June 4, 2022

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (FOD (foreign object debris))

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (ACA147) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported a bird strike during takeoff from Runway 24L. After a runway inspection, one bird was found. No impact on operations.

June 27, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (ACA147) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) was on approach to CYYC and reported a medical emergency on board. ACA147 requested vectors for time to secure the cabin and the sick passenger, and requested that medical assistance meet the aircraft at the parking gate. The aircraft landed on Runway 17L, no operational impact.

December 31, 2019

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

An Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA147) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) reported being illuminated by a green laser 3 times at approximately 1 1/2 miles final for Runway 35R. No operational impact. The events were reported to city police.

November 24, 2019

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-GJVX/ACA147) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) executed a missed approach due to winds changing to the SW 200 degrees, 9 knots, gusting to 17 knots.

June 17, 2018

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

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FTJR/ACA147) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Int'l, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary Int'l, AB (CYYC) cleared for take off Runway 23 while a Gulfstream G280 from St. John's, NL (CYYT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Int'l, ON (CYYZ) was crossing Runway 23. ACA147 was re-cleared for take off once the runway was clear. No operational impact.

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

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (ACA147) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Int'l, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary Int'l, AB (CYYC) reported a possible Bird Strike on Take Off Runway 23. No FOD found. No operational impact.

December 29, 2018

Incident at 5139N / 10312W

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FDSU/ACA147) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary International, AB (CYYC) reported a pressurization problem and requested to descend to FL240. ACA147 landed at CYYC without further incident at 0209Z. No impact to operations.

September 8, 2018

Incident at 135NM WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

The pilot of an Air Canada Boeing 737-8 (C-FSOI/ACA147) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary International, AB (CYYC) requested FL360 via the controller-pilot data link communications (CPDLC). The Winnipeg Area Control Centre (ACC) controller inadvertently entered FL370 into the controller-pilot data link communications (CPDLC). The adjacent speciality queried the controller and ACA147 was re-cleared to FL360. No impact to operations.

September 23, 2016

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (FOD (foreign object debris))

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (ACA147) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a possible bird strike on departure from Runway 05. Foreign object debris (FOD) was removed upon runway inspection.

August 10, 2015

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FDQQ/ ACA147) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike after landing Runway 26R. One bird was found. One aircraft was delayed approximately 20 minutes.

September 24, 2013

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

A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer EMB-170 (SKV7486) from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (KDFW) was instructed to overshoot Toronto, ON (CYYZ) runway 05 due to an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA147), to Vancouver, BC (CYVR), still in position runway 05 waiting for takeoff clearance. No operational impact.

July 30, 2013

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

An Air Canada Embraer E190 (ACA1114) from Regina, SK (CYQR) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to overshoot runway 23 as previous departure, an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA147) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was still on the runway.

July 8, 2013

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

A Jazz Aviation de Havilland DHC 8 102 (JZA7792) from Sault Ste Marie, ON (CYAM) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) was overshot runway 23 due to an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA147) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was being held in position because an Air Transat Airbus A330-300 (TSC209) from Manchester (EGCC) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) rolled right to the end.

June 19, 2013

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

North Tower departed an Air Canada Airbus 320 (ACA147) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) off runway 05 without proper coordination with South Tower who had an Air Georgian Beech 1900 (GGN7254) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Kingston, ON (CYGK) airborne off runway 06L turning left to a heading of 360. South Tower immediately turned GGN7254 back to the right prior to ACA147 becoming airborne. South Tower aborted a Sky Regional Airlines Embraer 190 (SKV7384) on runway 06L who had just started the takeoff roll. Once airborne ACA147 was turned left to a heading of 020 to increase separation with GGN7384. Separation was maintained.

June 4, 2012

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Overshoot/missed approach, Other operational incident, FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

UPDATE from Aerodrome Safety: This CADOR has been review and no further action is required
At 0031Z, an Airport Operations Wildlife vehicle (WLD62) reported FOD on runway 08L. A bald eagle jettisoned a fish onto the runway. Westjet Boeing 737 7CT flight WJA141, Air Canada Airbus A321 211 flight ACA147 and Westjet Boeing 737 7CT flight WJA475 all instructed to execute published missed approaches. Four other IFR arrivals sidestepped to runway 08R. Runway 08L returned to service at 0038Z. WJA141 landed runway 08R at 0044z, ACA147 landed runway 08L at 0046Z and WJA475 landed runway 08L at 0053Z. Up to ten departures incurred up to 10 minute delays.

