December 4, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-FYIY/ROU1639) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a bird strike while landing on Runway 24R. Inspection conducted and carcass found. No impact on operations.

November 30, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

A vehicle (SER373) requested to cross Runway 28 from Route 300 towards the parking. SER373 crossed Runway 28 without clearance. An Air Transat Boeing 737-8Q8 (C-GTQB/TSC939) from Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was cleared to taxi on Runway 28 up to Taxiway Foxtrot. No impact.

October 27, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-GBIN/ROU1639) from Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) proceeded to overshoot Runway 06L because of an unstable approach. The aircraft landed on Runway 06R at 1436Z. No impact on operations.

October 4, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1638) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Orlando, FL (KMCO) lined up on Runway 06R after it had received clearance to do so, but did not read back the clearance. The tower indicated that it could not hear the readback. ROU1638 returned to holding bay (HB) 06R without radio communication, then took off at 0040Z. No impact.

June 12, 2019

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

While inbound, an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1637) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported an on-board medical emergency involving a passenger. Coordination was carried out. ROU1637 landed without incident. No impact on operations.

March 6, 2019

Incident at 10NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1635) from Orlando. FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) received and read back clearance to descend to 4 000 ft following a heading of 030 but was seen at 3 000 ft. No impact on operations.

February 25, 2019

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

At the Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) aerodrome, several arriving aircraft were instructed to conduct a go-around due to an unstable approach caused by strong winds between 40NM and 50NM. Minor impact on operations. The aircraft involved were: an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-112 (C-GITP/ROU1639) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL); a Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FXJC/SKV7633) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL); an Endeavor Air Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (series 900) (N200PQ/EDV5466) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL); an Air Canada Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (C-FMZW/ACA406) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL); an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-38E (C-GDUZ/ROU1611) from Fort Lauderdale, FL (KFLL) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL); a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (series 100) (C-GMJA/JZA8184) from Windsor, ON (CYQG) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL); and a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLWJ/WEN3524) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL).

October 1, 2019

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

TSB Report #A19O0144: C-FWSE, a Boeing 737-800 operated by WestJet as WJA1129, was arriving at Toronto/Pearson Intl (CYYZ), Ontario, following a flight from Orlando (KMCO), Florida, with 6 crew and 165 passengers on board. During the landing roll, the aircraft drifted significantly to the left of centerline, and following arrival at the gate, there was damage observed to the #1 (LH outboard main) tire and the lower anti-skid wiring conduit on the LH main gear. A runway inspection conducted the following day revealed that a runway edge light on the left side and about halfway down the runway length was missing. The broken light was found in the grass about 30 feet from its installed location. Convective weather and reduced visibility due to heavy rainfall were observed overhead CYYZ at the time of the landing. The #1 tire and anti-skid conduit were replaced.

September 22, 2019

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

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (C-GOCD/WJA1229) enroute from Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) on final for CYYZ Runway 24R and descending through 3000, reported a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) in the vicinity of Toronto/Downsview, ON (CYZD). Traffic was an unknown VFR flight not talking to air traffic control (ATC), with intermittent altitude indicating 1500 unconfirmed and likely landing at CYZD. Traffic information was provided. WJA1229 initiated an overshoot to Runway 24R due to climb after the RA and being too high on approach.

August 21, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300 (ROU1677) on a flight from Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) conducted go-around Runway 24R. No reason given. ROU1677 landed Runway 24R at 0217Z without further incident. No operational impact.

August 4, 2019

Incident at NOAHA intersection

Drone sighting reported by a WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA1227) on a flight from Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) at3 miles final Runway 24R and 1000ft above ground level (AGL). No operational impact.

April 28, 2019

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

TSB #A19O0065: C-FXCA, a Boeing 767-300 aircraft operated by Air Canada rouge, was conducting flight ROU1677 from Orlando Intl (KMCO), FL to Toronto/Lester B Pearson Intl (CYYZ), ON with 8 crew members and 272 passengers on board. As the flight crew selected Flap 20 during the final approach, a LE SLAT ASYM EICAS message was received. The flight crew initiated a missed approach, and declared a PAN PAN as a precaution. The aircraft returned to land uneventfully with a lower flap setting. ARFF was standing by and completed an external visual inspection prior to the aircraft being allowed to taxi to the gate.

