September 1, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Jazz Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (JZA7782) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. John’s, NL (CYYT) reported a bird strike when departing from Runway 24L. No birds were found when the runway check was done. Several departures were delayed due to the check.

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

A Jazz Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FXJF/JZA7782) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. John’s, NL (CYYT) reported a bird strike. No birds were located after inspection. No impact.

August 22, 2022

Incident at LOURDES-DE-BLANC-SABLON QC (CYBX)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GPAR/PVL414) from St. John’s, NL (CYYT) to Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, QC (CYBX) did not confirm its arrival to the flight service station (FSS). The last call was made on final. The aircraft was confirmed on the ground and off the runway by the weather observer. Unknown impact on operations.

August 11, 2022

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

A Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-8DC (C-FJVE/SWG605) from Cayo Coco/Jardines Del Rey, Cuba (MUCC) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to conduct a go-around for Runway 24L because a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGOI/JZA7782) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. John’s, NL (CYYT) aborted its takeoff due to an indication and was not able to exit the runway in time. SWG605 returned to land a few minutes later. No impact. (Duplicate record AOR 289670-V1/CADORS 2022Q2641 deleted after information merge)

August 3, 2022

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

A Jazz Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (JZA7782) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. John’s, NL (CYYT) aborted takeoff from Runway 24L due to an indication. It returned to the gate. No impact on operations.

June 11, 2022

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GTZU/ACA671) from St. John’s, NL (CYYT) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to pull up on Runway 24L, because a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FAXD/SWG517) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Cancún, Mexico (MMUN) was slow taking off. No impact on operations.

August 29, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FSDB/ACA689) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to conduct a go-around for Runway 24L due to traffic, a NetJets Aviation Embraer EMB-505 (N438QS/EJA438) from Nantucket, MA (KACK) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), that was on the runway and slow to vacate. ACA689 landed on Runway 24L at 2150Z without further incident. No operational impact.

August 19, 2022

Incident at TORONTO CENTRE / ACC DE TORONTO

After initial contact with the Toronto Centre, a Sterling Aviation Raytheon Hawker 850XP (NSH84) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Ypsilanti/Willow Run, MI (KYIP) was "no radio" (NORDO) from approximately 1742Z to 1800Z. North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) was advised; no operational impact.

August 29, 2022

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

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FCSX/WJA627) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) conducted a missed approach for Runway 24L at 1819Z. WJA627 landed safely on Runway 24L at 1832Z.

August 25, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (ACA689) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to conduct an overshoot (o/s) by the tower due to an American registered Embraer EMB-505 (N48), from Traverse City/Cherry Capital, MI (KTVC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), slow to exit the runway at Taxiway D5.

August 26, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FSES/ACA693) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) advised air traffic control (ATC) of a medical urgency on board and made their own arrangements for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) to meet them at the gate. ACA693 landed at CYYZ on Runway 05 at 0325Z, without further incident.

August 21, 2022

Incident at 4519N / 07534W

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FTJV/ACA693) from St. John’s, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a green laser north of Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND).

August 2, 2022

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Swoop Boeing 737-8CT (C-FLSF/WSW166) from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) departed from Runway 30 at 1207Z. After departure, they reported a bird strike upon rotation. Maintenance (MTC) came out and found and removed the remains of 2 barn swallows. No operational impact.

August 10, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (ACA685) from St. Johns, NT (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to conduct a go-around for Runway 24L due to a WestJet de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3525) from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) being slow to vacate the runway. ACA685 landed at 1756Z. No impact on operations.

June 30, 2022

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

A Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (SWG818) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to conduct a go-around for Runway 23 due to traffic, a Korean Airlines Boeing 787-9 (KAL8074) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Incheon, South Korea (RKSI), slow to depart. SWG818 landed at 1746Z. No impact on operations.

June 16, 2022

Incident at 24NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Other operational incident)

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FSNU/ACA680) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT), climbing through 13 000 feet, reported seeing what appeared to be a person in a wing suit. No impact to operations.

