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

A Wow Air EHF Airbus A321-211 (WOW25R) from Montreal/Trudeau International, QC (CYUL) to Keflavík International, Iceland (BIKF) that was cleared to 16000 feet turned right at 1800 feet instead of flying the runway heading as per the standard instrument departure (SID). The turn north created a conflict with a northeast bound Air France Boeing 777-300 (FGZNK/AFR345) from Montreal/Trudeau International, QC (CYUL) to Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) that was climbing out of 7000 feet. Air traffic services (ATS) reacted immediately by assigning a heading of 240 and an altitude of 6000 feet to WOW25R. No impact on separation or operations.

January 8, 2019

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

An Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (C-FNNQ/ACA871) from Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to conduct a go-around due to a Wow Air EHF Airbus A321-211 (TFDAD/WOW25H) from Keflavík, Iceland (BIKF) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL), which was still on the runway after having missed Exit B1. No other impact on operations.

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