July 29, 2019

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

A Swoop Boeing 737-800 (WSW810) from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to Orlando, FL (KMCO) reported small bird strike in first 300ft of Runway 30 on departure.

July 9, 2019

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

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-GWUX/WJA2581) from (MMUN) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) and in vicinity of VERKO waypoint, descending to 7000 reported encountering wake turbulence when approximately 7NM behind a Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-33A (C-FIYE/ROU1677) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ).

July 7, 2019

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

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-GJLZ/WJA1229) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) advised of passenger with medical issue and requested emergency medical services (EMS) at the gate.

May 17, 2019

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

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA1229) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) landed on Runway 06R and was instructed to hold short for Runway 06L, with traffic departing. The pilot read the hold short instruction back. Tower controller then observed WJA1229 approaching the hold line too fast and instructed them to stop. By the time they stopped, they had crossed the hold line, causing a “stop bar” alarm. The aircraft did not enter the runway.
Update TSB #A19O0071: C-GWBU, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by WestJet, was conducting flight WJA1229 from Orlando Intl (KMCO), FL to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl (CYYZ), ON. Following the landing on Runway 06R at CYYZ, the flight crew exited on high-speed Taxiway D5, and received instructions from ATC to hold short of Runway 06L. As the tower controller perceived that the aircraft was approaching the hold short line too fast, WJA1229 was instructed to stop. When the aircraft came to a complete stop, it had crossed the hold short line and caused a STOP BAR alarm in the control tower. However, the aircraft did not enter the runway. Another aircraft was departing from Runway 06L at the time, but it was airborne by the time it reached Taxiway D5.

May 16, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-FYJP/ROU1671) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) overshot Runway 06L due to an unstable approach as a result of a late approach clearance. ROU1671 landed on a subsequent approach at 1358Z.

May 13, 2019

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

An American Airlines Airbus A319 (N9017P/AAL2589) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Miami, FL (KMIA) was cleared to taxi for Runway 06L and mistakenly crossed Runway 06L and held short of Runway 06R. Traffic that was short final, an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-FYIY/ROU1671) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), was issued go around instructions by the tower.
Update TSB #A19O0067: N9017P, an Airbus 319-100 aircraft operated by American Airlines, was conducting flight AAL2589 from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl (CYYZ), ON to Miami Intl (KMIA), FL. During the taxi out for the departure from CYYZ, Ground Control authorized AAL2589 to taxi for a departure on Runway 06L, which was read back correctly by the flight crew. After switching to the Tower frequency, AAL2589 reported that they were taxiing to Runway 06R. The incorrect runway read back was not noticed by the Tower controller, who continued on to state that they had one more aircraft to land prior to allowing AAL2589 to depart. AAL2589 proceeded to taxi across 06L and held short of the 06R ILS hold line, which resulted in the aircraft occupying Runway 06L. No clearance was given to AAL2589 to cross a runway, and the only south complex runway in use at the time was 06L. The Tower controller directed C-FYIY, an Airbus 319-100 aircraft operated by Air Canada rouge, conducting flight ROU1671 from Orlando Intl (KMCO), FL to CYYZ, to pull up and go around as there was traffic on the runway. When queried on the radio, the flight crew of AAL2589 stated that they believed they were cleared to taxi to Runway 06R, and were holding short of the ILS hold line as the weather conditions warranted.

April 3, 2019

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

A SmartWings/Travel Service Boeing 737-8FZ operating as a Sunwing Airlines Inc. flight (OKTSU/SWG031) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to initiate a missed approach for Runway 33L due to the previously landed aircraft being slow to exit. SWG031 landed on Runway 33L at 1726Z without incident. No impact to operations.

March 9, 2019

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

A Sunwing Airlines Inc. Boeing 737-8HX (C-FTOH/SWG032) from Toronto/Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO), on a visual departure from Runway 06L, reported encountering wake turbulence. An Air Transat Airbus A321-211 (C-GTXO/TSC638) from Toronto/Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Las Americas Intl, Dominican Republic (MDSD) was 1800 feet above and 3NM ahead. No impact to operations.

February 7, 2019

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

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (C-FXMS/WJA1229) from Orlando International, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Pearson International, ON (CYYZ) declared a passenger-related medical emergency with the Cleveland Air Route Traffic Control Centre (ZOB) while inbound to CYYZ. Priority was afforded and the flight landed safely at 2240Z. No impact on operations.

