October 22, 2019

Incident at FORT NELSON BC (CYYE)

Initial contact with an American privately registered Piper PA-28-140 on a flight from Watson Lake, YT (CYQH) to Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE) was made at 2 miles right base Runway 08. No impact on operations. Aerodrome routine meteorological report (METAR): 0100 10007kt 7SM OVC004 M00/M00 2893 SC8.

January 26, 2018

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY) (Aerodrome - visual aids, Aerodrome - other)

Multiple aircraft departed and landed while the runway lights were unserviceable by NOTAM. A Propair Beech A100 (C-FWRM/PRO105) on a flight from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) and landing at Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) landed at 1650Z. A Propair Beech A100 (C-GIZX/PRO110) on a flight from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Val-d'Or, QC (CYVO) departed at 1705Z. A Propair Beech A100 (C-FDOU/PRO102) on a flight from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) and landing at Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) departed at 1720Z. Weather at CYUY was SP 26/01/2018 16:47-> SPECI CYUY 261647Z 16009G15KT 15SM BKN007 OVC031 M09/M11A3033 RMK SC7SC1 SLP304=. SA 26/01/2018 17:00-> METAR CYUY 261700Z CCB 15012KT 15SM OVC007 M09/M11 A3032RMK SC8 OBS TAKEN +08 SLP299=. SP 26/01/2018 17:30-> SPECI CYUY 261730Z 16010KT 15SM SCT008 BKN028 BKN220 M08/M10A3031 RMK SF4SC2CI1 SLP295=.
UPDATE AOR 227941-V2: UPDATE TO NARRATIVE: The airport was not to be doing work on lights in IFR conditions.

May 12, 2016

Accident at IGLOOLIK NU (CYGT)

UPDATE: TSB#A16C0046: C-GUKO, a privately registered Piper PA31 aircraft, was landing on Runway 33 at Igloolik, NU (CYGT) on a flight from Grise Fiord, NU (CYGZ). The aircraft touched down hard on the runway, and the right main landing gear collapsed. The aircraft veered to the right and departed the runway surface, coming to rest approximately 300 feet south of the runway centerline. The pilot and the two passengers sustained minor injuries. When the aircraft was recovered from its location, it was discovered that the right landing gear oleo had broken.
A Les Entreprises SIFEC Nord Inc. Piper PA-31 (C-GUKO) from Grise Fiord, NU (CYGZ) to Igloolik, NU (CYGT) attempted a landing at CYGT. Upon touchdown, their right main gear collapsed. The pilot attempted to pull up and the aircraft crashed approximately 100 feet off the right side of Runway. The community aerodrome radio station (CARS) at CYGT was able to contact the pilot and confirmed that everyone on board was uninjured. The weather was: METAR CYGT 121500 30022KT 3SM -SN BLSN OVC010 M06/M09 A2988 RMK SC8 SLP126=

March 4, 2016

Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-FUJR/WJA605) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Regina, SK (CYQR) conducted a missed approach at 0529Z due to an unstable approach caused by shifting upper winds. The aircraft was turned back over to Stoney, MB (ZWG) non-directional beacon (NDB). WJA605 landed at 0539Z. The weather was: METAR CYQR 040500Z 14013KT 15SM OVC008 00/M01 A2967 RMK SC8 SLP078=UA /OV CYQR /TM 0539 /FLDURD /TP B738 /RM WIND AT A032 270032KT. WIND AT A029 220027KT. SFC WIND 130013G19KT. METAR CYQR 040600Z 14010KT 15SM SCT008 BKN210 M01/M02 A2966 RMK SC4CI2 SLP073

April 3, 2015

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway 07/25 at Rimouski (CYXK), QC, was closed on April 3 from 0706Z to 1200Z because of the weather. Unknown impact. METAR CYYY 030700Z 17017G25KT 3SM - SN OVC020 00/M02 A2957 RMK SC8 SLP017=

February 10, 2015

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

A Jazz de Havilland DHC 8 102 (JZA7728), from Ottawa (CYOW), ON, to Montréal (CYUL), QC, was targeted by a green laser. The laser seemed to be coming from Mont-Royal. The police were notified. METAR CYUL 100100Z 02011KT 15SM DRSN OVC030 M12/M16 A3022 RMK SC8 SLP236=

December 28, 2014

Incident at Dans les environs de: QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC 8 102 (C-GONR/JZA8726), from Montréal (CYUL), QC, to Québec (CYQB), QC, reported being targeted by a green laser near the non-directional beacon (NDB) BV (coming from the Périgord soccer field). 911 was contacted. No impact on operations. METAR CYQB 280100Z 00000KT 15SM OVC022 01/M03 A2998 RMK SC8 SLP155

November 30, 2014

Incident at 10NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE423), from Toronto/Billy Bishop (CYTZ), ON, to Montréal (CYUL), QC, reported being targeted by a green laser near the Pie IX Bridge. The police were notified. No impact on operations. METAR CYUL 302300Z 15013KT 15SM OVC031 06/02 A2978 RMK SC8 SLP087=

October 21, 2014

Incident at 6 miles E MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

Shortly after takeoff from Runway 06R, a Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 (DLH475), from Montréal, QC (CYUL), to Munich (EDDM), reported that it was targeted by a green laser while it was 6 NM east of the airport. The police were notified (911). CYUL 210100Z 10006KT 12SM -SHRA OVC040 06/03 A2995 RMK SC8 SLP143

