December 15, 2016

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

At 0454Z, an Air Canada Boeing 767-375 (C-FCAF/ ACA195) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) elected to overshoot Runway 08L with an unspecified issue. The aircraft was issued a missed approach and returned to departure. The aircraft flew with terminal for a few minutes then returned to land Runway 08L at 0520Z advising the issue was resolved. No operational impact.

September 25, 2015

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

UPDATE: TSB#A15H0003: During vectoring and sequencing of numerous aircraft for arrival on Runway 06L at Montreal/Pierre Elliot Trudeau Intl (CYUL), four losses of separation occurred on final approach between 2251 UTC and 2257 UTC. The first loss of separation occurred between Air Canada flight ACA144, an Airbus 320, and American Airlines flight AAL1587, a Boeing 737, when AAL1587 was instructed to reduce its speed until the required separation was re-established. Shortly afterwards, a second loss of separation occurred between First Air flight FAB867, a Boeing 737 and WestJet flight WJA594, also a Boeing 737, when the crew of WJA594 was asked by ATC if they had the airport and the aircraft in front of them visual. Upon confirmation, WJA594 was cleared for a visual approach to Runway 06L. The third loss of separation occurred when Georgian Air flight GGN7305, a Beech 1900D, was too fast on final approach. Subsequently, GGN7305 had its approach clearance cancelled and was given a turn to a heading of 330 degrees for resequencing. When established on a heading of 330 degrees, a fourth loss of separation occurred between GGN7305 and ACA995, an Airbus 319, who was established on final to Runway 06L.
Update AOR 193346-V4: Air Canada flight number changed from ACA195 to ACA995.
During a radar vectoring session to sequence several aircraft arriving at Runway 06L at Montréal (CYUL), QC, from 2251Z to 2257Z, there were four (4) losses of separation between 6 consecutive aircraft (see CADORS report 2015Q1960). Situation B: between a First Air Boeing 737 400 (FAB867), from Kuujjuaq (CYVP), QC, to Montréal (CYUL), QC, and a WestJet Boeing 737 600 (WJA594), from Toronto (CYYZ), ON, to Montréal (CYUL), QC, both established on final. Situation C: between WJA594 and an Air Georgian Beech 1900D (GGN7305), from Hartford (KBDL), CT, to Montréal (CYUL), QC, both established on final. Situation D: between GGN7305 which had left the approach via a left turn on a heading of 330 and an Air Canada Airbus A319 (ACA195), from Mexico City (MMMX), Mexico, to Montréal (CYUL), QC, established on final.

February 6, 2015

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GHKX / ACA195) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) elected to overshoot Runway 08L. Pilot stated aircraft was too high. No operational impact.

October 14, 2015

Incident at 136 NM NE CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA195) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) declared a medical emergency. The aircraft requested and received clearance direct Calgary, AB. The aircraft landed 0243Z on Runway 35L. No impact to operations.

October 4, 2014

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

On takeoff from Runway 24R, an Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA195), from Montréal, QC (CYUL), to Vancouver, BC (CYVR), did not follow noise abatement procedures because of weather conditions.

December 17, 2013

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA195) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) had a green laser pointed at the aircraft twice while on the CANUK arrival to CYVR. The strikes were between 5 and 10 seconds each. Police were notified. No operational impact.

October 27, 2012

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Overshoot/missed approach, Other operational incident)

FLG3360, a Regional Jet operated by Pinnacle Airlines, was on an IFR flight from Minneapolis/St Paul (KMSP) to Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL). At 2217Z, the crew was instructed to conduct a go-around while on final for Runway 06L because ACA195, an Airbus A320 operated by Air Canada was slow to line up on the runway. There was no other impact on ATC operations.

February 21, 2011

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

The pilot of Air Canada Airbus 321 C-GITU, flight number ACA195, was instructed to push back from gate #11 until he reached start-up point #10 at the Montreal/Trudeau airport (CYUL). The aircraft was pushed back behind gates #9 and #11, with the nose facing southeast. The aircraft was pushed back by ground team #O.

July 20, 2011

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320, operating flight ACA195, IFR Montreal (CYUL) to Vancouver (CYVR), was on the MEADOWS2 arrival for runway 26R at CYVR. ACA195 was instructed to descend to 7,000 feet and correctly read back 7,000 feet. ACA195 was observed descending below 7,000 feet in a 7,000 foot Minimum RADAR Vectoring Altitude (MRVA). The controller advised the pilot. The aircraft entered a 5,000 foot MRVA moments later. There was no operational impact.

December 20, 2010

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

At 0412Z Air Canada Airbus A321 211 flight ACA195, IFR Montreal to Vancouver reported a medical emergency and requested EMS after landing. Vancouver Tower alerted EMS as requested. Aircraft landed at 0421Z

September 18, 2010

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Air Canada Flight ACA195, an Airbus A319 112 IFR origin unknown to Vancouver, reported a bird strike 1.5 nm on final at 400 feet ASL. Airport Operations were advised and a runway inspection found no debris. Aircraft inspection revealed evidence of a bird strike. There was no damage to the aircraft.
UPDATE from Aerodrome Safety: No further action required. The Vancouver Airport has a wildlife program in place meeting the regulatory requirement of CAR 302.

July 5, 2010

Incident at northwest of Killaloe/Bonnechere Airport (CYXI) (Wake turbulence/vortices)

The Air Canada Airbus A319 aircraft (operating as ACA195) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Montréal (PETIA) (CYUL) to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR). The KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 747-400 aircraft (operating as KLM48) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Chicago (O'Hare) International Airport, IL, USA (KORD) to Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport, Netherlands (EHAM). The flight crew of ACA195 reported encountering moderate to severe wake turbulence as the aircraft crossed the track of the Boeing 747. ACA195 crossed 1,000 feet below the other aircraft's track for approximately two minutes, or 17 miles, behind the heavy aircraft.

