April 23, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Boeing 777-333ER (C-FIVW/ACA870) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Paris, France (LFPG) received and read back clearance to FL330 and direct NEEKO. At 0144Z, air traffic services (ATS) noticed that ACA870 was not heading to NEEKO. ACA870 flew direct ANCER instead of NEEKO. No loss of separation and no impact on operations.

September 25, 2017

Incident at 96NM E QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

UPDATE: TSB Report#A17F0235: C-GFAH, an Airbus 330-300 aircraft operated by Air Canada, was conducting flight ACA879 from Zürich-Kloten, Switzerland (LSZH) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) with 11 crew members and 240 passengers on board. During cruise flight, one of the cabin crew members became ill and was unable to continue duties. Positions were reassigned among the other cabin crew members for the remainder of the flight.
An Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA870) on a flight from Zurich, Switzerland (LSZH) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) declared a medical emergency onboard. Emergency services arranged by Air Canada. The aircraft landed Runway 15L without incident at 1619Z. No operational impact.

April 22, 2017

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

A Sky Regional Airlines Inc. Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEIX/SKV7594), from Chicago, IL (KORD), to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), was instructed to pull up on Runway 24R due to the presence of an Air Canada Boeing 777-300 (ACA870), from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), to Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG), which had just lined up for takeoff and was experiencing a mechanical problem. ACA870 left the runway to perform checks and finally took off at 0136Z. SK7594 landed at 0130Z. No other impact on operations.

January 17, 2016

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

An Air Canada Airbus A319 (ACA1519), from Ixtapa, Mexico (MMZH) to Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), reported a bird strike upon landing on Runway 24R after the tower had authorized an Air Canada flight (ACA870) to line up. An ExpressJet Airlines Embraer EMB-145XR (ASQ3264), from Newark, NJ (KEWR) to Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), was instructed to conduct a go-around on final at the request of the tower. Nothing was found on inspection.

September 28, 2015

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

On takeoff from Montreal (CYUL), QC, an Air Canada Boeing 777 300 (ACA870), from Montreal (CYUL), QC, to Paris/Charles de Gaulle (LFPG), France, reported that it had been targeted by a green laser originating from the village of Ste-Esprit. Police notified.

July 8, 2015

Incident at 45 21 38 N / 073 46 36 W

An Air Canada Boeing 777 300 (ACA870), from Montréal (CYUL), QC, to Paris (LFPG), France, reported that it had been targeted by a green laser. The Chateauguay police were notified.

March 27, 2015

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

An Air Canada Boeing 777-33ER (C-FIVW/ACA870), from Montréal (CYUL), QC, to Paris (LFPG), France, rejected takeoff due to a computer issue and left the runway without incident. ACA870 took off at 0210Z without incident. No impact to operations.

September 26, 2014

Incident at 570 nm northeast of CYQX in the Gander Oceanic

At time 0352Z, an Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (C-FNNQ/ ACA870) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Paris/ Charles de Gaulle (LFPG) was 38nm west of 53N040W at FL340 declared PAN PAN PAN and advised that it had loss all NAV Systems. Aircraft continued eastbound. All Navigation capabilities re-established at 0420Z and PAN PAN cancelled.
UPDATE: TSB Report#A14A0084: The Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER, registration C-FNNQ, was operating as ACA870 on a flight from Montreal to Paris, France. While at cruise flight near 53° N, 041° W, the crew declared PAN PAN due to loss of both of the aircraft's flight management computers (FMC). The crew carried out a successful reboot of the FMC's, cancelled the PAN PAN and carried on to their destination. Company maintenance determined that the fault is applicable to a current FMC software version. The issue is to be resolved with the release of new software October 2014.

December 3, 2013

Incident at N5130/W045

An Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (C-FIVX/ ACA870) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Paris/ Charles de Gaulle (LFPG) at FL350 declared a medical emergency in the vicinity of 5130N 045W at 0410Z. The aircraft requested to divert to St. John's, NL (CYYT). Clearance was issued for the flight to descend to FL280 and direct CYYT. Aircraft landed at 0526Z with medical assistance on standby.

March 2, 2012

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

ACA870, a Boeing 777-300ER operated by Air Canada, was on an IFR flight from Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) to Paris/Charles de Gaule (LFPG). The crew requested to return to CYUL because the aircraft might have lost a panel. The aircraft landed without incident at 0259Z after jettisoning fuel. No emergencies were declared. No impact on ATC operations.

