February 3, 2019

Incident at 4528N / 08157W

A WestJet Boeing 737-6CT (C-GWSJ/WJA438) from Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) to Toronto/Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) declared a medical emergency at 0051Z. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was advised. The aircraft landed at 0115Z without delay. No operational impact.

September 14, 2018

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737 700 (WJA438) from Edmonton Int'l, AB (CYEG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson int'l, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to overshoot Runway 23. A Philippine Airlines Boeing 777 300 series (PAL118) from Manila, Philippines (RPLL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Int'l, ON (CYYZ) previous arrival missed all of the high speed exits and cleared at end of the runway. PAL118 continued to have difficulty following taxi instructions. WJA438 landed Runway 23 at 2235Z.

August 19, 2018

Incident at 7NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737 MAX 8 (WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) established in the downwind for Runway 05, reported an Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) off the left wing. The UAV was estimated at 5500 feet. An Air Canada Boeing 777 200LR/F (ACA016) from Hong Kong International, Hong Kong (VHHH) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ), following WJA438, also observed the UAV in the location that was reported.

April 29, 2018

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

The Toronto Tower instructed a WestJet Boeing 737-700 (WJA438) from Edmonton Intl., AB (CYEG) to Toronto / Lester B. Pearson Intl., ON (CYYZ) to overshoot Runway 05 due to a departing WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA1102) from Toronto / Lester B. Pearson Intl., ON (CYYZ) to Los Angeles Intl., CA (KLAX) being in position and waiting for takeoff clearance. No operational impact.

January 25, 2018

Incident at 19NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

At 4400ft, a Jazz Aviation de Havilland DHC-8-400 (JZA8540) on a flight departing Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) and landing at Toronto/ Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported wake turbulence while following by 5.8NM a WestJet Boeing 737 600 (WJA438) on a flight departing Edmonton, AB (CYEG) and landing at Toronto/ Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ). No operational impact.

September 17, 2017

Incident at DAVIK intersection

A WestJet Boeing 737 700 (WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) reported an uncontrolled roll to the left while following traffic, a United Airlines Boeing 737 800 (UAL843) from Chicago, IL (KORD) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) during arrival to CYYZ. No injuries or damage reported. No operational impact.

September 16, 2017

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

Aviation Incident Report#15079: a WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GWBX/ WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) reported a passenger-related incident. On approach into CYYZ police were requested to meet for an unruly level 2 for an intoxicated passenger. Police have spoken with the passenger who was then released.

August 23, 2017

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (C-GJWS/WJA438) on a flight from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to overshoot the approach to Runway 23 due to spacing, for an Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (C-FIUL/ACA125) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) departing on the runway. WJA438 landed Runway 23 at 0015Z without incident. No impact to operations.

June 13, 2017

Incident at 200NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (ELT)

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA710) on a flight from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ), a Delta Air Lines Boeing 777-200 (DAL140) on a flight from Minneapolis, MN (KMSP) to Paris, France (LFPG), a WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA438) on a flight from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported anywhere from intermittent to steady Emergency Locator Transmission (ELT) signal, strength strong. Trenton joint rescue coordination centre (JRCC) was advised during the reporting activity that lasted a number of hours.

June 8, 2017

Incident at 4351N / 07933W

A WestJet Boeing 737-700 (WJA438) on a flight from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) in the downwind for Runway23 at 5000 feet, over DAVIK, reported a drone flying below at 4000 feet.

December 7, 2016

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

An Air Canada Boeing 767 300 (ACA738) from San Francisco, CA (KSFO) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) was instructed by The Tower to overshoot Runway 15R when traffic ahead, a WestJet Boeing 737 800 (WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to CYYZ was slow to clear.

October 11, 2016

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-FBWJ/WJA438) Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to initiate a missed approach to Runway 23 at approximately 0.8nm final due to a previous landing aircraft, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGMU/JZA8923) from Quebec, QC (CYQB) to CYYZ still exiting the runway at high speed H2.

February 23, 2016

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737 600 (WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) at 3000ft reported a green laser strike 7nm final Runway 05. Peel Police Advised. No operational impact.

October 9, 2015

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

Aviation Incident Report#14092: A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GSWJ/ WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) reported a passenger-related incident. On the approach into CYYZ, the Captain requested police meet the aircraft as a passenger was standing in the galley and causing issues for the flight attendants. Police met the flight and spoke with the passenger. No further impact.

October 10, 2015

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737 700 (WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) reported a green laser strike over Brampton, ON on approach Runway 05. Peel Police advised.

July 10, 2015

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737 700 (WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) initiated an overshoot Runway 23 due to high on the approach. No operational impact.

April 10, 2015

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-FBWS / WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) declared a medical emergency and landed Runway 23 at 2338Z without further incident.

February 6, 2015

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Communication error)

At 0400Z, a Halifax, NS (CYHZ) ground vehicle developed a stuck microphone on 121.9. Unable to communicate with vehicles on active runway. A WestJet Boeing 737-76N (C-FJWS / WJA438) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax, NS (CYHZ) had to hold for approximately 30 minutes prior to landing and landed at 0434Z. No other impact.

October 12, 2014

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737 700 (WJA438) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax, NS (CYHZ) reported a green laser strike departing Runway 06L. Pilot reported the laser came from the City Centre area. Peel Regional Police informed.

August 25, 2014

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737 700 (WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) reported a laser strike at the final approach fix (FAF) originating from an apartment building to the north. Peel advised.

May 24, 2014

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-76N (C-GWSH/ WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to initiate an overshoot to runway 05 due to an Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-GITU/ ACA1185) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) still on takeoff roll on runway 05. WJA438 landed runway 05 at 0039Z without further incident.

April 12, 2014

Incident at 11 miles S TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737 700 (WJA438) from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax, NS (CYHZ) reported a green laser strike while at 7000ft 11nm south of CYYZ on the Lake Ontario shoreline. No further reports. No operational impact.

February 20, 2014

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Westjet Boeing 737 700 (WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) landed runway 23 at 0053Z. While taxiing to the gate, the pilot requested an ambulance meet the aircraft at the gate due sick passenger. GTAA advised. No operational impact.

May 2, 2013

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

On a WestJet Boeing 737-76N (C-GTWS / WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) two passengers became disruptive and police were called to meet the aircraft upon arrival. One passenger was arrested.

November 6, 2013

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

Aviation Incident Report # 13292: Disruptive passenger on Westjet Boeing 737-76N (C-GWSE/ WJA438) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ). RCMP were called out and passenger was escorted out of the airport.