May 9, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA2335) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) declared an emergency at 1211Z due to a non-normal rotation, where the crew mentioned feeling the aircraft pull to the right. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed at 1634Z and remained on the runway for an inspection by the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit. Operational impact: minor delays for two VFR aircraft.

May 10, 2022

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

Loss of separation between a WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWSQ/WJA579) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) and an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GVDQ/ACA401) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) when WJA579 did not turn as instructed by the air traffic control (ATC) unit. The pilot did not read back instructions to turn.

May 6, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3409) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was observed climbing the runway centreline when the standard instrument departure (SID) calls for a turn on a heading of 273 leaving 640 ft. No impact on operations.

May 9, 2022

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

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3534) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) taxied southward on Taxiway LC instead of turning on Taxiway J. No impact on operations.

May 3, 2022

Incident at 4508N / 07141W

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A320-214 (ROU1502) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Moncton/Roméo-LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) declared an emergency due to a hydraulic issue. The aircraft asked to return to CYYZ and did not request assistance. No impact on operations.

April 7, 2022

Incident at 256NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (ATM - weather observation systems)

Incorrect altimeter setting relayed to an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA782) from Los Angeles, CA (KLAX) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL); a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3530) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL); and a Global Flight Inc. Bombardier BD-700-1A10 (N765CS) from Los Cabos, Mexico (MMSD) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), all inbound to CYUL. No impact.

April 6, 2022

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

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3520) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) on final for Runway 06R reported that it had to pull up due to a faulty landing gear indication. WEN3520 returned to land without incident. No emergency was declared and there was no impact on operations.

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

During its departure from Runway 06R, an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11(ACA421) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported foreign object debris (FOD) on the runway.

April 1, 2022

Incident at 4625N / 07153W

While in flight, a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-GPJZ/JZA8227) from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a change of destination to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) due to a flaps issue. The aircraft did not declare an emergency or request assistance. No impact on operations.

March 25, 2022

Incident at XUBAD intersection

A Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT (C-FYBK/WSW418) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) on approach 14NM northeast of CYLW with a Southern Interior Flight Centre Cessna 172S (C-GSFR) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) outside the control zone. Traffic passed both ways.

March 17, 2022

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

A Chartright Air Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (HRT451) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a bird strike on takeoff from Runway 24L. A runway inspection was conducted and no bird remains were found. Impact on operations: a Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787-9 (RAM208) from Casablanca, Morocco (GMMN) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL); a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE483) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL); and a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8105) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) were delayed by approximately 10 minutes due to the inspection.

March 9, 2022

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

After a runway change at Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), a Jazz Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEKI/JZA8607) from Boston, MA (KBOS) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was cleared for the instrument landing system (ILS) approach for Runway 24L, and had initiated its turn on final, when a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8103) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) and an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA411) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) were in conflict. The aircraft was instructed to continue on its current route. No loss of separation. No other impact on operations.

March 5, 2022

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

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJEN/WEN3524) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) initiated a rejected approach because it was too heavy to land. It landed at 1907Z. No impact.

March 2, 2022

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GMZY/ACA422) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to execute a missed approach because a Porter Airlines Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQV/POE483) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was still on the runway.

February 28, 2022

Incident at POLTY intersection

A TAP Air Portugal Airbus A321-271NX (CSTXB/TAP259) from Lisbon, Portugal (LPPT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was observed off course for the cleared route and flying POLTY LETAK. The route known by the air traffic service (ATS) unit was POLTY PERGI. No operational impact.

February 17, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A True North Airways Pilatus PC-12/47 (C-FIPN) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was cleared direct SAVEX (right turn to heading 270), then was observed on a left turn to heading 180. No impact.

February 21, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8226) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) initiated a pull-up for Runway 06 due to an unstable approach. JZA8226 conducted a second approach and landed without incident. No impact.

February 16, 2022

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

Upon departure, a Fox Flight Inc. Learjet 45 (C-FEMF) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, QC (CYYZ), experienced navigation issues. A few minutes later, C-FEMF reported pressurization issues and asked to return to CYUL. The aircraft declared "PAN PAN" and landed without incident at 0020Z. The National Operations Centre (NOC) was notified.

