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.

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.

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.

January 2, 2019

Incident at 4727N / 07809W

The flight management system (FMS) of a Wow Air EHF Airbus A321-211 (TFJOY/WOW13T) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Detroit Metro/Wayne County, MI (KDTW) indicated a followed route that differed from the one in the flight plan in the Canadian Automated Air Traffic System (CAATS). WOW13T followed BOBTA TPGUN1, though the route known by air traffic control (ATC) was BOBTA TPGUN TPGUN1. No impact on operations.

October 23, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An IcelandAir EHF Boeing 757-200 (TFFIT/ICE50C) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) failed to comply with taxi instruction as issued by Vancouver tower.

July 23, 2019

Incident at 70NM ENDERBY BC VOR/DME (YNY)

The Pilot of an Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (TFLLX/ICE682) from Seattle-Tacoma, WA (KSEA) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) reported an electrical smell in the cockpit and requested a diversion to Edmonton, AB (CYEG). No emergency declared. The aircraft landed safely in CYEG.

November 5, 2019

Incident at 137NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

An Icelandair Boeing 757-300 (TFISX/ICE37B) on a flight from Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) declared a medical emergency and was given priority. ICE37B landed Runway 23 at 2259Z without incident and emergency medical services (EMS) were arranged to meet them at the gate. No impact to operations.

October 25, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A321-211 (C-FYXF/ROU1596) on a flight from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) was sent around Runway 23 due to a departure, an Icelandair Boeing 757-300 (TFFIX/ICE38C) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) still on the runway. No impact on operations.

August 19, 2019

Incident at TIDAP intersection

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FBWI/WJA716) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) reported wake turbulence over TIDAP at 3000ft final Runway 24R behind and Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (TFISV/ICE605) on a flight from Reykjavik–Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) at 2000ft and 3.6NM. No operational impact.

July 29, 2019

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

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FGQK/JZA8011) from Kingston, ON (CYGK) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) descending through 6300 feet in the vicinity of DENKA for Runway 24L reported encountering wake turbulence. An Icelandair Boeing 767-300 (CSTKS/ICE37B) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was 9NM ahead and descending through 5700 feet. No impact to operations.

July 19, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1971) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a bird strike while landing on Runway 24L. One barn swallow found in pieces.

July 23, 2019

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

An Icelandair Boeing 757-223 (TFISY/ICE605) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to go around Runway 05 due to traffic on the runway, an Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-FLKX/ACA273) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Winnipeg/Armstrong, MB (CYWG), being slow to depart. ICE605 landed on Runway 05 at 0159Z without further incident. No operational impact.

June 26, 2019

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

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9 (C-FGFZ/ACA184) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) overshot Runway 23 due to a Icelandair EHF Boeing 767-300 (CSTKR/ICE37B) from Keflavík International Airport (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) who was slow to exit the runway. ACA184 landed at 2356Z and taxied to the gate without further incident. No Operational Impact.

April 15, 2019

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

An American corporately registered Hawker Beechcraft Hawker 4000 (N400VR/DCM4000) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) had equipment suffix W indicated on the flight plan. The aircraft advised when issued descent from FL430 that they were negative reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM). When queried the pilot reported that the aircraft was capable and FAA approved but the paperwork was incomplete for International Operations.

March 6, 2019

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

A Wow Air Airbus A321-211 (TFGMA/WOW21W) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ), inbound to the apron, was cleared to taxi via Taxiway Bravo and AK. Traffic outbound from the apron, an Air Canada Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (C-GNAJ/ACA511) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) was cleared to taxi via Taxiways A and H. The sequence/give way instructions were not passed by the Ground controller. WOW21W subsequently gave way to ACA511 and advised Apron Management, who in turn notified air traffic control (ATC).

February 16, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

The controller issued a clearance to an Icelandair EHF Boeing 757-200 (ICE38C) from Toronto/Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Keflavik Intl, Iceland (BIKF), but failed to correctly update the strip. The Montreal (YUL) area control centre (ACC) noticed the error, and advised the Toronto (YYZ) shift manager. Preliminary investigation completed.

February 2, 2019

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

A Wow Air EHF Airbus A321-211 (TFGMA/WOW21B) from Toronto/Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Keflavik Intl, Iceland (BIKF) was observed by air traffic control (ATC) to be deviating from the SEDOG4 standard instrument departure (SID) transition. The pilot confirmed that they were tracking direct to position BOBSU instead of via the transition (TANGI UDMUG).

January 22, 2019

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

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (ACA168) from Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) overshot Runway 23 as initiated by the tower due to departure traffic, a Wow Air EHF Airbus A321-211 (WOW21W) from Keflavik Intl, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ), still being on the runway.

May 4, 2019

Accident at Edinburgh (EGPH)

TSB #A19F0110: C-GMCP, a Bombardier Learjet 45 aircraft operated by Skyservice Business Aviation, was conducting a flight from Edinburgh (EGPH), United Kingdom to Reykjavik/Keflavik (BIKF), Iceland with 4 crew members onboard. During pushback at EGPH, the nose landing gear collapsed. There were no injuries. The nose landing gear and surrounding airframe structure were damaged. The UK AAIB is investigating (Ref EW/G2019/05/01)

June 27, 2019

Incident at 6231N / 04353W

The Gander Area Control Centre (ACC) reported that a U.S. Army Priority Air Transport Beech 200 (PAT993) from Reykjavik–Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Narsarsuaq, Greenland (BGBW) descended without clearance from FL260 to FL150. Separation decreased to less than the required minimum with another U.S. Army Priority Air Transport Beech 200 Reykjavik–Keflavik, Iceland (PAT989) from (BIKF) to Narsarsuaq, Greenland (BGBW). No impact to operations.

