July 26, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (FOD (foreign object debris))

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9 (C-FGFZ/ACA012) from Shanghai, China (ZSPD) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a dead bird on Runway 24R. After the inspection, a carcass was found on the runway. Impact: an Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-FGKZ/ACA326) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was cleared for Runway 24L.

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.

July 11, 2019

Incident at 52NM MANIWAKI QC NDB (YMW)

After having received and correctly read back clearance to descend to FL290, an Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-FXCD/ACA396) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was seen passing FL280 in descent. No impact on operations.

July 3, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-FZUG/ROU1563) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) rejected its takeoff due to a passenger who had not buckled their seatbelt. Impact: an Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-106 (C-FODL/CRQ204) from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) conducted a go-around at the controllers request.

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

A Westjet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBJ/WJA212) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) indicated to the tower that it was conducting a go-around on Runway 24L due to unstable approach. No impact on operations. WJA212 landed without incident at 1934Z.

June 25, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300 (ROU1987) from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (MDPC) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was seen at a ground speed of 130 kt on instrument landing system (ILS) approach for Runway 24D, instead of 150 kt, the same assigned speed at which the other preceding aircraft had travelled. Impact: an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA326) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to reduce its speed to 150 kt 12 NM on final to maintain the required separation.

June 29, 2019

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

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-GWSA/WJA218) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) conducted a go-around on Runway 06R due to instability on approach and to storms. No impact on operations.

July 2, 2019

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

Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FFWJ/ACA334) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to conduct a go-around on Runway 24R because an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FPWE/ACA396) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was still on the runway after its landing. ACA334 landed on Runway 24R at 1121Z.

June 3, 2019

Incident at 9NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

After having received and read back heading 075, an ABC Aerolineas S.A. de C.V. Airbus A320 from Mexico City, Mexico (MMMX) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was seen turning southeast. Air traffic services (ATS) took the necessary measures to maintain the required separation with an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-375 (C-FXCA/ROU1564) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL). No other impact on operations.

May 8, 2019

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

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FFWM/ACA316) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) and an Air Canada Boeing 787-8 (C-GHPQ/ACA833) from Brussels, Belgium (EBBR) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) decided to overshoot Runway 06R due to winds. ACA316 landed on Runway 24L at 1550Z, and ACA833 on Runway 24L at 1556Z. No impact on operations.

April 9, 2019

Incident at CYUL 240 / 4

An Air Canada Airbus A320 200 (ACA316) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal, QC (CYUL) was instructed to reject its approach on Runway 06D, because it had been followed by an Embraer E135 (N826AE/ENY3368) from New York, NY (KLGA) to Montreal, QC (CYUL), which was in a minimum-fuel situation. ENY3368 had instead rejected its approach and had already mentioned its fuel problem.

April 28, 2019

Incident at 15NM NE MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

After having received and correctly read back clearance to follow a heading of 080, an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FFWI/ACA316) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was seen conducting a turn following a heading of 170. This was corrected immediately by air traffic services (ATS). No impact on operations.

April 9, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

The tower instructed an Envoy Air Embraer E135 (N826AE/ENY3368) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to overshoot Runway 06R, while the aircraft was 1 1/2 NM on final, because a Republic Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 LR,(N106HQ/RPA4700) from Charlotte, NC (KCLT) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was still on the runway because its surface was slippery. An Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-FXCD/ACA316) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to reject its approach to allow ENY3368, whose situation was deemed a priority by air traffic services (ATS), to land with priority. ENY3368 landed on Runway 06R at 1747Z.

August 18, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A WestJet Boeing 737-6CT (C-GWJU/WJA119) on a flight from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) was instructed to execute a missed approach Runway 08L due to foreign object debris (FOD).

August 16, 2019

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3306) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) struck a small bird on departure. No operational impact.

August 15, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FKJZ/JZA8491) on a flight from Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) reported a wake turbulence encounter following an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FDSN/ACA209) on a flight from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR). The aircraft landed safely. No operational impact.

August 9, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FWJS/WJA160) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) encountered wake turbulence after departing 3NM in trail of an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FDSN/ACA204) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC). No operational impact.

