November 23, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) was given the runway heading until advised on departure from Runway 29, and was observed on radar and visually (from the window) to be in a right turn. Traffic was passed to aircraft inbound for Runway 24, no conflict and no impact on operations.

November 17, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) reported a possible issue with its left main gear. No impact on operations.

October 31, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CYQM)

A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to destination unknown reported an electrical issue north of the airport and requested to return to the airport. No emergency declared and the aircraft landed without incident. No impact on operations.

November 2, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) return to CYQM because the gear would not retract. No emergency or impact to operations.

June 6, 2019

Incident at 25NM GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CYQM)

A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) reported a possible fuel pump issue and requested to return to CYQM. No assistance was required and the aircraft landed at 2253Z, no impact on operation.

February 14, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a flight from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc Intl, NB (CYQM) and landing at Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) aborted its takeoff due to an instrument warning. No impact on operations.

May 14, 2018

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Canlink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a flight from Greater Moncton Romeo Leblanc Int'l, NB (CYQM) and landing at Greater Moncton Romeo Leblanc Int'l, NB (CYQM) entered Runway 29 while taxing in without permission.

May 23, 2018

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A 677276 N.B. Inc. Cessna 340A (C-GBLJ) from Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to Fredericton Int'l, NB (CYFC) landed Runway 27 and advised of a blown left main gear tire. The aircraft exited Taxiway A without incident to the main apron. 2 other aircraft: a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3404) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Int'l, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton Int'l, NB (CYFC) and a CANLink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) from Fredericton Int'l, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton Int'l, NB (CYFC) were advised of debris on the runway and decided to continue to land. Runway inspection completed at 1504Z with 1 piece of rubber found.

February 17, 2018

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

A CANlink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) from Moncton / Greater Moncton Intl., NB (CYQM) to Sydney / J. A. Douglas McCurdy, NS (CYQY) reported landing gear problems. The aircraft deviated to Charlottetown, PE (CYYG) to attempt to fix the gear, and landed without incident. No impact to operations.

February 3, 2017

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Canlink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) cancelled IFR at 2309Z with a gear issue. The aircraft contacted Tower and advised they will maintain 4000 feet to try and work out the issue. At 2313Z, C-FZKH advised returning to the airport, and asked for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) to be on standby, the aircraft reported at this time three green indications of gear down. Red 8 and Red 9 waited on Runway 15/33. C-FZKH landed at 2323Z and stopped safely on the runway but the aircraft was unsure about taxiing. At 2326Z, Moncton Flight College (MFC) maintenance indicated the aircraft could taxi back to the college. During this time operations continued on Runway 33. C-FZKH returned to college at 2330Z, no impact to operations.

December 30, 2016

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Canlink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) aborted take off due to having no airspeed indication. The aircraft returned to Moncton Flying College (MFC) with no impact to operations.

July 9, 2016

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

A CanLink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKG) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was in the process of a full VHF omnidirectional range (VOR) Runway 09 approach and a CanLink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) had departed Runway 09 and was proceeding northwest bound to a training area. C-FZKH climbed to 4000 feet and was initially vectored to keep clear of C-FZKG. When C-FZKH started the VOR approach the aircraft turned back northbound towards the path of C-FZKG as part of the approach and remained at approach altitude between 3200 and 3300 feet. Aircraft came within 2.4NM and 700 to 800 feet.

July 1, 2016

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A CanLink Aviation Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FEGL) was told to line up Runway 27 at Alpha. A CanLink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was 3 miles final. C-FEGL remained on runway after being cleared to take off several times. Aircraft remained on the runway and C-FZKH was told to pull up. Pilot of C-FEGL was told to taxi back to Flight College.

April 26, 2016

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A CANLink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) reported hitting a skunk after landing Runway 27. No remains were recovered.

March 13, 2016

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The CanLink Aviation Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FEGL) from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) to Sydney, NS (CYQY) was instructed to hold short Runway 33. A CanLink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) landed Runway 09 and then was instructed to hold short Runway 33, when C-FZKH read back instruction, C-FEGL crossed the hold short line. No impact to air traffic services (ATS) operations

November 9, 2015

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

UPDATE: Fredericton Airport Report#2015-0229: At approximately 0900 air traffic control (ATC) notified the firehall on the Crash Phone stating there was a Piper Seminal approaching with instrument failure and needed a standby. Airport vehicles Red 8 and Red 9 proceeded onto Taxiway Alpha. When the aircraft landed on Runway 27 the Starboard engine was not running. The aircraft stopped after landing and Red 9 proceeded to the aircraft while Red 8 proceeded to Moncton Flight College (MFC) to escort the tug. The aircraft proceed to the apron without assistance. The tug hooked on to the aircraft on the apron and was escorted to MFC by Staff 38. Red 8 and Red 9 proceeded back to the firehall and the call was terminated at approximately 0930 local time.
A Canlink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) contacted the Tower reporting right engine manifold pressure issues and requested priority. Once established on downwind Runway 27, the aircraft reported shutting down right engine. The aircraft landed safely with aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) on standby at 1311Z and was disabled on Runway 27 for 5 minutes. Two aircraft were rerouted to Runway 15. No further impact on operations.