November 24, 2019

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

An American, corporately registered Beech 300 (N1199R) from Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) received clearance with a cancel (CC) time of 1739Z. The pilot read the clearance back correctly to the flight service station (FSS). FSS gave a time check. N1199R taxied for departure from Runway 16. FSS reminded N1199R of the CC time and gave another time check. FSS gave a heads up to the Montreal Area Control Centre (CZUL) controller about the situation and that the aircraft might not make their time. N1199R departed at 1739Z. No impact on operations.

July 30, 2019

Incident at 6900N / 09000W

An Israeli Air Force Lockheed C-130 (Hercules) (IAF065) from Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) was observed on radar at FL230 when last cleared altitude was FL190 while in controlled airspace. IAF065 was re-cleared to destination, no further impact on operations.

Incident at 6900N / 09000W

An Israeli Air Force Lockheed C-130 (Hercules) (IAF066) from Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) climbed to FL230 without clearance. Separation was not assured with an Israeli Air Force Lockheed C-130 (Hercules) (IAF065) from Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF), who also climbed to FL230 without clearance. Surveillance separation was established. No further impact on operations.

April 27, 2019

Incident at 6158N / 06718W

A U.S.-owned and -operated Bombardier BD-700-1A10 (N79AY), flying from Los Angeles (KLAX), CA, to Reykjavik-Keflavik (BIKF), Iceland, was following the IKMAN 63/60 EMBOK flight track. The flight track in the Canadian Automated Air Traffic System (CAATS) was IKMAN EMBOK. No impact on operations.

May 6, 2019

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

An Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (TFFIR/ICE693) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) was instructed to taxi AC to the apron, but entered the apron at AD. No impact to operations.

May 23, 2019

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials)

Fuel spill from a FAI Rent-a-Jet Learjet 60 (DCFAF/IFA1229) from Keflavík, Iceland (BIKF) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) was noticed by the flight service station (FSS). Nunavut Airport Services Limited (NASL) was advised at 1618Z that the spill was being cleaned. No impact to operations.

April 5, 2019

Incident at OBSUK intersection

An Icelandair Boeing 757 200 (ICE693) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) was on the RESAX Arrival for Runway 12 and was observed turning base at OBSUK without an approach clearance. Air traffic control (ATC) immediately issued a downwind heading and vectored the aircraft to final. No impact to operations.

January 2, 2019

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

A Flair Airlines Ltd. Boeing 737-4K5 (C-FLEN/FLE416) from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) was pulled up by air traffic control (ATC) due to anticipation of not having the required runway separation with a preceeding departure and the arrival of a Wow Air EHF Airbus 330 from Keflavik Intl Airport, Iceland (BIKF) to Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) that was slow to vacate. FLE416 went around for Runway 20 again and landed safely. No impact on operations.

December 23, 2019

Incident at 320NM SSE Keflavik (BIKF)

TSB Report #A19F0325: C-GKTS, an Airbus A330-342 was operating Air Transat flight TS111 from Paris/Charles de Gaulle (LFPG), France to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau (CYUL), QB. While on cruise 320 NM SSE of Reykjavík/ Keflavík (BIKF), Iceland, a Flight crew became incapacitated. Flight diverted to BIKF and landed without further incident. Replacement flight crew dispatched and flight will be completed on December 24th 2019.

December 16, 2019

Incident at 5801N / 03615W

A Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-300 (N815NW/DAL162) on a flight from Minneapolis/St. Paul Intl, MN (KMSP) to Amsterdam, Netherlands (EHAM) requested a diversion to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) due to smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft was re-cleared as requested and exited the gander (CZQX) Flight Information Regional (FIR) without incident at 0719Z.
UPDATE TSB Report #A19A0098: N815NW, an Airbus A330 operated by Delta Airlines, was conducting flight DAL 162 from Minneapolis-Saint Paul Intl (KMSP), US to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (EHAM), Netherlands. During the cruise portion of the flight, a flight attendant noticed smoke and sparks from a screw head on the aft galley heated floor and discharged a fire extinguisher. The flight crew were notifiedand they consulted the QRH and pulled the associated circuit breakers. After coordination with dispatch and maintenance, the crew declared a MAYDAY and diverted to Keflavik Intl (BIKF), Iceland. The flight landed without further incident. Maintenance found discoloration in portions of the galley floor replaced the floor panel. The aircraft was returned to service with the floor heat unserviceable in accordance with the Minimum Equipment List (MEL).

October 21, 2019

Incident at 6109N / 04526W

A United Airlines Boeing 777-300 (N2737U/UAL59) on a flight from Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) to San Francisco Intl, CA (KSFO) declared a medical emergency and requested to divert to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF). The aircraft was cleared to BIKF.

September 28, 2019

Incident at 5700N / 03130W

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-FWSK/WJA31) on a flight from Glasgow, Scotland (EGPF) to Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) declared a medical emergency with North Atlantic Traffic Services (NATS), and requested a diversion to Reykjavik, Iceland (BIKF) as it exited NATS airspace and entered Canadian airspace. Air traffic services (ATS) were unable to provide the requested clearance due to traffic, and the aircraft was advised that there was negative traffic at FL290. The aircraft descended to FL290 using contingency procedures, at which point a clearance direct to BIKF was issued by Gander Area Control Centre (ACC). The aircraft landed safely at 1214Z. No impact to operations.

August 27, 2019

Incident at GANDER CENTRE / ACC DE GANDER (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

Flight estimate data for an Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (TFISL/ICE622) on a flight from Newark Intl, NJ (KEWR) to Reykjavik/Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) was not provided on the flight as required to Reykjavik (BIRK). No other traffic affected and no impact to operations.

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