September 9, 2019

Incident at 9NM W VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3298) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) experienced a wake turbulence encounter following an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FPWE/ACA299) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR). No further action was taken.

July 24, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FPWD/ACA299) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) did not comply with taxi clearance. No operational impact.

June 19, 2019

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-GBIK/ACA299) from Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR), on departure from Runway 36, was observed on radar deviating from the assigned heading 320, and infringing on the arrival route for Runway 36. Approach clearance for a WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWSP/WJA304) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) was cancelled in order to ensure radar separation was maintained. No other operational impact.

July 2, 2018

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

A United Airlines Inc. Boeing 737-900 (N36447/UAL2423) from Vancouver International, BC (CYVR) to San Francisco International, CA (KSFO) taxied past D7 and entered the runway protected area (RPA), which was a closed area. An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FPDN/ACA299) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson International, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver International, BC (CYVR) was instructed to conduct a missed approach. Follow-me service was requested from YVR to escort UAL2423 out of the closed area. Runway 26L re-opened at 0310Z. ACA299 vectored for a 2nd approach and landed without further incident at 0313Z.

September 12, 2016

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

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-GIUE/ACA229) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike upon landing Runway 26R. The runway was re-opened at 0451Z.

March 18, 2016

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

TSB#A16P0047: The Air Canada Embraer E190-100, C-FMYV, was operating as flight ACA299 from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR). While in cruise, a Flight Attendant became ill and was unable to continue duties. The aircraft landed uneventfully at CYVR and was met by Emergency Medical Services.

February 20, 2016

Incident at 35NM NE VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-GARG / ACA299) from Winnipeg, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) inbound on the CANUC4 ARRIVAL, cleared to 7,000 feet via the CANUC profile. The aircraft descended below the profile; the pilot advised it was due to turbulence. There was no impact to the operation.

Incident at In the vicinity of: VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (C-FNAW/ACA299) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was in the vicinity of Maple Ridge at 6500 feet, on approach to CYVR, and reported a green laser strike originating from North Langley (in the vicinity of Derby Reach Park). No impact to operations.

February 9, 2016

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-FZUH/ACA299) from Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported 3 green laser strikes from the same source while on approach to Runway 26R. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) advised.

October 20, 2015

Incident at 20-30 miles W WINNIPEG/ JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON MB (CYWG)

Follow-up information received from Enforcement: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) has reviewed this occurrence and the appropriate action has been taken.
An Air Canada Embraer E190 (ACA299) from Winnipeg, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported being struck by a laser multiple times during the climb-out phase of flight by a green laser approximately 6 miles North of Elie, MB. No reported injuries and the aircraft carried on to destination. The Winnipeg Police were advised.

August 24, 2015

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

An Air Canada Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (C-FLWK/ACA299), from Winnipeg (CYWG), MB, to Vancouver (CYVR), BC, reported a possible bird strike departing Runway 31. Bird remains were found by the Winnipeg Airport Authority (WAA). No operational impact.

August 11, 2014

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

An Air Canada Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (C-FHLH/ ACA299) from Winnipeg, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a bird strike after departing Runway 31. Inspection of Runway 31 found no remains. No impact on operations.

January 24, 2014

Incident at 91 NM SSE CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

UPDATE: TSB Report#A14W0012: The Air Canada Embraer EMB190, registered C-FHJJ, operating as ACA 299, had departed Winnipeg (CYWG) for Vancouver (CYVR). While in cruise the Modular Avionics Unit 1 failed, which caused a shutdown of the autopilot and auto throttle. The crew declared a PAN PAN and the flight diverted to Calgary (CYYC). The aircraft landed uneventfully with emergency vehicles in attendance. The Modular Avionic Unit and #1 Network Interface Controller were replaced and checked serviceable. The aircraft was returned to service.
An Air Canada Embraer E190 (ACA299) from Winnipeg, MB (CYWG) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) declared PAN PAN PAN. Flight control issues reported. The aircraft elected to divert to Calgary, AB (CYYC). ARFF deployed. The aircraft landed runway 35L safely at 0538Z. No impact on operations.

February 20, 2012

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

At 0505Z, Vancouver (CYVR) Terminal advised an Air Canada Airbus A320 operating flight ACA299, IFR Winnipeg (CYWG) to CYVR, had a medical emergency onboard. Priority service was provided. ACA299 landed runway 08L at 0520Z with no impact to other operators.

March 23, 2012

Incident at EMPRESS AB (CYEA)

ACA299 was FL360 with a routing CYWG // 5100N/11000W SPRAE BOOTH // CYVR. ATC observed the aircraft 15nm south of course and queried the pilot. The pilot indicated that SPREA had been programmed vs. SPRAE. No other aircraft involved.

August 20, 2011

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Air Canada Embraer ERJ 190 Flight ACA299 IFR from Calgary (CYYC) to Vancouver (CYVR) reported being targeted by a laser from the ground while on approach to Vancouver. No impact to operations.

March 13, 2011

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

UPDATE / Add info from TSB: A11P0051: When the landing gear was extended during approach, the pilots of the Air Canada A320 (C-FKCO/ACA299) noted a smell similar to residual glycol fluid. The smell persisted as the aircraft taxied after landing, and smoke was observed both in the flight deck and cabin as the aircraft approached the gate. ATC was advised and ARFF responded accordingly. The jetway was placed on the aircraft and a rapid deplanement was conducted via the L1 door. The smoke dissipated and no trace of fire or further abnormalities were found. There was no injury or damage. The aircraft was towed to the hangar for maintenance investigation. Maintenance finding: YELLOW RUDDER SERVO ACTUATOR (MID) LEAKING FROM PISTON TRANSDUCER VENT HOLE, RESULTING IN CONTAMINATION OF AIR PACKS. SERVO ACTUATOR REPLACED PER AMM 27-24-51, PG 401. INDEPENDENT CONTROL CERTIFICATION CARRIED OUT. The aircraft was returned to service.
After landing runway 08L and when parked at gate 26, Air Canada Airbus A320 211 flight ACA299, IFR Winnipeg to Vancouver reported to the South Ground Controller the aircraft had 'Smoke in the Cockpit'. ERS (Emergency Response Services) dispatched and passengers were evacuated safely via the normal gangway route. No injuries reported.

