February 19, 2021

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

A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (SKV7557) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) initiated an ascent following a message from the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS), then returned to land but lost the nose wheel handling on A1. The aircraft was towed to the barrier at 2310Z. No impact on operations.

January 20, 2021

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

Upon takeoff, a Sky Regional Airlines Inc. Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (SKV7560) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) advised of an issue with its landing gear door and requested to return to CYUL. No emergency declared. SKV7560 landed without incident. No impact.

January 12, 2021

Incident at OTOLA intersection

A Chrono Jet Inc. Boeing 737-247 (C-FBIM/MBK3010) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ), departing from Runway 24R, exceeded its authorized altitude of 3000ft. No impact.

February 20, 2021

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FSIP/ACA611) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) landed on Runway 24R without a landing clearance. No loss of separation or incursion. No impact to operations.

February 8, 2021

Incident at 57NM E TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GENK/WEN3346) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) requested to return to CYYZ due to a propeller de-icing caution warning. No emergency was declared and the aircraft landed at CYYZ without further incident at 1538Z.

January 18, 2021

Incident at 30NM TOPPS intersection

A Skyservice Business Aviation Inc. Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (SYB383) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Peterborough, ON (CYPQ) was observed, on radar, deviating from its cleared altitude by 400 ft. No loss of separation or impact to operations.

April 5, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

After departing from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ), a Provincial Aerospace Beech B200 (C-FBPZ/SPR01) advised the departure controller that it wanted to return to the airport due to an oil pressure indication issue. No assistance requested. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was advised and put on standby. SPR01 landed safely on Runway 05 at 1550Z. No impact on operations.

Incident at 4113N / 05832W

An Air France Boeing 777-300 (AFR950) from Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) to Havana/Jose Marti, Cuba (MUHA) reported a medical emergency (i.e. a sick passenger) to the New York Oceanic Area Control Centre (NYOACC). The aircraft diverted to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ). An ambulance was requested upon the aircrafts arrival. National Operations Centre (NOC) advised. No impact to operations.

April 2, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Sobeys Capital Inc. Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (C-GRCY) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) conducted a missed approach for Runway 14 due to wind shear. C-GRCY conducted a missed approach on the second attempt at 1935Z, and diverted to Fredericton, NB (CYFC). No impact on operations.

April 4, 2021

Incident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT

A Provincial Aerospace Beech 200 (C-GEHS/SPR810) on a MEDEVAC flight from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Sydney/Douglas McCurdy, NS (CYQY) conducted a missed approach. The aircraft conducted a second approach and landed.

March 27, 2021

Incident at EBLUV intersection

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FSNQ/ACA604) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) was cleared for the area navigation (RNAV) Y EBLUV transition. The aircraft continued downwind after EBLUV. The aircraft was subsequently vectored to final. No operational impact.

March 29, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While taxiing for departure, a SkyLease Cargo Boeing 747-400 (N904AR/KYE4853) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Anchorage, AK (PANC) created foreign object debris (FOD) on Apron 03, and Taxiways Alfa, Delta and Foxtrot. All surfaces were serviceable again at 1316Z. A British Airways Boeing 787-9 (GZBKN/BAW3575) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to London/Heathrow, United Kingdom (EGLL), preparing to taxi from Apron 03, was delayed by 03 minutes.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After landing on Runway 23, a SkyLease Cargo Boeing 747-400 (N904AR/KYE4853) from Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) created foreign object debris (FOD) on Taxiway Alfa. The portion of Taxiway Alfa between Runway 05 and Apron 03 was not available from 1137Z to 1151Z. No impact.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWJG/WJA232) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) conducted a missed approach while short final for Runway 32 due to wind shear. The aircraft landed on Runway 23 at 2039Z. No impact.

March 27, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

At Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ), the tower frequency 118.4 MHz main receiver and the data link automatic terminal information service (D-ATIS) radio transmission were unserviceable (U/S). The Technology Operations Coordination Centre (TOCC) was advised. No known impact.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

An Air Canada Boeing 737-8 (C-FSNQ/ACA604) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) conducted a missed approach when 2 miles final on the area navigation (RNAV) Y 32 due to wind shear. No impact. The aircraft landed at 1429Z.

March 17, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Sobeys Capital Incorporated Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (C-GRCY) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) returned with an air conditioning issue. No assistance required and no impact on operations.

March 10, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A United States Navy Lockheed P-3 (Aurora/Orion) (NAVY407) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) departed CYHZ on a standard instrument departure (SID) capped at 5000. The aircraft climbed above the SID altitude.

