March 22, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBF/WJA302) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Regina Intl, SK (CYQR) reported a bird strike while departing Runway 26L.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The flight crew on WestJet flight WJA302 departing CYVR to CYQR on March 22, 2020 reported a bird strike on the Captains side, near the pitot and Angle of Attack sensor, on take-off. The defect was recorded in log book. A WestJet ACA met the aircraft in Regina and performed a bird strike inspection in accordance with Boeing Aircraft Maitenance Manual (AMM) with no damage or bird remains identified. The aircraft was returned to service and has flown 3 legs and 12 hours 46 minutes since the bird strike with no related defects.

March 6, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9 (C-FVNB/ACA45) from New Delhi/Gandhi, India (VIDP) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was issued a missed approach due to the overtake of a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8571) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) that was landing on Runway 26R.

August 4, 2020

Incident at SESTI intersection

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA7944) from Regina Intl, SK (CYQR) inbound to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) declared PAN emergency due to faulty de-icing equipment. The aircraft continued to land safely in CYYZ at 1725Z.

July 5, 2020

Incident at 55NM DRYDEN REGIONAL ON (CYHD)

A privately registered Diamond DA40 from Dryden, ON (CYHD) to Regina, SK (CYQR) was issued IFR departure clearance by the Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) flight service station (FSS) with routing CYHD YBR KEMKA. The clearance was read back correctly. En route, the controller queried the aircraft as to why they appeared to be off course. The pilot believed the cleared route to be CYHD KEMKA. En route, the controller corrected the clearance, no impact to operations.

June 27, 2020

Incident at 75NM THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

An Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA1113) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Regina, SK (CYQR) reported a strong emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal for 10 to 15 minutes that ended abruptly at 1404Z. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised.

February 13, 2020

Incident at 4NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA605) from Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Regina, SK (CYQR), on a visual departure, experienced a wake encounter. The second aircraft was an Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA842) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Dublin, Ireland (EIDW). No operational impact.

February 3, 2020

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

Several minutes after departure, a Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (SKV7679) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) reported a wake encounter on departure. The other aircraft was an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA1117) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Regina, SK (CYQR). Tower had been doing visual departures and there was at least 3NM lateral separation. No operational impact.

August 4, 2020

Incident at 5007N / 10235W

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FCJZ/JZA7944) from Regina Intl, SK (CYQR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) levelled off at FL240 while deviating for weather and declared a PAN PAN due to icing. After deviating and remaining clear of cloud, the aircraft was able to resume on course at 1506Z.

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Bird presence, FOD (foreign object debris))

A Westjet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FKWJ/WJA297) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported a flock of seagulls near the end of Runway 13. WJA297 did not believe they struck any of them, but 2 carcasses were found during a field check shortly after. Winnipeg center was advised. No impact on operations.

July 31, 2020

Incident at 40NM REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The pilot of a Skylink Express Inc. Beech 1900C (SLQ720) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Regina, SK (CYQR) declared a PAN PAN due to a mechanical issue with the right engine. SLQ720 was given priority landing at CYQR and landed without incident at 1629Z. Two arrivals, a Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Beech King Air 90A-90E BE9L (MSTG83) from Portage La Prairie/Southport, MB (CYPG) to Regina, SK (CYQR) and a Carson Air Ltd. Fairchild SA227-DC (CRN8059) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Regina, SK (CYQR) were delayed by a few minutes while the aircraft was inspected on the runway prior to taxiing off.

July 28, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Regina Flying Club Cessna 150M (C-GTMO) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) became disabled on Runway 13 due to a flat tire upon landing. Runway 13 was closed for approximately 45 minutes. A Regina Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GYQR) and a privately registered Piper PA-28-140 that were in the circuit at Regina, SK (CYQR), and a WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-GWSR/WJA294) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Regina, SK (CYQR), were shifted to Runway 08.

July 27, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A Fireweed Helicopters Ltd. Bell 206B (C-FFHW) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) was instructed to line up on Runway 26, but lined up on Runway 31 at Taxiway Kilo. C-FFHW corrected its runway and departed from Runway 26. No impact to operations.

