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.

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.

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.

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.

January 17, 2020

Incident at 105NM SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300 (N154DL/DAL578) on a flight from Amsterdam, Netherlands (EHAM) to Salt Lake City, UT (KSLC) declared a medical emergency and requested diversion to Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG). 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 PRINCE ALBERT (GLASS FIELD) SK (CYPA)

A Transwest Air Beech 1900D (C-GURF/TW502) from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Prince Albert, SK (CYPA) blew out the right tire during landing. The aircraft was able to taxi off the runway onto Taxiway Delta. The maintenance staff was notified. The aircraft was towed off the taxiway at 2337Z. No impact to operations.

January 8, 2020

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

A Super T Management Ltd. Beech B200 (C-GPIA) on a flight from Lethbridge, AB (CYQL) to Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl, SK (CYXE) landed Runway 09 and reported frozen brakes. The aircraft exited the runway onto Taxiway Bravo and advised they would require a tow due to blown tires. The aircraft was towed to hangars line at 0259Z.

December 28, 2019

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

Failure of all tower equipment: Operational Information Display System (OIDS), Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS), NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS), radar voice switch phone and hotlines.

December 16, 2019

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

An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-FYKR/ACA233) on a flight from Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) reported striking birds on landing Runway 08L. Runway closed for inspection and a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZR/JZA8176) on a flight from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) and a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GENU/WEN3290) on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) were instructed to execute a missed approach due to the immediate runway closure. Multiple bird carcasses found requiring a sweeper for clean up.

December 18, 2019

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FCJE/GLR8016) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Dease Lake, BC (CYDL) departed CYXS and returned due to a gear malfunction. The aircraft landed safely on Runway 15. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Maintenance found a wire broken at pin B on C/P 3261-S10. Repaired in accordance with (IAW) aircraft maintenance manual (AMM) 20-45-09-00 and rigged per AMM 32-20-16-02. Proximity Sensing Electronics Unit (PSEU) Built-in Test Equipment (BITE) test carried out (C/O) as per AMM 32-61-50-02, no fault codes. Gear indication normal now. Gear swings C/O IAW AMM 32-30-00-02.

December 16, 2019

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

A WestJet Encore Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-GWJK/WEN3283) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a possible bird strike on departure from Runway 08R. Runway closed for inspection. No remains were recovered. Runway re-opened at 1613Z. As a result, an Island Express Air Piper PA-31-350 (C-FSWN/IAX100) from Qualicum Beach, BC (CAT4) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was instructed to initiate a missed approach.

October 30, 2019

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

A Central Mountain Air Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDNG/GLR743) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) reported birds on the runway upon arrival on Runway 30. The birds were frightened off by the aircrafts arrival. The airport authority was advised.

November 11, 2019

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

TSB Report #A19P0164: C-GPTL, an Aerospatiale AS 350 B-2 aircraft operated by Yellowhead Helicopters, was on a local training flight from Prince George (CYXS), BC to conduct external load (longline) Hydraulic Off emergency training, with the pilot and training pilot on board. On final for the CYXS field, the long line release button was inadvertently engaged thereby releasing the slung load. The longline and simulated load landed in a field and were retrieved by vehicle. There were no injuries or damage. The aircraft belly hook was inspected by maintenance personnel and no defects were noted.

December 12, 2019

Incident at 30NM WILLIAMS LAKE BC (CYWL)

A KF Cargo Convair 340 (KFA579) departed Kamloops, BC (CYKA) bound for Prince George, BC (CYXS). At 1825Z and 30NM North of Kelowna, BC (CYWL), the aircraft indicated an oil temperature problem and was shutting down the right engine. The aircraft requested clearance to CYLW. The aircraft indicated 5000 lbs of fuel with no hazardous cargo and 2 souls on board (SOB). Equipment at CYLW was put on standby and the aircraft landed safely at 1919Z.

November 28, 2019

Incident at BASRA intersection

On descent, a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (Series 900) (C-FRJA/JZA8575) from Saskatoon/Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) did not comply with altitude restrictions published on the Standard Arrival. No operational impact.

November 25, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: Kelowna (CYLW)

A Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (GLR725) departed Kelowna, BC (CYLW) bound for Prince George, BC (CYXS). Climbing through FL140, the aircraft reported a maintenance issue and requested to orbit 10NW of the airport. At 1544Z, the aircraft requested clearance to CYLW and was granted a visual approach to Runway 34. No emergency was declared and no assistance on the ground was required. The aircraft landed safely at 1556Z.

