January 12, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FJJZ/JZA8623) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) took an incorrect route after landing on Runway 26R. Alternate routing required.

January 10, 2020

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM) (Incursion - runway - animal)

A Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT (C-FYPB/WSW179) from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) reported a coyote crossing the runway.

January 9, 2020

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

Air traffic control (ATC) initiated a go around for a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWUE/WEN3425) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) due to traffic slow to exit the runway.

January 19, 2020

Incident at 140NM WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

A Skynorth Air Beech 200 (SN861) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) reported a mechanical issue and advised returning to CYWG. Assistance offered and declined. No impact to operations.

January 17, 2020

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

A Skylink Express Beech 1900C (C-GKGA/SLQ720) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Regina Intl, SK (CYQR) rejected takeoff due to an instrument error. The aircraft taxied back to the apron. No impact to operations.

January 15, 2020

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

Several WestJet aircraft were delayed departing due to inability to connect to the Global Positioning System (GPS): a WestJet Boeing 737-76N (C-GTWS/WJA4000) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Fort MacKay/Firebag, AB (CYFI); a WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBJ/WJA318) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG); and a WestJet Boeing 737-6CT (C-GPWS/WJA428) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ). Shift Manager advised, no impact to operations.

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

A Fast Air Beech B350 (PBR350) from Little Grand Rapids, MB (CZGR) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) conducted a missed approach (M/A) for Runway 31 due to a gear indication. Stayed VFR with Tower for checks. Landed safely at 2036Z.

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBJ/WJA318) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) aborted/rejected its take-off twice, initiated by the pilot due to an indication. Aircraft departed 2 hours later. No impact to operations.

January 11, 2020

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

A Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT (C-FYBK/WSW210) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Hamilton, ON (CYHM) rejected its take-off from Runway 18 due to an indication and taxied back to the apron. No impact to operations.

January 13, 2020

Incident at 60NM WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

A SkyLink Express Beech 1900C (SLQ7721) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) reported an issue and advised returning to CYWG. No assistance required and no impact to operations.

January 12, 2020

Incident at 20NM WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Shortly after departure, an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA270) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) requested descent to A100 due to a pressurization issue. Issue was rectified 10 minutes later and ACA270 continued to destination. No impact to operations. No emergency declared.

January 10, 2020

Incident at 13NM WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Immediately after departure, a Matix Lumber Cessna 414A (C-GDHA) on a flight from Winnipeg/St. Andrews, MB (CYAV) to Winnipeg/St. Andrews, MB (CYAV) reported an issue with a hydraulic pump and advised returning to CYAV. The aircraft landed without incident. No impact to operations.

January 8, 2020

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

A Vanguard Air Care Beech 200 (VN06) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) reported dropping an engine tent on short final for Runway 13. Runway inspected and nothing found. No operational impact.

January 9, 2020

Incident at ST. THERESA POINT MB (CYST) (Aerodrome - other)

A Keewatin Air Beech B200 (C-GHJF/KEW215) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to St. Theresa Point, MB (CYST) was unable to exit the runway at CYST due to the apron being too congested with other aircraft. No other impact to operations.

January 6, 2020

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

A Southern Air Boeing 737-400 (N307GT/SOO918) on a flight from Milwaukee Intl, WI (KMKE) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) executed a missed approach due to being unstable. The aircraft stayed with the tower and landed safely. No impact to operations.

January 7, 2020

Incident at ISLAND LAKE MB (CYIV) (Aerodrome - visual aids)

The Island Lake, MB (CYIV) runway edge lights failed at 0104Z. 2 aircraft were delayed and one aircraft diverted. A Perimeter Aviation Swearingen SA226-TC (C-GIQF/PAG12) on a flight from Island Lake, MB (CYIV) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) was unable to turn runway lights on using aircraft radio control of aerodrome lighting (ARCAL) at 0104Z. PAG12s departure was delayed by 30 minutes. A Beaver Air Services Beech 200 (C-FICU/MA04) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Island Lake, MB (CYIV) diverted to St. Theresa Point, MB (CYST). A Skynorth Air Beech E90 (C-GSNM/SN696) on a flight form Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Island Lake, MB (CYIV) was delayed landing for 10 minutes. Lights reset by airport staff at 0138Z.

Incident at 80NM WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

A Calm Air Aerospatiale ATR 72-202 (CAV126) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Flin Flon, MB (CYFO) reported an electrical issue and advised returning to CYWG. No assistance requested. No impact to operations.

January 3, 2020

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

A Southern Air Inc. Boeing 737-400 (N307GT/SOO918) from Milwaukee, WI (KMKE) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) informed the tower they were going around due to an unstable approach. The aircraft went back to arrival and landed safely. No impact to operations.

November 1, 2019

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

Numerous aircraft had to overshoot due to high winds and gusts, including an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FTJO/ACA372) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) that conducted an overshoot at 1441Z.

October 31, 2019

Incident at PUVIRNITUQ QC (YPX) NDB & DME

The controller noticed a deviation in the path of a CargoJet Airways Boeing 767-35E (C-GUAJ/CJT262) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB). Data in the Canadian Automated Air Traffic System (CAATS) indicated YPX YKG YFB, while the aircraft followed YPX YFB. No impact on operations.

September 26, 2019

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

An Air Inuit Ltd. British Aerospace BAE Jetstream 31 (AIE701) from Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) left Runway 24R at B1 as directed, but it turned around without notifying the tower, returned to the runway, and taxied to Exit B2. An Air Canada Airbus A319 (ACA386) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) on final was instructed to conduct a go-around. No other impact on operations.

