July 26, 2020

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (Bird presence, Incursion - runway - animal)

While in position for take-off from Runway 21, the pilot of a North Cariboo Flying Services Ltd. Beech B200 (NCB912) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported seeing a bird on the runway. The pilot taxied forward to scare the bird away and then backtracked to position and departed. No impact on operations.

March 23, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Bird presence)

Delayed entry as a result of NAV CANADA safety and evaluation quality assurance (QA) review: A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZG/JZA8211) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) rejected its take-off due to bird activity. No operational impact.

July 13, 2020

Incident at QUESNEL BC (CYQZ)

An American, privately registered Piper PA-12 from Williams Lake, BC (CYWL) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) entered the Quesnel, BC (CYQZ) control zone without making contact. No impact to operations.

July 11, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZD/JZA8209) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a bird strike on its roll out after landing on Runway 15.

July 8, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) event occurred over the Prince George (XS) area. An Ootsa Air Ltd. Piper PA-31-325 (C-GLRR) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Tsay Keh, BC (CBN9) was climbing without monitoring the frequency. An Air North Charter & Training Ltd. Boeing 737-500 (ANT474) from Watson Lake, YT (CYQH) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was provided instruction to not descend below 12000ft. The TCAS RA and corrective actions were implemented. No operational impact.

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At Terrace, BC (CYXT), Taxiway Bravo was closed via voice NOTAM due to a Central Mountain Air Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GMJJ/GLR8480) from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) partially blocking access to the taxiway. GLR8480 started to taxi and then called the flight service station (FSS) to advise that they were taxiing via Taxiway Bravo to depart from Runway 21. During the initial call to the FSS, GLR8480 entered Taxiway Bravo. The FSS advised GLR8480 that Taxiway Bravo was closed, so GLR8480 turned around and exited Taxiway Bravo back onto the apron. No impact to operations.

July 7, 2020

Incident at QUESNEL BC (CYQZ)

A privately registered Cessna 172E on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) was observed on radar entering the Quesnel, BC (CYQZ) control zone (CZ) at 043 without contacting the flight service station (FSS). No operational impact.

July 1, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GBJZ/JZA8204) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike while landing on Runway 08L.

January 2, 2020

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT)

A Central Mountain Air Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GMJJ/GLR708) from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) elected not to depart after lining up for Runway 15. C-GMJJ taxied back to apron to confirm its routing in clearance. No operational impact.

June 22, 2020

Incident at 95NM S FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

A North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd. Beech B200 (NCB911) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) declared an emergency due to a mechanical issue. Aircraft arrived without incident at 0139Z. No impact on operations.
Update TSB Report #A20P0061: C-FCGM, a Beechcraft 200 operated by North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd, was conducting a flight from Prince George (CYXS), BC, to Fort St John (CYXJ), BC, with 2 flight crew and 2 passengers onboard. During initial climb at FL190, the aircraft master warning flashed with no associated annunciator light and the crew observed a high oil temperature with fluctuating oil pressure (between 60-70 PSI) on the #2 engine (Pratt and Whitney PT6A-41). The flight crew performed a precautionary shutdown of the #2 engine, actioned the emergency checklist, and declared a MAYDAY. The aircraft landed safely at CYXJ and was shut down on the runway before being towed to the company maintenance facility. There were no reported injuries and no damage to the aircraft. Maintenance determined the thermostatic bypass and check valve assembly in the #2 engine was defective. The engine will be removed and sent for light overhaul as per the Engine Maintenance Manual.

June 21, 2020

Incident at QUESNEL BC (CYQZ)

A privately registered Piper PA-28R-180 from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) was observed on radar entering the Quesnel, BC (CYQZ) control zone (CZ) at 044 without contacting the flight service station (FSS). No operational impact.

June 13, 2020

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

A VFR target, an American, corporately registered Air Tractor AT-802A (N779DA) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA), was observed on radar inbound from the Northwest (NW). The aircraft landed without radio contact.

May 25, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

At 1705Z, an American, privately registered Cessna 150J from Quesnel, BC (CYQZ) to MacKenzie, BC (CYZY) entered the Prince George, BC (CYXS) control zone from the south at approximately 4500ft above sea level (ASL). Three attempts were made between 1705Z and 1707Z to establish contact with the aircraft. The aircraft made it approximately 4NM into the control zone before establishing contact. The aircraft was subsequently given clearance through the control zone. No operational impact.

May 30, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered American Aviation AA-1 from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) experienced engine failure on Runway 33 during a touch and go. The pilot then restarted the engine and taxied off the runway. One arrival and one departure were delayed for a few minutes. No operational impact.

