July 27, 2019

Incident at BODPO intersection

A Beech C90A (C-GDHS), operated by the Moncton Flight College, flying from Fredericton (CYFC), NB, to Fredericton (CYFC), NB, was cleared to make an approach with area navigation (RNAV) Z Runway 24, BODPO transition. The BODPO transition specifies 4 000 ft or more between BODPO and IKDEB. C-GDHS was observed to be descending at 3 000 ft. The aircraft was then cleared for a visual approach. No impact on operations.

May 19, 2019

Incident at 121NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (Series 100) (C-FEJA/JZA8500) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) advised air traffic services (ATS) that they would return to CYUL due to a maintenance issue. JZA8500 landed safely at 1339Z. No emergency declared. No impact on operations.

May 13, 2019

Incident at 20NM SE BEAUCE (ST-GEORGES) QC VOR/DME (VLV)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQA/POE242) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) declared "PAN PAN PAN" and reported an erroneous fuel reading. The aircraft decided to divert to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL). No equipment was requested on the ground and the pilot reported no fuel loss before landing. No impact on operations.
Update TSB #A19Q0064: C-GKQA, a Bombardier DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by Porter Airlines, was conducting flight POE242 from Halifax/Stanfield Intl (CYHZ), NS to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl (CYOW), ON with 4 crew members and 72 passengers on board. During cruise flight, the flight crew noticed a fuel imbalance and initiated a fuel transfer from the right main tank, to the left one. Subsequently, the flight crew stopped the fuel transfer when it was realized that the left wing fuel quantity was indicating 200 lbs, and decreasing. No fuel leak could be observed by the cabin crew. A PAN PAN was declared, and the flight diverted to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC. During the approach, fuel quantity indications returned to normal; consequently, the emergency was cancelled. The aircraft landed without further incident. The operator’s maintenance identified the left wing fuel indication system to be faulty.

May 10, 2019

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

Air traffic services (ATS) instructed a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-GQJA/JZA8503), from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to conduct a go-around while the aircraft was approximately 2 1/2 NM on final for Runway 24L. The preceding arrival, a SkyWest Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (N902EV/SKW3130) from Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) had missed exit A4, and a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGAH/JZA7959) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was lined up for departure. JZA8503 landed on Runway 24L at 1534Z.

March 16, 2019

Incident at 10NM SE MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

Shortly after takeoff, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GABO/JZA8502) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) requested to return to CYUL for an unknown reason. JZA8502 landed on Runway 24L at 1854Z. No emergency declared. No impact on operations.

February 22, 2019

Incident at 4NM SHERBROOKE QC VOR/DME (YSC)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQJ/POE217) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) declared a medical emergency and diverted to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB). Emergency services were requested. No impact on operations.

February 8, 2019

Incident at 18NM MONTREAL QC VOR/DME (YUL)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600 2B19 (series 200) (JZA8505) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) did not obey the OMEKI crossing restriction at 2 500 ft or higher during its area navigation (RNAV) approach 24R, and was seen at 1 600 ft. No impact on operations.

January 27, 2019

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

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (series 100) (C-FIJA/JZA8500) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) only contacted the ground once the aircraft was on Taxiway A, after having crossed the Runway 28 stopline while coming out of the de-icing station via Taxiway J. No impact on operations.

July 17, 2019

Incident at 4437N / 07540W

A de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZH/JZA8954) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) reported having a pressurization problem and asked if it could descend to 10 000 ft. The aircraft stopped its descent at 17 000 ft and continued the flight to its destination. No emergency was declared. No impact on operations.

July 10, 2019

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

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3495) from Fredericton (CYFC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) overshot Runway 05 at 1117Z due to slow departure from a United Airlines Airbus A319 (UAL565) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to San Francisco, CA (KSFO). WEN3495 landed at 1129Z and taxied to the gate without further incident. No operational impact.

May 28, 2019

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

An Air Georgian Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (Series 100) (C-GFKR/GGN7411) from Omaha, NE (KOMA) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to initiate a missed approach to CYYZ Runway 06L due to the previous landing aircraft, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGOK/JZA8961) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ), still exiting the runway at high speed exit C3.

April 30, 2019

Incident at 3NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8958) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) reports sighting a drone 3 miles off departure from CYYZ at 2800ft above sea level (ASL). No impact to operation.

April 25, 2019

Incident at VERKO intersection

On the downwind to Runway 06L, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8953) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a sick passenger onboard and requested an ambulance on arrival. JZA8953 was given priority and landed at 1129Z. No operational impact.

February 25, 2019

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

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3407) from Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) to Toronto/Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) initiated an overshoot for Runway 24R due to wind shear.