May 10, 2014

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Shortly after takeoff, an Air Transat Airbus A310 (TSC512), from Québec, QC (CYQB) to Paris/Charles-de-Gaulle (LFPG), reported a green laser illumination coming from the ground near the Champlain Non-Directional Beacon (NDB). No impact. METAR CYQB 100300Z 06010KT 15SM OVC038 11/04 A2992 RMK SC8 SLP132

November 27, 2014

Incident at In the vicinity of: OTTAWA / CARP ON (CYRP)

Near Carp, ON (CYRP), a Ottawa Aviation Services Diamond DA 20-A1 (C-GDIB) on a local flight from Ottawa, ON (CYOW) reported being targeted by a green laser. Police advised. METAR CYOW 272100Z 29005KT 15SM OVC028 M03/M09 A3005 RMK SC8 SLP181

July 26, 2014

Incident at THOMPSON MB (CYTH)

A Perimeter Aviation Fairchild SA227-DC (PAG927), on a local flight from Thompson, MB (CYTH), departed Runway 06 for a Visual Flight Rules-Over The Top (VFR-OTT) maintenance flight with a planned altitude of 10,500 feet. PAG927 was through 4,000 feet before leaving CYTH Control Zone (CZ). METAR CYTH 261500Z 07014KT 12SM -DZ OVC13 11/09 A2997 RMK SC8 CIG RAG. No impact to operations.

September 14, 2013

Incident at Laval-des-Rapides, PQ In the Vicinity of CYUL

Enroute to CYOW, a Jazz Aviation de Havilland DHC 8 (JZA8779), from Montréal (CYUL) to Ottawa (CYOW), reported that it was targeted by a green laser beam. Laval police were notified. METAR CYUL 140100Z 34007KT 15SM OVC038 12/10 A2989 RMK SC8 SLP121=

February 22, 2012

Incident at HIGH LEVEL AB (CYOJ)

MISSED APPROACH DUE WEATHER SPECI CYOJ 1707Z 34007KT 7SM OVC004 RMK SC8 SH W-NW. No operational impact.

December 20, 2011

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE802, a de Havilland Dash 8 operated by Air Inuit, was on an IFR flight from Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). The aircraft landed and taxied while weather conditions were as follows: CYGW 201609Z 16022G31KT 1/4SM -SN +BLSN OVC015 RMK SC8, CYGW 201600Z 16020G31KT 3/4SM -SN BLSN OVC015 M13/M16 A2949 RMK SC8 VIS VRB 1/2 - 1 PRESFR SLP988.

August 24, 2011

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

Update #1: The categories "Alleged CARS infraction? and "Weather/Visibility? were removed. The category "Weather/Other" was added. According to information obtained from Commercial and Business Aviation: It was a VFR flight. During initial contact with the FSS, the most recent weather information was not passed on. The crew took up position on the runway and noticed that visibility was less than 1 statutory mile. According to the most recent information the crew had, weather conditions were: METAR CYGW 241500Z 00000KT 3SM -RA BR OVC019 18/16 A2923 RMK SC8 CIG RAG SF ASOCTD WND ESTD SLP988. The weather station is located in the village and the observations there do not always reflect the weather at the airport.
AIE691, a de Havilland Twin Otter operated by Air Inuit, took off from Kuujjuarapik (CYGW) for an IFR MEDEVAC flight to Val d'Or (CYVO) while the reported visibility was ¼ SM. The weather conditions were the following: SPECI CYGW 241611Z 36003KT 1/4SM -DZ FG OVC002 RMK ST8 CIG RAG WND ESTD METAR CYGW 241600Z 36003KT 1SM -DZ BR OVC006 17/16 A2923 RMK ST8 CIG RAG WND ESTD SLP900.

September 5, 2010

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

At approximately 1810Z, C-GBLT, a Piper Navajo operated by l'École de Parachutisme Gatineau-Ottawa, was conducting a parachutist-dropping flight at 13 000 ft at Gatineau (CYND). The specialist at the Gatineau flight service station (FSS) asked the air traffic controller at the Montréal area control centre (ACC) to inform the pilot that the weather conditions at Gatineau were overcast at 3 000 ft. (METAR CYND 051800Z 28009KT 15SM OVC030 15/08 A2981 RMK SC8 SLP095). Despite the warning, the pilot decided to drop the parachutists. As a result, a privately owned Beech A36 which was on an IFR flight and in a holding pattern at 4 000 ft over the airport, was vectored east as a safety measure.