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

ACA870, a Boeing 777-300ER operated by Air Canada, was on an IFR flight from Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) to Paris/Charles de Gaule (LFPG). The crew notified the control tower that the aircraft may have lost a part when it departed from Runway 06R. Airport authorities were notified; when the runway was inspected, no part was found. Impact: While NRL951 was on final, it was notified and landed without incident on Runway 06R. TLK722 was instructed to conduct a go-around. Runway 06R was reopened at 0221Z.

December 28, 2012

Incident at MIILS

The Air Canada Boeing 777-300 series aircraft (C-FIUL, operating as ACA870) was on a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) to Charles de Gaulle Paris (LFPG). Nav Canada staff at the Montréal ACC reported that due to an engine vibration, the flight crew of ACA870 requested to return to CYYZ. No emergency was declared. No priority handing was requested. No impact on operations. ---- En raison d?une vibration dans un moteur, ACA870 a demandé d?être réacheminé à CYYZ. Aucune urgence déclarée, aucune priorité demandée et aucun impact sur l?exploitation.

September 14, 2011

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

ACA870, a Boeing 767-300 operated by Air Canada, was on an IFR flight from Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) to Paris/Charles-de-Gaulle (LFPG). Upon takeoff, the crew reported a problem with the speed indicator. After a few checks, the crew indicated it would continue its flight normally. No impact on ATC operations.

May 30, 2011

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

AFR348, a Boeing 747-400 operated by Air France, was on an IFR flight from Paris/Charles-de-Gaulle (LFPG) to Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL). When the aircraft was approaching Runway 24R, the tower controller asked the crew to abort its approach due to ACA870, an Air Canada Boeing 777-300 that was slow taking off.

March 31, 2011

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

The crew of ACA864, an Airbus 330-300 operated by Air Canada that was on an IFR flight from Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) to London/Heathrow (EGLL), complained of wake turbulence after its departure, 6 NM behind ACA870, a Boeing 777-300 operated by Air Canada, which also took off from Runway 24L. The crew of ACA864 manoeuvred to avoid remaining in the wake.

July 19, 2009

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

ACA870, un Boeing 777 exploité par Air Canada, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) à destination de Paris/Charles de Gaulle (LFPG). Au décollage de Montréal/Trudeau, l'équipage a mentionné que l'appareil avait été heurté par des oiseaux. Lors de l'inspection de la piste, trois oiseaux ont été trouvés.*** ** *** Air Canada Boeing 777 ACA870 was on an IFR flight from Montreal/Trudeau (CYUL) to Paris/Charles de Gaulle (LFPG). On take off from Montreal/Trudeau, the crew reported that the aircraft had been struck by birds. When the runway was inspected, three birds were found.

February 16, 2008

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

EGF752, an Embraer 135 operated by AMR American Eagle, was on its takeoff roll as ACA870, a Boeing 777-300 operated by Air Canada, preparing to conduct an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) to Paris/Charles de Gaulle (LFPG) was holding short of runway 28 on taxiway ECHO. ACA870 crossed the hold short line, but was not physically on the runway. **** ** **** EGF752, un Embraer 135 exploité par AMR American Eagle, effectuait sa course au décollage alors qu'ACA870, un Boeing 777-300 exploité par Air Canada, s'apprêtait à effectuer un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) à destination de Paris/Charles de Gaulle (LFPG) était sur la voie de circulation ECHO en attente pour la piste 28. ACA870 avait traversé la ligne d'arrêt, mais n'était physiquement pas sur la piste.

June 25, 2007

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Public complaint, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

