June 18, 2018

Incident at VANCOUVER / BOUNDARY BAY BC (CZBB)

A 1974118 Alberta Inc. Murphy Elite (C-FDYF) from Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) to Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB) landed at CZBB no radio (NORDO) and without transponder. Pilot contacted tower earlier and made arrangements for landing. No impact on operation.

April 23, 2003

Accident at PRINCE ALBERT (GLASS FIELD) SK (CYPA)

UPDATE TSB reported that the Transwest Beech 99A, C-FDYF, was beginning an approach into Prince Albert, SK. Reportedly, when flaps were lowered the a/c entered an uncommanded violent pitch-up and may have stalled. The crew were able to recover control sufficently to force land immediately in a field. The aircraft went through a fence before ground contact and the landing gear and baggage pod separated. The aircraft bounced several times and came to rest intact and upright about 600 meters from the first strike. The two crew and four passengers received cuts and bruises and treatment in a local hospital. TSB team has deployed to the site.
At 2354Z, the crew of TW 602, a Beech 99 enroute VFR from Saskatoon to Prince Albert (YPA), called YPA FSS when 19 NM south and received an airport advisory. At 2357Z, FSS received a position report from TW 602 9 NM south. At approximately 2358Z, Edmonton FIC received a 'Mayday' call on 126.7 from TW 602 that they were going down about 6.5 NM south of YPA. RCMP was notified. At approximately 2358Z, the crew of TW 602 advised YPA FSS that they were 6.5 NM southwest and were going to make a forced landing in a field. 911 was notified. The aircraft landed in a field 6 NM west southwest of the airport. There were 2 crew and 4 passengers on board and all were transported to hospital. Two of the occupants have more serious injuries and four experienced cuts and abrasions. The cause of the accident is not known and TSB has 2 investigators en route to the scene. System Safety has appointed a Minister's Observer.

January 27, 2003

Incident at LA RONGE (BARBER FIELD) SK (CYVC)

KA 1051, a Metro III, was taxiing for departure on Runway 18 at La Ronge, when the a/c entered Taxiway Bravo and crossed Runway 10/28 prior to receiving the FSS advisory. At the time, C-FDYF, a Beech 99, was inbound for Runway 28 for a planned missed approach.

October 6, 2000

Incident at La Ronge, SK

The crew of C-FDYF, a Beech 99, reported a bird strike on arrival on Runway 35 at La Ronge. The airport operator reported a dead sparrow removed from the runway. The aircraft did not report any damage and continued the training flight. OPI - Aerodrome Safety UPDATE Aerodrome Safety advised that La Ronge airport management reported that a Beech 99 on a training flight reported a bird strike upon arrival on Runway 35 at La Ronge Airport. The aircraft reported no damage and a dead sparrow was removed from the runway. La Ronge airport has an ongoing bird and wildlife control program.

September 15, 1993

Incident at SASKATOON

BE99 AIRLINER C-FDYF - PILOT REPORTED ON FINAL FOR RWY 27 OF A FAULTY GEAR INDICATION. REPORTED TO BE A BURNED OUT BULB, AND A/C LANDED SAFELY. TIME = 2220Z.