May 22, 2019

Incident at 16NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

A radar hand-off was not completed in a timely manner prior to a Monarch Air Ltd. Cessna 560XLS (C-FYUL) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) infringing on the adjacent sectors airspace. No operational impact.

August 6, 2019

Incident at 5009N / 11037W

A Lakeshore Helicopters Eurocopter EC120B from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Oyen, AB (CED3) on pipeline reported a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) approximately 4.3NM North of CYXH and estimated altitude of approximately 300 to 350 feet above ground level (AGL). No particulars/details on the RPAS - pilot thought it could be an remote-controlled (RC) model. No RPAS authorization on file.

August 19, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

An Excel Flight Training Incorporated Piper PA-28-140 (C-FFIO) entered the Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) control zone without prior contact with the flight service station (FSS).

August 11, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - weather observation systems)

The Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) at Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) wind sensor was unreliable.

August 2, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

Lost communications with a Super T Management Ltd. Cessna 172N (C-GJHH) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) while in the circuit. No impact to operations.

July 31, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Super T Management Cessna 172P (C-FDJI), from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), initiated a go-around due to a Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab 340B (C-GPCI/PCO3017), from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Calgary, AB (CYYC), entering the runway.

July 21, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

At Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), the NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS) and the Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) were observed to be unserviceable (U/S).

June 28, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A vehicle (TK399) advised that the remains of one bird (meadowlark) were found at the intersection of runways. No aircraft had reported any bird strikes. No operational impact.

July 23, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

At Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), the Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) and the NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS) failed at 1955Z. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC), the Area Control Centre (ACC), and the Flight Information Centre (FIC) were advised.

July 18, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

The Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) and NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS) failed at 0328Z. The technical operations coordinator (TOC) and area control centre (ACC) were advised.

July 19, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Can-West Corporate Air Charters Beech B200GT (C-GLUL/CWA927), from Calgary AB (CYYC) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), executed an overshoot Runway 03 due strong winds. Aircraft cancelled IFR and landed successfully on Runway 03 at 0128Z.

July 11, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Super T Aviation Cessna 172N (C-GSTQ) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) initiated an overshoot due to another aircraft, a Sorensen Land Corporation Cessna T210L (C-FAPW) from Rocky Mountain House, AB (CYRM) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) that cut in front of them on final.

July 9, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A 1610662 Ontario Inc. Cessna A185F (C-GIOM) from Creston, BC (CAJ3) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) lost control of its right brake and had to stop on CYXH Taxiway A and wait for a tow.

July 1, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - weather observation systems)

The Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) wind shear (WS) 101, 102 103 and 104 froze at approximately 1515Z and returned to service at approximately 1619Z. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) was advised. Impact on operations. All flight data entry (FDE) strips completed on paper, all clearances on paper via 579 hotline.

July 11, 2019

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Cessna A185F from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) landed Runway 18 and reported possibly losing a wheel. An American, corporately registered Cessna 560XL (N3750N) from Chicago, IL (KPWK) to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) pulled from final approach by arrival for runway to be inspected.

July 3, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A privately registered Taylorcraft BC12-D from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Bow Island, AB (CEF3) was observed entering and departing Runway 21 without contacting the flight service station (FSS). Mowing was in progress on the intersecting runway. Operational impact, a vehicle was instructed to hold short of Runway 21.

June 28, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - weather observation systems)

At Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), the Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) was advised that the wind sensor readouts were suspect, showing 46 Knots when manual observation indicated that the wind was well below that speed. The Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) was reset by Calgary Technical Operations. AWOS wind sensors appeared unserviceable (U/S). NOTAM issued. Operational impact involved wind data being unavailable from 0345Z to 1245Z, when the station is closed.

July 6, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

Shortly after departure Runway 21, a Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab 340B (C-GOIA/PCO3011) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported a possible bird strike. Airports advised for a foreign object debris (FOD) check, nothing found. No impact to operations.

July 7, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Super T Aviation Cessna 172N (C-GSTQ) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) aborted takeoff on Runway 27 due to nose wheel issues. Aircraft taxied off the runway back to Super T to inspect. No impact to operations.

June 19, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

At Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), the NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS) and the Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) failed at 2058Z. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC), the flight information centre (FIC) and the Medicine Hat (XH) Sector were advised. Paper strips, voice clearances, and IFR updates over the phone were required.

