May 22, 2017


UPDATE: TSB Report#A17O0118: The Air Canada Boeing 787-800 aircraft (AC2, C-GHPQ) was on approach to Lester B. Pearson Intl - Toronto (CYYZ) when the crew received a nose wheel steering EICAS message. The crew declared an emergency and advised ATC they would be stopping on the runway after touchdown to have the nose landing gear inspected. After the inspection the aircraft taxied to the gate under its own power. Maintenance replaced the nose landing gear Rotary Variable Differential Transducers (RVDT) as per AMM B787-A-32-51-03-00A-720A-A procedure and the nose landing Gear Remote Electronics Unit (REU). The aircraft was checked serviceable and returned to service.
An Air Canada Boeing 787-8 (ACA002) on a flight from Tokyo, Japan (RJAA) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) declared an emergency and requested Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) due to a nose gear issue. The aircraft landed Runway 23 without issue at 2035Z. The aircraft stopped on the runway for inspection. At 2047Z the flight continued to taxi to the gate without assistance.

August 23, 2014

Incident at Dans les environs de: MONTRÉAL INTL QC (CYUL)

On takeoff from Montréal, QC (CYUL), crossing 5000 ft, a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737 800 (SWG537), from Montréal, QC (CYUL) to Cancun (MMUN), reported being targeted by a green laser. The police were notified. METAR CYUL 230200Z 09005KT 15SM FEW120 19/15 A3011 RMK AC2 SLP196 DENSITY ALT 300FT=

June 7, 2014


A Federal Express McDonnell Douglas DC 10 (FDX131), from Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Memphis, TN (KMEM), was the target of a green laser when it was in climb on departure from Mirabel. No impact on operations. METAR CYUL 070100Z 27006KT 15SM FEW070 21/12 A2986 RMK AC2 SLP113

Incident at Dans les environs de: MONTRÉAL INTL QC (CYUL)

A Cargair Cessna 152 (C-GBLR) on a local flight at St-Hubert, QC (CYHU), reported being the target of a green laser near the Olympic Stadium. The Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) was notified. No impact on operations. METAR CYUL 070100Z 27006KT 15SM FEW070 21/12 A2986 RMK AC2 SLP113

January 14, 2009

Accident at NÉMISCAU QC (CYHH)

Update #2: Commercial & Business Aviation division: a meeting was held with the crew and corrective measures were implemented to prevent a similar situation.
ET114, un Beech King Air exploité par Exact Air, s'apprêtait à effectuer un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Nemiscau (CYHH) à destination de Bagotville (CYBG). Lors de la course au décollage sur la piste 09, l'appareil se dirigeait vers la gauche. Le pilote n'a pu ramener l'avion au centre de la piste. L'aéronef a fait une sortie de piste vers la gauche. Les deux membres d'équipage et les trois passagers n'ont pas été blessés. Les conditions de piste à 1120Z était 100% neige rugueuse et le coefficient de friction (CRFI): .42 température -40. (1900Z 27002KT 8SM M33/M38 015E 070E 120E SC1 SC2 AC2 A2990)
Mise à jour #1 : Le numéro et la classe d'enquête du BST ont été ajoutés. Selon le rapport du BST #A09Q0007: The Beech King Air A100, registration C-GPBA, was on the initial take-off roll runway 09 Némiscau enroute for Bagotville. At approximately 40 kts, before application of take-off power, the aircraft started to deviate from runway centerline towards the left. Application of full right rudder did not rectify the situation. Power on the right engine was also reduced. The captain called for a rejected take-off, engines full reverse and full brakes on both sides were applied. The aircraft stopped approximately 100 ft past the left side of the runway side lights. There were no injuries to the crew or passengers on board. The aircraft was substantially damaged and cleared from the side of the runway the following day.
Update #3: The event "Aborted Take-Off" was added.
Mise à jour #4: Selon le rapport du BST #A09Q0007: Both engines and propellers were removed and sent for inspection. New engines and propellers were installed and tested ok. The nose gear was jacked and visually inspected and tested serviceable. The main gears were inspected. No mechanical damage was found. Left main gear was found frozen with ice between the brake discs and wheels and in the brake callipers. The left brake system was bled, flushed with clean hydraulic fluid, and tested serviceable. The aircraft was ferried back to the company home base

July 5, 2005

Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)

ACA882 Boeing 767-200 enroute from Toronto (CYYZ) to Paris (LFPG)) advised of electrical burning smell in the cockpit, declared an emergency and requested to divert to Goose Bay (CYYR). Aircraft was cleared direct Goose bay. Nil traffic. Nil fuel dump required. Aircraft did a straight in approach for Runway 08 but because of high approach speed and surface winds circled for Runway 26. Aircraft landed at 0529Z. After landing pilot reported that smell had dissipated and aircraft taxied to ramp. CYYR SP 0520 26010KTS 15SM FEW082 BKN170 OVC190 24/12 2974 RMK AC2 AC5 AC2 /BLUE/ TSB Evaluating.

March 22, 1995

Incident at Enroute Vancouver-Penticton

Air BC flight 676 was enroute from Vancouver to Penticton. At a point approximately 30 miles south of Kelowna the one of the engines lost all its oil and the engine was shutdown. At 1623Z the pilot advised Vancouver Centre that he was returning to Vancouver. The aircraft landed safely in Vancouver 53 minutes later at 1716Z. The weather at Kelowna at 1600Z was 4SCT 8SCT 90-SCT E230 BKN 15+ WIND 3410 CLOUDS SF1 SF1 AC1 AC2 CI3.