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Canadian North Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Ottawa

Canadian NorthCanadian North flight 5T-436 had to return and make an emergency landing in Ottawa, Canada, on March 28th.

The Boeing 737-200 plane took off for Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine overheat indication.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 49 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

Canadian North Flight Returns to Calgary due to Bird Strike

Canadian NorthCanadian North airline flight 5T-1748 had to return and make an emergency landing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on November 18.

The Boeing 737-300 took off for Fort McMurray, Alberta, but had to return shortly afterwards after its left engine ingested several birds.

The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All 134 people aboard remained unhurt.

Ground Crew Struck by Propeller

What: Canadian North de Havilland Dash 8-100 en route from Cambridge Bay to Yellowknife
Where: Yellowknife
When: Feb 13th 2012
Who: 17 aboard
Why: After landing safely in Yellowknife, the plane was being directed from tarmac to parking. One engine had been shut down, and a ground crew member was struck by the right propeller.

Emergency services were on hand.

The injured party, who was a new hire, was flown by medical ambulance to Edmonton.

In George’s Point of View


In many cases, I say Maintenance, maintenance maintenance! but in this case, I say Caution, caution, caution! One can never be too careful. Perhaps a longer training period would be advisable?

Aveos and Canadian North sign new five-year, full-service maintenance agreements

MONTREAL, Feb. 7 – Aveos is pleased to announce that it has signed two new five-year, full-service maintenance agreements with Canadian North. The agreements provide airframe, engine, component and line maintenance, as well as inventory, engineering, fleet management and records services for the carrier’s B737-300 aircraft that provide passenger and cargo service to Northern communities, remote sites and destinations across Canada.

“Aveos is proud to further cement its strong partnership with Canadian North by supporting the growth of the carrier into the 737-300 aircraft type. These agreements underscore the continued confidence in Aveos’ capabilities as a premier nose-to-tail provider of integrated maintenance services to the aviation community,” said Ron Elvidge, Vice President, Maintenance Solutions.

The new 737-300 aircraft entered into service in January 2011 and are powered by CFM56-3C1 engines, part of the engine offering for which Aveos has garnered a global reputation for excellence.
Steve Hankirk, Vice President of Operations at Canadian North, commented “We are pleased to be expanding our relationship with a proven service provider such as Aveos. We continue to enjoy a strong partnership where we depend on them to be an extension of our airline as they help us reach our goals of on-time performance and maintenance reliability.”

“Aveos’ customized, full-service solutions offer Canadian North the service levels and flexibility the carrier requires to operate in a highly challenging environment. It is a great example of the value-added offering we bring to our customers,” continued Ron Elvidge.

Aveos upholds the highest standards in quality and has the supporting systems in place to offer complete maintenance packages to airlines at a superior value. “We are able to bring our customers cost-effective solutions due to our technical airline knowledge and by leveraging strong relationships with the aviation supplier community,” continued Elvidge. “Our focus is to always provide our customers quality, on-time service at competitive prices.”

About Aveos
Aveos is a full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider of airframe, engine, component and maintenance solutions to the aviation industry. From maintenance facilities across Canada and in El Salvador, we provide integrated services to over 100 customers, while leveraging a robust network of strategic alliances. Over 4,000 employees are committed to a tradition of providing world-class quality and expertise to customers across the Americas.

About Canadian North
Canadian North is a major provider of scheduled passenger and cargo services from Edmonton and Ottawa to points throughout the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Extending beyond Northern Canada as well, they offer non-scheduled charter flights for industrial clients, sports teams, and large groups. Canadian North is a member of the NorTerra Group of Companies whose parent corporation, NorTerra Inc., is owned equally by Nunasi Corporation, representing the Inuit of Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Development Corporation, representing the Inuvialuit of the Western Arctic.

Canadian North Engine Trouble


Pictured: A Canadian North Boeing 737-275C/Adv
Snap Lake Canada

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer Jason Pineau

What: Canadian North Boeing 737-200 en route from St. John’s NL to Winnipeg
Where: Fredericton
When: May 25 2010
Who: 31 people on board,
Why: While en route, the left engine developed developed oil pressure issues and had to be shut down. The flight diverted to Fredericton and made a safe landing.

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