February 13, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-GJFZ/JZA8227) from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) aborted its takeoff for an unspecified reason. The aircraft returned to the gate. No impact.

February 12, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

Turning onto Taxiway H, an Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (C-FIVX/ACA2335) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) rolled over a yellow taxiway light. No impact on operations.

February 13, 2022

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA485) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) rejected its takeoff due to an unspecified indication and exited the runway without incident. The aircraft departed without further issue at 1153Z. No impact on operations.

January 29, 2022

Incident at 7NM SW MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A strong emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard shortly after the departure of a Flair Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (FLE121) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), between 5000 and 8000 feet, 7NM southwest of CYUL. No impact on operations.

January 19, 2022

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA418) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) conducted a go-around on final for Runway 06L due to wind shear. No other impact on operations.

January 12, 2022

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA408) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to pull up because of an aircraft that was departing that was slower than anticipated.

January 8, 2022

Incident at NOVID intersection

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3427) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported hearing a strong emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal at FL240, for a duration of 3 minutes. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified. No impact on operations.

January 13, 2022

Incident at 4900N / 06633W

An Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (C-FNNQ/ACA870) enroute from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) reported a loss of fluid in a control system and requested a turn around to CYUL. The company later requested ACA870 to divert to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ). No impact to operations.

January 3, 2022

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

Foreign object debris (FOD) was reported on Runway 24L by an Airsprint Inc. Cessna 525B (ASP489) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) during landing. Rags were found on the runway during inspection. The departure of an Endeavor Air Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (EDV4739) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was delayed by 10 minutes.

April 29, 2022

Incident at 5015N / 11626W

A WestJet Boeing 737-700 (WJA110) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was given a speed restriction, but did not follow the clearance. An Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA1130) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was vectored.

Incident at 5114N / 11638W (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

A frequency change was issued to a WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA657) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) and it was read back by a WestJet Boeing 737-700 (WJA110) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC). The controller did not notice the readback was from the wrong aircraft.

April 20, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FRWA/WJA715) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) initiated a missed approach due to wind shear.

April 18, 2022

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Skyquest Aviation Ltd. Piper PA-34-200 (C-GTYH) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) encountered a flat tire landing on Runway 07. Runway 07/25 was closed for 1.25 hours. One departure, a Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT (WSW208) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG), was delayed by 50 minutes. A Flair Airlines Boeing 737-86N (C-FFLA/FLE151) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) held for 10 minutes before diverting to Vancouver, BC (CYVR). One VFR training flight was denied circuits. The runway re-opened at 0444Z.

April 21, 2022

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT (C-FLSF/WSW407) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a bird strike after take-off, at 1000-1500 ft above ground level (AGL).

April 14, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

A WestJet Boeing 737 MAX 8 (WJA513) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) requested to have medical assistance at the gate when they arrived, due to a sick passenger.

March 27, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Skylink Express Inc. Beech 1900C (C-FJXO/SLQ7824) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was taxiing northbound on Taxiway H and a Flair Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FLEJ/FLE223) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was taxiing southbound on Taxiway H, with no traffic passed. SLQ7824 asked if they should give way when they saw FLE223, so ground control re-routed them.

April 8, 2022

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

A Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT (WSW407) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported seeing a dead bird on Runway 07 on departure. The remains of a falcon were recovered. Information was passed to a Flair Airlines Boeing 737-800 (FLE603) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) and a Flair Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (FLE150) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), which had recently departed from Runway 07.

