September 27, 2020

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

A CargoJet Airways Boeing 757-223 (C-FGKJ/CJT1891) from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to Havana/Jose Marti Intl, Cuba (MUHA) advised, 8 minutes after departure, that they had a flap issue, requiring a return to CYHM, and also advised that they required a 45 minute hold to burn fuel. At 2347Z, CJT1891 declared a PAN PAN. At 0041Z, CJT1891 landed safely and advised that a tow to the apron was needed. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A20O0091: C-FGKJ, a Boeing 757-200 aircraft operated by Cargojet Airways Ltd., was conducting flight CJT1891 from Hamilton/John C. Munro Intl, ON (CYHM) airport to Havana/Jose Marti Intl, Cuba (MUHA) airport with 3 crew members and 2 passengers onboard. Approximately 08 minutes after departure from CYHM, the flight crew advised ATC of a flap issue (Flap Asymmetry message) requiring return to CYHM with a 45 minute hold to burn fuel. The flight crew declared PAN PAN and landed safely; the aircraft was towed back to the gate due to high brake temperature, emergency vehicles were standing by. Company maintenance found that the flaps were locked out on arrival at approximately 01 degree. The left inboard flap outboard trailing edge was extended slightly more than the inboard edge. After troubleshooting, maintenance found a discrepancy with the flap drive torque tube on the left wing. The torque tube bearing assembly between the inboard and outboard flaps had failed. The bearing assembly has been replaced.

July 7, 2013

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Cargojet Airways Boeing 727 200 (CJT1891) from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to Havana (MUHA) departure hit a swallow which was recovered on runway 30. No operational impact.

February 24, 2005

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

During climbout from Calgary, CJT 1891, a B727, struck a bird. The crew elected to continue to Vancouver. Airport staff recovered the inert remains of a pigeon.
UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the crew of Cargojet Airways CJT1891 a Boeing 727 reported striking a bird shortly after departing runway 28 at Calgary Intl. Bird and wildlife personnel recovered the remains a Rock Dove from the runway. The crew elected to carry on their destination of Vancouver where an after flight inspection revealed a minor dent in the aircraft's radome. This event did not cause any interruption of air traffic in the Calgary area.