August 12, 2019

Incident at 11NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FCNW/WJA112) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) reported a wake turbulence encounter causing a 30 degree roll to the right. Traffic in front was an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (ACA200) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC). No operational impact.

August 11, 2019

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJEN/WEN3102) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported a possible bird strike on departure. No remains found. No operational impact.

August 4, 2019

Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)

While on the apron, the pilot of a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3307) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) requested medical assistance on board due to a passenger having a medical emergency. 911 was contacted. No impact to operations.

July 30, 2019

Incident at Kelowna (ATS operating irregularity)

A Canadian North Inc. Boeing 737-300 (MPE9203) from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) cleared for visual approach on to Runway 34 following a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3265) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) which also had a visual approach to Runway 34. MPE9203 did not have WEN3265 in sight and the Tower did not have control. No operational impact.

August 7, 2019

Incident at Kelowna (FOD (foreign object debris))

A WestJet Boeing 737-76N (C-FKWS/WJA8976) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported a bird strike as the aircraft rotated. One sparrow was found.

July 27, 2019

Incident at 40NM Kelowna (CYLW)

An Image Air Charter Ltd Cessna 525C (C-GNTL) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) departed CYLW, and was cleared to and readback FL250. Climbing through FL250, C-GNTL asked for confirmation of FL280 cleared altitude. C-GNTL was re-cleared to FL310. No operational impact.

July 21, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Flair Airlines Boeing 737-4Q8 (C-FLHJ/FLE301) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was vectored right to a 230° heading for the area navigation (RNAV) 26R. The aircraft turned to the right then abruptly turned left and went slightly through the final approach course before correcting back to the right to join the centreline. No other aircraft were affected.

August 1, 2019

Incident at 10NM VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-GAQZ/ACA205) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) on the CANUC STAR and a WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-FWSI/WJA160) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) on a SID for CYEG both encountered traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RAs) while still 3.7 NM and 2000 feet apart. Traffic was passed. The RAs went off as WJA160 had been climbing at 4200 feet/min passing through 8000 feet for 9000 feet. WJA160 was cleared to 9000 feet and ACA 205 had been cleared to 10,000 feet. Aircraft passed each other at 1.4 NM and 1600 feet.

July 22, 2019

Incident at 10NM N Skookumchuck Pulp Mill

An aircrafts MAYDAY due to an engine failure was heard over the radio by an Aerial Data Cessna 182Q (C-GLCT/DATA2T) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) and was reported to the Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies (YXC) flight service station (FSS). The pilot of a privately registered Cessna 150L from Fairmont Hot Springs, BC (CYCZ) to Fairmont Hot Springs, BC (CYCZ) then contacted the YXC FSS, saying that they had declared the MAYDAY and that they were able to regain control of the aircraft, and were going to proceed back to CYCZ.

July 28, 2019

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FBWI/WJA103) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) reported a birdstrike upon landing Runway 25. No remains found. No Operational Impact.

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (C-GMSV/WJA131) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was instructed to conduct a missed approach when on final for Runway 26R because of a Western Air Charter Beech E18S (N458X/EDG58) from San Diego, CA (KSAN) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) who was slow to exit the runway. Impact on operations: WJA131 landed at 0003Z.

July 20, 2019

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

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GENM/WEN3306) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported a possible bird strike through the propeller while departing Runway 07. Wings of a sparrow found after inspection. No operational impact.

July 24, 2019

Incident at Kelowna

A WestJet Encore Ltd. Bombardier de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FJWE/WEN3387) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported a bird strike while landing on Runway 16. No bird found. No impact on operations.

July 17, 2019

Incident at Kelowna

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBN/WJA461) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) responded to a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) while 3NM final for Runway 34.

July 18, 2019

Incident at PORT HARDY BC (CYZT)

A Kenn Borek Air Beech 200 (C-GKBN/KBA204) from Port Hardy, BC (CYZT) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) on apron reported evacuating due to fire indication in starboard engine. Four persons on board (POB) evacuated and emergency services were requested.

July 20, 2019

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FNEN/WEN3153) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) struck a bird upon landing on Runway 34. No reported impact.