August 13, 2012

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Overshoot/missed approach, Bird strike, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The Air Canada Airbus A-320 aircraft (operating as flight ACA147) was departing on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR). The Air Canada Airbus A-330 aircraft (operating as flight ACA891) was concluding a scheduled IFR flight from Rome (Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino) International Airport, Fiumicino (Italy) (LIRF) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). NAV CANADA staff at Toronto Tower advised that the ACA147 flight crew had reported that their aircraft had struck a Red-tailed Hawk during the departure off of runway 23. The runway was closed for an inspection for four (4) minutes. Ops. impact -- the flight crew of ACA891 was instructed to fly their aircraft in an overshoot.

September 4, 2010

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Incursion - runway - aircraft)

UPDATE Supplemental information received from T.S.B. Daily Notification [#A10O0193]: THY17, an Airbus A-330 airplane, landed on runway 24R at Toronto (LBPIA), after which ACA147, an Airbus A-320 airplane, was cleared to position and wait on runway 24R. THY17 was cleared to exit right onto taxiway CHARLIE4 then right onto taxiway DELTA4 and to contact Ground. Immediately thereafter, ACA147 was cleared for take-off from runway 24R. THY17 stopped without clearing the runway. ACA147 rejected its take-off after an approximate 2,000 foot ground run. ACA147 taxied back and subsequently departed without further incident. The Class of Investigation is being assessed.
The Turk Hava Yollari (Turkish Airlines Inc.) Airbus A330 aircraft (operating as flight THY17) was concluding a scheduled IFR flight from Istanbul Ataturk International Airport. Turkey (LTBA) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). The Air Canada Airbus A320 aircraft (operating as ACA147) was departing on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR). THY17 had landed runway 24R at 1922 Zulu and proceed to exit C4. As THY17 exited the runway ACA147 was issued a take off clearance. THY17 stopped in the C4 exit on wrong side of the hold line. ACA147 ejected their take off stopping abeam D3. ACA exited the runway and taxied back to 24R hold bay and waited for approximately 30 minutes for brakes to cool. ACA147 departed runway 24R at 1952 Zulu

July 14, 2010

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Rejected take-off, Overshoot/missed approach)

The Air Canada Embraer ERJ-190-100-IGW aircraft (operating as ACA1122) was concluding a scheduled IFR flight from Saskatoon International Airport (CYXE) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). The Air Canada Airbus A320 aircraft (operating as ACA147) was commencing a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR). ACA147 rejected the take-off from runway 23 so Toronto Tower staff instructed the flight crew of ACA1122 to overshoot their approach to the runway.

September 2, 2009

Incident at at altitude - vicinity of Booth

Air Canada Airbus A319 flight ACA147, IFR Toronto to Vancouver (CYVR) enroute to CYVR Pilot declared Medical Emergency. A/C provided priority routing and landed at 2335z. No operational impact

June 17, 2009

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

The Air Canada Boeing 767 aircraft (operating as ACA147) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Vancouver (CYVR). The pilot of ACA147 reported a bird strike on departure from runway 05. Inspection found nothing.

September 8, 2007

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Air Canada Flight ACA147, an Airbus A320 IFR Toronto to Vancouver, had been given a descent clearance to FL260. At 23:39Z ACA147 reported leaving FL350 descending to FL260. The controller cleared the aircraft for the CANUCK9 Arrival. On radar the aircraft was seen descending out of FL350. At 23:43Z ACA147 asked the controller to confirm that they had been cleared to 10 thousand and the controller asked them to standby. On radar the aircraft is seen descending through FL261. At 23:44Z the controller cleared ACA147 to maintain 10 thousand and asked the pilot what altitude they showed having been cleared to and the pilot responded 10 thousand. On radar ACA147 is seen descending through FL236. ACA147 descended below his cleared altitude without authorization. There was no conflict with any another aircraft at the time of this event.