November 16, 2010

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

UPDATE / Add Info from TSB: A10P0368 - The Air Canada Embraer E190 aircraft (C-FHIS), operating as ACA299, was on approach for Runway 26R at Vancouver after a flight from Edmonton. When the crew selected the landing gear down, they did not receive a green nose gear extended light. A missed approach was carried out and the crew tried two recycles. After the second recycle, all down indications were correct. The aircraft then landed on Runway 26R without further difficulty. No emergency was declared and Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting was not put on standby. Maintenance could find no abnormalities. Numerous gear swings were carried out, the emergency extension system was tested, the nose gear was lubricated, and the aircraft was returned to service.
Air Canada Flight ACA299, an Embraer ERJ 190 100 IGW IFR Edmonton to Vancouver, conducted a missed approach for Runway 26R due to an unsafe nose gear indication. No equipment was required. ACA299 landed Runway 26R safely at 0516Z.

September 21, 2010

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A10P0304: The Air Canada Embraer E190 aircraft (C-FHNX), operating as ACA299, was en route from Winnipeg to Vancouver when a Flight Attendant became ill and was unable to continue duties.

January 18, 2010

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (TCAS alert, Conflict - loss of separation, Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, ATS operating irregularity)

The Vancouver Terminal Arrival Controller inadvertently vectored Air Canada Flight ACA299, an Embraer E190 IFR Winnipeg to Vancouver (CYVR), and Air Canada Jazz Flight JZA188, a Canadair CRJ2 IFR Fort St. John to CYVR, to a point where a loss of IFR separation occurred. Immediate action was taken to remedy the problem once the error was realized. Minimum separation was 2 miles and 500'. JZA188 received and responded to a TCAS Resolution Advisory.
UPDATE / Add Info from TSB: A10P0013 - The Air Canada Jazz CRJ2 aircraft (C-GTJA), operating as JZA188, was south bound being vectored for Runway 08L at Vancouver after a flight from Fort St. John. An Air Canada Embraer E190 aircraft, operating as ACA299, was westbound downwind, also being vectored for Runway 08L, after a flight from Winnipeg. A loss of separation occurred when ACA299's turn onto left base was delayed and the separation between the two aircraft reduced to 2.1 nm and 500 feet, where 3 nm or 1,000 feet was required.

September 7, 2009

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

ACA299 declared PAN PAN due to control issues (spoiler alarm). Aircraft elected to return to Winnipeg and landed runway 18. Aircraft landed without incident at 0128z. No impact on operations.
A09C0146: Air Canada flight 299, an Embraer ERJ 190-100, C-FHKP, was on a scheduled flight from Winnipeg, Manitoba to Vancouver, British Columbia. Approximately two minutes after departure, a spoiler fault message activated. The crew followed the QRH and the system was reset. Later in the flight the message re-occurred and a successful QRH reset was accomplished. When the aircraft was at FL380 the message presented again accompanied by a minor roll sensation. The flight declared a PAN PAN and advised that they would be returning to land at Winnipeg. The flight attendants were advised to expect an abnormal landing. In accordance with the QRH, the aircraft was landed with reduced flaps and increased airspeed to ensure that spoilers were isolated. The landing was uneventful. There was no damage to the aircraft and no injuries to passengers or crew. Company maintenance determined that the PCU for the No-4 spoiler was defective. The PCU was replaced and after successful operational testing, the aircraft was returned to service.

February 8, 2008

Incident at Approximately 75 NM Northeast of Cranbrook (CYXC)

Air Canada Flight ACA299, an Airbus A319 IFR Winnipeg to Vancouver, was radar observed approximately 75 NM Northeast of Cranbrook climbing 1000+ FPM to approximately FL368 before descending to cleared altitude of FL360. When queried by the controller, the crew advised that they were in an "overspeed" situation and initiated the climb to compensate. ATC was not advised of their intentions. There were no other aircraft in the vicinity and thus no impact to other traffic.

November 25, 2007

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

Air Canada,ACA299, an E190, IFR, CYWG to CYVR reported a problem on approach and requested a go around until he had it sorted out. No emergency was declared. The problem turned out to be a flap problem, aircraft landed safely at 0954Z.
UPDATE / Add Info from TSB: A07P0393: The Air Canada Embraer E190 aircraft operating as ACA299 was on approach to Vancouver, after a flight from Winnipeg. When the crew selected flap 1, they received a Slat/Flap Fail message. The crew conducted a go-around, completed the appropriate QRH checklist, and landed at Vancouver without further incident. Maintenance reset the SF-ACE 2 through the CMC. The message was cleared, the flap and slat electrical control circuits were checked, an operational test was successfully carried out, and the aircraft returned to service.

August 22, 2006

Incident at 85 NM NE of Vancouver (CYVR)

Air Canada Flight ACA 299 an Airbus A320 declared a medical emergency 85 NM NE of Vancouver (CYVR).

May 24, 2006

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR) (Incursion - runway - animal)

Air Canada Flight ACA299 an Airbus A319 was instructed by the Vancouver tower to execute a missed approach at approximately 2NM final for Runway 08L due to a coyote on the runway. The wildlife patrol tracked and detained the coyote, and ACA299 landed safely on Runway 08R. There was no other operational impact.