October 23, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-GVJZ/JZA8060) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) on vectors for Runway 26L went through the localizer, passing 4 miles behind an Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GHKW/ACA301) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) and infringing on wake turbulence minima prior to correcting. Wake turbulence cautionary issued and JZA8060 had traffic in sight.

May 24, 2019

Incident at 17NM E VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GHKW/ACA301) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau (CYUL), QC à Vancouver, BC (CYVR) vectored for the area navigation (RNAV) 26R approach, went 0.5NM through the final approach course before correcting. No other aircraft were affected.

April 27, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GHKW/ACA301) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) entered Taxiway Romeo without authorization. No operational impact.

September 1, 2018

Incident at 4719N / 09230W

An Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GFAJ/ACA301) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Int'l, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver Int'l, BC (CYVR) reported a rough engine and requested to divert to Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Int'l, MB (CYWG). The aircraft landed safely at 1445Z. No impact to operation.
Update TSB Report #A18F0211 :C-GFAJ, an Airbus 330-300 aircraft operated by Air Canada, was conducting flight ACA301 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) with 10 crew members and 291 passengers on board. During cruise flight at FL380 in the vicinity of Duluth Intl, MN (KDLH), the flight crew elected to divert to Winnipeg/James A. Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) due to extremely high vibrations on the number one engine (Rolls Royce ? UK RB211 Trent 772B-60). No emergency was declared, and the flight landed at CYWG without further incident. The operator?s maintenance carried out fan lubrication and vibration survey tests. The aircraft was returned to service.

November 30, 2017

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GHKR/ACA301) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was issued the missed approach to Runway 08L due to preceding aircraft slower than anticipated on final approach speed.

October 26, 2017

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GHKR/ACA301) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) conducted a missed approach due to being too high on final.

May 29, 2017

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA301) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was instructed to fly a missed approach due to an Air Canada Airbus A319 (ACA997) slow exiting Runway 08L. No operational impact.

August 14, 2012

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

The Air Canada Embraer ERJ-170-200-SU aircraft (operating as flight ACA301) was nearing the conclusion of a scheduled IFR flight from Washington (National) International Airport, DC (U.S.A.) (KDCA) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). NAV CANADA staff at Toronto Tower reported that the flight crew had advised them that their aircraft had experienced a hydraulic failure. A PAN PAN emergency was declared and ARFF services equipment was requested. The aircraft landed without incident on runway 23 at 1113Z (although the aircraft required a tow off of the runway). Runway 23 was closed for the clean-up of a small fluid leak and was returned to service at 1135Z. Ops. impact -- unknown.

July 29, 2012

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

The Air Canada Embraer E170 aircraft (operating as flight ACA301) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (KDCA) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). Nav Canada staff at the Toronto ACC reported that ACA301 elected to overshoot runway 06L due to being too high on the approach. The aircraft landed runway 06L at 1125z without incident. No operational impact

July 13, 2011

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

The Air Canada Embraer ERJ-190-100-IGW aircraft (operating as flight ACA440) was departing on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Ottawa (M-CIA) (CYOW). The Air Canada Embraer ERJ-170-200-SU aircraft (operating as flight ACA301) was concluding a scheduled IFR flight from Washington (Dulles) International Airport, DC (U.S.A.) (KDCA) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). NAV CANADA staff at Toronto Tower advised that the ACA440 flight crew reported a possible birdstrike after departure off of runway 06R. ACA301, which was on short final for runway 06R, was instructed to commence an overshoot of runway 06R due to possible debris on the runway. The runway was closed for an inspection and the intact remains of one (1) bird were recovered. Normal operations resumed. Ops. impact -- none.

May 7, 2011

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

UPDATE Supplemental information received from T.S.B. Daily Notification [#A11O0065]: Air Canada flight ACA301, an Embraer ERJ-170-200-SU airplane (C-FEKD) experienced a flap failure while on approach to Toronto (LBPIA). The flight crew broke off the approach, carried out QRH actions and declared an emergency as a precaution against hot brakes. The flight crew carried out a flapless landing without further incident. Both slat harnesses were replaced on the right wing in accordance with AMM 27-83-07 and the airplane was returned to service.
The Air Canada Embraer ERJ-170-200-SU aircraft (operating as flight ACA301) was concluding a scheduled IFR flight from Washington (Dulles) International Airport, DC (U.S.A.) (KDCA) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). NAV CANADA staff at Toronto Tower were advised by the flight crew that they had broken off of the approach to runway 24R and were declaring a PAN PAN emergency as they would be making a no flap landing and may have hot brakes as a result. Airport staff were advised and ARFF services responded. The aircraft landed on runway 24R at 1130Z without incident. Ops. impact -- none.