February 19, 2010

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE652, un De Havilland Dash 6 immatriculé C-GNDO et exploité par Air Inuit, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis La Grande Rivière (CYGL) à destination de Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). L'aéronef a décollé alors que les conditions météorologiques étaient sous les minimums requis. (CYGW 192100Z 33010KT 1/4SM -FZDZ FZFG OVC002 M08/M10 A2992 RMK SC8 RIME ON INDICATOR SLP132 GS/ATC ADZ)*** ** *** Air Inuit De Havilland Dash 6 AIE652 was IFR from La Grande Rivière (CYGL) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). The aircraft took off while the weather conditions were below the required minimums.(CYGW 192100Z 33010KT 1/4SM -FZDZ FZFG OVC002 M08/M10 A2992 RMK SC8 RIME ON INDICATOR SLP132 GS/ATC ADZ)
Mise à jour #1: La catégorie "Infraction au règlement de l'aviation canadien (RAC) - Alléguée" a été enlevée. La catégorie "SNA-divers" a été ajoutée. Selon les informations obtenues de la division Aviation commerciale et d'affaires, il s'agit de la station d'observation météorologique qui est mal située. Elle est loin de la piste et plus haute que celle-ci. Il semble qu'il y ait souvent des phénomènes localisés à l'aéroport rendant les observations non valables. Il semble qu'il y ait un projet pour déménager la station.*** ** *** Update #1: The event name ?Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction? was removed. The event name ?ANS ? other? was added. According to information received from the Commercial and Business Aviation Division, the meteorological observing station was not in the right location. It was far from and higher than the runway. It seems as though there are often localized weather phenomena at the airport that invalidate the observations. Apparently, a project is underway to move the station.
Update #2: The event name "ANS - Other" was removed.

February 7, 2010

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE654, un De Havilland DHC6 exploité par Air Inuit, effectuait un vol depuis Kuujjuarapik (CYGW) à destination de La Grande Rivière (CYGL). L'appareil a circulé et décollé de Kuujjuarapik alors que les conditions météorologiques étaient en dessous des minimums requis. (METAR CYGW 071600Z 00000KT 1/4SM -SN FZFG OVC001 M16/M18 A3030 RMK SC8 BLN DSAPRD 500FT SLP26 =)*** ** *** "AIE654, an Air Inuit De Havilland DHC6, was conducting a flight from Kuujjuarapik (CYGW) to La Grande Rivière (CYGL). The aircraft taxied and took off from Kuujjuarapik even though weather conditions were below the required minimum. (METAR CYGW 071600Z 00000KT 1/4SM -SN FZFG OVC001 M16/M18 A3030 "
Mise à jour #1: La catégorie "Infraction au règlement de l'aviation canadien (RAC) - Alléguée" a été enlevée. La catégorie "SNA-divers" a été ajoutée. Selon les informations obtenues de la division Aviation commerciale et d'affaires, il s'agit de la station d'observation météorologique qui est mal située. Elle est loin de la piste et plus haute que celle-ci. Il semble qu'il y ait souvent des phénomènes localisés à l'aéroport rendant les observations non valables. Il semble qu'il y ait un projet pour déménager la station.*** ** *** Update #1: The event name ?Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction? was removed. The event name ?ANS ? other? was added. According to information received from the Commercial and Business Aviation Division, the meteorological observing station was not in the right location. It was far from and higher than the runway. It seems as though there are often localized weather phenomena at the airport that invalidate the observations. Apparently, a project is underway to move the station.
Update #2: The event name "ANS - Other" was removed.

October 28, 2010

Incident at HIGH LEVEL AB (CYOJ)

ASP 353, a Pilatus PC-12 operated by Airsprint, was inbound to High Level from Rainbow Lake, and the pilot conducted 2 missed approaches at CYOJ and then proceeded to Fort McMurray. The pilot did not report final during both approaches. One departing aircraft was delayed for 30 minutes. SPECI CYOJ 1545 16003KT 3SM -SN OVC010 RMK SC8 CIG RAG METAR CYOJ 1600 13003KT 11/2SM -SN OVC010 M04/M04 A3008 RMK SN3SC5 CIG RAG OBS TAKEN +13 SLP 211 SPECI CYOJ 1631 13003KT 1SM -SN BR VV006 RMK SN8

April 29, 2010

Incident at LETHBRIDGE AB (CYQL) (Weather - precipitation, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar, ATM - ILS irregularity)

Lethbridge FSS reported that the localizer for the Runway 05 ILS failed at 0215z and was NOTAM'd u/s until 10/04/29/2359z. METAR CYQL 290400Z 30017KT 1SM -SHSN OVC007 00/M00 A2921 RMK SC8 WET SN /S01/ LAST STFD OBS/NXT 291200UTC At 0420z, FSS advised that the glide path for the ILS failed, as well as the VOR 115.7 and both were NOTAM'd u/s until 10/04/29/2359z. METAR CYQL 290200Z 29023G28KT 1SM -SHSN OVC009 01/M00 A2921 RMK SN4SC4 RERA WET SNOW SLP910

December 22, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE659, un De Havilland Twin Otter, exploité par Air Inuit, s'apprêtait à effectuer un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Kuujjuarapik (CYGW) à destination de Kuujjuaq (CYVP). L'aéronef a circulé et décollé de la piste 04 à Kuujjuarapik, alors que les conditions météorologiques étaient sous les minimums requis. (CYGW 222000Z 05002KT 1SM -SN OVC007 M06/M07 A3012 RMK SC8 SLP201) (CYGW 221900Z 00000KT 3/8SM SN VV006 M06/M07 A3011 RMK SN8 SLP197)*** *** *** "AIE659, a De Havilland Twin Otter operated by Air Inuit, was about to make a flight following instrument flight rules (IFR) from Kuujjuarapik (CYGW) to Kuujjuaq (CYVP). The aircraft taxied and took-off from Runway 04 at Kuujjuarapik while the weather conditions were below the required minimums. (CYGW 222000Z 05002KT 1SM -SN OVC007 M06/M07 A3012 RMK SC8 SLP201) (CYGW 221900Z 00000KT 3/8SM SN VV006 M06/M07 A3011 RMK SN8 SLP197)"
Mise à jour #1: La catégorie "Infraction au règlement de l'aviation canadien (RAC) - alléguée" a été enlevée. Selon les informations obtenues de la division Aviation commerciale et d'affaires, la station d'observation météo est loin de la piste et plus haute que celle-ci. Il y a souvent des phénomènes localisés à l'aéroport rendant ainsi les observations non valables. Il semblerait qu'il y ait un projet de déménagement de la station. *** ** *** Update #1: The category ?Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction? was lifted. According to the information obtained from the Commercial and Business Aviation Branch, the weather observation station is a long way from the runway and is also higher up. There are often localized phenomena at the airport which make the observations invalid. Apparently there is a plan to move the station.

