June 8, 2020

Incident at 1NM E Amherst, Nova Scotia

The pilot of a Moncton Flight College Cessna 172S (C-FUWL) from Greater Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM), reported encountering a green laser. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) was advised.

September 10, 2019

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

A Moncton Flight College Cessna 172S (C-FUWL) from Moncton/Romeo LeBLanc, NB (CYQM) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYWM) experienced a loss of power after landing on Runway 29. The circuit traffic was moved to Runway 24, no impact on operations. Runway 29 was unavailable for 25 minutes.

July 5, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton flight College Cessna 172S (C-FUWL) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Moncton, NB (CYQM) landed on Runway 06 which was closed via NOTAM. No impact on operation.

July 9, 2019

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Cessna 172S (C-FUWL), from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Moncton, NB (CYQM), who was inbound for a stop and go, squaked emergency when the aircraft was 7 NM NE of Fredericton, NB (CYFC). The pilot called on his cell phone and informed us that he had lost all communication.

March 20, 2019

Incident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT (Aerodrome - visual aids)

A Moncton Flight College Cessna 172S (C-FUWL) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Sydney, NS (CYQY) conducted a missed approach when the aircraft radio control of aerodrome lighting (ARCAL) timed out as C-FUWL was on final for Runway 24. The runway lights were activated by the flight service station (FSS) and the aircraft landed safely at 2314Z.

December 10, 2018

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

At the Moncton/Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International, NB (CYQM) aerodrome, an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard on frequencies 121.5 and 243.0 for approximately 1 minute. A CANLink Aviation Cessna 172S (C-FUWL), origin and destination unknown, called on the ground frequency to report that they had set off their ELT.

July 31, 2018

Incident at 5NM FREDERICTON INTL NB (YFC) VOR/DME

After leaving the Fredericton Int'l Airport, NB (CYFC) control zone, a Canlink Aviation Inc. 172S (C-FUWL) from Greater Moncton Romeo Leblanc Int'l Airport, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton Romeo Leblanc Int'l Airport, NB (CYQM) was observed on radar entering the north east corner of CYR724. "Check fire" was issued with range control. The aircraft exited CYR724 without further incident. No impact on operations

July 13, 2017

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

A CANLink Aviation Cessna 172S (C-FUWL) on a local flight from Moncton/Greater Moncton, NB (CYQM) was inbound from Miramichi, NB (CYCH) and did not report before entering the zone. No impact to operations.

January 13, 2015

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

A CANLink Aviation Cessna 172S (C-FUWL), from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Saint John, NB (CYSJ), landed on Runway 32 for a stop and go. Pilot advised, while on the ground, that his flaps would not work. After a short period of time, pilot taxied aircraft off the runway and was not able to continue his return trip to CYQM without repairs. No operational impact.

November 11, 2014

Incident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT

Upon landing, a Canlink Aviation Cessna 172S (C-FUWL) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Sydney, NS (CYQY) reported a laser strike off to his right side when less than 1 NM final Runway 25. No operational impact.

September 8, 2014

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Canlink Aviation Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GMMX) on a local flight from Moncton, NB (CYQM) landed Runway 29 and was given instruction to vacate the runway in taxiway BRAVO. A Canlink Aviation Cessna 172S (C-FUWL) on a local flight from Moncton, NB (CYQM) was instructed to taxi to position. C-FUWL departed runway without takeoff clearance with C-GMMX not clear of the runway.

February 18, 2014

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

At 1909Z, a Canlink Aviation Cessna 172S (C-FUWL) on a local flight from Moncton, NB (CYQM), 15NM north of CYQM, reported inbound and requested priority landing. No assistance required, no emergency declared, no reason given. The aircraft landed runway 29 at 1923Z without further incident. No other aircraft affected.
Update Maintenance & Manufacturing: The pilot snagged the aircraft ?burning plastic smell in the cockpit (wire) at cruise volt light came on?. Maintenance inspected the complete engine and cockpit wiring systems with no faults found. No smell was noticed during subsequent runs with the aircraft. The voltage light snag was not duplicated. The aircraft was sent for a test flight and came back unsatisfactory with the snag repeating (light and burning smell) being that it was more a rubber smell. Maintenance found that the alternator belt tension was low and the belt was slipping on the pulley. The belt was inspected and re-tensioned to manual specifications. A satisfactory test flight was carried out and the issue has not re-occurred.

October 15, 2013

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Canlink Aviation Cessna 172S (C-FUWL) on a local flight from Moncton, NB (CYQM) reported holding short of runway 29 on ground frequency. Queried ATC about his transponder code. Ground controller re-issued the code and instructed the aircraft to contact Tower frequency. The aircraft then proceeded to enter runway 11/29 without contacting Tower. No operational impact.

November 15, 2010

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-FUWL, Cessna 172S, was taxiing for a Runway 24 departure with a restriction to hold short of Runway 29. C-FUWL contacted the airport controller while in Taxiway C and was instructed to stand-by, as there was an aircraft departing on Runway 29. The controller observed C-FUWL entering Runway 29 to cross into Taxiway D. C-GMFK, Diamond DA 20 C1, was already airborne departing from Runway 29. C-GMFK departed without further incident while C-FUWL was instructed to return to the apron.

September 19, 2010

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: The aircraft alternator and connections were visually inspected and no problem was found. The circuit breaker was pushed back in and the aircraft was ground run with full electrical load had no problems were detected. On September 19, 2010, 3 hours after the original snag, the same problem was reported, The alternator control unit was replaced and aircraft was ground tested with the electrical system serviceable. There has been no further reoccurring issues.
C-FUWL, Cessna 172S, reported an alternator failure 20 miles west of Moncton (CYQM). The aircraft landed at 01:17Z in Moncton without incident. There was no impact on operations.

February 10, 2010

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (TCAS alert, Conflict - IFR & VFR)

GGN7471, Beech 1900D, enroute from Halifax (CYHZ) to Moncton (CYQM), was on approach to Runway 29 and experienced a TCAS alert involving C-FUWL, Cessna 172S, on a right downwind approach. GGN7471 turned left 10 degrees and had the traffic in sight. GGN7471 continued with the approach and landed at 16:40Z without further incident. Nil TSB.

April 28, 2009

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-FUWL, Cessna 172S, was on a right hand downwind approach to Runway 24, sequenced number two to follow a Diamond DA 20 C1 on final. C-FUWL advised that the traffic was in sight then turned base leg within 1/2 mile of the traffic. C-FUWL was instructed to execute a left hand turn 360 degrees for spacing. C-FUWL landed on Runway 24 without further incident. Nil TSB.