November 18, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A Trans-Sol Aviation (TSAS) tug (Mule) towed an aircraft from the Ramp 1 barrier to TSAS via Taxiways D3 and D without authorization.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

At Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), while crossing the runway, a vehicle (SER641) came to rest on A3 while it was still inside the runway protected area (RPA).

November 11, 2021

Incident at 5NM ENE OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A privately registered Cessna 172EX from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) performed an emergency landing approximately 5 NM east-northeast (ENE) in a field due to engine problems. The aircraft was not damaged and no one was injured. 1 person on board. Area control centre (ACC) and emergency services were notified.

November 12, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Pascan Saab 340B (PSC312) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) conducted a go-around due to a receiving problem on the area navigation approach (RNAV) for Runway 06.

August 24, 2021

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

Aviation Incident Report #17287: A Montmagny Air Service Inc. Partenavia P68 Observer (C-GJMZ) on a flight from Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) was on Apron 2 getting ready to depart. The aircraft called La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) Flight Service Station (FSS) to advise them they would be taxiing on Taxiway Bravo and taking Runway 0-3. Before CYGL FSS could advise Vehicle (Staff-4-0 plus 1), the aircraft taxied from Taxiway Bravo onto Taxiway Alpha before all vehicles were reported off Taxiway Alpha.

October 21, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

A Hélicoptères Canadiens Aerospatiale AS-355-N (C-FXIH) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) reported that it had been cut off by a vehicle (a TSAS tractor) on the final approach and takeoff area (FATO) while the vehicle in question was leaving the fixed-base operator (FBO) to go to the main apron. The aircraft had to abort its final approach to let it pass. No other impact.

November 3, 2021

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard at 1923Z and 1925Z. The area control centre (ACC) was advised.

October 29, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A vehicle (aircraft tractor) crossed Taxiway A at the red light and crossed the path of a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE483) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) that was circulating on A. The airport service manager was advised.

October 26, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A vehicle was seen on Taxiway J at Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX), with no clearance. The vehicle appeared to belong to a FedEx employee. No impact.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An Air Inuit Boeing 737-2S2C (C-GAIG/AIE751), from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) cleared Runway 06L, then taxied onto Taxiway Bravo 2 and Runway 28 without clearance. No impact.

October 27, 2021

Incident at 3NM OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A 10851019 Canada Inc. Piper PA-31-350 (C-GULM), from Ottawa/Rockcliffe, ON (CYRO) crossed the Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) area without contacting air traffic services (ATS). The ATS unit attempted to contact the aircraft several times, but was unsuccessful. No impact to operations.

October 8, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

A failure of the local storage area network (SAN) of the Common Hardware Integrated Platform (CHIP) caused a breakdown of the Radar Surveillance Fusion System (FUSION). Impact: several delays for arrivals and departures as well as to airports located in the Montreal terminal space.

June 3, 2021

Incident at SALLUIT QC (CYZG) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

Aviation Incident Report #17120: At Salluit, QC (CYZG), an unauthorized pick-up truck and all-terrain vehicle (ATV) were observed on the apron. They were contractors that were surveying a land project. Kativik Regional Government escorted them off of the property.

October 24, 2021

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A privately registered American Aviation AA-5A from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) reported a laser strike on short final (FNL) for Runway 09, coming from the south. Police and Area Control Centre (ACC) advised. No impact on operations.

October 19, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton reported an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal coming from the Montreal area. Unknown source. No impact on operations.

October 16, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Lufthansa German Airlines Airbus 340-300 (DHL479) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) entered Taxiway A4, south of A, without clearance. The aircraft was then instructed to taxi for departure via Runway 24L. No other impact to operations.

October 20, 2021

Incident at ST-JEAN QC (CYJN)

A privately registered, amateur built, Zenair Tri-Z CH-300 from Saint-Jean, QC (CYJN) to Saint-Jean, QC (CYJN) taxied via Alpha and crossed Runway 24 and Bravo onto Runway 20 without clearance. No impact on operations.

October 19, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A service vehicle was observed crossing Taxiway A at the red light on Highway 630. The airport duty manager (ADM) was notified via the apron management service. No operational impact.