July 25, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A privately registered Bellanca 7GCAA from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) was instructed to line up on Runway 26 and lined up on Runway 31. The runway was corrected and the aircraft departed from Runway 26. No impact to operations.

July 21, 2020

Incident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

The Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) tower was unable to get a validation on a departure due to a hot line/land line/Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) issue. An Eleva Aviation Ltd. Beech 390 (C-FSAB) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Calgary, AB (CYYC), and a West Wind Aviation Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GWWK) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Christina Lake, AB (CCL3) were delayed in their departures. A Warner Industries Swift Current Ltd. Cirrus SR22 (C-GVZZ) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE), IFR, was pulled up and went around.

July 17, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: CASTOR AB (CER2) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Mooney M20K from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Stettler, AB (CEJ3) diverted to Castor, AB (CER2) due to a closed runway at CEJ3. Estimated time of arrival (ETA) was 2140Z. Entered information request (INREQ) stage at 2240Z. Communications search (Commsearch) procedures were performed, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised, and a field check was arranged. At 2304Z, the aircraft was located on the ground at CER2 by a Town of Castor employee.

February 19, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

Delayed entry as a result of NAV CANADA safety and evaluation quality assurance (QA) review: While a WestJet Boeing aircraft (flight WJA1922) on a flight from Regina, SK (CYQR) was taxiing, a passenger on board reported to the aircrew that they observed a belt get ingested into the right engine after the aircraft pushed back and during the start up procedures. WJA1922 elected to taxi back to the gate for an inspection of the engine. A nylon belt was discovered lodged inside the right main engine. WJA1922 later departed safely at 1444Z.

July 17, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A privately registered Cessna 150M from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) blew a tire on Runway 13 upon arrival. The aircraft was able to taxi off the runway and to the hangar line. No operational impact.

July 15, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

The pilot of a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FKJZ/JZA7950) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) rejected its take-off. JZA7950 taxied back to the apron. No impact on operations.

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWCN/WJA297) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported a bird strike on departure from Runway 31. The remains of one seagull were found during the inspection.

July 13, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

The pilot of a Regina Flying Club Cessna 150M (C-GTMO) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) was instructed to hold short of Runway 26 when on Taxiway Kilo. C-GTMO subsequently read back the hold short instruction. A Regina Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GYQR) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) conducted a go-around when on short final for Runway 26. C-GTMO had been observed taxiing across the hold short line onto Runway 26.

July 11, 2020

Incident at 25NM REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FLJZ/JZA8568) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) reported low oil pressure in one engine and declared a PAN PAN. The pilot advised they were shutting down one engine. JZA8568 landed without incident at 0528Z. No impact to operations.

July 10, 2020

Incident at 4956N / 11205W

The pilot of a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8568) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) reported a cracked windshield, elected to descend to FL210 and continued to their destination of CYQR. No impact on operations.

June 20, 2020

Incident at WINNIPEG FIC / FIC DE WINNIPEG

There was a loss of alerting for the VFR flight plan of an Excel Flight Training Inc. Piper PA-28-181 (C-GQGF) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Lethbridge, AB (CYQL).

June 15, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A KBM Forestry Consultants Inc. Piper PA-34-200T (C-GDPY) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) aborted its takeoff at 1437Z due to engine issues. C-GDPY was returned to the apron without assistance and without an impact on operations.

June 14, 2020

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3199) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was on approach to Runway 17L. The pilot informed the tower controller of a "flap issue" and conducted a missed approach at approximately 4 nautical miles final. The aircraft performed a checklist and returned for a normal landing at 2042Z. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was not required.

June 10, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

At 1358Z, a KBM Forestry Consultants Inc. Piper PA-34-200T (C-GDPY) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Swift Current, SK (CYYN) rejected its takeoff due to a rough running engine. No impact on operations.