November 22, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Westair Aviation Piaggio P-180 Avanti (C-GFOX) on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) did not comply with hold short instruction and entered Taxiway L without authorization. No operational impact.

November 21, 2019

Incident at SMITHERS BC (CYYD)

A North Cariboo Flying Service Beech 200 (C-FCGC/NCB911) on a flight from Smithers, BC (CYYD) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) rejected takeoff on Runway 15 at 1933Z and taxied back to the apron. Vancouver, BC (ZVR) sector controller advised and cancelled clearance. No impact on operations.

Incident at 50NM KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

A privately registered Cessna 170A from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was cleared to FL240 however, the aircraft climbed to FL250 initially before being instructed to return to FL240. No operational impact.

November 14, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GIJZ/JZA8209) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) returned to CYVR due to a warning indication in the cockpit.

November 12, 2019

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ) (Incursion - runway - vehicle, Communication error)

At Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) a Sweeper vehicle (SP226) was instructed to exit Runway 03/21 onto the abandoned Taxiway C and read back the instruction. SP226 proceeded to do a number of turns on the threshold of Runway 21 and then continued down Runway 21 towards the intersection with Runway 12/30. SP226 did not respond to further flight service station (FSS) attempts to contact them until they were near the intersection, at which point SP226 was instructed to exit onto Runway 12/30. SP226 later advised that they had been unable to exit onto C. A Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GMJJ/GLR748) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was taxiing on the ramp, for Runway 21 for departure, at the time.

Incident at 25NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLWJ/WEN3297) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) declared PAN PAN approximately 17 miles northwest of CYVR due to de-ice failure and picking up ice. The aircraft requested lower immediately and was vectored for approach. Several aircraft experienced minor delays.
Update TSB Report #A19P0162: C-GLWJ, a de Havilland DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by WestJet Encore, was conducting flight WEN3297 from Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC to Prince George (CYXS), BC with 4 crew and 78 passengers on board. During a hold over the Prince George VOR (YXS), the crew elected to return to CYVR after receiving a Runway Surface Condition report stating the runway was 70% ice covered with reported poor braking. Approximately 17 NM northwest of CYVR, the aircraft DEICE PRESSURE caution light illuminated. QRH procedures were conducted with the caution light extinguishing momentarily and then re-illuminating. Due to aircraft vibration and icing conditions, a PAN PAN was declared. The flight crew requested a lower altitude immediately. The aircraft was vectored for an approach and landed safely without further incident. The operators maintenance conducted an inspection of the airframe pneumatic deicing boots and replaced the DeIce timer and monitor unit. Operational checks were carried out and no defects were found. The aircraft was returned to service.

November 6, 2019

Incident at WILLIAMS LAKE BC (CYWL) (FOD (foreign object debris))

An International Flight Centre Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GIEL) from Williams Lake, BC (CYWL) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) departed Taxiway Alpha after being advised of displaced threshold. Construction equipment inside the runway protected area (RPA).

November 2, 2019

Incident at 7NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FSRN/JZA8214) on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) reported 2 laser strikes.

November 3, 2019

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Yellowhead Helicopters Ltd. Aerospatiale AS 350 BA (C-GOLV) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) experienced an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) activation at 2051Z for approximately 3 minutes. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria was notified.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The operator responded that this had been on ongoing intermittent defect which had occurred over a very long period of time. In September 2018, the pilot entered defect in logbook for emergency locator transmitter (ELT) transmitting in flight. Corrective action involved visually inspection of ELT circuit and a conductivity check, with no faults found. ELT s/n 6240 sent for repair. ELT s/n 6240 reinstalled. In April 2019, the ELT again began transmitting. Corrective action involved ELT circuit being visually inspected and conductivity being checked, with no faults found. ELT s/n 6240 removed. ELT s/n 6845 installed. In November 2019, the ELT began transmitting again. Corrective action: the ELT circuit was visually inspected and a very small chaffed wire was located in the ELT circuit. Wire repaired as per Airbus Standard Practices 20-80.

October 28, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGMN/JZA8176) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) committed a taxi incursion, turned Eastbound on Taxiway M, requiring a re-route.

Incident at 75NM PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8176) on a flight from Fort St. John, BC to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) was handed off from Edmonton area control centre (CZEG) at 10,300ft with a pressurization issue. At 1320Z, and 20NM SE of Prince George, BC (CYXS), the aircraft requested a clearance to CYXS due to insufficient reserve of fuel for the flight to CYVR. The aircraft was cleared to CYXS where it landed safely.