April 24, 2007

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

UPDATE from Maintenance (Quebec Region): Found O ring on aftmost L/H press nipple of G high press man 1011 GM O ring replaced and leak checked as per MM 20-29-00-PB201 (90276). Landing gear doors reset as per MM task 32-33-00-860-064 & Engine run carried out to confirm hydraulic pump operations serviced.
Air Canada Flight ACA147, an Airbus A320 IFR Toronto to Vancouver, inbound reported a hydraulic failure and requested Runway 26L for landing. Airport Operations advised regarding arranging a tow for the aircraft from the Runway/Taxiway to the gate due to the lack of nose wheel steering and Emergency standby was initiated. Approximately 25 NM east of the airport, the pilot of the aircraft declared an emergency. The aircraft landed safely, taxied off the runway at Taxiway L2, and required a tow to the gate. There was no operational impact.
UPDATE / Add Info from TSB: A07P0117: The Air Canada Airbus A320 aircraft operating as ACA0147 was enroute from Toronto to Vancouver. In the latter stage of the cruise the crew noticed that the quantity of the green hydraulic system indicated zero. The crew completed the appropriate QRH checklist and decided to continue to Vancouver. During the descent the crew declared an emergency and advised ATC they would have no nose wheel steering after landing. AFF was activated. The aircraft landed at Vancouver without further difficulty and stopped on the runway, awaiting a tow. Maintenance inspection found an O-ring on aftmost L/H press. nipple of G high press. man. leaking. The O-ring was replaced and leak checked as per MM 20-29-00-PB201, and the aircraft returned to service.

December 16, 2006

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Air Canada flight ACA147 an Airbus A320 aircraft reported a bird strike short final. The A/C landed safely with no reported damage.Requested precautionary Rwy inspection, no birds found. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Aerodrome Safety: No further action required. The Vancouver Intl. airport has a wild life program in place meeting the regulatory requirement of CAR 302.

July 20, 2006

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

The Air Canada Airbus A-320 aircraft (operating as ACA147) was preparing to depart on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR). The flight crew of ACA147 reported a stuck brake when the aircraft was on taxiway HOTEL short of runway 23. The aircraft was unable to move and was blocking two (2) following aircraft (ACA458, an Airbus A-320 bound for Ottawa (M-CIA) (CYOW) and NWA650, an Airbus A-319 aircraft bound for Detroit Metropolitan (Wayne County) International Airport, MI (U.S.A.) (KDTW)). ACA147 was able to taxi for departure at 2204Z. Ops. impact -- ACA458 and NWA650 were delayed approximately 75 minutes.

May 31, 2005

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Update from Aerodrome Safety: No further action required.
Air Canada flight ACA 147 an Airbus A320 had a bird strike on landing runway 08L. The runway was closed 2350, - 0000z Dead starling found.

August 30, 2005

Incident at 70 miles west of Toronto (Conflict - potential, Conflict - loss of separation, ATS operating irregularity)

The Northwest Airlines, Inc. Airbus A-330 aircraft (operating as NWA49) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Paris (Charles de Gaulle) International Airport, France (LFPG) to Detroit (Metropolitan) International Airport, MI (U.S.A.) (KDTW). The Air Canada Airbus A-320 aircraft (operating as ACA147) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR). The flight crew of NWA49 requested descent for Detroit and were issued FL280 (normal descent is to FL300 initially). ACA147 was climbing westbound from Toronto and was cleared to FL290. The Controller passed traffic infomration to the flight crew of ACA147 as an 'Airbus 330 passing right to left 1,000 feet above your altitude' but the A-330 actual descended right to left in front of Air Canada to FL280. Spacing decreased to two (2) miles in airspace where five (5) miles lateral separation is required and altitude separation (of 1,000 feet vertical separation) was not maintained. The flight crew of ACA147 did not get any TCAS indications and NWA49 did not appear to deviate from their course.
Supplemental information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A05O0197): The Northwest Airlines Airbus A-330 aircraft (operating as NWA49) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Paris (Charles de Gaulle) International Airport, to Detroit (Metropolitan) International Airport. The Air Canada Airbus A-320 aircraft (operating as ACA147) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto to Vancouver. The flight crew of NWA49 requested descent for Detroit and were issued FL280 (normal descent is to FL300 initially). ACA147 was climbing westbound from Toronto and was cleared to FL290. The Controller passed traffic information to the flight crew of ACA147 stating that the Airbus 330 was passing right to left 1,000 feet above, but the A-330 actually descended to FL280 right to left in front of Air Canada. Spacing decreased to two (2) miles in airspace where five (5) miles lateral separation is required and altitude separation (of 1,000 feet vertical separation) was not maintained.

April 1, 2005

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Aerodrome - operations)

The Air Canada Airbus A-321 aircraft (operating as ACA147) was departing on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR). The aircraft took off from runway 05 and the flight crew reported that a possible bird strike had occurred. The runway was closed for an inspection and nothing was found. Ops. impact -- none.