February 13, 2019

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

A WestJet Boeing 737-6CT (C-GXWJ/WJA714) from Vancouver International, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Pearson International, ON (CYYZ) initiated a missed approach to CYYZ Runway 05 due to crosswinds and diverted to Fredericton International, NB (CYFC).

February 27, 2019

Incident at 250NM N MUCC - Jardines del Rey Intl - Cayo Coco

TSB Report #A19F0054: C-GPVS, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by Sunwing Airlines, was conducting flight SWG158 from Fredericton Intl (CYFC), NB to Cayo Coco/Jardines del Rey Intl (MUCC), Cuba with 6 crew members and 181 passengers on board. During cruise flight at FL360, approximately 250 nm north of MUCC, one of the flight crew members began to feel unwell after consuming a meal. Within the next 10 minutes, the flight crew member started to feel ok and was able to resume duties of Pilot Monitoring (PM). The aircraft landed at MUCC without further incident. In case of a re-occurrence during the return portion (SWG159) from MUCC to CYFC, it was decided that the affected flight crew member would carry out the same duties (PM). The affected flight crew member felt unwell again for a brief period during the return flight, which resulted in a state of fatigue. Controlled rest was used, in conjunction with careful hydration. Prior to the arrival at CYFC, the affected flight crew member assumed PM duties, and the flight landed without further incident.

March 5, 2019

Incident at Massena NY (MSS) (ELT)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZR/JZA8960) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) at FL250 in the Massena, NY area indicated that it had heard a loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal for over a minute. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified.

September 13, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FSXA) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) attempted to contact the tower on frequency 119.00 but all that could be heard was static. Aircraft changed its code squawk code to 7600 and light gun signals were issued. Aircraft landed safely at 1119Z. No impact to operations.

August 29, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

An Airsprint Cessna 525A (C-FASW/ASP503) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) departed CYFC on a standard instrument departure (SID), heading was out of tolerance.

September 10, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FNJW) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) reported a rough running engine. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was placed on standby. Aircraft landed safely at 1955Z. No impact to operations.

August 28, 2019

Incident at 13 NM FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CYFC)

A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FSUQ) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) turned right unexpectedly and conflicted with restricted airspace.

September 7, 2019

Incident at 9NM FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CYFC)

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FJYQ) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) returned to CYFC due to canopy ajar. Did not declare emergency. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was on standby. Aircraft land safely 0447Z. No operational impact.

August 30, 2019

Incident at FRENN intersection

An Exploits Valley Air Services Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GORI/EV774) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) flew FRENN YHZ rather than FPR of FRENN KENSU YHZ. No impact on operations.

August 26, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GMFK) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was cleared for a stop and go on Runway 06 and used Runway 11. No impact on operations.

September 2, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ELT)

Multiple widespread emergency locator transmitter (ELT) reports, which were strongest around Fredericton, NB (CYFC). Information forwarded to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax.

August 31, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

On departure, a Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FSUQ) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) reported hitting a bird at 1100 ft. Aircraft continued with its flight as no assistance was required. No impact on operations.

September 1, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

While clearing the control zone, a Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FFQM) from Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) did not respond to calls from the tower controller. The aircraft then broadcasted their intentions as they were transmit only with no receive communication function and squawked 7600. The aircraft did multiple low approaches and landed safely at 1529Z. No impact on operations.

August 23, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FFQM) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was downwind for Runway 27. A Jazz Bombardier CL-600 2B19 (Series 200) (JZA8798) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was on the area navigation (RNAV) for Runway 27. Controller observed C-FFQM drifting close to the final approach of JZA8798 and instructed them to widen out their downwind. No response from C-FFQM, so controller immediately followed with instruction to C-FFQM to make a left 360, which was read back. Immediately following this transmission, JZA8798 informed the controller they had a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) traffic advisory (TA) and traffic was in sight. Both aircraft landed without further incident.

August 28, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FJXD) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) experienced a bird strike on arrival Runway 15.

August 29, 2019

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Moncton Flight College Beech C90A (C-GDHS) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) returned to CYHZ due to a strange noise in the aircraft. Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) was advised. No impact.

August 13, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

At Fredericton, NB (CYFC), a Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FNDC) was observed taxiing on Taxiway D without a clearance from air traffic control (ATC).

August 18, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8958) on a flight from Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) advised of a possible bird strike on departure. After runway inspection, remains were found. No impact on operations.

August 12, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Porter Airlines Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-400 (POE207) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was instructed to pull up and go around due to three Sikorsky S-70 (H-60 Black Hawk) (G22722) from Bangor, ME (KBGR)to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) slow to land and vacate Runway 27. POE207 was instructed to fly a right circuit and landed safely 1420Z. No impact on operations.