June 30, 2015

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Canlink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) rejected take-off Runway 27 at 1641Z. A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-400 (JZA8974) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Fredericton, NB (CYFC) on 2 final was told to pull up and go around. JZA8974 did a right hand circuit and landed at 1645Z. No other impact to ops.

October 28, 2014

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Update from Maintenance & Manufacturing: Maintenance replaced the number 1 communications radio and also replaced the circuit breaker for the radio as there was a voltage drop found across the circuit breaker. The communications radio was tested with no faults found.
A Canlink Aviation Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GAHQ) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) was inbound from the northwest and lost transmit capabilities. Area control centre (ACC) was advised of the situation. The aircraft then switched to second radio and communications were re-established. The aircraft landed without any further incidents. As a result, Canlink Aviation (C-FZKH) was delayed approximately 5 minutes while on the instrument landing system (ILS) approach for Runway 09.

July 22, 2014

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Canlink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) reported hitting a raccoon near the intersection. The remains of a porcupine were recovered. Both runways were closed for about 20 minutes. A few inbound VFR aircraft circled over the city until the runway was cleared.

February 26, 2014

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

UPDATE: TSB Report#A14A0014: The Moncton Flight College (MFC) Diamond DA20, C-GMMX, was being flown on a local flight training exercise and was sequenced number three for landing on runway 27 at Fredericton airport (CYFC). While on the downwind leg for runway 27, C-GMMX turned base in front of C-FZKH (a MFC Piper PA-44) that had been cleared number one for landing and on a two mile final. The tower instructed C-FZKH to overshoot, turn right and fly the right downwind. C-GMMX was instructed to pull up and go around because C-GMFK (another MFC DA20) was lined up for an expected departure on runway 27 before C-FZKH landed. C-GMFK remained on the runway as C-GMMX overshot above it. C-GMMX reported on the left downwind and ATS instructed C-GMMX to remain on the downwind and await clearance to turn base. Without waiting for a clearance, C-GMMX turned base, and final. All aircraft landed without further incident. MFC conducted an investigation and provided additional training.
A Canlink Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GMMX) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) doing circuits runway 27 was sequenced number three, he then turned tight base in front of a Canlink Aviation Piper PA-44-180 (C-FZKH) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) on two mile final, who had been number one. C-FZKH had to be instructed by Tower to overshoot and turn right out of circuit and was recleared right downwind. C-GMMX then had to be instructed to pull up and go around as a Canlink Aviation Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GMFK) on a local flight from Fredericton, NB (CYFC) had been lined up for an expected departure before C-FZKH landed. C-GMFK was delayed on the runway for approximately one minute as C-GMMX overshot above. C-GMMX then reported left downwind and was sequenced and instructed to remain on the downwind and await Tower's instruction to turn base. C-GMMX again turned base and final without awaiting instruction or having traffic in sight, this time it did not create a conflict or unsafe situation.

September 4, 2012

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, on approach to Runway 27 in Fredericton (CYFC), reported someone in a boat on a river shone a green laser light directly into the cockpit. The RCMP was notified.

January 11, 2012

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

C-FZKH, PA44 180, was on an IFR round robin flight from Fredericton (CYFC) to Miramichi (CYCH), returning to Fredericton. The first call received from the aircraft was inside Romvu on final approach for Runway 09. No strip had been populated on EXCDS and the Moncton Area Control Centre (ACC) had not called the Flight Service Station (FSS) to advise that the aircraft was inbound from Miramichi. When the pilot was asked if he was aware that a mandatory call (mandatory frequency ? MF) was required at least five minutes prior, he responded that he was aware but the Moncton ACC had not released him until he called the FSS. When asked his position, he was two miles final for Runway 09 with an option to circle Runway 33.

June 5, 2011

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, experienced a flat tire in Taxiway Delta in Moncton (CYQM). The aircraft remained on the taxiway until maintenance repaired the tire. There was no impact on operations.
UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: The tube was inspected and a small crack was found in the side wall on the opposite side of the valve stem. This is consistent with the previous flats in the past month or so. Both the tire and tube were replaced and aircraft released back into service.

