Enforcement Action Summary - May 2014

Region Date Violation Result
Ontario August 26, 2012 CAR 602.14(2) $200 monetary penalty
An airline transport pilot operating an aircraft flew at a very low level, in the vicinity of 200 to 300 feet above an open-air assembly of people. The pilot was sanctioned with a $200.00 monetary penalty.
Ontario October 12, 2013 CAR 401.03(1)
CAR 606.02(8)
$1,000 monetary penalty
$1,000 monetary penalty
A private pilot operating a Stinson 108 on floats had a mechanical problem while flying on a VFR flight to destination. Eventually, the mechanical malfunction required that an emergency water landing be carried out short of destination resulting in a damaged float on landing. During the interview with authorities, it was ascertained that the pilot did not have a valid medical and also, did not carry liability insurance. The pilot was sanctioned with a monetary penalty totalling $2,000.00.
Ontario May 30, 2014 CAR 400.02(1) 1 year prohibition
A private pilot candidate writing the private pilot examination at a Transport Canada Examination Center was caught cheating. This action resulted in the individual receiving a failure status for the exam and is prohibited from writing any Transport Canada examinations for a period of one year.
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