July 1, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar, ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

The Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS) and the Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) failed due to telecommunications (TELCO) circuit issues, approximately 2 hours long. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) was advised to expect more issues due to issues with Bell circuits (CCTS).

June 30, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

An unknown and unverified intermittent VFR target seen on the NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS) passed over the field at 1530Z. The aircraft, a privately registered Cessna 180 from origin unknown to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), landed on Runway 21 at 1537Z. No contact from pilot, no secondary surveillance radar (SSR) communications failure code. No operational impact.

June 23, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

The Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS) and the Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) became unserviceable (U/S) at 0341Z. The Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) was advised.

April 5, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (Aerodrome - visual aids)

An Air Georgian Limited Beech 1900D (C-GORF/GGN7231) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) reported that the precision approach path indicator (PAPI) 03 were malfunctioning. APC advised, RQ NOTAMed unserviceable (U/S) until 040100Z.

June 24, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

Suffield, AB (CYSD) range control advised that a Barraclough Enterprises Inc. Cessna A185F from Salmon Arm, BC (CZAM) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) had attempted contact but appeared to be unable to receive. Aircraft made normal traffic broadcasts and landed on CYXH Runway 21 at 2110Z. No operational impact.

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Super T Aviation Beech 95-B55 (C-GFHG) from Lethbridge, AB (CYQL) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) was unable to stop after landing Runway 27, exited off the end of the runway. The pilot advised there were no injuries. Operational impact, Runway 09/27 and Taxiway B were closed until 2155Z.

June 20, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Netjets Aviation Inc. Cessna 680A (N630QS/EJA630) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Glacier Park, MT (KGPI) entered Taxiway A prior to contacting the flight service station (FSS) for the airport advisory. Airport advisory provided, aircraft departed from Runway 21. No operational impact.

June 2, 2019

Accident at 4955N / 11017W

A J. Wilk Landscaping Ltd. American Aviation AA-5B (C-GQIJ) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Moose Jaw, SK (CJS4) departed at approximately 0330Z. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised that C-GQIJ crashed in the vicinity of 4955N11017W.

March 30, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (Aerodrome - visual aids)

After the morning runway inspection at Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), the precision approach path indicator (PAPI) for Runway 03 indicated a fault. Airport operator (APO) was advised, and will look into it. After some investigation, it was found that PAPI 03 could not be turned on manually.

June 10, 2019

Incident at 5102N / 11335W

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab 340A (PCO3016) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) reported that a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) passed above the aircraft at 10,000 ASL, approximately 16 miles East of Calgary, AB (CYYC). No impact on operations.

June 6, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

During the landing roll on Runway 21, the left wing of a privately registered Cessna 180 from Saskatoon/Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) contacted the ground. The pilot was able to taxi off the runway, no impact to operations.

June 5, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

An American, privately registered Cessna 180J from Rocky Mountain, AB (CYRM) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) reported 4NM Northwest (NW) with intentions to join the right down wind (RDW) for Runway 21 for a full stop landing. Aircraft not observed on surveillance, and no prior contact established.

June 6, 2019

Incident at CALGARY / OKOTOKS AIR RANCH AB (CFX2)

A privately registered Piper PA-32-300 from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Calgary/Okotoks Air Ranch, AB (CFX2) entered the information request phase (INREQ). The pilot made contact to close the flight plan just prior to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton being contacted.

May 23, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Limited Saab 340B (C-GPCI/PCO3016) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), while on final for Runway 03, executed a go around due to a landing gear configuration warning alarm. PCO3016 did not require assistance and cancelled IFR immediately. Pilot advised the problem was with the alarm system and not the landing gear. The Edmonton (YEG) Area Control Centre (ACC) was advised. PCO3016 landed at 0211Z without further incident.

June 4, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

At Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), an ambulance was observed on Taxiway Bravo going to the CanWest hangar without approval. No operational impact.

May 31, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A privately registered Cessna 414 from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) was given a clearance to turn right after departure. The aircraft was observed on radar turning left after departure. The pilot was advised and corrected their turn. No operational impact.