May 19, 2020

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

A North Cariboo Flying Service Beech B200 (NCB911) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported on the ground that they were unable to get a signal from the Taylor non-directional beacon (NDB). A request was made to a North Cariboo Flying Service Beech B200 (NCB912) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) to attempt to get a signal, but NCB912 was not able to get a signal either. NCB911 advised being able to pick up the Fort St. John NDB, which they had reported a day earlier as down, by mistake. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) was advised of the situation. No impact to operations.

May 20, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Government of Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pilatus PC-12/47 (C-FMPF) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) departed from Runway 24 and returned for landing due to a "maintenance issue". No assistance required. No operational impact.

May 18, 2020

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (FOD (foreign object debris))

After landing on Runway 03, a Northern Thunderbird Air Beech B300 (NTA201 ) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) reported striking a bird. The airport authority was advised, remains of two small birds were recovered. No impact to operations.

April 12, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

At Prince George, BC (CYXS), an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was activated outside test hours from 1923Z to 1935Z. The source, a privately registered Cessna 140, was located on the field.

March 31, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (ATM - operations)

Air traffic service (ATS) unit not operating as per published hours. Service unavailable from 0420Z to 0600Z. Remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) provided by Williams Lake, BC (YWL).

March 24, 2020

Incident at 4905N / 12315W

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Beech 1900C (C-FPCV/PCO1415) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS), climbing through F184, reported a warning indication and declared an emergency. The aircraft diverted to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) and landed uneventfully at 2314Z. No operational impact.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20P0041: C-FPCV, a Beech 1900C operated by Pacific Coastal Airlines, was conducting a flight from Victoria International (CYYJ), BC, to Prince George (CYXS), BC with 2 flight crew and 10 passengers on board. During climb at 18 400 feet, the forward cabin door annunciator illuminated in the cockpit. The flight crew confirmed the cabin pressure was holding, the door was latched, and the passengers were secure. The flight crew followed the QRH, declared a MAYDAY, and diverted to Vancouver International (CYVR), BC. ARFF was on standby and the aircraft landed without incident. There were no injuries and no damage to the aircraft. The door functioned normally for deplanement at the gate. Maintenance replaced a corroded sill switch, cleaned the main connector, and released the aircraft back into service.

March 12, 2020

Incident at 55NM PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GMJJ/GLR708) from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) descended from FL250 without clearance. No operational impact.

March 13, 2020

Incident at 12NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3298) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported being tracked by a person with a green laser while in the downwind and base for Runway 26R. No operational impact.

February 28, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Beech 1900D (C-GPCE/PCO1411) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS), on final for Runway 33, reported landing gear issues and went into the missed approach. Shortly after, the reported issue was resolved and the aircraft landed safely on Runway 33. No operational impact.

March 3, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Central Mountain Air Beech 1900D (C-GFSV/GLR1922) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was instructed by the ground controller to hold short at the Runway 08R CATII line on A. However, the pilot crossed the CATII line and, as a result, the tower controller instructed a SkyLink Express Cessna 280B (C-FHGA/SLQ467) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to execute a missed approach for Runway 08R.

February 25, 2020

Incident at 18NM PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

Shortly after departure, a Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FVRJ/GLR705) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Terrace, BC (CYXT) reported that their gear would not retract. They decided to return to CYXS rather than continue to CYXT. They did not declare an emergency, nor did the pilot require emergency equipment.
Update TSB Report #A20P0029: C-FVRJ, a De Havilland DHC-8-100, was operating as Central Mountain Air flight GLR705. During the departure from Prince George Airport (CYXS), BC, when the flight crew selected the landing gear up, the landing gear did not retract. The flight crew completed the required checklist and returned to CYXS. The landing gear indications in the flight deck indicated safe at all times during the flight; no emergency was declared. The aircraft proceeded to land without further incident. After shutdown, the crew found that the Landing Gear Alternate Release was left open prior to departure. There was no damage to the aircraft. The aircraft was returned to service.

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Incursion - runway - animal)

A Carson Air Ltd. Beech B300 (C-GILK/CA811) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) initiated a missed approach for Runway 08L due to the presence of 4 coyotes on the runway. CA811 landed safely on Runway 08R.