October 14, 2021

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

Frequency 122.20 MHz was unserviceable; the airport operator, technology operations coordinator (TOC), and area control centre (ACC) were notified. A NOTAM was issued by the TOC.

October 5, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard for 2 minutes. The area control centre manager was contacted. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton contacted the flight service station (FSS) and reported that the ELT signal was coming from a Pascan Saab 340B (C-GRDU) that had departed from Sept-Iles, QC (CYZV) for Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) at 2158Z. No impact.

October 6, 2021

Incident at ST-JEAN QC (CYJN)

An Eid Air Aviation Cessna 172M (C-FEID) on a flight from Bromont, QC (CZBM), taxied onto Taxiway A without authorization. No impact on operations.

September 30, 2021

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

A Collège denseignement général et professionnel de Chicoutimi Piper PA-31 (C-GDBK) from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) was cleared for a left-hand circuit on Runway 30, which it requested and acknowledged. The tower then received a call from the aircraft exiting the zone for the training areas. No impact on operations.

October 5, 2021

Incident at 4540N / 07420W

A 9215-7536 Québec Inc. Cessna 310Q (C-GMRW) reported a beige drone at 2,800 ft in the area west of Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX).

August 29, 2021

Incident at 22NM OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A privately registered Cessna 172 reported being in clouds (without contacting ground) and indicated to the Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) flight service station (FSS) that it was disoriented. The aircraft was asked to contact the area control centre (ACC). Support was given to the aircraft to divert it to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW), where weather conditions were better. At 15 NM to the NE of CYOW, the aircraft noticed a hole in the clouds and was guided toward CYOW, where it landed without incident. No impact.

September 25, 2021

Incident at 10NM BROMONT QC (CZBM)

An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by several aircraft in the area north of Bromont, QC (CZBM). Unknown source. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (TR) was notified.

September 23, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A vehicle (SER544) crossed over Taxiway A via route 630 in front of a Government of Canada, Department of Transport Beech C90A (C-FGXH/TGO987) that had just landed on Runway 24L. No impact.

September 22, 2021

Incident at RAFNO intersection (ATS operating irregularity)

An Airsprint Cessna 525A (ASP503) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) was vectored and cleared for an area navigation (RNAV) Z approach on Runway 14 behind a Flair Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (C-FLKC/FLE306) with 3.6 NM separation, whereas the required separation is 4 NM to the ground. Impact: ASP503 had to abort its approach. The aircraft landed without incident at 1500Z. No other impact on operations.

September 29, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A privately registered Cessna 182P from Charlevoix, QC (CYML) to Edenvale, ON (CNV8) crossed the Class C area of the Québec tower from east to west at 1000 ft and below without contacting the control tower. No impact.

September 18, 2021

Incident at 75NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

En route to Vancouver BC, (CYVR) an Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA301) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported losing its hydraulic system and that it was possible that hydraulic fluid had spilled onto the manoeuvring areas at CYUL. ACA301 did not declare an emergency but requested the presence of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) upon arrival at CYVR. Coordination was done. Impact: Runway 06R/24L was not available from 1228Z to 1238Z causing delays in take-off for several aircraft including an Air Canada Airbus A220-300 (ACA1073), a Jazz Embraer 170-200SU (JZA7552), a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (JZA8696), an Air Canada Airbus A321 (ACA926), an Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (ACA1296) and a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA7955), and, on arrival, an Air Nunavut (BFF20) on a MEDEVAC flight.

September 24, 2021

Accident at 2NM S Ferme Neuve QC

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton reported that a privately registered Piper PA-18S-150 had crashed into a river close to Ferme Neuve, QC. The two souls on board were killed. No service was provided for the aircraft. The general manager (GM), manager of area control centre operations (MACCO), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.

September 15, 2021

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

The Technology Operations Coordinator (TOC) advised that the Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) frequency should be functional (impossible to confirm, no aircraft in the area).

September 21, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A vehicle (ASI642+1) was observed entering Taxiway Kilo when it had been asked to hold short. No impact on aircraft taxiing via Kilo.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA864) from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to London, UK (EGLL) taxied onto Taxiway A and crossed Runway 28 without clearance from ground control. No impact.