May 30, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

At Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH), a strong and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard on frequency 121.5, starting at 1707Z and continuing until 1718Z. Sourced to a privately registered, amateur built Zenair Zenith CH 300 Tri-Z aircraft that was being worked on in the recreational aircraft (RA) hangar. Air Traffic Operations Specialist (ATOS) advised.

May 29, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ELT)

A strong clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard on frequency 121.5 for 20 seconds at 1813Z. Unable to source. Air Traffic Operations Specialist (ATOS) advised.

May 17, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (ATM - weather observation systems)

Wind data lost. Human Weather Observation System (HWOS) also not presenting visibility or ceilometer data, temperature, dew point and barometer still presently available. The flight service specialist (FSS) checked the Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) and wind/visibility/present weather/sky condition all missing. Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) advised . NOTAM filed (#190103) for METAR and AWOS Info not available during station closed hours.

May 11, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Rangeland Helicopters Inc. Messerschmitt BK117 B-2 (C-GRLH) from Calgary (Foothills Hospital McCaig Tower), AB (Heli) (CMT3) to Medicine Hat (Regional Hospital) Heliport, AB (CMH5), while enroute, elected to divert to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH).

May 16, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Super T Aviation Cessna 172P (C-FDJI) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) departed Runway 03, after which the pilot stated that they were having rudder issues and that they were returning to land on Runway 03.

May 14, 2019

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FACF/JZA7940) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) executed a missed approached due to wind shear due to a gust front moving through the airport.

May 8, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A Super T Management Cessna 172N (C-GYKX) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) landed on Runway 03 and veered off the paved surface into the in-field near the Runway 03 precision approach path indicators (PAPI). Aircraft taxied back on to the runway and exited Taxiway B for Super T Aviation. Foreign object damage (FOD) check completed. No impact to operations.

May 7, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Super T Aviation Beech 95-B55 (C-GFHG) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) advised of a possible bird strike about 500 ft from the threshold of Runway 21. No assistance required, aircraft landed on Runway 03 without incident. A vehicle (TK399) advised that a magpie was the victim of the strike. Another aircraft was delayed for 2 minutes during the clean up. No further impact to operations.

April 23, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Georgian Beech 1900D (C-GORF/GGN7230) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported having issues maintaining speed leaving CYXH and requested emergency vehicles be on standby. 19 souls on board with 1350 pounds fuel remaining. Landed with both left main tires flat on Runway 35R at 1221Z. Aircraft disabled on the runway. Runway cleared at 1355Z.
Update TSB #A19W0047: C-GORF, a Beech 1900D aircraft operated by Air Georgian, was conducting flight GGN7230 from Medicine Hat (CYXH), AB to Calgary Intl (CYYC), AB with 2 crew members and 17 passengers onboard. During the take-off roll out of CYXH, the flight crew observed a slower rate of acceleration; however, the take-off roll was continued. Approaching the Top Of Descent (TOD) into CYYC, the flight crew observed that the parking brake was on. The parking brake was released, and ARFF was requested for the arrival. After the landing, the aircraft was inspected on the runway, and two flat tires were noted on the left main landing gear. There was no other damage or injuries related to the occurrence.

April 13, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

An unknown target on the radar was observed south of Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH). The flight service station (FSS) attempted radio contact without success. The aircraft, a privately registered Cessna 177RG from origin unknown to Medicine Hat, AB (CYHX) entered the control zone and landed at CYXH. No operational impact.

April 18, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

Upon arrival at site at 1227Z, an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was heard loud and steady. A Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab 340B (C-GPCJ/PCO3011) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) had accidentally activated it. ELT turned off at 1242Z. Area control centre (ACC) shift manager (SM) advised.

March 29, 2019

Incident at RED DEER REGIONAL AB (CYQF)

A Super T Aviation Cessna 172P (C-FDJI) from Red Deer, AB (CYQF) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) departed CYQF without radio contact with the flight service station (FSS).

Incident at RED DEER REGIONAL AB (CYQF)

A Super T Aviation Cessna 172P (C-FDJI) from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Red Deer, AB (CYQF) did not receive flight service station (FSS) transmissions on 118.5 or 121.9. The aircraft landed safely at 0432Z. No operational impact.

March 22, 2019

Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

A privately registered Cessna 180 from Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) exited the runway to the left upon landing on Runway 21. The aircraft re-entered Runway 21 and taxied in.

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