January 7, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-333 (C-GHLV/ROU1673) from Orlando Intl Airport, FL (KMCO) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) was sent around to ensure separation with preceding arrival.

June 10, 2019

Incident at Orlando International, FL (KMCO)

Aviation Incident Report #16159: A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FUMF) from Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Orlando, FL (KMCO) advised dispatch that police were required to meet the aircraft upon arrival for an unruly passenger. Police escorted the individual off of the aircraft.

August 3, 2019

Incident at 150 NM WNW Nashville (KBNA)

TSB #A19F0200: C-GJLZ, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by WestJet, was conducting flight WJA1417, from Orlando Intl. (KMCO), FL to Calgary Intl. (CYYC), AB with 6 crew members and 156 passengers on board. In cruise at approximately 150 nm from Nashville Intl. airport (KBNA), the cabin crew reported the smell of fumes in the cabin. The flight crew conducted the checklist for smoke/fire/fumes and the smell dissipated. The flight crew decided to divert to KBNA where the aircraft landed without further incident. Maintenance personnel found no fault with the aircraft, and aircraft was returned to service.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Flight Crew reported a strong acrid odor reported by multiple passengers and crew between rows 10-13. Suspect electrical in nature. Crew elected to divert to Nashville. Maintenance carried out inspections in accordance with (IAW) Fault Isolation Manual (FIM) 21-00 task 806 “smoke or fumes in the cabin, source unknown”, with no faults found. Maintenance than ran both engines for 10 minutes with no detection of smoke or odor. The recirculation system operational test was carried out IAW aircraft maintenance manual (AMM) Task 21-25-00-710-801, with no faults found. Aircraft was released for service and has flown many legs with no recurrence of defect.

May 18, 2019

Incident at Miami (KMIA)

TSB #A19F0129: C-GKVV, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by Sunwing Airlines, was conducting flight SWG033 from Orlando Intl (KMCO), FL to Miami Intl (KMIA), FL with 6 crew members and 175 passengers on board. When Flaps 30 were selected during the approach at KMIA, a temporary airspeed increase caused the activation of the Flap Load relief system. As the flaps returned to 30° after the airspeed decreased again, the LE FLAPS TRANSIT light illuminated steadily. The flight crew executed a missed approach, and ran the LE FLAPS TRANSIT checklist. A PAN PAN was declared, and the flight crew requested the approach and landing to Runway 9. After the landing, the aircraft stopped on the runway for inspection of wings and flaps for damage, as well as the condition of the brakes. No apparent damage was noted, and brake temperatures were within the normal range. The aircraft was authorized to taxi to the terminal, followed behind by ARFF as a precaution.

February 1, 2019

Incident at KFLL - Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl

TSB Report #A19F0038: C-FMIX, a Bombardier BD-100-1A10 Challenger 350 aircraft operated by Sunwest Aviation, was conducting flight CNK350 from Orlando Intl (KMCO), FL to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl (KFLL), FL. As the aircraft was level at 6000 feet during the approach for Runway 27R at KFLL, the flight crew received a TCAS TA for traffic rapidly climbing/converging from the left side. The flight crew contacted KFLL approach control and were instructed to commence a right turn to a heading of 360°. While complying, the flight crew received a TCAS RA to DESCEND from the still converging traffic. The flight crew complied with the RA, and notified ATC. Through approximately 5500 feet, the flight crew received a CLEAR OF CONFLICT aural alert. ATC instructed the flight crew to climb back to 6000 feet, and vectored the aircraft for the ILS 27R approach. The rest of the approach and landing were uneventful. The TCAS traffic was never acquired visually.

December 8, 2019

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A WestJet Boeing 737-700 (WJA1416) on a flight from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) required emergency medical services (EMS) callout to the gate due to a medical emergency.

November 20, 2019

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA1417) on a flight from Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) reported a laser strike at approximately 10 miles final Runway 35R at 6500ft. The pilot reported that the laser missed illuminating the cockpit. Unknown if police were informed or not.

April 22, 2019

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA1417) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was cleared for the area navigation (RNAV) Y Runway 17L approach MUPUV transition while a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3150) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was cleared for the RNAV Y Runway 17R approach OVEBI transition. Simultaneous parallel runway operations were in effect. Both aircraft received and acknowledged a frequency transfer to the Calgary Approach Monitor on 127.15. At 0302Z, WJA1417 was observed operating outside of the normal operating zone and the approach controller cancelled WEN3150s approach clearance and vectored WEN3150 away from the approach. WJA1417 did not contact the approach monitor frequency and landed Runway 17L at 0305Z. WEN3150 landed Runway 17R at 0310Z.

