Incident Update / by Erik Johannesson

412 - DHC-8-311 C-FHNC North Cariboo Flying Service, Fort St. John, BC

07-Mar-2018 Arriving at the Primrose Aerodrome, AB on a flight from Edmonton, the aircraft landed to the right of runway 14, coming to a halt 500 feet from the PAPI lights for runway 32. The aircraft subsequently taxied for the ramp. 

Primrose Aerodrome serves the Canadian Natural Resources company operations at Kirby Lake, and the runway is gravel.


4536 - DHC-8-402 C-GJEN Westjet Encore Ltd., Calgary, AB

20-Mar-2018 Experienced smoke in both flight deck and cabin on approach to Nanaimo, BC. An emergency was declared and the aircraft was evacuated after coming to a stop on runway 16.