December 12, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

Mise à jour #1: La catégorie "Infraction au règlement de l'aviation canadien (RAC) - alléguée" a été enlevée. Selon les informations obtenues de la division Aviation commerciale et d'affaires, la station d'observation météo est loin de la piste et plus haute que celle-ci. Il y a souvent des phénomènes localisés à l'aéroport rendant ainsi les observations non-valables. Il semblerait qu'il y ait un projet de déménagement de la station. *** ** *** Update #1: The category ?Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction? was lifted. According to the information obtained from the Commercial and Business Aviation Branch, the weather observation station is a long way from the runway and is also higher up. There are often localized phenomena at the airport which make the observations invalid. Apparently there is a plan to move the station.
AIE650, un De Havilland Twin Otter exploité par Air Inuit, s'apprêtait à effectuer un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Kuujjuarapik (CYGW) à destination de La Grande Rivière (CYGL). L'équipage a effectué une circulation au sol et un décollage sur la piste 22 à Kuujjuarapik, alors que la visibilité était de 1/4 mille. Le pilote a mentionné qu'il avait 3/4 mille de visibilité de 3/4 mille. (CYGW 121834Z 22020GT26KT 1/4SM +SN +BLSN VV006 RMK SN8) (CYGW 121800Z 22017G34KT 1 1/2SM -SN BLSN OVC010 M11/M13 A2973 RMK SC8 /S02/ SLP069)*** *** *** "Air Inuit De Havilland Twin Otter AIE650 was about to take off on an IFR flight from Kuujjuarapik (CYGW) to La Grande Rivière (CYGL). The crew taxied and took off on runway 22 in Kuujjuarapik, when visibility was 1/4 mile. The pilot reported that visibility was 3/4 mile. (CYGW 121834Z 22020GT26KT 1/4SM +SN +BLSN VV006 RMK SN8) (CYGW 121800Z 22017G34KT 1 1/2SM -SN BLSN OVC010 M11/M13 A2973 RMK SC8 /S02/ SLP069)"

December 11, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE680, un De Havilland Twin Otter exploité par Air Inuit, s'apprêtait à effectuer un vol selon les règles de vol à vue (VFR) depuIs Kuujjuarapik à destination de 108 milles nautiques au nord-est de Kuujjuarapik. L'équipage a fait circuler l'aéronef et a effectué un décollage sur la piste 04 à 2017Z, alors que les conditions météorologiques étaient sous les minimums requis.*** *** *** "Air Inuit De Havilland Twin Otter AIE680 was about to take off on a VFR flight from Kuujjuarapik heading 108 NM northeast of Kuujjuarapik. The crew taxied and took off from runway 04 at 2017Z, when weather conditions were below the required minima. (CYGW 112025Z 21015G20KT 3/4SM -SN OVC007 RMK SC8 VIS S-W 3) (CYGW 112000Z 20015KT 1/8SM +SN VV002 M06/M07 A2917 RMK SN8 SLP878)" (CYGW 112025Z 21015G20KT 3/4SM -SN OVC007 RMK SC8 VIS S-W 3) (CYGW 112000Z 20015KT 1/8SM +SN VV002 M06/M07 A2917 RMK SN8 SLP878)
Mise à jour #1: La catégorie "Infraction au règlement de l'aviation canadien (RAC) - alléguée" a été enlevée. Selon les informations obtenues de la division Aviation commerciale et d'affaires, la station d'observation météo est loin de la piste et plus haute que celle-ci. Il y a souvent des phénomènes localisés à l'aéroport rendant ainsi les observations non-valables. Il semblerait qu'il y ait un projet de déménagement de la station. *** ** *** Update #1: The category ?Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction? was lifted. According to the information obtained from the Commercial and Business Aviation Branch, the weather observation station is a long way from the runway and is also higher up. There are often localized phenomena at the airport which make the observations invalid. Apparently there is a plan to move the station.