February 22, 2019

Incident at 5016N / 11144W

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA1416) from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) switched to Salt Lake City (SLC) for further instructions to climb to FL350. The switching of instructions were meant for a WestJet Boeing 737-700 (WJA1460) from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Las Vegas Intl, NV (KLAS). The read back error was not identified and WJA1416 initiated a climb from FL330 to FL350 unexpectedly. No other impact on operations.

September 15, 2019

Incident at S HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Multiple aircraft, including a Norwegian Air Airbus A340-343 (9HSUN/NRS7053) on a flight from Gatwick, UK (EGKK) to Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) were filed through the active CYD areas south of Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ). This impacted controller workload by necessitating multiple reroutes.

June 24, 2019

Incident at 5210N / 05316W

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300 (N177DZ/DAL411) from Amsterdam/Schiphol, Netherlands (EHAM) to Orlando, FL (KMCO) lost reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) in-flight, and advised unable to continue to destination without a higher level. Re-cleared to FL360. No traffic. No impact to operations.

May 26, 2019

Incident at 4732N / 05544W

A Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747-400 (GVROY/VIR16B) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to London, England (EGKK) declared a medical emergency and diverted to St. Johns, NL (CYYT). No impact to operations.

May 13, 2019

Incident at 5801N / 05333W

At position 5801N/05333W, a Norwegian Air Boeing 787-8 (LNLNB/NAX7055) from Copenhagen, Denmark (EKCH) to Orlando, FL (KMCO) lost power in its #1 engine and descended to FL250. The flight requested to divert to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) and was cleared as requested.
Update TSB #A19A0036: LN-LNB, a Boeing 787-8 aircraft operated by Norwegian Air Shuttle, was conducting flight NAX7055 from Copenhagen/København Kastrup (EKCH), Denmark to Orlando Intl (KMCO), FL with 14 crew members and 227 passengers on board. During cruise flight approximately 265 nm north east of Goose Bay (CYYR), NL, the aircraft experienced an exhaust gas temperature exceedance, followed by a roll back and vibration of the number 1 engine. The flight crew requested a descent and a diversion to CYYR, and completed the QRH memory items and checklist. The aircraft dumped fuel, and landed with the number 1 thrust lever at idle without further incident.

March 28, 2019

Incident at 4850N / 06000W

An Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (ICE688) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) declared a medical emergency and diverted to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ). No other assistance required. No impact to operations.

April 4, 2019

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FKOJ/ACA1219) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) conducted a missed approach for Runway 32 due to an unstable approach caused by wind and turbulence. ACA1219 returned to land on Runway 23 at 1915Z.

March 24, 2019

Incident at 4856N / 05759W

A Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. Boeing 747-443 (GVLIP/VIR28U) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to London/Gatwick, UK (EGKK) declared a medical emergency and requested a diversion to Gander, NL (CYQX).

March 16, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A minor medical emergency was declared on board an Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-FJNX/ACA1219) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ). All arrangements were made with the Halifax tower. The aircraft requested priority. No impact on operations. The aircraft landed at 1856Z.

March 1, 2019

Incident at JEBBY intersection (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

A Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. Boeing 747-443 (GVROY/VIR76X) from Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) to Manchester, UK (EGCC) checked in from New York Oceanic (NYO) without an estimate having been passed. No loss of separation. No impact to operations.

March 9, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Sunwing Airlines Inc. Boeing 737-81D (C-FFPH/SWG041) from Orlando Intl, FL(KMCO) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc Intl, NB (CYQM) reported a possible bird strike in the flare upon landing on Runway 29. A foreign object debris (FOD) check found 3 snow bunting carcasses. No operational impact.

March 8, 2019

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Sunwing Airlines Inc. Boeing 737-8FN (C-GKVL/SWG037) from Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) to Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) was inbound with a medical emergency. Airport management was already aware and had made arrangements with emergency medical services (EMS). No impact on operations.