July 5, 2003

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

The Air Canada aircraft (B763)(operating as ACA147) was an IFR flight that departed the Toronto LBPI Airport (CYYZ) for (not reported). ACA147 returned to land at CYYZ due to a flap problem. Priority was given and AFF was standing by. ACA147 landed without further incident at 2012Z.
Update provided by the TSB of Canada Daily Notification Log 23-Jul-2003: A03O0187: Air Canada flight 0147, a Boeing 767-300 aircraft registration C-GHPA on a flight from Toronto/LBPIA to Vancouver, received a flap disagree indication after departure. The flight returned to Toronto/LBPIA with AFF on standby. It landed uneventfully, overweight with flap 25 and no leading edge slats. Maintenance found the Flap/Slat Electronic Unit (FSEU) indicating a fault in a Rotary Variable Differential Transformer (RVDT). The RVDT was replaced; the system checked serviceable; and the aircraft was returned to service.

April 18, 2002

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

ACA147 was issued a clearance for an ILS26R via the CANUCK4 arrival but failed to follow the CANUCK4 descent profile.

March 20, 2002

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

The aircraft struck a bird upon landing runway 26R. The runway was closed for cleanup and reopened at 0133Z.

February 2, 2000

Incident at Hidden Lake, BC (Other operational incident)

ACA152 heard a "MAYDAY" call and reported it to the Sector controller. ACA147 subsequently confirmed the "MAYDAY" call from Hidden Lake (OMR). The aircraft had broken through the ice on Hidden Lake. The pilot relayed through ACA147 for the centre to call his wife at home. The wife said she would send her son out to the site. At 20:04 pst. RCC was advised he had arrived at his home safely.

May 18, 1999

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

ACA147 BOEING 767 AIR CANADA IFR from Toronto (LBPIA) to Vancouver International Airport CDN128, IFR from Honolulu, HI (U.S.A.) to Toronto (LBPIA), was on final for runway 24R when it had to overshoot due to ACA147 still on the runway (slow to depart despite repeated prompts from the Tower Controller). CDN128 overshoot and returned to land safely on runway 24R. O.P.I.: PAS

June 16, 1998

Incident at Vancouver, B.C. (Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence)

GLR797 was 8 NM in trail of ACA147 on BOOTH5 arrival R26S when GLR797 reported "severe wake turbulence". GLR797 was passing through 9,000'.

December 21, 1997

Incident at Vancouver, B.C.

ACA147 had one serviceable nosewheel. Aircraft landed and cleared runway without incident.

November 20, 1996

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (TCAS alert, Conflict - loss of separation)

ABL683 DH8C8 and ACA147 B767 were inbound to Vancouver on the BOOTH arrival. ABL683 was cruising at 10000 and ACA147, who was behind, was cleared to 11000, however, the crew descended below that altitude. They realized the error, checked with ATC and climbed back to 11000. The aircraft came within 700 feet and 1.62NM of each other. ACA147 received a TCAS alert.

March 9, 1994

Incident at Vancouver, British Columbia

GHGJ WAS LEVEL AT 5500 WHEN ACA147 ON DESCENT TO 5000, RECEIVED A TCAS ALERT, STOPPED AT 6100 AND CLIMBED TO 6300. TRAFFIC HAD BEEN EXCHANGED AND GHGJ HAD THE TRAFFIC IN SIGHT.

September 19, 1994

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

During takeoff roll, bird strike on runway 24R. Aircraft returned to gate due to hot brakes. Runway inspected. Pilot of ACA147 requested emergency equipment and stopped on runway 33. Ops. Impact -- runway 24R closed for seven minutes; one aircraft overshot 24R.

January 12, 1994

Incident at near Toronto (east) (Conflict - loss of separation, ATS operating irregularity)

ACA147 (A320) en-route from Ottawa (M-CIA) (CYYZ) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) was descending to 10,000 feet on the localizer for runway 24L. Runway 24R was closed due to a crane operating at the end of runway 24R. N12268 (a Cessna 425) en-route from Peterborough Airport (CYPQ) to Detroit was climbing to 16,000 feet. ACA147 was given a 360 degree right turn due to the presence of too many aircraft in the Toronto Terminal Control Area. ACA147 was rolling out on a heading of 210 degrees for the runway 24L localizer when the aircraft came within less than the required separation. Ops. impact -- none. ACTION = PAX PAD PAE TSB IKO PIA PARXDA.Air1: Air2: Air3: Occurrence: Class: IICategory: 310

January 1, 1993

Incident at VANCOUVER

B747 ACA147 - FLAMES OBSERVED FROM #1 ENGINE AFTER LANDING FOR APPROX 5 SECONDS. PILOT ADVISED & TAXIIED TO GATE 10. CFR STOOD-BY. A/P OPS ADVISED LATER THAT IT WAS POSSIBLE ICE INGESTION. TIME = 0059Z. ACTION = TAH.