Incident at 4556N / 06417W

A Morningstar Air Express Inc. Boeing 757-2B7 (C-FMEP/MAL7054) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) reported a laser illumination in the area of Sackville, NB.

March 9, 2021

Incident at 52NM HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A United States Navy Lockheed P-3 (Aurora/Orion) (NAVY09) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ), operating within 50NM of CYHZ for training, reported "one engine out". The pilot declared an emergency, but no assistance was required. The aircraft returned to CYHZ and landed without issue at 1423Z.

March 13, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While taxiing for departure, an ASL Airlines Belgium Boeing 747-400 (OEIFB/TAY011) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Liege, Belgium (EBLG) created foreign object debris (FOD) on Taxiway Alfa. The taxiway was not available for 15 minutes. No impact.

March 11, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Sky Regional Airlines Inc. Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEKI/SKV7557) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) rejected its takeoff from Runway 23 at 2030Z due to a sensor issue. No assistance required, no impact. The aircraft returned to the gate.

March 10, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After landing on Runway 05, an ASL Airlines Belgium Boeing 747-400 (OEIFB/TAY011) from New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) created foreign object debris (FOD) on Taxiway Delta. Taxiway Delta was closed for 03 minutes. No impact.

March 6, 2021

Incident at 35NM MONCTON NB VOR/DME (YQM)

A Provincial Aerospace Beech 200 (C-GEHS/SPR810) on a MEDEVAC flight from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Edmundston, NB (CYES) returned to CYHZ due to a mechanical issue. No emergency declared or assistance required. The aircraft landed at 2104Z. No impact on operations.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Government Of Canada, Department Of National Defence Lockheed P-3 (PATH31) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Greenwood, NS (CYZX) turned on departure from Runway 23 before contacting the terminal control unit (TCU). No impact on operations.

February 28, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome - visual aids, ATM - ILS irregularity)

The Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) advised that the Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) tower approach lighting for Runway 23 was unserviceable (U/S) due to snow obscuring the inset lighting delineating the permanently displaced threshold for the Runway 23 landing. The CAT II was NOTAMed as unserviceable from 0230Z to 0500Z. No known impact.

March 2, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While taxiing for departure, an ASL Airlines Belgium Boeing 747-400 (OEIFM/TAY1408) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Liège, Belgium (EBLG) created foreign object debris (FOD) on Taxiway Alfa. Taxiway Alfa was not available from 1310Z to 1330Z. No impact.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (ATM - ILS irregularity)

At Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ), the Glide Path (G/P) 23 failed at 1440Z. The Technology Operations Coordinator (TOC) was advised and NOTAMs were issued about the G/P and the CAT II approach (APP). No impact. Serviceable at 1535Z.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-GEJL/ACA604) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) conducted a missed approach on short final for Runway 32 due to a wind shear warning. ACA604 landed at 1511Z. No impact.

February 26, 2021

Incident at 4437N / 06255W

A Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Lockheed P-3 (TRLS15) from Halifax, NS (CYHZ) to Halifax, NS (CYHZ) reported an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) signal. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax was advised.

February 23, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Government Of Canada, Department Of National Defence Sikorsky S-92A (TALN21) from Shearwater, NS (CYAW) to Shearwater, NS (CYAW) reported a mechanical issue. No emergency declared or assistance required. The aircraft landed at 1805Z at CYAW. No impact on operations.

February 16, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar, ATM - ILS irregularity)

At Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ), runway visual range (RVR) 23A failed at 2343Z. The Technology Operations Coordination Centre (TOCC) was advised. RVR and precision approach CAT II were NOTAMed as unserviceable (U/S) until February 17th at 0300Z. Serviceable at 0053Z. No known impact.

February 19, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

While on approach, a Voyageur Airways Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-FMUV/VAL200) from North Bay, ON (CYYB) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) advised that it may have a nose wheel steering issue and requested that the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit be on standby. No emergency declared. VAL200 landed safely on Runway 05 at 1854Z, with no impact on operations.

February 18, 2021

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GNPE) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was cleared, and read back, to join the right downwind for Runway 27. C-GNPE was observed not turning downwind and flying directly towards the final approach, in conflict with a Provincial Aerospace Beech 200 (C-GEHS/SPR810) on a MEDEVAC flight from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC). The controller issued a 360 degree turn to C-GNPE.

February 21, 2021

Incident at 4358N / 06540W

An ASL Airlines Belgium Boeing 747-400 (TAY011/OEIFD) from New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ), inbound to CYHZ, was observed deviating from the authorized route. The Canadian Automated Air Traffic System (CAATS) flight plan (F/P) and the aircraft flight plan showed different routes. No operational impact.