June 15, 2022

Incident at LORKA intersection

A Provincial Aerospace Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (C-GGLR) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to St. John’s, NL (CYYT) diverted. After LORKA, the aircraft turned to VANOC, which was not on Q907. The air traffic services (ATS) unit immediately realized this and corrected the situation by giving the pilots the correct route. No impact on the operation.

June 10, 2022

Incident at 9NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-FIJA/JZA8728) from Cleveland, OH (KCLE) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was 4.3 miles in trail when it encountered wake turbulence following a WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FDMB/WJA329) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ).

May 21, 2022

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA328) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) reported a bird strike during takeoff from Runway 24L. After a runway inspection, one unknown bird was found intact. Departures were delayed approximately 5 minutes during inspection.

April 13, 2022

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

Air traffic control (ATC) initiated an overshoot for an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GUPK/ACA693) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) due to deteriorating separation.

April 7, 2022

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GVUH/ACA693) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) initiated a missed approach for Runway 23 due to a wind shear warning. ACA693 landed on Runway 23 at 0138Z without further incident (WOFI). No impact to operations.

March 11, 2022

Incident at 4633N / 05145W

A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 787-9 (PHBHN/KLM168) from Atlanta/Hartsfield-Jackson, GA (KATL) to Shannon, Ireland (EINN) diverted to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) due to a medical emergency.

January 8, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (ACA686) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) reported a possible bird strike during take-off from Runway 23. Nothing was found after the inspection. No operational impact.

January 5, 2022

Incident at LONDON FIC / FIC DE LONDON (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, Flight plan – information)

The London Flight Information Centre (FIC) reported that a faxed-in flight plan for a Provincial Aerospace de Havilland DHC-8-100 (SPR08) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) was entered in the Collaborative Flight Planning Services (CFPS) system with an error in the route coordinates.

August 6, 2022

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (C-FXMS/WJA201) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) was issued instructions to taxi via Taxiway A and AD to the main apron. WJA201 missed Taxiway AD and asked ground control if they could taxi via Taxiway AE. Ground control had traffic in the opposite direction, an Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-GMIQ/ACA234) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) on Taxiway A, that had to stop abruptly to accommodate WJA201 at Taxiway AE.

August 4, 2022

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA265) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) requested emergency medical services (EMS) to meet the aircraft at the gate due to a medical issue. Airport authority operations center advised. No operational impact.

June 14, 2022

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A WestJet Boeing 737-700 (WJA265) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) executed a missed approach for Runway 35R due to a wind shear alert. No impact to the operation.

March 17, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

Aviation Incident Report #17577: The Captain of a WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-GKWJ/WJA328) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) requested local police meet the aircraft due to a passenger being mask non-compliant and consuming their own alcohol. Police met the aircraft and escorted the passenger off the aircraft. Police spoke with the passenger and released them.

September 7, 2022

Incident at WABUSH NL (CYWK)

A Provincial Airlines Beech 1900D (PVL3056) from Wabush, NL (CYWK) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) advised that it was returning to CYWK for a landing due to an unspecified issue. The aircraft did not declare an emergency or request assistance. PVL3056 landed without incident at 1930Z. No impact on operations.

September 6, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

At 1435Z, a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FYXC/SWG818) from Gander, NL (CYQX) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT), activated for departure from Runway 13, conflicted with a German Air Force Airbus A319 (GAF858) from Gander, NL (CYQX) to Gander, NL (CYQX). Both aircraft were vectored to resolve the conflict.

August 28, 2022

Incident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT

The London flight information centre (FIC) received an erroneous departure message for a VFR aircraft, a 1953468 Alberta Ltd. Cirrus SR22 (C-FOIA) from Québec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT), from the Moncton Canadian Automated Air Traffic System (CAATS), which led to an investigation of the aircrafts flight plan. After investigation, the aircraft was believed to be flying an additional leg from Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy, NS (CYQY) without VFR alerting.

September 4, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

An Air Canada Boeing 737-800 (C-GEPG/ACA690) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) conducted a missed approach for the instrument landing system (ILS) Runway 11 approach at 0039Z. ACA690 was vectored around and landed safely at 0330Z. Reason for the missed approach was a navigation error on the pilots side.