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

PSC214, un Pilatus PC12 exploité par Pascan Aviation, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis St-Hubert (CYHU) à destination de Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). L'équipage a effectué une approche interrompue à Kuujjuarapik en raison des conditions météorologiques. L'aéronef a atterri à 1944Z. (SPECI CYGW 111917Z 16004KT 1 1/2SM -SN OVC020 RMK SC8) (SPECI CYGW 111906Z 14005KT 4SM -SN BKN0250 RMK SC7) (METAR CYGW 111900Z 15006KT 15SM -SN FEW015 SCT070 M08/M10 A2915 RMK SC2AC1 SLP872)*** *** *** "Pascan Aviation Pilatus PC12 PSC214 was IFR from St-Hubert (CYHU) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). The crew missed approach at Kuujjuarapik due to weather conditions. The aircraft landed at 1944Z. (SPECI CYGW 111917Z 16004KT 1 1/2SM -SN OVC020 RMK SC8) (SPECI CYGW 111906Z 14005KT 4SM -SN BKN0250 RMK SC7) (METAR CYGW 111900Z 15006KT 15SM -SN FEW015 SCT070 M08/M10 A2915 RMK SC2AC1 SLP872)"

October 8, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE780, un Hawker Siddeley A748 exploité par Air Inuit, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis La Grande Rivière (CYGL) à destination de Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). L'équipage a effectué une approche interrompue pour la piste 04 à Kuujjuarapik, en raison des conditions météorologiques. L'aéronef a atterri à 1404Z sur la piste 22. (SPECI CYGW 081350Z 18002KT 3SM -DZ OVC004 RMK SC8)*** ** *** "AIE780, a Hawker Siddeley A748 operated by Air Inuit, was conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from La Grande Rivière (CYGL) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). The crew conducted a missed approach for Runway 04 at Kuujjuarapik, due to the weather. The aircraft landed on Runway 22 at 1404Z. (SPECI CYGW 081350Z 18002KT 3SM -DZ OVC004 RMK SC8)"

October 6, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE654, un De Havilland Twin Otter exploité par Air Inuit, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Inukjuak (CYPH) à destination de Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). En raison des conditions météorologiques, l'équipage a interrompu son approche pour la piste 22. L'appareil a atterri sur la piste 04 à 2012Z. SPECI CYGW 061949Z 26006KT 1SM -RA BR OVC003 RMK SC8.*** ** *** AIE654, a de Havilland Twin Otter operated by Air Inuit, was conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Inukjuak (CYPH) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). The crew aborted its approach to Runway 22 due to the weather conditions. The aircraft landed on Runway 04 at 2012Z. SPECI CYGW 061949Z 26006KT 1SM -RA BR OVC003 RMK SC8.

July 14, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

CRQ502, un Beech King Air immatriculé C-FHGG, exploité par Air Creebec, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Wemindji (CYNC) à destination de Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). L'équipage a effectué une approche interrompue à 1736Z, en raison des conditions météorologiques. L'aéronef a été redirigé vers La Grande Rivière (CYGL). (METAR CYGW 141800Z 27009KT 3SM BR OVC005 05/04 A2995 RMK SC8 SLP143) (SPECI CYGW 141742Z 27010KT 1/4SM FG VV003 RMK FG8 VIS VRB 1/8-3/8) (METAR CYGW 141700Z 26007KT 6SM BR OVC005 05/04 A2993 RMK SC8 SLP137)*** ** *** Air Creebec Beech King Air CRQ502, registration C-FHGG, was on an IFR flight from Wemindji (CYNC) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). The crew made a missed approach at 1736Z due to the weather conditions. The aircraft was rerouted to La Grande Rivière (CYGL).(METAR CYGW 141800Z 27009KT 3SM BR OVC005 05/04 A2995 RMK SC8 SLP143)(SPECI CYGW 141742Z 27010KT 1/4SM FG VV003 RMK FG8 VIS VRB 1/8-3/8)(METAR CYGW 141700Z 26007KT 6SM BR OVC005 05/04 A2993 RMK SC8 SLP137)

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

CRQ921, un De Havilland Dash, immatriculé C-FCLS, exploité par Air Creebec, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Chisasibi (CSU2) à destination de Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). L'équipage a effectué une approche interrompue à 1742Z, en raison des conditions météorologiques. L'appareil a été redirigé vers Chisasibi. (METAR CYGW 141800Z 27009KT 3SM BR OVC005 05/04 A2995 RMK SC8 SLP143) (SPECI CYGW 141742Z 27010KT 1/4SM FG VV003 RMK FG8 VIS VRB 1/8-3/8) (METAR CYGW 141700Z 26007KT 6SM OVC005 05/04 A2993 RMK SC8 SLP137)*** ** *** Air Creebec De Havilland Dash CRQ921, registration C-FCLS, was on an IFR flight from Chisasibi (CSU2) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). The crew made a missed approach at 1742Z due to the weather conditions. The aircraft was rerouted to Chisasibi.(METAR CYGW 141800Z 27009KT 3SM BR OVC005 05/04 A2995 RMK SC8 SLP143)(SPECI CYGW 141742Z 27010KT 1/4SM FG VV003 RMK FG8 VIS VRB 1/8-3/8)(METAR CYGW 141700Z 26007KT 6SM OVC005 05/04 A2993 RMK SC8 SLP137)