August 30, 2019

Incident at 12NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

While inbound for Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), a Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200SU (SKV7728) from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (KDFW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was level at 8 000 ft, while a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8595) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) climbed to 7 000 ft. Once it was level at 7 000 ft, JZA8595 received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA), then climbed to 300 ft. Impact: separation was reduced to 2.3 NM and 700 ft. Traffic information was exchanged.

July 12, 2019

Incident at 30NM BEAUCE (ST-GEORGES) QC VOR/DME (VLV)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBX/WJA235) on route from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) requested a destination change to Winnipeg, MB (CYWG) due to issues with the lavatory. Clearance was issued, no operational impact.

June 10, 2019

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

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (series 900) (C-FTJZ/JZA8600) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) rejected its approach on Runway 24R due to instability.

May 8, 2019

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

An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-FZUJ/ACA386) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) overshot Runway 24R due to unstable approach. No impact on operations.

March 25, 2019

Incident at TOXIP intersection

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBF/WJA574) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) that was cleared to descend to FL180, passed the limit of CYR543, which was active up to FL180, by 3.5 NM and 600 ft. After verification, there was no activity in CYR543. No impact on operations.

December 18, 2019

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-800 (WSW401) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) deviated from the standard terminal arrival (STAR) after being cleared for the area navigation (RNAV) approach and descended below the minimum vectoring altitude. Controller cleared the aircraft to 9000 feet and provided vector for instrument landing system (ILS).

December 9, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBF/WJA448) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) reported a possible bird strike departing Runway 26L. Nothing was found.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. A review of this aircraft maintenance records between the dates of December 7, 2019 to December 11, 2019 was carried out, resulting in no reported bird strike.

November 22, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FKCO/ACA297) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike landing Runway 08L. No remains were recovered. As a result, a Compass Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 LR (N615CZ/CPZ5765) on a flight from Salt Lake City, UT (KLSC) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) was issued a missed approach due to possible debris on the runway.

November 21, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-FWSO/WJA451) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) was instructed to do a missed approach due to the preceding aircraft, a Pacific Coastal Beech 1900C (C-FPCX/PCO558) on a flight from Williams Lake, BC (CYWL) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) being slow to exit the runway. No operational impact.

November 14, 2019

Incident at 2NM E VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWSU/WJA448) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) while climbing through 1400ft. Only observed radar traffic was 600ft below them. No other aircraft were affected.

November 8, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-FZUB/ACA297) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike after landing Runway 08L. Runway closed for inspection. Nothing found.

August 19, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (Series 900) (JZA8623) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) responded to a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA). No operational impact.

September 20, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Cargojet Airways Boeing 767-39H (C-FDIJ/CJT570) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) received and accepted a change to the standard instrument departure (SID) heading. The aircraft did not turn as directed.

September 14, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-600 (WJA482) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) reported a possible bird strike. Nothing found.

September 9, 2019

Incident at 9NM W VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3298) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) experienced a wake turbulence encounter following an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FPWE/ACA299) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR). No further action was taken.

August 29, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

A Morningstar Air Express Inc. Cessna 208B (C-FEXF/MAL8074) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) was taxied for Runway 26L via D9, which is in the runway protected area (RPA). At the same time, a WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA307) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was landing on Runway 26L with MAL8074 in the RPA.

July 31, 2019

Incident at 7NM SW Kelowna (CYLW)

A Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT (C-FYBK/WSW415) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) 7NM Southwest (SW) of CYLW, inbound for Runway 34, while passing an American, privately registered Piper PA-34-200T from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies, BC (CYXC) that was eastbound to CYXC. Traffic was passed both ways and reported in sight.

July 24, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FPWD/ACA299) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) did not comply with taxi clearance. No operational impact.

July 22, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FFWI/ACA297) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported possible bird strike landing Runway 08L. Upon inspection nothing found. Runway re-opened at 0001Z.

July 8, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200 (ACA297) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) turned East on Taxiway M. Was given Taxiway M and Taxiway H, to hold short of Taxiway V.

July 5, 2019

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX) (Incursion - runway - animal)

After departure, a Swoop Boeing 737-8CT (C-FONK/WSW400) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) reported seeing a coyote mid-runway down Runway 07/25 on their take-off roll. No assistance required. No impact on operations.

July 16, 2019

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Swoop Boeing 737-8CT (C-FPLS/WSW401) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) reported a bird strike during the landing roll out on Runway 25. 1 American Kestrel found intact by airport ops.

June 20, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA296) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) was instructed to hold short of Taxiway E on D but failed to comply. No operational impact.

June 17, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-GJVT/ACA296) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) rejected its takeoff. No reason given.

June 10, 2019

Incident at BOOTH intersection (ELT)

An intermittent emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was reported by an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FPWE/ACA295) from Winnipeg, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) near the BOOTH waypoint. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria was advised.

June 6, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-FZUH/ACA292) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Winnipeg, MB (CYWG) reported a bird strike on departure from Runway 26L. The runway was inspected, and one small bird was found. 10 aircraft were delayed.

May 31, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-832 (N3731T/DAL2804) from Salt Lake City, UT (KSLC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was given a missed approach due to preceding traffic, a London Air Services Learjet 45 (C-FVSL) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) slow to exit. The aircraft landed safely at 1923Z. No operational impact.

May 30, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Pilot of a WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-FEWJ/WJA697) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike when landing on Runway 26R. Upon inspection, one sparrow was recovered. Runway 26R re-opened at 0241Z. No operational impact.

May 24, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-GKOE/ACA295) from Winnipeg, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a possible bird strike while landing Runway 26R. No operational impact.

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