December 17, 2019

Incident at 18NM CRANBROOK BC (YXC) VOR/DME

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-GIUE/ACA338) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) entered Edmonton (EG) area control centre (ACC) airspace on a heading south of course without prior coordination. No operational impact.

August 1, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-FZQS/ACA338) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Ottawa, ON (CYOW) reported a bird strike on departure.

October 22, 2019

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

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (ACA338) from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) rejected its approach on Runway 07 and asked to be vectored for a second approach. No impact on operations.

July 23, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While enroute, at 15NM from the Beauce (St-Georges) (VLV), QC, very high frequency omnidirectional range (VOR), a Porter Airlines Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQX/POE252) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) declared a PAN PAN due to a flat tire that occurred during takeoff at CYQM. POE252 requested assistance for their landing. Coordination was executed. POE252 landed on Runway 32 at 2027Z without issue. Impact: Runway 14/32 at CYOW was unavailable from 2027Z to 2039Z. Nine other aircraft (RSRCH01, WJA608, ACA338, ACA358, WEN3468, MPE437, ASQ4351, POE255 and FAB861) experienced delays on arrival. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were advised.
UPDATE: CADORS 2019A0907 (AOR 252850-V1) was a duplicate of this occurrence and was deleted.
Update TSB #A19O0099: A deHavilland DHC-8-402, operated by Porter Airlines as flight POE252, was conducting a flight from Greater Moncton Intl (CYQM), New Brunswick, to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier Intl (CYOW), Ontario. During the take off run, the inboard left main tire failed. The takeoff was continued, a Pan Pan call was made during the descent into CYOW; the aircraft landed uneventfully.
Update TSB Report #A19O0148 (update): C-GLQX, a De Havilland DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by Porter Airlines, was conducting flight POE252 from Moncton/ Greater Moncton Romeo Leblanc Intl (CYQM), NB to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl (CYOW), ON with 4 crew members and 63 passengers onboard. When lifting off from CYQM, the flight crew felt a vibration but did not experience any directional control issues. Shortly afterwards, the cabin crew were notified of tire damage on the inner left main landing gear. The flight continued to CYOW. Prior to arrival, the flight crew actioned the Main Landing Gear tire failure procedure and the aircraft landed without further incident. After coming to a stop on the runway, the left engine was shutdown and ARFF inspected the left main gear. Since there was no damage to the left outer tire, the flight crew decided to taxi to the gate. Maintenance replaced both wheels on the left main landing gear. The right main landing gear door received minor damage from tire debris.

June 30, 2018

Incident at 5NM NW XOLTI

After having received and read back the crossing restriction of 4 000 ft or higher, an Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-FGKZ/ACA338) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Ottawa, ON (CYOW) was seen at 3 700 ft XOLTI and flew over another light VFR aircraft by less than 1 000 ft. No impact on operations.

August 29, 2018

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-FJNX/ACA338) from Vancouver Int'l, BC (CYVR) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Int'l, ON (CYOW) reported a bird strike departing Runway 08R.

May 29, 2018

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

UPDATE: TSB Report#A18P0077: C-FGKZ, an Airbus 321-200 aircraft operated by Air Canada, was conducting flight ACA338 from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) with 6 crew members and 178 passengers on board. Shortly after the departure, the landing gear failed to retract. The flight crew advised ATC, declared a Pan Pan and returned for landing at CYVR. An overweight landing was accomplished without further incident with ARFF standing by. Subsequent maintenance actions revealed that the nose landing gear oleo had been over-serviced with hydraulic fluid. Maintenance personnel accomplished a nose landing gear service as per the Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM) and the aircraft was returned to service.
An Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-FGKZ/ACA338) from Vancouver Int'l, BC (CYVR) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Int'l, ON (CYOW) declared PAN after departure and returned to CYVR with a gear issue. The flight landed safely Runway 26L.

June 9, 2001

Incident at vicinity of THORL intersection

The aircraft (operating as ACA338) was on an IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Philadelphia International Airport, PA (U.S.A.) (KPHL). The flight crew reported that the aircraft missed a small, yellow balloon by approximately 100 feet while flying at FL220. Ops. impact -- unknown.

May 4, 2001

Incident at approximately 60NM south of Buffalo

The aircraft (operating as ACA338) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Philadelphia International Airport, PA (U.S.A.) (KPHL). The aircraft departed Toronto (LBPIA) at 1436Z and returned due to pressurization problems. No emergency was declared and AFF equipment was not required. The aircraft landed on runway 24R at 1541Z without further incident. Ops. impact -- none.

April 9, 1997

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

After takeoff, the crew noted a loss of oil pressure from the right engine. The crew shut down the engine and returned to Toronto for uneventful landing with ERS standing by. Maintenance found a large quantity of oil in the exhaust section of the engine. The engine was removed and sent to Montreal for futher inspection. Ops. Impact -- unknown. From a TSB Initial Notification.

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

ACA338 was on an IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) to Philadelphia when the crew reported that they had shutdown one engine and were returning to Toronto (LBPIA). ERS were requested to stand by for the landing on runway 33. Ops. impact -- unknown.