February 18, 2020

Incident at New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA)

TSB Report #A20F0045: C-GWSH a Boeing 737-700 operated by WestJet flight WS1210 from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl. (CYYZ), ON to New York/LaGuardia Intl. airport (KLGA), NY experienced longer than anticipated holds into KLGA due to weather. Once on final, ATC instructed WestJet 1210 to go around due to loss of spacing to the slower traffic ahead on the approach. At that point, fuel on board was less than required minimum. Emergency was declared. Aircraft diverted to the planned alternate aerodrome, New York Stewart Intl. (KSWF), NY.

February 26, 2020

Incident at 93NM YARMOUTH NS VOR/DME (YQI)

A United States Department of Defence McDonnell Douglas C-17 Globemaster II (POLO22) from New York/Stewart Intl, NY (KSWF) to New York/Stewart Intl, NY (KSWF) showed routing YQI124049, YQI120093, YQI152105. Moncton Area Control Centre (QM ACC) showed routing YQI124049, YQT120093, YQI152105. Discrepancy was discovered when aircraft asked for reroute. No impact.

March 5, 2019

Incident at BEMOG intersection

An American, corporately owned Cessna 525B (N2006M) from Wichita, KS (KICT) to Gander, NL (CYQX) reported an autopilot failure and requested to divert to New York/Stewart, NY (KSWF). No emergency declared. No impact on operations.

April 10, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

A Norwegian Air International Airbus A330-300 (IBK1762) from New York/Stewart Intl, NY (KSWF) to Dublin, Ireland (EIDW) diverted to St. Johns Intl, NL (CYYT) with a medical emergency. Doctors on board and ambulance requested.

Incident at 4850N / 05502W

A Norwegian Air Airbus A330-343 (ECMII/IBK1762) from New York Stewart International, NY (KSWF) to Dublin, Ireland (EIDW) at 0300Z and position 4850N05502W declared a PAN PAN due a medical emergency and requested to divert to St. Johns, NL (CYYT). Re-cleared as requested. Nil Traffic. Landed 0323Z.

October 7, 2018

Incident at In the vicinity of: 4930N / 06000W

A Norwegian Air International Boeing 737 700 (IBK1762) from New Windsor, NY (KSWF) to Dublin, Ireland (EIDW) reported severe turbulence and descended from FL370 to FL340. No reported damages or injuries. Halifax (HZ) flight information centre (FIC) notified.

September 24, 2018

Incident at 2NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

After receiving and reading back standard instrument departure (SID) TRUDO ONE DEP Runway 06R, an Aeronave Militar Espanola, Ministerio de Defensa Dassault Falcon 900 (AME4564) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International, QC to New York/Stewart International, NY (KSWF) was observed turning right when the standard instrument departure (SID) called for climbing on the runway axis. No impact on operations.

June 28, 2018

Incident at 4723N / 06952W

At FL370, a United States Air Force Boeing CC-177 Globemaster III (RCH564) from New York Stewart International, NY (KSWF) declared an emergency due to a cabin pressurization issue. The aircraft descended to FL180 and asked if it could return to KSWF. No impact on operations.

January 29, 2018

Incident at CYR665

A Norwegian Air International Boeing 737-800 (EIFYF/IBK1771) on a flight from Bergen, Norway (ENBR) to New York, NY (KSWF) was flight planned, after oceanic exit point, through CYR665. Air traffic control (ATC) intervention was required.

Incident at CYR665

A Norwegian Air International Boeing 737-800 (EIFYB/IBK1763) on a flight from Dublin, Ireland (EIDW) to New York, NY (KSWF) was flight planned, after oceanic exit point, through CYR665. Air traffic control (ATC) intervention was required.

September 11, 2018

Incident at GANDER CENTRE / ACC DE GANDER

At 0410Z, a Norwegian Air International Ltd. Boeing 737-8 (EIFYH/IBK1601) from New York Stewart International, NY (KSWF) to Edinburgh, UK (EGPH) advised of a medical emergency and requested to divert to St. John's International, NL (CYYT). The flight was cleared as requested and landed at 0610Z.

