July 31, 2019

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

An American corporately operated Piper PA-30 (N7131Y) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT), to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) experienced a failure after it had landed and cleared the runway via Taxiway C. A privately registered Cessna 177RG from La Tuque, QC (CYLQ) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) landed at 1853Z and cleared the runway via C less than 200 ft from Runway 18/36.

July 8, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

After it had received and correctly read back standard instrument departure (SID) YQB6 for Runway 24, a privately registered Cessna 510 from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) was seen in a right turn on a heading of 290 even though the SID calls for a climb to 4 000 ft on the runway centreline. No impact on operations.

August 5, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) radar was unserviceable (U/S) from 1557Z to 1609Z.

August 4, 2019

Incident at 5NM THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

An American corporately registered Piper PA-31T1 (N311KB) on a flight from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Green Bay Intl, WI (KGRB) was observed on radar turning off the SID departure without clearance. No impact to operations.

August 14, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

Shortly after departure, an Air Bravo Pilatus PC-12 (AB1776) on a flight from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Fort Frances Municipal, ON (CYAG) reported a gear issue and elected to return to the field. No Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) requested or required and aircraft landed without incident or impact to operations at 2217Z. (Duplicate AOR 254206-V1 deleted)

February 3, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

The Winnipeg (WG) Area Control Centre (ACC) advised that a WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBX/WJA700) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was diverting inbound to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) with an unconscious passenger and requesting medical assistance on arrival. The Emergency Response Operations Centre (EROC) was advised.

August 13, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Wasaya Airways Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-FWAQ/WSG512) on a flight from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Opapimiskan Lake, ON (CKM8) reported a possible bird strike departing Runway 30. No remains found on inspection.

February 4, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

The Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) radar failed.

August 2, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

On departure, a Wasaya Airways Beech 1900 (WSG957) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) was given A160 and read back A170 which was missed by the controller. No impact to operations.

August 8, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, FOD (foreign object debris))

A Perimeter Aviation Fairchild SA227-AC (C-GYRL/BLS389) on a flight from North Bay, ON (CYYB) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported running over a bird landing Runway 25. One carcass found on inspection.

August 4, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (Bird presence, Incursion - runway - animal)

A North Star Air Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-GKAY/BF707) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) initiated a missed approach due to birds on the runway.

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQH/POE635) on a flight from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a bird strike landing Runway 25. No remains found on inspection.

August 2, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Wasaya Airways Beech 1900D (C-GWOV/WSG960) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported hitting a bird when landing on Runway 12. One deceased gull found on the runway.

July 23, 2019

Incident at 4344N / 07911W

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQC/POE265) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) at 4344N 07911W, and at an altitude of 4000 ft. No operational impact.
Update: A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQC/POE265) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, ON (CYTZ) reported a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) at 4344N 07911W, and at an altitude of 4000 ft. No operational impact.

July 31, 2019

Incident at SIOUX LOOKOUT ON (CYXL)

A Perimeter Aviation Swearingen SW-4 (C-FYAG/PAG591) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) landed Runway 16 and stopped before clear of runway. A Wasaya Airways Beech 1900D (C-GZVJ/SG921) from Kasabonika, ON (CYAQ) to Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) conducted a missed approach, rejoined circuit and landed when the runway was clear.

July 26, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQR/POE633) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) initiated a go-around short final for Runway 25, no operational impact.

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Perimeter Aviation Fairchild SA227-AC (C-GYRL/BLS318) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a bird strike landing Runway 25, no remains found.

July 22, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (ELT)

Several emergency locator transmitter (ELT) reports received from aircraft in the vicinity of Thunder Bay, ON (YQT). The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised, and was aware of an ELT activation in Minneapolis, MN (MSP) air route traffic control center (ARTCC) airspace. No operational impact.

July 25, 2019

Incident at 15 nm North of THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Thunder Airlines Beech A100 (C-FJJH/THU104) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported smoke in the cockpit 15NM north of CYQT. Aircraft landed safely at 1339Z, no operational impact.

July 24, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FWEP/WEN3123) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported bird strike landing Runway 25, no remains found.

July 11, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

Pilot of a privately registered Yak-50 from Dryden, ON (CYHD) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) called the London Flight Information Centre (FIC) to close their VFR flight plan. London had received a flight plan from Foreflight for the aircraft from Sault Ste. Marie, ON (CYAM) to Owen Sound, ON (CYOS), proposed at 1545Z, which was activated as an assumed departure. Winnipeg FIC confirmed that the aircraft had arrived and closed in CYHD a couple of hours earlier, but they did not receive any flight plan for a departure from CYHD. Pilot requested that the flight plan be closed. Operational impact - no alerting provided for route from CYHD to CYQT.

July 17, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Natural gas leak 400 feet south of threshold of Runway 25. Aircraft moved to Runway 12/30 to avoid area until leak was fixed at 0030Z.

July 16, 2019

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

A Air Canada Rouge Airbus A321-211 (C-GJTX/ROU1513) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a possible birdstrike on landing Runway 24R. Nothing found upon inspection. No impact on operations.

July 15, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Thunder Airlines Beech A100 (C-GKAJ/THU107) from Thunder, Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder, Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a gear malfunction shortly after departing Runway 07, then returned for one low approach before landing Runway 07. The Emergency Response Operations Centre (EROC) was notified and Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) placed on standby. THU107 landed safely, no operational impact.