May 17, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

Update #2: The event name "ANS - Inaccurate Aeronautical Information" was removed.
Mise à jour #1: La catégorie "Infraction au règlement de l'aviation canadien RAC - alléguée" a été enlevée. La catégorie "SNA- Information aéronautique erronée" a été ajoutée. Selon l'information obtenue de la division Aviation commerciale et d'affaires, il semblerait que l'observation est erronée ou non fiable du à la position de l'instrument de mesure sur la butte à côté de l'aéroport.*** ** *** Update #1: The event name "alleged Canadian Aviation Regulation (CARs) infraction" was removed. The event name "ANS - inaccurate aeronautical information" was added. According to information received from the Commercial and Business Aviation Division, it seems as though the observation was wrong or unreliable given the position of the measuring instrument on the hill beside the airport.
AIE443, un De Havilland Twin Otter exploité par Air Inuit, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol à vue (VFR) depuis 35 milles nautiques à l'ouest-sud-ouest de Kuujjuarapik à destination de Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). À 1851Z, l'équipage a posé l'appareil et a dégagé la piste alors que les conditions météorologiques rapportées étaient sous les minimums requis. L'équipage a mentionné qu'il avait une visibilité de 1000 pieds et un mille nautique sur l'approche. (METAR CYGW 171900Z 34020G25KT 1SM -SN BLSN OVC011 M03/M05 A2948 RMK SC8 VIS VRB 0-1/4 PRESS RR SLP984) (SPECI CYGW 171810Z 34025G30KT 1/8SM +SN +BLSN VV000 RMK SN8 VIS VRB 0-1/4) (METAR CYGW 171800Z 34020KT 1SM -SN OVC011 M01/M03 A2941 RMK SC8 VIS VRB 3/4-11/4 /S04/SLP961)*** ** *** AIE443, a de Havilland Twin Otter operated by Air Inuit, was conducting a visual flight rules (VFR) flight from 35 NM west-southwest of Kuujjuarapik to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). At 1851Z, the crew landed and cleared the runway even though the reported weather was below the required minima. The crew reported that they had a visibility of 1 000 ft and 1 NM on the approach. (METAR CYGW 171900Z 34020G25KT 1SM -SN BLSN OVC011 M03/M05 A2948 RMK SC8 VIS VRB 0-1/4 PRESS RR SLP984)(SPECI CYGW 171810Z 34025G30KT 1/8SM +SN +BLSN VV000 RMK SN8 VIS VRB 0-1/4)(METAR CYGW 171800Z 34020KT 1SM -SN OVC011 M01/M03 A2941 RMK SC8 VIS VRB 3/4-11/4 /S04/SLP961)

May 14, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE680, un De Havilland Twin Otter immatriculé C-GMDC, exploité par Air Inuit, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis La Grande Rivière (CYGL) à destination de Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). À 2050Z, l'équipage a effectué une approche interrompue pour la piste 04, en raison des conditions météorologiques. L'appareil a atterri sur la piste 22 à 2103Z. (METAR 142000Z 13007KT 3SM -RA OVC013 07/06 A2900 RMK SC8 BLN DSAPRD 14 SLP822) (SPECI 142048Z 22010KT 3SM -RA OVC004 RMK SC8 BLN DSAPRD 14) (SPECI 142050Z 22010KT 1/2SM -RA FG OVC004 RMK SC8)*** ** *** AIE680, a de Havilland Twin Otter registered C-GMDC, and operated by Air Inuit, was conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from La Grande Rivière (CYGL) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). At 2050Z, the crew conducted a missed approach for Runway 04 due to the weather. The aircraft landed on Runway 22 at 2103Z.(METAR 142000Z 13007KT 3SM -RA OVC013 07/06 A2900 RMK SC8 BLN DSAPRD 14 SLP822)(SPECI 142048Z 22010KT 3SM -RA OVC004 RMK SC8 BLN DSAPRD 14)(SPECI 142050Z 22010KT 1/2SM -RA FG OVC004 RMK SC8)

May 7, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE802, un De Havilland Dash 8 exploité par Air Inuit, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) à destination de Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). En raison des conditions météorologiques, l'équipage a effectué une approche interrompue pour la piste 04 à 1517Z et une autre pour la piste 22 à 1534Z. L'équipage a par la suite dirigé l'appareil vers La Grande Rivière (CYGL). (CYGW 071544Z 27005KT 3SM BR OVC015 RMK SC8) (CYGW 071520Z 26004KT 3/4SM -RA BR VV004 RMK FG8 VIS VRB 1/2-1) (CYGW 071500Z 26003KT 3SM -RA BR OVC015 02/01 A2963 RMK SC8 SLP036)*** ** *** Air Inuit De Havilland Dash 8 AIE802 was IFR from Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). Due to the weather conditions, the crew conducted a missed approach on runway 04 at 1517Z, and another one on runway 22 at 1534Z. The crew later flew the aircraft to La Grande Rivière (CYGL).(CYGW 071544Z 27005KT 3SM BR OVC015 RMK SC8)(CYGW 071520Z 26004KT 3/4SM -RA BR VV004 RMK FG8 VIS VRB 1/2-1)(CYGW 071500Z 26003KT 3SM -RA BR OVC015 02/01 A2963 RMK SC8 SLP036)

March 18, 2009

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

AIE603, a De Havilland Twin Otter registered as C-GTYX and operated by Air Inuit, was preparing to conduct a VFR flight from Kuujjuarapik (CYGW) to La Grande Rivière (CYGL). The crew taxied the aircraft in the manoeuvring area for a take-off, while visibility was 3/8 statute miles. (CYGW 181322Z 25017KT 3/8SM -SHSN BLSN OVC004 RMK SC8)(CYGW 181306Z 25015KT 3/8SM -SHSN BLSN OVC020 RMK SC8)