June 2, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

An American privately registered Cessna 182 from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) was 5NM S of the airport when they advised they had a vibration and were returning for landing. The aircraft landed safely on Runway 26 at 0020Z. No impact to operations.

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A privately registered Cessna A185F from Regina Intl, SK (CYQR) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) was instructed to line up for Runway 26. The aircraft was observed lining up for Runway 31 at K; the error was corrected by the controller. The aircraft departed from Runway 26 with no impact to operations.

May 28, 2020

Incident at 50NM SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)

An Air Canada Airbus A220-300 (ACA144) reported hearing a MAYDAY on 121.5 from a Mitchinson Flying Service Cessna 172N (C-GLVO) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl, SK (CYXE) to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl, SK (CYXE) who was landing in a farmers field due to a carbon monoxide issue. Emergency services advised.
Update TSB Report #A20C0047: C-GLVO, a Cessna 172N operated by Mitchinson Flying Service Ltd., was conducting a solo crosscountry training flight from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (CYXE), SK, to Regina Intl. (CYQR), SK, and a return to CYXE. During the return leg, the pilot began to feel unwell and, after communicating with another pilot, began to suspect carbon monoxide poisoning. The pilot made a mayday call on 121.5 MHz and an over-flyer responded. The pilot conducted a successful precautionary landing into a field and the aircraft sustained no damage. The pilot began feeling well after exiting the aircraft and was evaluated by the responding emergency medical services. After inspection by the operators maintenance personnel, the aircraft was flown back to CYXE. Further examination did not reveal any faults with the cabin fresh air supply, heater, or exhaust system.

May 26, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A Carson Air Fairchild SA227-AC (C-GKLK/CRN8059) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Regina, SK (CYQR) conducted an overshoot for Runway 26 due to an unstable approach. Aircraft landed on second attempt. No impact to operations.

May 24, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

Shortly after departing Runway 13, a privately registered Cessna 172H from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) advised that the aircraft was unable to continue climbing and requested an immediate right turn to land on Runway 13. A Regina Flying Club Cessna 172M (C-GFWN) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) that was one mile final for Runway 13 was instructed to pull up and go around. The Cessna 172H landed safely on Runway 13 at 2032Z. The aircraft exited the runway at M and was able to taxi to the apron under its own power.

May 21, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

At 1430Z, a Government Of Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GMPW) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to La Ronge (Barber Field), SK (CYVC) was issued takeoff clearance from Runway 13 without obtaining a departure clearance validation from the Winnipeg (WG) Area Control Centre (ACC). No impact on operations.

May 19, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV-12 from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Weyburn, SK (CJE3) aborted its takeoff from Runway 08 due to a potential fuel flow issue. The pilot requested and was authorized to perform a high speed taxi on Runway 08 in an attempt to troubleshoot the issue prior to returning to Apron III. No impact on operations.

March 24, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWUE/WEN3273) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Regina, SK (CYQR) conducted a missed approach on final for Runway 31, due to a programming error in the Flight Management System (FMS). WEN3273 returned to Winnipeg Centre to conduct another approach. WEN3273 landed safely at 1820Z with no impact on operations.

March 21, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

Regina Airport Authority Emergency Response Services (ERS) and city Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a medical situation when a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FENU/WEN3300) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Regina, SK (CYQR) landed without incident at 0648Z.

March 12, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Aerodrome - other, ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

At Regina, SK (CYQR), a crane was observed erected, at N50 25 14 W104 38 23, 1/4 statute mile (SM) before (BFR) the threshold for Runway 31, 1/8 SM right of the centreline. Height of crane was observed at a maximum altitude of approximately 150-200 above ground level (AGL). Pilot landing on Runway 31 reported that the top of the extended crane was at approximately 200 AGL. No NOTAMS were in place. Crane posed a potential hazard to flight safety. Local police and airport authority were notified. (Duplicate CADORS 2020C1047 / AOR-263003-V1 deleted)

March 8, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A Government Of Canada, Department Of National Defence Raytheon CT-156 Harvard II (BDIT21) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Moose Jaw/Air Vice Marshal C.M. McEwen, SK (CYMJ) was given taxi instructions to taxi via Taxiway A through the approach of Runway 26. The aircraft was next seen crossing the hold short line on K, and requested an intersection departure. No impact on traffic.