March 16, 2009

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

UPDATE from Aerodrome Safety: No further action required. The Vancouver Airport has a wildlife program in place meeting the regulatory requirement of CAR 302.
Air Canada Flight ACA195, an Airbus A320 IFR Montreal/Pierre Elliott to Vancouver, reported a bird strike on landing Runway 12. Runway 12 was closed for inspection (approximately 5 minutes). Two aircraft conducted missed approaches.

October 30, 2008

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

Update #1: The TBS investigation number and class were added. According to TSB report #A08Q0211: Embraer 190 ACA195 was IFR from Fort Lauderdale (United States) airport to Montreal/Pierre Elliot Trudeau Int'l airport. While it was approaching rwy 24R, the crew conducted an overshoot procedure and declared an emergency due to a brake problem. The aircraft landed without incident a few minutes later. The rwy was closed approximately 10 minutes for the aircraft to be towed to the terminal.
ACA195, an Embraer 190 operated by Air Canada, was conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Fort Lauderdale (KFLL) to Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL). At 2035Z, the crew pulled up and declared an emergency because of a problem with the breaks. The aircraft landed without incident at 2057Z. Runway 24R was closed until 2107Z. A few aircraft experienced minor delays.
Update #2: Aircraft registration added.

June 6, 2007

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

A Air Canada Airbus A320 flight ACA195 was on a IFR flight from Montreal Airport (CYUL) to Vancouver International Airport (CYVR) diverted and landed at Thunder Bay International Airport (CYQT) at 0018z due to onboard medical problem with passenger.

June 19, 2006

Incident at vicinity of Thunder Bay (ELT)

NAV CANADA staff at Winnipeg ACC were advised by the flight crew of ACA195 of an active ELT signal when they were 35NM northwest of Thunder Bay. J.R.C.C. Trenton staff advised.

May 20, 2005

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Air Canada flight ACA195 an Airbus A320 was 25 East of Vancouver and advised that a person on board was having chest pains. Aircraft landed at 03:22

December 3, 1999

Incident at Sioux Narrow, ON

The aircraft was enroute Winnipeg from Toronto on a routine schedule flight when the crew advised ATC that they had an onboard medical emergency. The crew requested an ambulance at the gate upon arrival. The aircraft was landed without difficulties at 01:04Z on Runway 18 at Winnipeg. The passenger with the medical problem was able to leave the aircraft without assistance. No other aircraft were delayed. OPI - System Safety

October 11, 1998

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT) (Other operational incident, Incursion - runway - vehicle)

An unidentified police cruiser proceeded onto runway 07 without prior authorization or previous communication during an emergency response (refer to CADOR 98O0758, re. Air Canada A-320 (ACA195) with smoke in the cockpit). The cruiser proceeded onto the runway shortly after ACA195 came to a stop on the runway. Ops. imapct -- unknown. O.P.I.: PB/PK

Incident at THUNDER BAY ON (CYQT)

The aircraft was on an IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) to Winnipeg at FL390. The flight crew declared a "PAN PAN PAN" at 2304Z when the aircraft was approximately 50 NM southeast of Thunder Bay because of smoke in the cockpit. The flight diverted to Thunder Bay. The flight crew declared an emergency at 2307Z. The aircraft landed safely on runway 07 at Thunder Bay at 2320Z with ERS standing by. The aircraft stopped on the runway and then exited it at 2324Z. Ops. impact -- a Calm Air SF344 flight received an approximately five (5) minute airborne delay. No other aircraft were incovenienced. 133 S.O.B. An unconfirmed report suggests that the the APU was leaking oil, which resulted in smoke getting into the air conditioning system. Supplemental information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A98C0207): The Air Canada A320-211, C-FFWI, was en-route to Winnipeg, MB from Toronto (LBPIA). After reaching cruise altitude, the flight crew received an ECAM warning of lavatory smoke. The warning lasted approximately one second and then terminated. The lavatories were checked but no faults were found. About 45 minutes later, a second brief smoke warning appeared. About 40 miles west of Thunder Bay, the ECAM smoke warning illuminated and remained on. The flight crew then observed a thin haze of acrid smoke in the cockpit and the acrid smell was evident in the cabin. The captain declared an emergency and diverted to Thunder Bay. By the time the flight landed, the smoke was dissipating. Maintenance inspection found no fault in the lavatories. Further inspection found that APU oil was leaking from the oil cooler outlet duct into the APU air intake. The APU was replaced.

November 23, 1994

Incident at Toronto, ON

Pilot had to extend the main gear manually and requested ERS to stand by for the uneventful landing. Ops. Impact -- minimal delay to three aircraft due to runway inspection after ACA195 landed.

April 27, 1992

Incident at TORONTO

A320 ACA132 - AT 1958Z, ACA195 REPORTED A POSSIBLE BIRD STRIKE ON RWY 24L. THE RWY WAS INSPECTED AND NOTHING FOUND. AT 2003Z, CDN878 DEPARTING 24L REPORTED DEBRIS AT "B" TXY. THE WILDLIFE CONTROL OFFICER RESPONDED AND FOUND LOOSE CAULKING. AT 2005Z, ACA132 HAD TO OVERSHOOT RWY 24L. AT 2007Z, RWY 24L WAS REOPENED. OPS IMPACT - 1 A/C OVERSHOT. TIMJE = 2005Z. ACTION = PAX, TSB, IKO-PIA.