October 23, 2013

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

A PAL Airlines de Havilland DHC 8 (PVL1909), from Sept-Îles (CYZV) to Montréal (CYUL), and a Jazz Aviation de Havilland DHC 8, from Baie-Comeau (CYBC) to Montréal (CYUL), reported being targeted by a laser. No impact on operations. METAR CYUL 230200Z 23016KT 15SM FEW090 07/00 A2973 RMK AC1 SLP067=

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

A PAL Airlines de Havilland DHC 8 (PVL1909), from Sept-Îles (CYZV) to Montréal (CYUL), and a Jazz Aviation de Havilland DHC 8, from Baie-Comeau (CYBC) to Montréal (CYUL), reported being targeted by a laser. No impact on operations. METAR CYUL 230200Z 23016KT 15SM FEW090 07/00 A2973 RMK AC1 SLP067=

January 18, 2010

Incident at RANKIN INLET NU (CYRT)

FAB 951, a First Air B737-200, was on approach at Rankin Inlet when the crew carried out a missed approach due to visibility. The aircraft landed safely on the second attempt about 15 minutes later at 1857z. METAR CYRT 181000Z CCA 17017KT 8 DRSN FEW015 FEW100 BKN220 M16/M20 A2972 RMK SC1AC1CI1 IC SLP067=. No other aircraft was delayed.

May 27, 2010

Incident at ST. ANTHONY AIRPORT

SPR903, Saab 340A, enroute from St. John?s (CYYT) to St. Anthony (CYAY) carried out a missed approach to Runway 10 due to weather. SPR903 diverted to Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon (CYBX). Nil TSB. SPECI CYAY 271849Z AUTO 04020G26KT 3/4SM BR OVC003 04/04 A2972 RMK SLP067 MAX WND 03026KT AT 1849Z.

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.

September 8, 2008

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

PRO104, a Beech King Air operated by Propair, was conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Québec/Jean-Lesage (CYQB) to Kuujjuarapik (CYGW). Due to fog, the crew conducted a missed approach fro Runway 04. The crew conducted another approach and then landed on Runway 22 at 1515Z. The weather conditions at 1500Z were: 27005KT 4SM -SHRA BR OVC004 11/11 A2973 RMK SF8 SLP067.