March 14, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Aerodrome - visual aids)

At Regina, SK (CYQR), the precision approach path indicator (PAPI) lights for Runway 31, Runway 26, and Runway 08 went unserviceable (U/S) at approximately 0430Z. Airport maintenance advised and NOTAM issued indicating PAPIs U/S until 1800Z.

March 13, 2020

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

A Perimeter Aviation Fairchild SA227-AC (C-GAMI/PAG1751) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) executed a pilot-initiated missed approach for Runway 31 due to an unsafe gear indication. PAG1751 returned to the terminal control unit (TCU) for vectors and landed on Runway 31 safely at 1805Z. No impact to operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Upon gear down selection, the Left-Hand (LH) Main landing gear was not indicating down and locked. Light tested serviceable. Rectification as follows: Main landing gear assemblies cleaned and lubricated due to build up of fine gravel debris. Functional check of normal and emergency system extension and retraction carried out serviceable.

March 12, 2020

Incident at 3NM WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

A Skylink Express Inc. Beech 1900C (C-GSKU/SLQ746) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Regina, SK (CYQR), on the Winnipeg one departure, levelled off at 037 instead of runway heading to 030 as required.

March 11, 2020

Incident at 20NM REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWUE/WEN3296) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Regina, SK (CYQR) was observed on radar turning for the standard terminal arrival route (STAR) on the non-active runway without clearance. No impact on operations.

March 8, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-FWEW/WEN3302) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Regina, SK (CYQR) initiated a missed approach at 0526Z due to a Flight Management System (FMS) error. Aircraft landed without incident at 0541Z. No impact on operations.

March 1, 2020

Incident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

Radio transmit unserviceable (U/S) at Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE). An Air Canada Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (C-FLWK/ACA1131) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) decided to broadcast its position on the frequency and coordinate with vehicles to ensure that they were off the runway. Vehicles exited the runway and held on the main apron until contact with the flight service station (FSS) was re-established.

March 3, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Incursion - manoeuvring area, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A skulk of foxes was reported in the infield between Apron 1 and Runway 13. A Kreos Aviation Beech B300 (C-GADI) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Regina, SK (CYQR) was instructed to go around and a runway inspection was completed by maintenance staff. No wildlife was found. C-GADI landed at 1301Z.

February 29, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FFWM/ACA1117) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Regina, SK (CYQR) initiated a missed approach for Runway 13 at 0512Z due to an unstable descent. Aircraft rejoined the approach VFR and landed Runway 13 without incident at 0522Z. No impact on operations.

February 22, 2020

Incident at 44NM CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3129) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) declared a medical emergency due to an ill passenger. Aircraft landed without incident at 1457Z. No impact on operations.

February 27, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Incursion - runway - animal, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Regina Flying Club Cessna 172N (C-GYQR) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Regina, SK (CYQR) reported wildlife on Runway 26 while departing. A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWUE/WEN3237) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) was lined up for Runway 26, behind C-GYQR, and elected to depart from Runway 31 instead. Maintenance dispatched to remove wildlife. No impact on operations.

February 23, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A privately registered Cessna 182S from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Kipling, SK (CKD5) was instructed to line up for Runway 26. Aircraft was observed lining up for Runway 31 via Taxiway K. The error was corrected by the controller, and the Cessna 182S departed Runway 26 with no impact to operations.

February 26, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Incursion - manoeuvring area, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At Regina, SK (CYQR), 10 rabbits were observed on Taxiway A heading towards the runway. A vehicle (RED3) was called to inspect the runway. A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3272) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was delayed by 5 minutes.

February 16, 2020

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

An Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) signal was heard at the Regina, SK (CYQR) tower from 220300Z until 220530Z.

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