Upon departing Montreal (CYUL), flight ACA870 reported rubbish and cracks at the threshold of rwy 24R. An inspection was made, and with the consent of airport management and of flight AFR347, it was agreed that the situation was acceptable for this departure only. Airport management and the supervisor in the tower recommended that rwy 24R not be used until the Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) supervisor had made a more thorough inspection. Traffic was directed to rwy 24L and rwy 28. Airport management restricted use of rwy 24L to the following types of aircraft: B777, B747, A340, A330. Inspection of rwy 24R revealed that the asphalt was damaged at certain locations at the rwy threshold. ADM stated that aircraft could land and take off, but recommended that departing aircraft taxi and go past the numbers at the rwy threshold before taking off. NOC and CACO were informed. Flight AFR347 experienced a 15-minute delay in departing. Lors du départ de Montréal (CYUL), le vol ACA870 a signalé des débris et des fissures au seuil de la piste 24 droite. Après inspection et avec le consentement de la direction de l'aéroport et du vol AFR347, il a été convenu que la situation était acceptable pour ce départ seulement. La direction de l'aéroport et le superviseur de la tour ont ensuite recommandé que la piste 24 droite ne soit pas utilisée avant qu'une inspection plus approfondie soit effectuée par le superviseur de l'aéroport de Montréal (ADM). Le trafic a été dirigé vers la piste 24 gauche et la piste 28. La direction de l'aéroport a restreint l'utilisation de la piste 24 gauche aux aéronefs des types: B777, B747, A340, A330. L'inspection de la piste 24 droite a révélé que l'asphalte était abîmé par endroit au seuil de la piste. ADM a déclaré qu, il était possible d'atterrire et de décoller mais a recommandé que les aéronefs au départ circulent et dépassent les chiffres du seuil de piste avant de décoller. Le centre national d'exploitation (NOC) et les opérations de contingence de l'aviation civile (CACO) ont été informés. Lors de son départ le vol AFR347 a subi un retard de 15 minutes.

February 10, 2007

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

Mise à jour #1 : Le numéro et la classe d'enquête du BST ont été ajoutés. Ajout de l'immatriculation de l'aéronef. Selon le rapport du BST #A07Q0040: L'équipage de l'Airbus 340, immatriculé C-FYLD, opéré par Air Canada, en montée, au départ de Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) a reçu le message d'avertissement à l'effet que l'inverseur était déverrouillé. L'équipage a déclaré une urgence. L'appareil a atterri sans encombre avec une surcharge de 28,500 kg. Aucune vérification d'atterrissage en surcharge n'a été requise. L'inverseur de poussée no 4 a été désactivé selon MEL 78-30-01B et l'appareil a été remis en service.
Update #2 NARXDA Maintenance: The pintle at the bottom of the door was not within parameters. It was adjusted according to AMM 78-32-820-802. Checks were done and the anomaly did not reoccur. *** *** *** Mise à jour #2. Maintenance NARXDA: L'ajustement du pivot du bas de la porte était en dehors de ses paramètres. Il a été ajusté selon AMM 78-32-820-802. Des vérifications ont été effectués et l'anomalie ne s'est pas reproduite.
Au décollage de Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) à destination de Paris/Charles-de-Gaulle (LFPG), l'équipage de ACA870, un Airbus 340-300 exploité par Air Canada, a déclaré une urgence en raison d'ennuis avec le moteur no 4. L'équipage a effectué quelques vérifications au sud et à l'est de l'aéroport et est revenu atterri à Montréal/Trudeau. L'appareil s'est posé sans encombre sur la piste 24 droite à 0139Z. Aucun impact sur les opérations ATC. Le Centre national de l'exploitation (NOC) et les Opérations de contingence de l'aviation civile (CACO) ont été avisés.

March 1, 2006

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

Air Canada Airbus 33-300 ACA870 was preparing to fly under instrument flight rules (IFR) for Paris - Charles-de-Gaulle (LFPG). For an unspecified reason, the crew interrupted the takeoff from Dorval (CYUL) and returned to the gate. Aviation Sky Service Jetstream C-GJPX was flying under IFR from Wabush (CYWK). On final four nautical miles from Dorval, the crew was instructed to pull up. C-GJPX landed on rwy 28. No other impact on ATC operations.

November 2, 2005

Incident at enroute from Montreal to Paris - Charles-de-Gaulle (LFPG)

C-GHKW, an Airbus 330 operated by Air Canada as flight number ACA870, was en route to Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle (LFPG), from Dorval (CYUL), when one of the flight attendants fell ill, preventing them from performing their duties. The aircraft continued on to Paris, where it landed without difficulty.

August 27, 2005

Incident at Charles-de-Gaulle, Paris, France (LFPG)

The pilot of C-GHKW, an Airbus 330-300 operated by Air Canada as flight number ACA870, had just parked the aircraft at the gate of the Charles-de-Gaulle airport, Paris (LFPG) when the runway personnel noticed that the left main wheel was on fire. It was a minor fire because it extinguished itself, without any intervention. The fire started because some grease that was near the brake had overheated. The wheels and brakes were visually inspected and not anomaly was found. The aircraft was able to be returned to service.