February 23, 2020

Incident at 80NM N PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Northern Thunderbird Air Inc. Beech B300 (C-FNTA/NTA201) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a loss of pressurization. Descended from FL270 to 110 and elected to land at Prince George, BC (CYXS) instead of proceeding to CYVR. No operational impact. (Additional information merged from duplicate AOR-262082-V1, record deleted)
Update TSB Report #A20P0030: C-FNTA, a Beech King Air 300 operating as flight NTA201, operated by Northern Thunderbird Air, was on a MEDEVAC flight from Fort St. John (CYXJ) BC, to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR), BC. During cruise, at 27 000 feet, approximately 80nm North of Prince George (CYXS), BC, the aircraft experienced a rapid decompression. The flight crew initiated a descent and donned their oxygen masks while completing the emergency checklist. The crew then declared an emergency with ATC and leveled off at 11 000 feet. The aircraft diverted to CYXS and landed without further incident or injuries. Maintenance found that the door seal was leaking and worn. The seal was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.

February 24, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

The tower initiated a go around for a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FTEN/WEN3298) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) due to preceding aircraft, a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FUWE/WEN3167) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) missing the high speed M4 exit.

February 18, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

Air traffic control (ATC) initiated a missed approach for a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3297) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) for Runway 15 due to a de Havilland DHC-8-402 failing to exit Runway 33 onto Taxiway Delta on time. No other operational impact.

February 9, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

At Vancouver, BC (CYVR), a vehicle (JZA Tow) pushed back onto J in front of a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJWE/WEN3298) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR).

February 2, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

At Prince George, BC (CYXS), a vehicle (GRADER 150) was instructed to hold short of Runway 24 on Runway 33 due to inbound landing aircraft. A privately registered Cessna 140 landed on Runway 24 and taxied clear at 0129Z. The vehicle crossed Runway 24 after the Cessna 140 taxied off the runway. No operational impact.

January 24, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8576) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Saskatoon/Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) reported a nose gear issue so an emergency standby was initiated. The aircraft landed at CYVR safely.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20P0009: C-GOJZ, a Jazz Aviation LP CRJ-900 aircraft, was conducting flight JZA8576 from Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl (CYXE), SK with 4 crew members and 74 passenger on board. After take off and following the landing gear retraction, the crew received a nose wheel steering caution annunciation. The flight crew elected to return to CYVR, however entered a hold for approximately 40 minutes to reduce aircraft weight for landing. In consultation with the operators maintenance a decision was made to land at a weight higher than the maximum landing weight using a minimum descent rate. The flight crew declared an emergency and the aircraft landed without further incident. Subsequent maintenance actions revealed an inoperative nose steering control module. The unit was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.

January 22, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Taxiway incursion by a United Airlines Boeing 737-800 (N76269/UAL217) on a flight from Houston Intl, TX (KIAH) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) leading to conflict with a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZG/JZA8575) on a flight from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl, SK (CYXE) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR).

January 21, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-GVWA/WJA1883) on a flight from Kailua/Kona, HI (PHKO) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) was instructed to go around due to slower traffic in front. Traffic ahead was a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3290) on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR).

January 20, 2020

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

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FIWE/WEN3287) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a bird strike departing Runway 08R. Upon inspection nothing found. An American corporately registered Boeing 767-328 (N342AX/operating as Air Canada flight ACA2420) on a flight from Honolulu, Hawaii (PHNL) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) was issued the missed approach while the runway was closed for inspection. The aircraft was vectored for a 2nd approach and landed at 0634Z. Runway 08R re-opened at 0622Z. (Duplicate AOR 260872-V1 deleted).

January 19, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Central Mountain Air Dornier 328-10 (GLR883) departed Prince George, BC (CYXS) for Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE) and reported a pressurization issue and requested clearance to return to CYXS. Clearance was given and the aircraft landed safely at 2043Z.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Maintenance investigation of GLR883 yielded the following results: Cabin pressure control system (CPCS) controller replaced in accordance with (IAW) DO328 aircraft maintenance manual (AMM). Operations (OPS) check done IAW DO328 AMM. Test failed, CPCS miscompare cas present Fault Isolation Manual (FIM). Checklist found 30HP module defective, unit replaced, ground run C/W IAW 21-31-01-710-801-C01.

January 20, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FCJE/GLR747) on a flight from Dawson Creek, BC (CYDQ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a mechanical issue with Edmonton (EG) Flight Information Region (FIR). An emergency was not declared. The flight landed safely at 0002Z. No impact to operations.

January 16, 2020

Incident at 4912N / 12322W

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8214) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) experienced a laser strike on final approach. Police were advised. No operational impact.

January 9, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

After landing on Runway 26R and exiting at Taxiway M6, a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FUJZ/JZA8577) from Saskatoon/Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was issued a taxi clearance via Taxiway M and Taxiway H. The aircraft was observed turning Eastbound on Taxiway M, requiring alternate routing.