March 9, 2018

Incident at 5118n / 04350w

A Norwegian Air International Boeing 737-8 (EIFYD/IBK1601) from New York, NY (KSWF) to Edinburgh, Scotland (EGPH) requested to turn back to Gander, NL (CYQX) due to lavatory problems. The aircraft was recleared to CYQX.

August 2, 2017

Incident at CYR666

A Norwegian Air International Boeing 737-800 (IBK1763) on a flight from Dublin, Ireland (EIDW) to New York, NY (KSWF) filed through CYR666 which was NOTAM'd active. Air traffic control (ATC) rerouted the flight before separation was lost.

May 21, 2017

Incident at LATTS intersection (Flight plan ? information)

The flight data received by Boston air route traffic control center (ARTCC) indicated that the destination of an Aéro Teknik Inc. Cirrus SR22 (C-GLLX), from New Windsor (KSWF), NY, to Lachute (CSE4), QC, was Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau (CYUL), QC, when, in reality, the aircraft was heading to CSE4. No impact on operations.

February 19, 2017

Incident at 1NM W OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

After receiving and correctly reading back clearance and standard instrument departure (SID) CYND3 DEP, a Diamond DA-42 (DGGER), from Gatineau (CYND), QC, to New Windsor (KSWF), NY, was seen to veer right on reaching 800 ft. No impact on operations.

April 4, 2016

Incident at In the vicinity of: 4559N 6608W

An American corporately registered Cessna 525C (N80HB) from Latrobe, PA to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) advised of pressure problem and requested descent from FL450 and diversion to Newburgh, NY (KSWF). Aircraft was cleared to FL380 and given routing clearance. No emergency declared. No impact to operations.

March 9, 2015

Incident at SHERBROOKE QC (CYSC)

Arrival of a Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Agusta AB-412 (CFC0728), from New Windsor (KSWF), NY, to Sherbrooke (CYSC), QC, when there was no flight plan.

October 7, 2015

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

An American corporately registered Cessna 750 (N563BA) from Hudson Valley, NY (KSWF) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) reported a green laser strike while at 4000ft approximately 11nm east CYYZ. No operational impact.

March 5, 2014

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

An American, corporately owned Gulfstream GIV-X (N450CE), from Montréal (CYUL) to Newburg (KSWF), reported seeing gravel on Runway 06R upon takeoff. The operations coordination centre (OCC) was notified at 1952Z. The runway was closed for inspection from 1957Z to 2008Z. Impact on operations: several aircraft were diverted to Runway 06L.

December 3, 2014

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

An American corporately registered Dornier 328-300 (N452FJ) from Saint John, NB (CYSJ) to Newburgh, NY (KSWF) deviated from the standard instrument departure (SID) by starting a right turn out. No traffic and no impact to air traffic services (ATS) operations.

June 19, 2011

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

N2137R, a Freefall Express Cessna 182, went on a transborder VFR flight between Newburgh/Stewart (KSWF) and Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) without a flight plan.

December 12, 2011

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

N181EF, Lear jet 35A, enroute from Newburgh (KSWF) to St. John?s (CYYT), reported an unsafe right gear indication on the final approach. The flight conducted a VFR circuit. The gear appeared down from the tower. The aircraft landed safely on Runway 29 at 13:10Z.

September 5, 2010

Incident at ARVIAT NU (CYEK)

Military USA Reach 8212 had pressurization problems and descended to FL190. No other aircraft in vicinity. Aircraft changed destination from CYYR to KSWF. No impact on operations.