October 21, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-GFJZ/JZA8737) on a flight from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl, SK (CYXE) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) did not comply with a hold short restriction at Taxiway L.

October 19, 2019

Incident at 5033N / 11523W

An Aries Aviation Services Corp. Piper PA-31 (C-FKMA) on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Calgary/Sprinbank, AB (CYBW) was flight planned for BRAGG4 NORET transition arrival into CYBW. After NORET, the aircraft was observed descending to A134. Air traffic control (ATC) queried the pilot regarding crossing restriction of A140 at AMITO. The aircraft climbed back to A140. No impact to operations.

October 20, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Terminal advised that a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGMZ/JZA8209) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) was returning to CYVR due to a gear issue. Tower initiated emergency stand by. The aircraft landed without issue at 2240Z. Runway 08L re-opened at 2247Z.
Update TSB Report #A19P0155: C-GGMZ, a Bombardier DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by Air Canada Express, was conducting flight JZA8209 from Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC to Prince George (CYXS), BC with 4 crew members and 78 passengers on board. During the climb from CYVR, the flight crew observed a landing gear door caution indication for all doors. A short time later, the LH main landing gear door indicated closed however the other landing gear doors remained open. The crew conducted a successful alternate landing gear extension. The aircraft held for 40 minutes to burn fuel to meet the landing weight requirements. The aircraft returned to CYVR and landed without further incident. ARFF was on standby for the arrival. There were no injuries. The operators maintenance adjusted the rigging for the gear doors and changed a faulty proximity sensor. The aircraft was returned to service.

October 16, 2019

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Beech 1900 (PCO1411) on a flight from Victoria Intl, BC (CYYJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a possible bird strike on departure Runway 03. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) found nothing on inspection.

October 12, 2019

Incident at 25NM PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GDEN/WEN3282) departed Prince George, BC (CYXS) destined for Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR). Shortly after initial check in, the pilot declared PAN PAN and stated they had a flaps issue. The aircraft orbited and elected to return to CYXS. The flight landed safely with emergency vehicles standing by at 1817Z. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Aircraft returned to CYXS, maintenance completed tests on ground and could not find fault. Aircraft returned to service.
Update TSB Report #A19P0153: C-GDEN, an Bombardier DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by WestJet Encore, was conducting flight WEN3282 from Prince George (CYXS), BC to Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC with 4 crew members and 76 passengers on board. Shortly after departure from CYXS, the flight crew observed the Flap Power annunciator light illuminate due to the flaps not retracting after takeoff. The appropriate checklist was completed however the light remained on. The flight crew declared an emergency and returned to CYXS where they performed a flapless landing. The aircraft taxied to the gate upon landing and the passengers were deplaned. There were no injuries. The operators maintenance completed the required inspections on the flap system and the aircraft was returned to service.

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

At 1830Z two unauthorized emergency vehicles entered Runway 33 from the localizer road. Air traffic control (ATC) was not in contact with the vehicles. An Executive Air Craft Ltd. LearJet 60 (C-GCIH) from origin unknown and destination unknown was on final approach for Runway 33. Vehicles exited Runway 33 onto Taxiway D, and C-GCIH landed without operational impact.

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

At 1830Z, two unauthorized emergency vehicles entered Runway 33 from the localizer road. Air Traffic Control (ATC) was not in contact with the vehicles. An Executive Air Craft Ltd. Learjet 60 (C-GCIH) was on final for Runway 33. Vehicles exited Runway 33 onto D Taxiway. C-GCIH landed without operational impact.

October 9, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A SkyLink Express Beech 1900C (C-FJXO/SLQ7768) on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) entered Taxiway Victor past Lima without authorization. Controller took action to prevent a runway incursion. No operational impact.

Incident at Kelowna

While on approach to Runway 16, a Central Mountain Air Beech 1900D (GLR728) on a flight from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) was forced to deviate from the instrument landing system (ILS) slightly to the East for a fixed wing aircraft that entered the control zone without clearance and transited from the NE corner of the zone to Okanagan Lake via the LW NDB. The unidentified target was passed to GLR728 and they eventually had the small fixed wing aircraft visual. No impact on operations.

October 2, 2019

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Central Mountain Air Dornier 328-100 (C-FDYN/GLR831) on a flight from Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) declared medical emergency with a passenger on board. Firehall and 911 called. No operational impact.

September 26, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Beech 1900D (C-GMFU/PCO218) from Powell River, BC (CYPW) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was issued the missed approach of Runway 08L due to a Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (GLR758) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) that landed ahead but stopped on the runway. PCO218 landed safely Runway 08R.

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