December 16, 2009

Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)

The Britt Airways, Inc. (d/b/a Continental Express/Air Mike Express (Houston, TX)) Embraer EMB-145 aircraft (operating as Continental Express flight BTA2595) was concluding a scheduled IFR flight from Newark (Liberty) International Airport, NJ (U.S.A.) (KEWR) to Ottawa (M-CIA) (CYOW). The flight crew elected to execute a missed approach to runway 25 due to a temporary obscuring of the final approach area caused by blown snow near the threshold of runway 25 being picked up by jet blast from a departing Boeing 767 aircraft. BTA2595 returned to land without problems on runway 25 at 1521Z. Ops. impact -- none. The weather conditions at the time were: CYOW 161500Z 25005KT 8SM -SN OVC046 M09/M11 A3019 RMK SC8 VRY LGT SN SLP231 CYOW 161400Z 21004KT 10SM -SN OVC050 M10/M12 A3019 RMK SC8 VRY LGT SN SLP231

November 12, 2009

Incident at RED LAKE ON (CYRL)

The Superior Airways Limited Piper PA-31-350 aircraft (C-GAJW) was concluding an IFR flight from Pikangikum Airport (CYPM) to Red Lake Airport (CYRL). NAV CANADA staff at Kenora F.S.S. reported that the aircraft was on a VOR/DME26 approach to Red Lake Airport when the flight crew executed a missed approach at 2343Z and 2353Z due to weather. The Red Lake Airport METAR was: 122300Z 17002KT 3SM -RA BR OVC004 07/07 A2953 RMK SC8. The aircraft subsequently landed on the third attempt at 0006Z. Ops. impact -- unknown.

December 28, 2009

Incident at LLOYDMINSTER AB (CYLL)

GLR 783, a Central Mountain Air Beech 1900, was on approach to Runway 08 at Lloydminster when the crew did a missed approach at 1434z. CYLL METAR 281400z 13012KT 1 1/2 SM -SN OVC002 M12/M12 A3029 RMK SC8

June 19, 2009

Incident at THOMPSON MB (CYTH)

AOR 0942. SN682-M performed a missed approach at 2100Z and landed at 2113Z. METAR CYTH 192100Z 09007KT 6SM -RA OVC004 11/10 A2956 RERA RMK SC8 CIG RAG SLP019

May 22, 2009

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

KBA 203M, a Beech King Air 100 operated by Kenn Borek Air, did a missed approach to Runway 17 at Iqaluit at 1250z due weather. KBA 203M landed Runway 35 about 9 minutes later at 1259z. METAR CYFB 221200Z 00000KT 20SM -SN OVC015 M03/M04 A2955 RMK SC8 VRY LGT SN SLP011= SPECI CYFB 221245Z 00000KT 20SM -SN OVC012 RMK SC8 VRY LGT SN=

May 14, 2009

Incident at WHITECOURT AB (CYZU)

CNK 274, a Sunwest Aviation King Air 200, was on approach at Whitecourt when the crew conducted a missed approach at 1333z due to low ceilings. They attempted another approach and landed successfully about 24 minutes later at 1357z. SPECI CYZU 141342Z 00000KT 2SM -SN OVC004 RMK SC8= METAR CYZU 141300Z 10003KT 2SM -SN OVC030 00/M01 A2974 RMK SN6SC2 SLP095=

February 13, 2009

Incident at HIGH LEVEL AB (CYOJ) (Electrical problem, Aerodrome - visual aids)

UPDATE The APM for High Level reported that the electrician found loose wires on one of the regulators for the PAPI'S the wires were fastened and the system is back in service.
PAPI's runway 31 failed while aircraft on approach. No reported impact. Weather 1600Z 00000KT 3SM -SN OVC005 M20/M24 A3048 RMK SC8 BLN DISAPRD 800 FT.

December 15, 2008

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

Air Inuit Twin Otter AIE651 registered C-GNDO was IFR from Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). The crew took off from rwy 04 at 1921Z, while reported visibility was 1/8 statute mile. The air traffic controller (ATC) was informed.(METAR CYGW 151900Z 04011 1/8SM -SHSN +BKSN OVC010 M15/M18 A2935 RMK SC8 SLP940)
Update #1: Commercial & Business Aviation division: the category ?Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction? was deleted. As the meteorological station is not located at the airport, there is often a difference between the recorded weather and the actual weather.

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

Update #1: Commercial & Business Aviation division: the category ?Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction? was deleted. As the meteorological station is not located at the airport, there is often a difference between the recorded weather and the actual weather.
Air Inuit Twin Otter AIE652 registered C-GMDC was IFR from Kuujjuarapik (CYGW) to La Grande Rivière (CYGL). It took off from rwy 04 at 1915Z while reported visibility was 1/8 nautical mile. The air traffic controller (ATC) was informed.(METAR CYGW 151900Z 04011 1/8SM -SHSN +BKSN OVC010 M15/M18 A2935 RMK SC8 SLP940)

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

Air Inuit De Havilland Twin Otter AIE607 was IFR from Sanikiluaq (CYSK) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). The aircraft landed while reported visibility was 1/8 statute mile. The pilot reported that he had visibility of 1 1/2 statute miles on approach.(METAR CYGW 151900Z 04011 1/8SM -SHSN +BLSN OVC010 M15/M18 A2935 RMK SC8 SLP940)
Update #1: Commercial & Business Aviation division: the category ?Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction? was deleted. As the meteorological station is not located at the airport, there is often a difference between the recorded weather and the actual weather.