March 10, 2010

Incident at FORT SIMPSON NT (CYFS)

YANKY 78, a USAF C-130 Hercules, was en route from Elmendorf Air Force Base to Stewart International Airport in New York and had flight planned a route PAED ORT YFS YSM YSF YYL YTH // KSWF. YANKY 78 was observed on radar north of the routing being protected by Edmonton ACC. Anchorage Center confirmed that the aircraft had been given a routing PAED ORT YFS KSWF without an amended routing being provided to Edmonton ACC.

June 6, 2010

Incident at 20 Miles Northeast of TUSKY intersection

EJA694, Cessna 560XL, enroute from Warwick (KPVD) to Halifax (CYHZ), requested clearance to divert to Newburgh (KSWF) due an equipment issue (icing equipment). No emergency was declared and no assistance was required. The aircraft was cleared as requested.

February 4, 2009

Incident at Gander Oceanic Airspace

RCH9009 C5 enroute Spangdahlem (ETAD) to Newburgh (KSWF) was westbound routing 54N020W @ 1725 54N030W @ 1812 54N040W @ 1909 53N050W HECKK YAY at 34,000 feet. At time 1809Z aircraft declared emergency and descended to 19,000 feet with pressure problem. At time 1819Z aircraft reported level at 10,000 feet. At 1823Z aircraft advised approaching 32W and emergency situation over. Aircraft received clearance to 25,000 feet and continued to destination. Nil TSB

August 22, 2008

Incident at Oceanic Airspace

RCH435, Lockheed C5, enroute from Adana-Incirlic (LTAG) to Newburgh (KSWF), routing 50N030W 50N040W 49N050W, declared an emergency and shut down the number one engine. The flight did not require to deviate and continued to destination.

February 5, 2008

Incident at Gander FIR - Vicinity of St. Anthony (CYAY)

RCH0455, C5, enroute from Mildenhall Air Force Base (EGUN) to Dover Air Force Base (KDOV), at 16:09Z, in the vicinity of St. Anthony (CYAY), declared an emergency due to the shutdown of the number 2 engine. The aircraft diverted to Newburgh (KSWF). The aircraft was in contact with Moncton at 16:41Z. Nil TSB.

December 26, 2007

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A privately owned Piper PA-28-140, registered in the United States, made a transborder visual flight rules (VFR) flight between Newburgh/Stewart (KSWF) and St-Hubert (CYHU) without a flight plan. **** *** **** Un Piper PA-28-140 de propriété privée, immatriculé aux États-Unis, a effectué un vol transfrontalier selon les règles de vol à vue (VFR) entre Newburgh/Stewart (KSWF) et St-Hubert (CYHU) sans plan de vol.

June 26, 2007

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

Update #1: The OPI was added.
An aircraft flying from Newburgh, USA (KSWF) landed in St-Hubert (CYHU). It had made this transborder flight without a flight plan. *** ** *** L'aéronef en provenance de Newburgh (KSWF) aux États Unis a atterri à St-Hubert (CYHU). Il a effectué ce vol tranwfontalier sans plan de vol.

August 12, 2007

Incident at ST. CATHARINES / NIAGARA DISTRICT ON (CYSN)

The privately-operated 1526988 Ontario Inc. Beech A-65 Queen Air aircraft was on a VFR flight from Newburgh (Stewart International) Airport, NY (U.S.A.) (KSWF) to St. Catharines (Niagara District) Airport (CYSN). The pilot called and requested landing information, then advised of an 'engine imbalance' and suggested a precautionary approach to runway 24. The pilot advised that he did not want ARFF on standby. Inbound helicopter traffic was requested to allow the twin to land first (to avoid any unnecessary distractions). The pilot called turning short final and the landing gear was not visible. After reminding the pilot, the landing gear was lowered and the aircraft followed by the helicopter landed without further incident.

