Enforcement Action Summary - July 2014

Region Date Violation Result
Quebec June 11, 2014 CAR 501.03 $250 monetary penalty

An owner of a Cessna 185 aircraft failed to submit the Annual Airworthiness Information Report (AAIR) to the Minister on time. The individual was sanctioned with a $250.00 monetary penalty.

Ontario May 19, 2013 CAR 202.13(2)
CAR 404.03
$500 monetary penalty
$500 monetary penalty

A private pilot operating an ultra-light aircraft was forced to ditch the aircraft in a lake. During the investigation that followed it was determined that the aircraft was not registered and that the pilot did not have a valid medical certificate. The individual was sanctioned with a monetary penalty totalling $1,000.00.

Ontario Sep 4, 2013 CAR 404.03 $1,000 monetary penalty

A private pilot operating a Cessna 185 on floats experienced a power loss in flight and was required to carry out a forced landing on a lake. During the approach, the aircraft encountered strong crosswinds resulting in the aircraft clipping some trees on the shoreline. The pilot was not injured and was rescued in a timely fashion. The investigation that followed revealed that the pilot did not possess a valid medical certificate and had not been in possession of one for a number of years. The pilot was sanctioned with a $1,000.00 monetary penalty.   

Prairie & Northern April 25, 2013 CAR 401.03(1)
CAR 404.03
CAR 606.02(8)
CAR 202.13(2)
$700 monetary penalty
$700 monetary penalty
$700 monetary penalty
$700 monetary penalty

A private pilot operating an ultra-light aircraft at 1,500 feet encountered severe turbulence and could not maintain aircraft control. The aircraft descended and collided with terrain. There were injuries to the pilot and the aircraft sustained substantial damage. The investigation that followed revealed that the pilot did not have the aircraft registered, didn’t have a valid pilot’s licence and liability insurance and also, did not possess a valid medical. The individual was sanctioned with a monetary penalty totalling $2,800.00.

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