December 8, 2008

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

De Havilland Twin Otter AIE650 was conducting a VFR flight from the Kuujjuarapik airport (CYGW) to La Grande Rivière airport (CYGL). The crew took off from the Kuujjuarapik airport reporting a one statute mile visibility, whereas the official visibility was 3/8 statute mile.(SPECI CYGW 072227Z 20013KT 3/8SM SHSN DRSN VV004 RMK SN8)(METAR CYGW 072300Z 19010G16KT 2SM -SHSN DRSN OVC025 M11/M12 A2972 RMK SC8 RESN /S04/ SLP067)
Update #1: Commercial & Business Aviation division: the category ?Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction? was deleted. As the meteorological station is not located at the airport, there is often a difference between the recorded weather and the actual weather.

June 17, 2008

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ)

CRQ954, an Air Creebec Embraer 110, was IFR between Chibougamau/Chapais (CYMT) and Roberval (CYRJ). Because of a low ceiling, the crew made a missed approach at 1151Z. The crew reported a ceiling at 300 feet even though the last weather check reported a ceiling at 3500 feet. The aircraft continued its flight to Montreal/Trudeau (CYUL). METAR CYRJ 171100Z 00000KT 12SM OVC035 14/13 A2966 RMK SC8 SLP047. METAR CYRJ 171200Z 09002KT 10SM OVC004 14/14 A2967 RMK SF8 SLP049. **** ** **** CRQ954, un Embraer 110 exploité par Air Creebec, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) entre Chibougamau/Chapais (CYMT) et Roberval (CYRJ). L'équipage a effectué une approche interrompue à 1151Z en raison des plafonds bas. L'équipage a rapporté des plafonds à 300 pieds alors que la dernière observation météorologique rapportait des plafonds à 3500 pieds. L'aéronef a poursuivi son vol à destination de Montréal/Trudeau (CYUL). METAR CYRJ 171100Z 00000KT 12SM OVC035 14/13 A2966 RMK SC8 SLP047. METAR CYRJ 171200Z 09002KT 10SM OVC004 14/14 A2967 RMK SF8 SLP049.

December 6, 2008

Incident at FORT NELSON BC (CYYE)

The pilot of the QWest Helicopters Aerospatiale AS350B, VFR Fort Nelson to destination unknown, requested to exit via the North Special VFR (SVFR) corridor. The Specialist observed the helicopter did not follow the specified route and did not report at the required reporting points, JUNCTION and SYD BRIDGE. There was no other traffic in the zone and no operational impact. (METAR 061600Z 00000KT 8SM-SN OVC006 M13/M14 A2980 RMK SC8 SLP125.)
UPDATE from ANS & Airspace: Follow up by Flight Information Services is ongoing.

February 12, 2008

Incident at PEACE RIVER AB (CYPE) (ATS operating irregularity, ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

An AS 350 helicopter operated by Black Swan Helicopters was inbound VFR to Peace River and the FSS did not inform the pilot that Special VFR was required. The helo landed at 1530z when the local weather was reported as: SPECI CYPE 121514Z 05008KT 15SM -SN OVC008 RMK SC8.

September 6, 2007

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

FAB807 dis a missed approach RWY 17 due to weather. Landed safely at 1630Z RWY35.METAR CYFB 061600Z 14005KT 5M -RASN BR OVC025 02/01 A2940 RMK SC8 SLP957

April 3, 2007

Incident at DEER LAKE NL (CYDF) (Public complaint, Conflict - loss of separation, Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction)

The flight crew of SPR922, DHC 8 102, which was enroute from Goose Bay (CYYR) to Deer Lake (CYDF), reported the following incident to the Deer Lake Flight Service Station (FSS). CME602, Beech 200, enroute from Deer Lake (CYDF) to Halifax (CYHZ), requested a VFR departure from Runway 25. CME was advised of the IFR traffic inbound from Goose Bay. The FSS received a position on SPR922 from the Gander Area Control Centre (ACC) and passed the information to CME602. CME602 departed VFR from Runway 25 at 21:30Z. CME602 was handed off to the Centre for traffic. SPR922 pilot advised that CME602 passed "2 nautical miles from SPR922". Both aircraft were communicating with Gander ACC at time of the alleged incident. METAR CYDF 2100Z 05015G20KT 12SM OVC018 M03/M07 A3041 SC8.

March 4, 2005

Incident at LA RONGE (BARBER FIELD) SK (CYVC) (ATS operating irregularity)

UPDATE ANS and Airspace reported that Nav Canada has taken internal corrective/disciplinary actions concerning this incident.
The pilot of C-FMAO, a Bell 206, was departing VFR from the company helicopter pad 2 miles southwest of La Ronge and had called FSS for an advisory. Due to an oversight, the FSS Specialist did not provide the pilot with the weather, which was below VFR minima at the time. The pilot took off and subsequently called clear of the zone. La Ronge METAR: CYVC 041400Z 23005KT 15SM OVC008 M03/M05 A2996 RMK SC8 SLP168= A Nav Canada Preliminary Investigation is in progress.

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