September 20, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

Even after receiving and correctly reading back authorization for area navigation (RNAV) 24R approach, an American corporately registered Beech G36 (N15HC) from Raleigh/Durham, NC (KRDU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was observed deviating vertically and horizontally from the planned trajectory. No impact.

September 11, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

After receiving and reading back the instruction to remain clear of Taxiway B, an Académie Aéronautique Cessna 172N (C-GVKP) from Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) was observed on Taxiway B. A Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-400 (NRL737) had to stay clear of Taxiway B6. No impact on operations.

September 16, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

After receiving and reading back taxi clearance for Taixways F, J and K, a Federal Express Corporation Airbus A300-600F (N724FD/FDX152) from Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) was observed on Taxiways H and I. No impact on operations.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

After its run-up, a privately registered Cessna 172 from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) contacted the air traffic service (ATS) unit on Taxiway Charlie without clearance to taxi. No impact on operations.

September 11, 2021

Incident at BITVI intersection

While inbound to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB), an Exact Air Piper PA-31 (ET703) from Roberval, QC (CYRJ) to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) deviated laterally from area navigation (RNAV) Z Runway 24. No impact.

September 9, 2021

Incident at CHIBOUGAMAU / CHAPAIS QC (CYMT) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar, ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

The Technology Operations Coordinator (TOC) reported that the radar and frequency 122.0 MHz were unserviceable at Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT). There were no aircraft in the area during the outage.

September 3, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A service vehicle drove across Taxiway A4 without authorization and did not stop for the red light. The airport duty manager was notified via the apron management service. No impact on operations.

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Communication error, Incursion - manoeuvring area)

Escort vehicles (ASI634 and ASI820) drove with trucks on Taxiway J between 2130Z and 2145Z without establishing contact. No impact on operations.

September 1, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Communication error, Incursion - manoeuvring area)

A stationary truck was observed on Taxiway Kilo, holding short of Juliette, that did not contact the air traffic controller (ATC). After a few minutes, the truck backed up to the de-icing centre. No impact on operations.

Incident at 4605N / 07311W

An École de pilotage Évolution Inc. Piper PA-38-112 (C-FNGU) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) was targeted by a laser illumination originating from the downtown area of Sorel. The police were notified.

September 6, 2021

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

An Exact Air Cessna 172P (C-GILC) from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) was observed on Taxiway Delta when it should have stayed clear of the taxiway. No impact on operations.

September 4, 2021

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Société de Gestion Pragy Cessna 421B (C-GRQS) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) operated on Taxiways B and A without having established two-way communication.

August 19, 2021

Incident at 14NM ENE ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR)

A target was observed on the NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS), approximately 14 NM east-northeast (ENE) of Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR), at 900 ft. The target was observed leaving the mandatory frequency (MF) zone 25 NM north (N) of CYGR at 800 ft, at 2112Z. No communication with the flight service station (FSS). Impact: The information was given to a Provincial Aerospace Beech 200 (C-GGAO/SPR03) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) that was operating in the area.

August 31, 2021

Incident at NATASHQUAN QC (CYNA)

A Wasaya Airways Cessna 208B (C-FWAW/WSG540) from Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, QC (CYBX) to Natashquan, QC (CYNA) broke the area navigation (RNAV) 14 approach when it sighted a Northern Air Charter Cessna 208 (C-FNME) from La Romaine, QC (CTT5) to Natashquan, QC (CYNA) landing on Runway 32. WSG540 landed safely at 1618Z. C-FNME advised of a possible radio problem. No impact to operations.

August 27, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

At Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), a truck (TEC63) was observed without authorization on Taxiway Delta - localizer (LOC) (09/27 authorization only). No impact on operations.

August 30, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GYCV/PVL1902) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) rejected its takeoff from Runway 09 due to an indication and returned to the parking area. No impact.

August 20, 2021

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Pascan Saab 340B (C-FJEP/PSC311) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) was observed taxiing on Taxiways B and A without having established two-way communication. No impact.

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