January 12, 2020

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

After North Cariboo Flying Service Beech 200 (C-FZVX/NCB911) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) started their takeoff roll they rejected takeoff due to a frozen brake at 1557Z. Air traffic control (ATC) advised (ADZ) and clearance cancelled at 1559Z. NCB911 returned to their hangar and requested another clearance at 1620Z after a run up, departed at 1637Z. No impact to operations.

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

Air traffic control (ATC) advised that a North Cariboo Flying Service Beech 200 (C-FZVX/NCB911) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was returning to the airport due to a mechanical issue at 1638Z. NCB911 landed at 1647Z. No impact to airport operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The flight crew of NCB911 experienced an unscheduled rudder boost activation after lift-off, the system was deactivated after Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) checklist actions were completed, and the aircraft returned to base. The right hand pneumatic solenoid Shut-Off Valve (SOV) was found to be intermittent and subsequently replaced.

January 10, 2020

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT)

A Government of Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Aerospatiale AS350 B3 (C-GMPF) on a flight from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) called for a departure Runway 33. The aircraft was informed of vehicles on Taxiway A and Runway 15/33. C-GMPF acknowledged vehicles and proceeded to taxi. The aircraft was informed that vehicles would be exiting Taxiway A at CSB and would advise when off. C-GMPF acknowledged and entered Taxiway A at a high rate of speed.

January 8, 2020

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3298) on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) was unable to turn around at the threshold of Runway 33 due to snow. A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8211) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was instructed to pull up and go around. Vehicle (Truck82) was able to clear enough snow for WEN3298 to safely turn around. WEN3298 departed at 0445Z and JZA8211 landed at 0457Z.

January 7, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FSRN/JZA8204) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) initiated a missed approach for Runway 08L due to a gear and navigation issue. JZA8204 solved the issues and landed safely on Runway 08L.

January 6, 2020

Incident at 5512N / 12148W

A North Cariboo Flying Service Beech 200 (C-FRRQ/NCB911) on a flight from Chetwynd, BC (CYCQ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) indicated their gear was not going up, and diverted to Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ). The aircraft landed without incident at 1921Z. No impact on operations.

January 3, 2020

Incident at 2NM S Kelowna (CYLW)

A Central Mountain Air Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GMJJ/GLR730) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) departed Runway 16 at 1844Z and on departure declared MAYDAY due to an engine failure. Aircraft returned to the airport and landed on Runway 34 at 1851Z without incident.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20P0002: C-GMJJ, a de Havilland DHC-8-100, operated by Central Mountain Air, was conducting flight GLR730 from Kelowna (CYLW), BC, to Prince George (CYXS), BC, with 3 crewmembers and 20 passengers on board. During the takeoff roll, the crew set power at 90% torque. After rotation, the first officer noted the torque setting on the #1 engine had inadvertently risen to 101% torque. After gear retraction, the first officer pulled back the #1 power lever to reset it to maintain 90%. This resulted in a significant split between the #1 and #2 power levers. The torque setting then dropped close to zero and the captain felt a significant performance loss of the #1 engine concurrent with yaw. The captain called for the emergency procedure and the FO stated that the propeller did not feather. The crew then shut down the engine (Pratt and Whitney Canada PW120A) and the propeller successfully feathered. The aircraft returned to CYLW and landed safely. After extensive troubleshooting, maintenance replaced the #1 engine hydro mechanical unit and the aircraft has since been returned to service.

April 13, 2020

Incident at 4940N / 09450W

A Flair Airlines Boeing 737-86N (C-FFLA/FLE102) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) requested to divert to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) due to a passenger with a medical issue. FLE102 landed without further incident at 1400Z. No impact to operations.

March 29, 2020

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

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-GNJZ/JZA8622) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) initiated a missed approach to Runway 06L due to not intercepting and capturing the glide slope. JZA8622 landed Runway 06L at 1611Z without incident. No impact to operations.

January 24, 2020

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

After landing on Runway 05 an Air Canada Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (C-FNAW/ACA1130) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported they had experienced "a little bit of wake" on short final. Preceding aircraft was a WestJet Boeing 767-338 (C-FWAD/WJA2581) from Cancun, Mexico (MMUN) to Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ). Wake Turbulence Re-categorization (RECAT). Wake separation was maintained on final. No impact on operations.

July 24, 2020

Incident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FWIJ/WJA506) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a possible bird strike on departure. The runway inspection was completed and one bird carcass was found and removed. The departure of a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FKJZ/JZA8577) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was delayed by 20 minutes due to the runway inspection.

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