July 5, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWEG/WEN3451) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) reported a bird strike at takeoff from Runway 24L. Nothing was found during the inspection. The following departures were delayed: N750DC and WEN3523. The following arrivals were delayed: POE460, WEN3520, JZA8459, and ACA404.

January 24, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

At departure from Runway 06L, a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQF/POE460) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was instructed by the tower to contact the terminal area on frequency 124.65, even though the frequency was undergoing maintenance and departures had to be transferred temporarily onto frequency 120.45. Impact on operations: POE460, which was reached on frequency 121.5, was instructed to conduct a 90-degree turn (heading 270) to avoid a possible conflict with a Federal Express Corporation McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (FDX231) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Memphis, TN (KMEM), which took off from Runway 06 at CYMX.

July 8, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE460) from unknown location to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) struck a bird upon landing Runway 08. No damage to aircraft reported.

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE460) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) struck a bird upon landing Runway 08. No damage to aircraft reported.

December 7, 2019

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQV/POE460) on a flight from Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) departed at 1232z and reported a nose gear issue to the departure controller. The aircraft was vectored for over 2 hours before deciding to land at CYHZ. PAN PAN declared at 1449Z. The aircraft landed safely at 1513Z, with aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) on standby. Runway 14/32 was briefly closed while POE460 was towed in. Minimal operational impact: a few aircraft diverted to Runway 05 with no delays.

June 20, 2018

Incident at SAULT STE. MARIE ON (CYAM) (ELT)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-400 (POE460) reported a strong emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal en route over Sault Ste. Marie, ON (CYAM) at FL220. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre notified.

June 4, 2018

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FLQY/POE460) from Montreal/ Pierre Elliott Trudeau Int'l, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) reported a bird strike on landing. 1 small dead bird found. No impact to operations.

November 14, 2018

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQH/POE460) from Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) departed CYHZ with a different routing than the Canadian Automated Air Traffic System (CAATS) indicated.

August 11, 2017

Incident at TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE460) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/ Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was cleared to land Runway 26 and a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-400 (JZA7962) from Toronto/ Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montreal, QC (CYUL) was not past the hold short line.

March 18, 2017

Incident at 60NM NE TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (ELT)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-400 (POE460) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) advised they were hearing a strong emergency locator transmitter (ELT). Several other aircraft reported hearing an ELT southwest of Toronto. Trenton joint rescue coordination centre (JRCC) informed.

September 30, 2017

Incident at 40NM SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQE/POE460) on a flight from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared a medical emergency with a possible diversion to Moncton/Greater Moncton, NB (CYQM). Moments later, the aircraft advised there was medic on board and continuing to its destination.