October 27, 2005

Incident at 15NM south of Toronto (Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry, Conflict - potential, Conflict - loss of separation, ATS operating irregularity)

Supplemental information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A05O0242): The Air Canada Embraer 170-200LR aircraft (flight ACA301, registration C-FEJP) was cleared to descend to 9,000 feet and, after the readback, ATS advised the flight crew of Beech 1900 traffic (flight GGN7405, registration C-GORI) below at 8,000 feet and same direction. ACA301 continued descent to 8,000 feet and was detected by the controller when the aircraft was descending through 8,600 feet. The controller instructed ACA301 to turn right to gain separation. The spacing was reduced to 2 NM at the same altitude before diverging tracks restored the required 3 NM separation. NAV CANADA is not conducting an OSI.
The Air Canada Embraer ERJ-170 Regional Jet aircraft (operating as ACA301) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Washington (National) Airport, DC (U.S.A.) (KDCA) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). The Air Georgian Limited Beech B-1900D aircraft (C-GORI, operating as GGN7405) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Rochester (Greater Rochester) International Airport, NY (U.S.A.) (KROC) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). ACA301 was cleared to 9,000 feet and, after the read-back, was given traffic information on GGN7405 below, same direction at 8,000 feet. However, ACA301 continued to descend towards 8,000 feet. The controller caught the error while ACA301 was descending through 8,600 feet and gave the flight crew a right turn for separation. Separation reduced to two (2) NM at the same altitude before diverging tracks restored the three (3) NM separation required in this airspace. Ops. impact -- unknown.

October 3, 2002

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

Initial information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A02O0340: The Air Canada Canadair Regional Jet (Flight AC0301) aircraft was climbing through 10,000 feet when the flight crew observed the ""L 14th Duct"" EICAS message annunciate. The checklist was completed and the message cleared once the thrust lever was retracted to idle as per the checklist. The aircraft returned to Toronto/LBPIA and landed without further incident with AFF on standby. Maintenance replaced the left bleed control unit and the aircraft was returned to service. 19 S.O.B. -- three (3) crew; 16 passengers.

June 6, 2002

Incident at 20NM west of Chicago (Midway) Airport, IL

Initial information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A02F0067): The Canadair RJ aircraft, registration C-FRID, operating as Air Canada flight 301 (ACA301), was en-route from Toronto/LBPIA, Ontario, to Kansas City International Airport, MO, USA (KMCI). In cruise flight at FL240, 20 NM west of the Chicago Midway Airport, the flight crew received a TCAS RA. The flight crew responded to the advisory by climbing, reaching a maximum altitude of FL246. The conflicting traffic was climbing and passed two (2) NM in front of ACA301, crossing from left to right. Minimum vertical separation was reported as 800 feet. The flight crew reported the deviation to ATC and proceeded without further incident to destination. 19 S.O.B. -- three (3) crew; 16 passengers.

November 28, 2001

Incident at Vicinity of Kansas City, Missouri

The aircraft, operating as Air Canada flight 301, received a TCAS alert and RA and descended from FL280 to FL265. The flight continued to destination without further incident.

February 8, 1995

Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)

Smoke was observed from the left main gear after the aircraft landed on runway 25. ERS was called out to investigate and determined that deicing fluid used at the point of departure was cause -- no overheated brakes. Ops. Impact -- delays for CDN800 (extended taxi) and C-FNNC (runway change at last minute).

September 19, 1994

Incident at Vancouver

ACA 301 at 15NM final for runway 26 reported coming close to a C172 (?) on the localizer within Class C airspace. Unknown aircraft did not have a transponder and was not in contact with ATC.

January 14, 1994

Incident at HALIFAX

EA32 ACA301 WHILE ON RAMP THE PILOT ADVISED SMOKE AROUND THE A/C. REQUESTED ERS. CAUSE SUSPECTED TO BE FLUID IN VENTILATION SYSTEM. TSB EVALUATING. TIME = 1113Z. ACTION = MAB. UPDATED 94/01/26: TSB INFORMATION A/C WAS DEICED WITH APU RUNNING ALLOWING FOR INGESTION OF FLUID INTO SYSTEM. ENGINES WERE NOT RUNNING. PASSENGERS DEPLANED AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE ONLY.Air1: Air2: Air3: Occurrence: Class: IICategory: 210 290

October 1, 1993

Incident at PITT MEADOWS

A320 ACA301 - PILOT TOOK EVASIVE ACTION TO AVOID ANOTHER A/C AT 8300 FT., 10 MILES NE OF PITT MEADOWS. TIME = 2145Z. ACTION = TAE.

March 6, 1993

Incident at OTTAWA

A320 ACA301 - THE PILOT REPORTED A BIRD STRIKE ON LANDING RWY 07. RWY WAS INSPECTED AND 1 SPARROW WAS FOUND. OPS IMPACT - NO DELAYS. TIME = 1329Z. ACTION = PAX, PAH, TSB.