July 3, 2019

Incident at SIOUX LOOKOUT ON (CYXL)

A Flight Options Embraer EMB-505 (N376FX/OPT376) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) was 5NM final for Runway 34 when the pilot aborted the approach due to a traffic advisory. OPT376 was re-established on final and landed without incident.

July 4, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWUE/WEN3417) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) rejected its takeoff due to an indication. Aircraft taxied off the runway to complete checks and departed 20 minutes later.

July 12, 2019

Incident at 50NM THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A North Star Air Ltd. Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GNQZ/BF711) from Lansdowne House, ON (CYLH) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a medical emergency on board and advised continuing to Thunder Bay (CYQT). No impact to operations.

July 14, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Wildcat Helicopters Bell 212 (C-FOHK) from unknown location to Thunder, Bay, ON (CYQT) reported passing over a UAV two miles north of the airport, flying approximately 300ft above ground level (AGL). Passed approximately 200 ft below them. No impact to operations.

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A321-211 (C-GJTX/ROU1513) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Lester B, Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a birdstrike upon landing Runway 06L. Nothing found, no impact on operations.

June 28, 2019

Incident at 105NM THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Summit Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GASB/SU1813) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a pressurization issue and advised returning to CYQT. No assistance requested by pilot. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: Correction to TC Region (changed from Prairie and Northern Region to Ontario Region) therefore CADORS 2019C2706 was deleted.

Incident at In the vicinity of: TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

A Porter Airlines Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE224) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) was departing CYTZ at the same time that another Porter Airlines Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE224) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was inbound from CYOW. Controller amended the flight plans to correct the dual flight plan problem. Porter Airlines notified.

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQE/POE227) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) rejected its takeoff due to a door indication.

July 3, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Confederation College of Applied Arts & Technology Cessna 172N (C-GMKH) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) rejected takeoff due to an indication, the aircraft returned to the hangar.

Incident at SIOUX LOOKOUT ON (CYXL)

At 0006Z, a Perimeter Aviation Fairchild SA227-DC (C-GJVO/BLS7817) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) called for an advisory, was told to stand by, and subsequently entered Taxiway B without advising intentions on the mandatory frequency (MF). No impact on operations.

July 6, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A North Star Air Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-GEOW/BF01T) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported bird strike 2 miles on departure Runway 07. Returned to land, no assistance required. No operational impact.

July 7, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (Incursion - runway - animal)

A Summit Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GASB/SU1815) from Lansdowne, ON (CYLH) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported coyote on the runway after landing, no operational impact.

July 1, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Bearskin Lake Air Service Swearingen SW4 (BLS319) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) reported an engine indication and advised returning to CYQT. The pilot indicated that there was no emergency. No impact to operations.

July 2, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Voyageur Airways de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FEYG) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Opapimiskan, ON (CKM8) rejected takeoff Runway 25. Aircraft exited, performed computer restart, and departed without incident.

June 27, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Confederation College Of Applied Arts And Technology Cessna 172S (C-GZMW) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) was disabled at the main runway intersection with flat tire. All runways were unavailable for 10 minutes. A C172 was required to orbit over the field for 10 minutes. No other operational impact.

June 22, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQZ/POE1466) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) at 1000 AGL while 2 miles final for Runway 07. The RPA was approximately 1/2 off the left side of the aircraft.

June 7, 2019

Incident at 18NM TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

A Porter Airlines Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE638) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ), level at 4000 ft, initiated a climb due to a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) due to climbing VFR traffic at 3000 ft. No operational impact.

June 12, 2019

Incident at 120NM THUNDER BAY ON VOR/DME (YQT)

A Voyageur Aviation Corp. de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FEYG) from Opapimiskan, ON (CKM8) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a medical emergency on board and requested emergency services upon arrival in CYQT. Aircraft landed at 0109Z and was met by an ambulance crew. No impact to operations.

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (Incursion - runway - animal)

A deer crossed Runway 12 in front of landing traffic, a North Star Air Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-FKPA) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT). No operational impact.

June 11, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Confederation College of Applied Arts & Technology Cessna 172N (C-GMKH) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) observed on situation display squawking 7600 15 miles south of CYQT. The aircraft proceeded towards the airport and landed safely at 1825Z. No operational impact.

June 6, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Confederation College of Applied Arts & Technology Cessna 172N (C-GZJM) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) landed on Runway 25 and the aircraft did a sharp left turn after touchdown. The aircraft exited the south side of runway approximately 400 feet past the Bravo intersection. Runway 25 was unavailable for approximately 20 minutes and the aircraft was able to taxi out of the infield back to the hangar.

June 11, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A KBM Forestry Consultants Inc. Piper PA-31-350 (C-FCAR) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) rejected takeoff due to an open door.

June 10, 2019

Incident at CYQT 300 / 100

A WestJet Encore Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-FWEW/WEN3214) from Winnipeg, MB (CYWG) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a medical emergency on board and advised continuing to CYQT. No impact to operations.

Incident at YQT 010 / 155

A Summit Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GASB/SU1813) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) reported a mechanical issue and advised returning to CYQT. Pilot did not request assistance. The aircraft landed safely without incident. No impact to operations.

June 8, 2019

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Timber Wolf Air Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-GBJV) operating as Air Bravo (AB237) from Sioux Lookout, ON (CYXL) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) shutdown after landing on Runway 12 due to a flat tire. Aircraft was disabled on the runway for 20 minutes. Runway 07/25 was in use, and there was no operational impact.

June 7, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE477) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) hit a starling when landing. No operational impact.

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