July 28, 2020

Incident at NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)

A North-Wright Airways Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-FTKF/NWL141) from Norman Wells, NT (CYVQ) to Fort Good Hope, NT (CYGH) rejected its take-off at 1458Z and 1526Z due to an aircraft issue. Aircraft returned to the apron. No impact to operations.

November 13, 2018

Incident at In the vicinity of: FORT GOOD HOPE NT (CYGH)

At 1708Z, a North-Wright Airways Beech 1900 (NWL141) from Norman Wells, NT (CYVQ) to Fort Good Hope, NT (CYGH) contacted the CYGH airport radio on 121.1, reporting inbound at 17NM Southeast, estimating to land at 1715Z on Runway 07. The aircraft was given the airport advisory and weather conditions. Vehicles were removed from the runway. No further communications could be obtained from the aircraft on the mandatory frequency (MF) or on 121.5 until 1725Z, 10 minutes past the stated estimated time of arrival (ETA). Communication resumed when the aircraft called at 3 miles final, at 1725Z, and landed safely at 1726Z.

June 15, 2018

Incident at NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)

A North-Wright Airways Beech 1900D (C-FTKF/NWL141) from Norman Well, NT (CYVQ) to Fort Good Hope, NT (CYGH) rejected takeoff and returned to ramp.
UPDATE from Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. On the takeoff roll from Norman Wells, NT (CYVQ), the Crew noted a momentary illumination of the ENVIRO FAIL light. The takeoff was aborted and the aircraft returned to the main ramp without further incident. During a ground run, Maintenance and the Crew were unable to reproduce the fault and the aircraft was returned to service. Two flights later, the ENVIRO FAIL light came on again with a slight burning smell noted. Procedures were followed with the ENVIROS being shutdown and the aircraft returning to CYVQ. Maintenance inspected the aircraft and found the Bleed Air Bypass Valve and Temperature Controller faulty. The units were replaced, ground runs completed and the aircraft returned to service. There have been no further incidents reported.

June 18, 2018

Incident at NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)

UPDATE from Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. On approach to Fort Norman, NT from Norman Wells, NT, when the landing gear was selected "Down" the crew did not get a "Nose Gear - Down and Locked indication". The Crew decided to return to Norman Wells where a low pass was conducted to confirm the landing gear was down. The aircraft landed without further incident. Company maintenance inspected the aircraft and found that of the two-bulb system, one bulb of the down and locked indicator was burned out and that the other had a loose connection. Bulb was replaced and connection secured. System was tested serviceable and the aircraft was returned to service. There have been no further reported incidents.
A North-Wright Airways Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GHUE/NWL141) on a flight departing Norman Wells, NT (CYVQ) had a gear indication. The pilot made a low pass for the company to check the gear. All seemed ok, and aircraft landed safely.

December 7, 2017

Incident at NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)

A Beech 1900D operated by North-Wright Airways (C-GHUE/NWL141) on a flight from Norman Wells, NT (CYVQ) to Fort Good Hope, NT (CYGH) called the flight service station (FSS) prior to departure to Fort Good Hope. The FSS provided advisory including ground traffic on the runway. Vehicle (TK82) was asked to exit the runway at the threshold of Runway 10. NWL141 initiated departure from the threshold of Runway 28 while the vehicle was still on the runway near the threshold of Runway 10. NWL141 departed over the vehicle.