August 19, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, ATM - other)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-FZUB/ACA681) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was issued a taxi clearance for a closed runway. The aircraft questioned the clearance and a new routing was issued.

September 2, 2022

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After departing from Runway 32, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZY/JZA8118) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) reported a bird strike. The runway was inspected and nothing was found. One departure was delayed by 10 minutes to allow for the inspection.

August 30, 2022

Incident at 4900N / 05700W

A United Airlines Boeing 757-224 (N14115/UAL976) from Newark, NJ (KEWR) to Shannon, Ireland (EINN) reported a medical emergency for a passenger with a possible stroke. UAL976 diverted to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) and landed safely at 0747Z; no impact, no traffic.

August 31, 2022

Incident at DEER LAKE NL (CYDF) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Provincial Airlines Beech 1900D (C-FNCP/PVL916) from Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) had a bird strike on departure from Runway 25. Maintenance was advised and a runway check was carried out. Four dead seagulls were found on the runway near Taxiway B. Pilot was advised.

August 26, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

At St. Johns, NL (CYYT), a privately registered Piper PA-28-140 departed from Runway 16 for circuits. Once the aircraft was established in the left downwind for Runway 16, the controller attempted to reach the pilot, but got no response. The pilot contacted the tower by phone and was cleared to land on Runway 16.

August 27, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FHEN/WEN3422) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) landed without a landing clearance.

Incident at 4733N / 05230W

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GVUH/ACA672) from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) reported a drone at the same altitude, just off of the left wing, on the downwind for Runway 29 at 3200 ft.

August 26, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GJXW/ACA672) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) reported evidence of a bird strike after doing a walk-around at the gate.

August 23, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Bird presence)

A Westjet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FHEN/WEN3428) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) was cleared to land on Runway 29, but the pilot initiated a missed approach due to bird activity and a possible strike.

Incident at 5336N / 05132W

At 0135Z and position 5336N/05132W, a Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-200 (N852NW/DAL98) from Detroit/Wayne County, MI (KDTW) to Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) reported a medical emergency and requested to divert to St. Johns, NL (CYYT). Flight was recleared as requested and landed at 0240Z. Ground assistance was requested.

August 22, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A a bird was found on the runway by an airport wildlife control vehicle (ST58).

August 21, 2022

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

The flight crew of a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FTEN/WEN3423) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) declared a medical emergency after landing. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit responded. A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3505) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was parked at an adjacent gate and was unable to push back due to the parking of the fire trucks, and was delayed by approximately 15 minutes.

August 17, 2022

Incident at 4743N / 05700W

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FSEQ/ACA868) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to London/Heathrow, United Kingdom (EGLL) requested to divert to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) due to a medical emergency.

August 16, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (ATM - ILS irregularity)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8170) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) conducted a missed approach for Runway 11 due to multiple glide path fluctuations. JZA8170 conducted another approach for the same runway, with no issues. Landed safely at 1645Z.
UPDATE from Operator: Flight number corrected to JZA8120. Narrative updated to read as follows: "A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8120) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) conducted a missed approach for Runway 11 due to multiple glide path fluctuations. JZA8170 conducted another approach for the same runway, with no issues. Landed safely at 1645Z."

August 20, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQF/POE282) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) aborted its takeoff on Runway 29 and taxied back to the gate.

August 15, 2022

Incident at ST. ANTHONY AIRPORT (Bird presence)

A Provincial Airlines Beech 1900D (C-FNCP/PVL907) from St. Johns, NL (CYYT) to St. Anthony, NL (CYAY), on approach for Runway 10 at CYAY, carried out a missed approach due to birds on and in the vicinity of the runway at 1648Z. PVL907 did a second approach for Runway 10 and landed without incident at 1706Z.

August 16, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGOI/JZA8120) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) executed a missed approach for Runway 11.

August 18, 2022

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (ATM - ILS irregularity)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8120) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to St. Johns, NL (CYYT) encountered glide path fluctuations on Runway 11.

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