Enforcement Action Summary - March 2014

Region Date Violation Result
Atlantic October 9, 2011 CAR 601.04(2)

$500 monetary penalty

A private pilot operating a Piper Aerostar aircraft on a VFR flight entered a Class “F” Special Use - Restricted airspace without authorization and without radio contact. The individual was sanctioned with a $500.00 monetary penalty.

Ontario Dec 29, 2012 CAR 605.94(1)

10 days licence suspension

An airline transport pilot flying a Gulfstream Astra aircraft on an IFR flight experienced a mechanical problem that required one engine to be shut down and re-started. On the subsequent landing, the pilot inspected the engine and determined it was safe to continue the flight to destination. No entry in the aircraft journey log book was made prior to the aircraft departing. The pilot was sanctioned with a 10 days licence suspension.

Ontario Sep 5, 2013 CAR 601.04(2) $750 monetary penalty

A private pilot operating a Piper 180 aircraft on a VFR flight entered a Class “F” Special Use - Restricted airspace without authorization to do so. The individual was sanctioned with a $750.00 monetary penalty.

Ontario Sep 29, 2013 CAR 601.04(2)

$750 monetary penalty

A private pilot operating a Cessna 172 aircraft on a VFR flight entered a Class “F” Special Use - Restricted airspace without authorization to do so. The individual was sanctioned with a $750.00 monetary penalty.

Pacific March 1, 2013 CAR 602.01

$1,500 monetary penalty

A private helicopter pilot operating a Robinson R44 helicopter landed in a congested parking lot in a built-up area and subsequently departed without authorization. The pilot was sanctioned with a $1,500.00 monetary penalty.

Pacific July 31, 2013 CAR 602.12(2)
CAR 601.08(1)
 

35 days licence suspension
35 days licence suspension
 

A commercial pilot operating a Robinson R44 helicopter flew his aircraft at very low altitudes over built-up areas, landed in a congested provincial park without authorization, and operated in a control zone without an ATC clearance. This last contravention resulted in his aircraft conflicting with multiple IFR flights in a busy control zone. The pilot was sanctioned with a licence suspension totalling 70 days.

Pacific October 24, 2013 CAR 401.03(1) x 2
CAR 501.01(1)
CAR 605.86(1)
CAR 606.02(8)
CAR 605.84(1)
 

$2,000 monetary penalty
$250 monetary penalty
$1,000 monetary penalty
$1,000 monetary penalty
$1,000 monetary penalty
 

A private helicopter pilot flying a Robinson R22 helicopter did so without a valid pilot’s licence, did not have a valid medical and had no insurance on the aircraft. In addition, he flew the aircraft without maintaining the aircraft in accordance with the maintenance schedule and without meeting the airworthiness directives and did not submit an Annual Airworthiness Information Report. The pilot was sanctioned with a monetary penalty totalling $5,250.00.

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