March 20, 2011

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The Saint John Flight Service Station (FSS) received several transmissions with carrier only, no voice on YFC RAAS 119.0. C-FEGL was inside the Control Zone, inbound from the east and C-FZKH, was over the VOR in a hold. The FSS saw a NARDS target eastbound about three miles east of Fredericton (CYFC). The aircraft was tagged as C-FJXH, a Diamond DA 20 C1. The FSS called C-FJXH but received carrier only in response. C-FJXH squawked it?s identification in response to the FSS request. C-FJXH left the Control Zone with Receive Only communications. C-FJXH had departed Fredericton without an advisory and was on a round robin Moncton (CYQM) ? Fredericton - Moncton. No operational impact at Fredericton. The Moncton Tower observed C-FJXH squawking 7600 (lost communication) 40 miles west of Moncton. It was believed by the Moncton Tower that C-FJXH could only receive transmissions; however C-FJXH did acknowledge instructions and landed without incident at 04:45Z. There was no impact on operations in Moncton.

March 21, 2010

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

The Halifax Flight Information Centre (FIC) received a departure message via the Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) at 11:35Z and then an arrival message via EXCDS at 11:39Z. The specialist opened and closed the flight plan. At 13:23Z a second arrival message was received via ECXDS. There was no second departure message received. C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, had departed on a round robin flight to Bathurst (CZBF) and due to the EXCDS messages had no alerting service for the flight.

February 9, 2010

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, landed on Runway 33 at 19:55Z and was issued instructions to vacate the runway at Taxiway B. The aircraft advised the tower of a flat tire and that it was unable to exit into Taxiway B. Five aircraft in the circuit were moved to Runway 27, including two inbound aircraft from the north. JZA959 was delayed approximately 5-7 minutes. C-GETF (Bell 206B) arrival was delayed approximately 5-7 minutes. The aircraft vacated Runway 33 at 20:13Z. Nil TSB.
UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: A pinhole was found in the tube. Flat tires are still being monitored and tubes are still inspected for damage prior to be added to stock and prior to being build up as an assembly.

February 7, 2010

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: The forward heating element in pitot mast was found to be unserviceable. Two new elements were installed. The system was inspected for moisture and a pitot/static system leak check was carried out with no leaks found.
On approach to Runway 15 in Fredericton (CYFC), C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, advised of experiencing indications of a plugged pitot tube. The aircraft landed safely at 06:10Z. Nil TSB.

February 3, 2010

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, advised of possible gear problems at 07:46Z(Outside Published Aircraft Rescue & Fire-Fighting (ARFF) hours). After flying two low passes, the flight requested ARFF be placed on standby for landing. ARFF was called in and on-site at 08:26Z. C-FZKH landed safely on Runway 33 at 08:42Z and shut down on the runway. A tug was escorted to allow removal of the aircraft. C-FZKH was clear of Runway 33 at 09:05Z. During this time Runway 33 was unavailable. The area control centre was notified. No other aircraft were impacted. There were no injuries and no damage to C-FZKH was reported. Inspection of Runway 15/33 was conducted. No debris was reported. Nil TSB.

January 22, 2010

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, advised that it had experienced a directional gyro failure and was returning to the airport. The aircraft landed safely at 21:02Z. Nil TSB.
UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: Maintenance inspected the aircraft and found the FREE/SLAVE selector was set to free mode without the pilot?s knowledge. Slave mode was selected and taxi tests carried out. The heading indicator was found to be operating normally.

January 13, 2010

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: The operator has implemented a fleet tire change to a different brand to minimize the number of flat tire incidents. This aircraft had not had the tire change completed at the time of the incident.
C-FZKH, Piper AP44 180, advised that it experienced a flat tire after landing on Runway 27. The aircraft was on the runway for one hour until maintenance was available to replace the tire. The aircraft was clear of the runway at 08:18Z. There was no impact since no other airplanes were flying in the area.

October 28, 2009

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: ATC reported an ELT was activated in the area. The aircraft was checked and the ELT was found to be activated. The pilots reported that they had not noticed the indicator light was on for the ELT when they shutdown. The ELT was removed for inspection and to recertify it. A serviceable ELT was installed and tested.
C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, accidentally set off the ELT while on the ramp. A strong continuous ELT signal was heard on 121.5 and 243.0 from 13:13Z-13:22Z.

September 28, 2009

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, returned to Fredericton (CYFC) due to a light indication. The aircraft landed at 19:53Z. Nil TSB.

August 13, 2009

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Conflict - potential)

JZA7669, DHC 8 102, enroute from Fredericton (CYFC) to Montreal (CYUL), departed from Runway 27 at 15:19Z. The pilot reported having to level off during the climb due to a light twin aircraft above him and near the departure centerline. C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, was VFR conducting a simulated IFR approach to Runway 09 at the time of the incident. Nil TSB.