February 26, 2019

Incident at IMANO intersection

An Air Transat Boeing 737-8Q8 (C-GTQC/TSC358) from Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) to Orlando Intl, FL (KMCO) declared PAN PAN on departure due to engine issues. The aircraft returned to CYHZ.
Update TSB Report #A19A0011: C-GTQC, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by Air Transat, was conducting flight TSC358 from Halifax/Stanfield Intl (CYHZ), NS to Orlando Intl (KMCO), FL with 6 crew members and 138 passengers on board. Climbing through 400-500 feet on the initial climb after the departure, the flight crew heard a series of bangs, associated with vibrations felt through the floor. After a brief pause, a second series of bangs were heard, which were consistent with compressor stalls. The flight crew retarded the thrust lever on the number 1 engine (CFM56-7B26), which stopped the bangs and the vibrations. The climb was stopped at 3000 feet, and a PAN PAN was declared. The flight crew executed the checklist, and requested a return back to CYHZ where the aircraft landed without further incident, with the number 1 engine power at idle. The operator’s maintenance could not find any fault with the engine. The engine was replaced, and will be sent to an engine shop for maintenance.

January 20, 2019

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-GWSV/WJA1045) from Orlando International, FL (KMCO) to Halifax/Stanfield International, NS (CYHZ) pulled up when 4 to 5 miles final for Runway 14 due to the runway visual ranges (RVRs) being below their limits. RVRs were 1400 and the crew required 1600. WJA1045 returned to land at 2026Z. No impact on operations.

December 2, 2018

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

Air Canada (ACA) maintenance services indicated that an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-FYJP/ROU1635) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), which landed on Runway 06L at 2330Z, lost a bolt. Nothing was found during the runway inspection.

October 20, 2018

Incident at 49NM BAGOTVILLE QC NDB (YBG)

An Icelandair EHF Boeing 757-200 (TFISJ/ICE688) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Keflavík, Iceland (BIKF) declared MAYDAY and requested to land at the nearest aerodrome. Air traffic services (ATS) cleared the aircraft to divert to the Canadian Forces Base in Bagotville, QC (CYBG) and descend. At 0201Z, ICE688 indicated that it had a cracked windshield but that the situation was under control. ICE688 landed on Runway 11 at CYBG at 0215Z. Emergency services were deployed. No other impact on operations.
Update: TSB Report #A18Q0172: TF-ISJ, an Icelandair Boeing 757-200 (ICE688) with 7 crew members and 155 passengers on board, was on an IFR flight from Orlando Intl (Florida) to Keflavik (Iceland). While the aircraft was approximately 50 miles southeast of the Bagotville, Quebec (CYBG) airport, at FL350, the pilot-in-command noticed the presence of arcing in the right-hand corner of the left forward window (LFWD WINDOW). The windshield heat was turned off and shortly afterwards, a loud cracking sound was heard. The flight crew members put on their oxygen masks and declared MAYDAY due to the crack in the front-left windshield and conducted an emergency descent. When it passed FL250 and noticed that the cabin pressure had remained constant, the emergency descent was rejected. The pilot-in-command took the oxygen mask off, but the first officer kept it on as a precaution. A normal descent was followed and the flight crew requested to be diverted to CYBG, where the aircraft landed without any problems.

August 29, 2018

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

An Airbus A319 operated by Air Canada Rouge (ROU1637), flying from Orlando Intl (KMCO), FL, to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC, pulled up the on final 24R because the approach was unstable. No other impact on operations.

July 16, 2018

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-FZUG/ROU1634) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau International, QC (CYUL) to Orlando International, FL (KMCO) reported a bird strike while taking off from Runway 24L. After a runway inspection, a hawk was found. No impact on operations.

July 11, 2018

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1635) from Orlando International Airport, FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliot Trudeau, QC (CYUL) experienced a bird strike while landing on Runway 06R while runways 06L/24R and 10/28 were closed by a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM). A bird was found during the inspection. Impact: JZA8505, SKV7739, ACA829, ACA875, and ROU1943 experienced delays at landing.

June 4, 2018

Incident at 80NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Sobeys Capital Incorporated Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (C-FSXR) from Orlando International, FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau International, QC (CYUL), while on approach to CYUL, requested to be re-routed to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) due to issues with low pressure. No urgency. The aircraft landed without incident. No operational impact.

May 20, 2018

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

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1635) from Orlando, FL (KMCO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a bird strike on arrival on Runway 24R. A swallow was found during inspection.

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