May 13, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air China Airbus A330-343 (B8383/CCA997) from Beijing, China (ZBAA) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) elected to execute a missed approach. No reason was provided. The aircraft landed safely at 0238Z. No operational impact.

September 23, 2018

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-GBHM/ACA225) from Calgary Int'l, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver Int'l, BC (CYVR) was instructed to fly a missed approach due to an Air China Limited Boeing 777 300 (CCA997) from Beijing Capital Int'l Airport, China (ZBAA) to Vancouver Int'l, BC (CYVR) still on the runway.

September 14, 2014

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

An Air China Airbus A330-200 (CCA997) from Beijing (ZBAA) to Vancouver, BC (CVYR) reported a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) with unknown VFR traffic 500ft below. Flight paths of aircraft did not cross. There was no operational impact.

March 20, 2014

Incident at 85 NM NW PORT HARDY BC (CYZT)

UPDATE: TSB Report#A14P0034: An Airbus A330-200 operating as Air China 997 was in cruise flight, about 85 nm NW of Port Hardy, BC inbound to Vancouver (CYVR). The crew advised ATC of a passenger medical emergency and was provided priority handling and direct routing to Vancouver.
An Air China Airbus A330-200 (CCA997) from Beijing (ZBAA) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) advised that they were declaring a Medical Emergency due to a passenger. The aircraft was given direct routing to CYVR and priority handling. No operational impact.

June 28, 2013

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

The pilot of an Air China Airbus A330-200 (B6080 / CCA997) on a flight from Beijing (ZBAA) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) initiated an overshoot of CYVR runway 26R due to being too high on approach.