August 9, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (FOD (foreign object debris))

On landing, an Irving Air Service Inc. Gulfstream G280 (C-FRKI) from Laurence G. Hanscom, MA (KBED) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) indicated that birds had hit the windscreen of the aircraft. Two aircraft elected to continue their approaches for landing after the reported bird strike. When the runway inspection was completed, 5 birds were found on the runway. No impact on operations.

August 2, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8958) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) declared a medical emergency due to a sick passenger. An ambulance was requested. Aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) was on standby. The aircraft landed without incident 2138Z. No impact on operations.
UPDATE AOR 253788-V1: A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZH/JZA8958) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) advised they were requesting priority for the non-active runway directly with CYFC tower due to a medical issue. (Duplicate AOR 253788-V1 deleted).

August 1, 2019

Incident at 9NM FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CYFC)

An Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (C-GORI/EV777) on a flight from Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) to Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) on a visual approach to CYFC advised climbing due to a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution in reference to an American corporately registered Piper PA-23-250 (N63886) on a VFR flight from Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) south of the approach path.
Update TSB #A19A0061: C-GORI, a Beech 1900D aircraft operated by Exploits Valley Air Service (EVAS), was conducting flight EV7777 from Halifax/Stanfield Intl (CYHZ), NS to Fredericton Intl (CYFC), NB. On final, ATC advised the crew of traffic in the area. The crew could not locate the traffic and received a TCAS warning for traffic with a resolution to climb. The crew complied by climbing, advised ATC and landed without further incident.

August 8, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Bird presence, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Moncton Flight College Beech C90A (C-GDHS) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) rejected takeoff on departure of Runway 27 at 1233Z due to a flock of birds flying in front of them. The runway inspection was completed with no remains found. After receiving the information of no bird remains found C-GDHS departed safely at 1247Z.

August 7, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, FOD (foreign object debris))

On landing, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGOI/JZA8954) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) reported hitting a bird. Runway inspection found 2 medium size bird carcasses intact on the runway. No impact on operations.

August 2, 2019

Incident at 59NM FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CYFC)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZH/JZA8958) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) advised they were requesting priority for the non-active runway directly with CYFC tower due to a medical issue.

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FNJW) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) aborted takeoff due to low engine revolutions per minute (RPM). C-FNJW taxied back to the college for maintenance. No impact on operations.

July 23, 2019

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - weather observation systems)

The Saint John, NB (CYSJ) remote communications outlet (RCO) frequency 119.0, the Wind and Altimeter Digital Display System (WAADS), the 501 line, and the hotline were unserviceable (U/S). Operational impact: unable to provide the remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) at approximately 0445Z.

July 22, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - operations)

Unable to transfer the remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) to the Saint John Flight Service Station (FSS) at the scheduled closing time. The Fredericton, NB (CYFC) Control Tower remained open overnight from 0245Z to 0945Z.

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ATS operating irregularity)

Tower controller had cleared a Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FJZC) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to land on Runway 27 as they turned base. An RCMP Air Services Branch Pilatus PC-12 (SST197) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) taxied off the main apron that was available for an intersection departure. The departing SST197 was given line-up instructions and take-off clearance without the arriving C-FJZCs landing clearance being cancelled.

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FFQM) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) squawked 7600 in the training areas and proceeded inbound for landing. Tower issued light gun signals when clearing the aircraft to land and light gun signals for taxi. Aircraft landed safely at 0202Z. No impact to operations.

July 25, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FJYQ) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) appeared to be transmit only when arriving in CYFC, and did not respond to calls from the flight service station (FSS). No operational impact.

July 29, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

On departure, a Moncton Flight College Beech C90A (C-GDHS) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) advised a small bird had struck their windshield on departure.

July 21, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CYFC)

An Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (C-GUPW/EV777) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) returned to CYHZ due to experiencing severe weather when approaching destination airport. Airport duty manager advised. No impact on operations.

July 22, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - weather observation systems)

The Fredericton, NB (CYFC) Wind and Altimeter Digital Display System (WADDS) and frequency 119.0 failure.

July 19, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FJYQ) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was given an altitude restriction of not above 1500 and climbed to 2200. No impact on operations.

July 18, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Incursion - runway - animal, FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After landing, pilot of a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GENU/WEN3406) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) reported striking rabbits. During runway inspection it was confirmed that a coyote was struck. Small delay for Runway 09/27 while the remains were cleaned up. Pilot was later informed of the wildlife that was struck upon landing.

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