WestJet Encore – Bombardier DHC-8-402 – UAV Near Miss


C-FWEW, a Bombardier DHC-8-402 operated by WestJet Encore as flight WEN3214, was
conducting an IFR flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl., MB (CYWG), Thunder
Bay, ON (CYQT). In the vicinity of the QT NDB, while the aircraft was on final approach to Runway
07 at CYQT, a passenger observed a UAV approximately 100 feet from the aircraft. No information
was available as to the precise location and altitude of the occurrence.