August 22, 2004

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence, Wake turbulence/vortices)

Flight ACA870 (Airbus 330) had taken off from Runway 24L at Dorval (CYUL) at 0053Z, and flight ACA618 (Regional Jet) took off from Runway 28 at 0055Z. Even though the separation between the two aircraft at the intersection of the two runways had been 5 NM, flight ACA618 complained that it had encountered severe wake turbulence when crossing the intersection of the two runways.

February 16, 2004

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

ACA870 an Airbus A330-300 from Dorval to Charles de Gaulle Intl, Diverted from 50 NM NW of CYGR direct to Halifax due to an onboard medical emergency. An ambulance was requested at Halifax. The Airbus landed without incident at 0316Z.

August 29, 2003

Incident at LFPG PARIS CHARLES DE GAULLE

Narrative provided by the TSB of Canada Daily Notification Log 05-Sep-2003: A03F0155: The Air Canada Airbus A330 (Flight #ACA870) aircraft had a small brake fire on the left main landing gear while taxiing to the gate. AFF was called; however, the fire self extinguished prior to their arrival. Maintenance inspected the landing gear and the aircraft checked serviceable.

January 3, 2002

Incident at Gander Oceanic

ACA870 Airbus 330-300 enroute Montreal to Paris at Mach 0.82, estimated 52N50W at 0312 and was cleared to increase speed to cross 50W at 0311 or earlier (to establish 10 minutes separation with company ACA864 also an A333 behind at Mach .82). ACA870 reported 50W at 0313Z. ACA870 was then restricted to cross 53N 40W at 0357 or earlier. ACA870 verbally reported 40W at 0357 (WPR 0358) estimating 30W at 0442. ACA870 was again cleared to increase speed to cross 30W at 0441 or earlier. ACA870 reported by 30W at 0442. With each restriction given to ACA870, the ACA864 was given a time restriction of 10 minutes after the ACA870's time/restriction. ACA864 met each restriction. At no time did ACA870 advise or inform ATC that the flight could or would not meet the cleared time restrictions. TSB case closed

April 27, 2000

Incident at 70 East Sydney (CYQY)

ACA870 was enroute from Montreal to Paris at FL360. Approx. 70nm. east of Sydney, the pilot requested return to Montreal due hydraulic problems. No assistance required. Nil TSB

September 14, 1999

Incident at Gander Domestic 80 Miles East of CYOMN

ACA870 A340 enroute Montreal to Gander Domestic advised problem with # 3 engine at 36,000 feet. Requested and cleared to return to Montreal with engine at idle with no emergency. At 50 nautical miles of Stephenville crew advised #3 engine was back to normal and was cleared to Toronto. TSB Case Closed UPDATE : Maintenance discovered a faulty T12 sensor which was replaced and as a precaution the hydro- mechanical unit was also replaced. Engine ground run completed and aircraft returned to service. TSB file # A99A0126

July 20, 1998

Incident at Gander Domestic

ACA870 B747 enroute Montreal to Paris crossed paths with AFR033 A340 with less than required radar separation. Both aircraft followed TCAS resolution advisories. TSB investigating.

July 22, 1997

Incident at 80nm East of YYT

Aircraft was at FL360 on track Yankee 80nm East of St. John's Nfld. Aircraft was observed to deviate from the assigned altitude between FL358 and FL366. Total deviation was less than 15 seconds. Crew reported auto pilot failure.

August 30, 1996

Incident at Mirabel

The pilot of an IFR aircraft from Paris reported hitting birds upon landing on runway 24. Following a runway inspection, 2 dead gulls were found. Engine inspections will be performed.

October 24, 1995

Incident at Mirabel

The aircraft, from Toronto, had to overshoot when on final for runway 11 because it was too high. The pilot reported on the approach that winds were from the west at 30 knots while on the ground they were from the south-east at 5 knots. The aircraft landed on runway 24 at 2331Z. Weather - M6 BKN 30 OVC VSBY 5RW-F.

November 20, 1994

Incident at Mirabel

GEBS, on taxiway Quebec had just departed the ramp and contacted the ground controller for a departure for Cedres. The controller cleared him to taxi to the runway in use. 20 seconds later, ACA870 contacted the ground controller and informed him that he was on taxiway Quebec and that he had just missed hitting the C172.

December 21, 1993

Incident at MIRABEL

B747 ACA870 ON 4 MILE FINAL FOR FUNWAY 06 WAS ASKED BY THE TOWER TO OVERSHOOT BECAUSE A MAINTENANCE VEHICLE WAS BROKEN DOWN ON THE RUNWAY. TIME = 0016Z. ACTION = IKO YMX