February 12, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Jazz Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-GJZA/JZA8991) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) reported an odour in the cabin and assumed that there was residual de-icing fluid around the cabin door. The flight returned to CYYT, no assistance was required. No impact to operations and the flight landed at 1415Z.

February 10, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After an ASL Airlines Belgium Boeing 747-409F (OEILC/TAY1408) from Chicago/Rockford, IL (KRFD) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) landed, the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) advised that foreign object debris (FOD) (i.e. snow) had contaminated Runway 05, as well as Taxiways Delta and Alfa. 3 aircraft were delayed by up to 10 minutes. All surfaces were serviceable at 1513Z.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An ASL Airlines Belgium Boeing 747-409F (OEILC/TAY1408) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Liege, Belgium (EBLG) taxied for and departed from Runway 05, creating foreign object debris (FOD) (i.e. snow), necessitating the unavailability of Runway 05 and Taxiways Alfa, Bravo and Charlie. One departure was delayed by 15 minutes. Runway and taxiway surfaces were serviceable at 1653Z.

February 9, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (ATM - ILS irregularity)

At Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ), a NOTAM was issued indicating that instrument landing system (ILS) 23, localizer (LOC) 05 and ILS 14 were unserviceable (U/S) until February 10th at 2000Z due to snow accumulation. No known or anticipated impact.

February 4, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 757-23A (C-FLAJ/CJT619) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Hamilton, ON (CYHM) rejected its take-off from Runway 05. No assistance required and no reason given. The aircraft returned to the cargo apron. No impact on operations.

February 2, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-FGKN/ACA614) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) pulled up when 2-3NM on final for Runway 14 due to a wind shear alert and advised returning to CYYZ. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: Duplicate AOR 271267-V1 / CADORS 2021A0066 deleted after cross-referencing information.

January 31, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GEEN/WEN3421) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) reported a bird strike over the threshold of Runway 32 while landing. No remains found, no impact.

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 19, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

At 1005Z, a Sky Regional Airlines Inc. Embraer ERJ-170-200 SU (C-FEKI/SKV7553) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) rejected its takeoff from Runway 32. The aircraft taxied back to the gate. No reason was given, and there was no impact. The aircraft departed at 1258Z.

January 16, 2021

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

A Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 767-39H (C-FDIJ/CJT620) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT), on approach for Runway 11, initiated a go-around due to winds. The aircraft came around and conducted a missed approach again, due to winds, and then diverted to CYHZ.

January 12, 2021

Incident at 20NM W HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Sunwest Aviation Learjet 35A (C-GTJL/CNK633) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) declared an emergency on approach to Runway 23. The aircraft advised of one engine shutdown. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax were advised. The aircraft landed safely at 1208Z. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21A0002: C-GTJL, a Learjet 35A aircraft operated by Sunwest Aviation Ltd., was conducting flight CNK633 from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ). At an altitude of about 10 000 feet and 20NM West of CYHZ, the flight crew noted a master warning and number 1 engine (Garrett, TFE731-2-2B) power loss, accompanied by low number 1 engine oil pressure, as well as the illumination of left fuel pressure and left generator indications. The flight crew declared an emergency and carried out checklist actions for engine failure in flight and single-engine landing. The flight continued the approach to CYHZ, where the flight landed without further incident. The operator will coordinate with the engine manufacturer to determine the cause of the engine power loss.

January 2, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (ATM - weather observation systems)

Wind and altimeter data were not available on the Integrated Working Position (IWP). The Technology Operations Coordination Centre (TOCC) was advised. There was a Human Weather Observation System (HWOS) failure. The altimeter was available via Vaisala back-up. The wind socks were not visible, so no actual wind data was available. HWOS was serviceable at 0450Z on January 03.

January 3, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Atlas Air Inc. Boeing 747-700 (N446MC/GTI539) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Anchorage, AK (PANC) taxied on Alpha and departed from Runway 05, creating foreign object debris (FOD) on both Alpha and Runway 05. A Canadian Helicopters Sikorsky S-76C (C-FLFT) was delayed by 02 minutes. Both surfaces were serviceable at 1750Z.

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

An Atlas Air Inc. Boeing 747-400 (N446MC/GTI539) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Anchorage, AK (PANC) taxied on Runway 05 for de-icing and created foreign object debris (FOD) at 2 locations. The runway was unavailable from 1620Z until 1639Z. The departure of a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8996) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) was switched from Runway 05 to Runway 32. No other impact.

January 13, 2021

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (FOD (foreign object debris))

At Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ), bird remains were found on Runway 32 by the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) wildlife patrol. No reported bird strikes. No impact.

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