June 22, 2007

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

The American registered Piper PA 310 was on a VFR flight from Stewart International Airport Newburgh, New York, USA (KSWF) to Hamilton (CYHM). The aircraft landed in Hamilton with no active flight plan

September 28, 2006

Incident at Aux environs du VOR de Mirabel (YMX)

N189H, a privately-owned Cessna 560 registered in the United States, was conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Rochester, NY (KROC) to Goose Bay, Nfld. (CYYR). While the aircraft was at FL390 in the vicinity of the Mirabel (YMX) VHF omnidirectional range (VOR), the crew, for an unspecified reason, requested a diversion to Newburgh, NY (KSWF), in descent to FL240. There was no impact on ATC operations.

October 1, 2006

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

The American, individually-registered Mooney M-20E aircraft (N9265V) was on a VFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Buffalo (Greater Buffalo) International Airport, NY (U.S.A.) (KBUF). A flight plan was manually entered into NAV CANADA's FDPN system on N9265V VFR CYYZ KSWF P1400Z Oct. 2 at 2312Z on Oct. 1. An error was noticed on the strip on Oct. 2. The archive was searched and the original was not found. The Tower agreed to cancel the flight plan and have the pilot re-file. At approximately 1430Z, the aircraft was observed on NARDS leaving the airspace without a flight plan. Buffalo Approach were contacted and requested they have the pilot re-file with Buffalo Radio. Buffalo Approach advised that the pilot had elected not to re-file and was aware that there was no flight plan or search and rescue being provided. The pilot instructed to maintain flight following service until reaching the intended destination (Newburgh (Stewart International) Airport, NY (U.S.A.) (KSWF)). Ops. impact -- unknown.

February 18, 2006

Incident at 4950N4240W

UPDATE TSB: A06A0015: While enroute to Luton eastbound at 4950N-04240W, N93AE, a Gulfstream IV, declared an emergency due to a low oil pressure indication. The crew requested a clearance to CYQX. The aircraft was cleared from 41,000 ft. to 43,000 ft. direct to CYQX. At 0342 UTC, at position 49n/50w, the flight requested to change destination to KSWF, advising ATC that they were no longer in an emergency state.
N93AE, National Express Company, Gulfstream G-4, enroute from Newburgh (KSWF) to London (EGGW) declared an emergency due to low oil pressure indication and requested clearance to Gander (CYQX). Aircraft was cleared from 41,000 ft. to 43,000 ft. direct to Gander. At 0342Z, at position 49N/50W, the pilot requested to change destination to Newburgh advising ATC that they were no longer in an emergency state. TSB Case Closed.

December 21, 2005

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

The Avion Capital Corp. Cessna C-208B Caravan aircraft (N4674B, operating as Castle Aviation, Inc. flight CSJ131) was departing on the return IFR flight from Hamilton (John C. Munro) International Airport (CYHM) to Newburgh (Stewart) Airport, NY (U.S.A.) (KSWF). The aircraft allegedly departed below operating minimums at 0343Z. Runway 12 RVR A 800 B 1100 1SM.
UPDATE Follow-up information received from Aviation Enforcement [2006/03/10]: Aviation Enforcement staff have reviewed this occurrence.

February 1, 2002

Incident at N50 W50

KSWF (Newburgh NY.) Destination: EDDF - (Frankfurt/Main Intl.) While enroute KSWF (Newburgh NY.)to EDDF - (Frankfurt/Main Intl.)at FL310, N50 W50 2350z, advised Bleed Air Valve Malfunction, requested and cleared turn back to Gander. At 0010, advised problem appeared to be a malfunctioning indicator, requested/ cleared to resume original course, back to EDDF. Later, after passing N52 W30, requested and cleared by Prestwick to FL250 due to pressurization problems. Nil TSB

April 22, 1998

Incident at COLD LAKE (GROUP CPT. R.W. MCNAIR) CFB

Y62 C130 KSWF enroute PAED experienced #1 engine failure and was diverted to Cold Lake AB from YQD 320/70 direct, pilots request at 18:28Z. 4Wing Cold Lake was notified at 18:44 that Y62 was requesting CFR service on arrival. Y62 landed without incident at 19:38Z. OPI - System Safety