July 23, 2019

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A WestJet Boeing 737 (WJA195) IFR from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) unstable visual approach, crew elected to go around and try again.

July 22, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FMSX/ACA207) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported bird strike landing Runway 08L.

July 8, 2019

Incident at 4911N / 12100W (ELT)

At 1736Z, a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3306) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Calgary, AB (CYYC), on a track and at FL250, reported an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal. The signal was lost at 1741Z. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria was informed at 1750Z.

Incident at 45NM NE Kelowna (CYLW)

A Canadian North Inc. Boeing 737-36Q (C-GCNW/MPE9202) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) descended below the cleared altitude. No operational impact.

July 5, 2019

Incident at 5026N / 11521W (ELT)

Multiple aircraft, among which are a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8276) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) and an XL Airways France Airbus A330-300 (XLF042) from Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) to San Francisco, CA (KSFO) picking up emergency locator transmitter (ELT) in the vicinity of NORET. Source unknown. No impact on operations.

July 4, 2019

Incident at Kelowna

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FWJS/WJA461) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) that was on approach for Runway 16 received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) from a departing Coldstream Helicopters Ltd. Aerospatiale AS332L1 (C-FRGB) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW). Traffic was passed and in sight. Pilot did not respond to the RA.

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

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FPWD/ACA224) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported a bird strike after departure. Upon inspection, multiple bird remnants were found. A sweeper had to be brought out to clean the runway. The runway re-opened at 0106Z. As a result, no departures for 25 minutes and one VFR aircraft was held in the air. The aircraft continued to destination without issue.

July 12, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-FEWJ/WJA119) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike landing Runway 26R.

June 28, 2019

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8424) from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported seeing a deer jump the fence onto CYKA airport property. Airport maintenance were advised, with 3 vehicles able to corral the deer and escort it off airport property through an opened gate. One VFR aircraft conducting circuits was delayed in order to accommodate the vehicle movement.

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

A Seair Seaplanes Cessna 208 (C-FJOE) from Vancouver, BC (Water) (CAM9) to Big Bay, BC (Water) (CAF6) departed CAM9 Eastbound and turned North towards a departing Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (Series 900) (C-GPJZ/JZA8492) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC).

June 27, 2019

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

The Victoria, BC (CYYJ) terminal relayed that a WestJet Boeing 737 (WJA190) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) required medical assistance upon arrival, as there was an injured flight attendant. No operational impact.

July 9, 2019

Incident at Kelowna

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZY/JZA8405), from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW), executed a missed approach on Runway 34, too high. Did VFR CCT and landed without further incident. No other operational impact.

July 2, 2019

Incident at Kelowna

A WestJet Boeing 737-76N (C-GLWS/WJA461) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) that they responded to turning final Runway 16. Approximately 15 helicopters were in the valley, all low level working the Cherry orchards around Oyama. They did see the helicopters were unsure which one it was. Traffic was passed.

July 8, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GQWJ/WJA137) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) requested go around due unstable approach. No Operational Impact.

June 30, 2019

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT

A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GOSB) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) elected to conduct a missed approach due to wake turbulence from a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FOEN/WEN3228) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Calgary, AB (CYYC).
UPDATE: AOR-251428-V2: Information for 2nd aircraft has been changed. Narrative updated to read: "A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GOSB) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) elected to conduct a low approach and overshoot due to wake turbulence risk from a XOJET Aviation Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (CL30)(XOJ508) from origin unknown to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD)".
UPDATE: AOR-251428-V3: 2nd aircraft information changed back to original form. Narrative updated to read: "A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GOSB) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) elected to conduct a missed approach due to wake turbulence from a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FOEN/WEN3228) from Nanaimo, BC (CYCD) to Calgary, AB (CYYC)."

Incident at Kelowna

On the Kelowna 7 Departure, a North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GNCE/NCB2201) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was observed deviating from the desired track of 330 by turning right at the Kelowna (LW) non-directional beacon (NDB).

July 1, 2019

Incident at 4914N / 12256W

A Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-FYKR/ACA213) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a red flashing drone at 11,000ft in the vicinity of Burnaby Lakes. No evasive maneuvers taken, local police were notified. No impact on operations.

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