January 7, 2022

Incident at Kelowna

TSB Report #A22P0003: C-FYPB, a Swoop Inc. Boeing 737-8CT, was preparing for flight WSW419 from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) with 6 flight crew and 126 passengers on board. The aircraft was parked at the gate in CYLW and configured to be de-iced by Executive Aviation. The doors were closed, engines were off, and the APU was running. The de-ice truck was parked outside the aircraft clearance zone near the left wing with 1 operator in the bucket. The driver of the de-ice truck exited the vehicle to push another aircraft. Approximately 5 minutes later, the truck began rolling towards the aircraft and stopped when it collided with the left hand engine nacelle. The aircraft was deplaned and there were no reported injuries. The aircraft sustained damage to the outboard leading edge of the left-hand engine inlet cowl. Maintenance replaced the left engine inlet cowl and the aircraft was returned to service. The de-ice trucks braking system was inspected and function tested, with no faults found. Executive Aviation is conducting an internal investigation.

January 29, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-FGKH/ACA124) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), while taxiing to Runway 08R via Taxiway Lima, was required to stop and give way to a Cargojet Airways Ltd. Boeing 757-23A (C-FLAJ/CJT925) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, KY (KCVG), at the intersection of Taxiway Lima and Runway 31.

February 3, 2022

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9 (C-FGFZ/ACA116) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was taxiing out for a departure from Runway 08R and advised ground control that they had to return due to a medical emergency. The aircraft returned to the gate. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit responded. Audio was reviewed.

January 15, 2022

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

The pilot of an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA1135) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) initiated a missed approach due to a wind shear indication.

May 4, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 777-300 (ACA120) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) initiated an overshoot for Runway 06R due to "no visual at minimums". ACA120 landed at 0238Z. No impact on operations.

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

A Republic Airways Inc. Embraer EMB-170 (RPA3471) from Newark, NJ (KEWR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) initiated an overshoot for Runway 06R due to "no visual at minimums". RPA3471 landed at 0206Z. No impact on operations.

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA467) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) initiated an overshoot for Runway 06R due to "no visual at minimums". ACA467 landed at 0147Z. No impact on operations.

May 11, 2022

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

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8722) from Minneapolis/St.Paul, MN (KMSP) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported wake off an Air Canada Boeing 787-8 (ACA1291) from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (MDPC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ). No impact on operations.

Incident at In the vicinity of: TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Chartright Air Inc. Cessna 560XL (HRT101) from Wheeling/Chicago Executive, IL (KPWK) to Warwick/T.F. Green, RI (KPVD) diverted to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) due to a hydraulic issue. No emergency was declared and no assistance requested. HRT101 landed uneventfully at 2358Z. No operational impact.

Incident at 4339N / 07926W

A GoJet Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2C10 (GJS4395) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Newark, NJ (KEWR) was observed climbing through the assigned altitude without the air traffic control (ATC) authorization. No impact on operations.

Incident at VIVAX intersection

A privately registered Aero Commander 112 from Cornwall, ON (CYCC) to Cornwall, ON (CYCC) had a radio issue for eight minutes. The air traffic control (ATC) unit was no longer able to communicate with the aircraft. Impact: the approach of a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE265) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) was delayed. No loss of separation and no other impact on operations.

May 10, 2022

Incident at NUBER intersection

A NetJets Aviation Inc. Cessna 680 (N311QS/EJA311) from Chicago/Midway, IL (KMDW) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported wake turbulence when descending through 10100 feet. An Air Canada Boeing 787-9 (C-FKSV/ACA112) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was descending through 7000 feet and was 11NM ahead.

March 11, 2022

Incident at Elginburg, ON

Aviation Incident Report #17571: An individual reported that a Federal Express Corporation Boeing 757-2B7 from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) flew over their house at a low altitude, causing the house to shake.

May 11, 2022

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

A Jazz Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (JZA8687) from Boston, MA (KBOS) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a possible bird strike when landing on Runway 23. Runway was inspected and nothing was found. Aircraft informed. No operational impact.

May 9, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-GEJN/ACA990) from Mexico City, Mexico (MMMX) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to initiate a missed approach due to compression on final and Wake Turbulence Re-categorization (RECAT) separation with traffic ahead, an Air Transat Airbus A330-243 (C-GTSZ/TSC187) from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (MDPC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ). ACA990 landed on Runway 06R at 2310Z without further incident (WOFI). No impact to operations.

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