September 29, 2020

Incident at MONTREAL CENTRE / ACC DE MONTRÉAL (ATM - operations)

A fire alarm was heard in the Montreal Area Control Centre (ACC) building. The administrative staff present evacuated the building. In the operations room, only the evacuation pre-alarm was visible (strobe lights only). Sub-units stabilized their traffic and notified adjacent units. At 1824Z, the fire alarm and pre-alarm in the operations room ceased. Negligible impact. The Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the National Operations Centre (NOC) were notified.

September 15, 2020

Accident at 4631N / 07110W

Information was received from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton about a Grondair Cessna 172N (C-FDLJ) which had crashed at coordinate 4631.70N / 07110.60W. The extent of the damage is unknown. No injuries, no deaths. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified.

August 18, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Weather - other)

A Chrono Aviation Pilatus PC-12/45 that departed Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) for Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) declared PAN PAN due to an electrical problem. Emergency services at CYBC advised. Due to the weather at CYBC, NDL543 requested to be diverted to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY). Coordination performed. The aircraft landed at 1811Z without issue. No impact. National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) advised.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report: The airport received a "code white" message from the emergency call centre at 1755Z. The Mont-Joli, QC, Flight Service Station (FSS) advised that a Chrono Aviation Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-FCVD/NDL543) from Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) for Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) had an electrical failure. The aircraft was changing direction for Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY), because of the weather at Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC). The aircraft landed at CYYY. A runway inspection was carried out at the meeting point.

July 2, 2020

Accident at 5.5NM SW SOREL QC (CSY3)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised that a privately registered Cessna 140X, in flight in the area of Sorel, QC (CSY3), hit trees while in the ascent. The two people on board were injured. Services have been deployed. Significant damage to the aircraft. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified.
Update: TSB Report A20Q0067: A private Cessna 140X was flying under visual flight rules from a private grass runway near Saint-Ours, QC, to Joliette, QC (CSG3), with a pilot and a flight instructor on board. The aircraft began its take-off roll after the engine had been idling for approximately 10 minutes. The pilot-owner, who was flying, had some difficulty controlling the aircraft. The flight instructor, therefore, took control to complete the takeoff, which was carried out at midway, approximately 1,500 feet. A few seconds after the start of the initial climb, the instructor noticed that the speedometer indicated a engine rotation about 300 rpm less than normal and the aircraft was unable to maintain its decreasing speed. Although the throttle was fully open, the aircraft stopped gaining altitude and collided with the treetops. This resulted in a sudden stop of the aircraft, followed by a dive to the ground. The emergency locator transmitter (406 MHz) was activated and its signal was received by the Mission Control Center (Cospas-Sarsat). The aircraft sustained significant damage and a fuel leak occurred without a fire breaking out. The two occupants were seriously injured and taken to hospital.

June 24, 2020

Incident at 30NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

En route to Chicoutimi/St-Honore, QC (CYRC), a Trans Capital Air Ltd. Diamond DA 42 M-NG (C-FMJM) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) advised of the loss of the right engine and declared an emergency. C-FMJM requested to be redirected to CYQB. Coordination performed. C-FMJM landed without further issue at 1901Z. The National Operations Center (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Center (AVOPS) were notified.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0063: C-FMJM, a Diamond DA42 operated by Rans Capital Air Inc., was flying according to the rules of instrument flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) with 2 crew members on board. In cruise flight, at an altitude of 7000 feet, the crew heard two "bangs", immediately followed by the indications "ECU AFAIL" and "ECU B FAIL" for the right engine. The indicated temperature and pressure of the engine remained within operational limits. The crew declared an emergency and asked to return to CYQB. The aircraft landed safely at 1901 UTC. There were no injuries.

June 14, 2020

Accident at 15NM SW PARENT QC (CYPP)

A PMR Inc. Cessna 180J on floats (C-FFTV) declared a MAYDAY and conducted an emergency landing on a forest road. The aircrafts emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was activated. Damage to the aircraft. 2 souls on board (SOB) with minor injuries. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and National Operations Centre (NOC) were advised.
UPDATE: Duplicate CADORS 2020Q1758 / AOR 264688-V1 deleted, after merging relevant information. The contact person responsible for C-FFTV was on fleet telephone and advised that they landed on a dirt road at 470705N 07442628W near Beauregard Lake. JRCC Trenton was notified at 1214Z. The Montreal (CZUL) Area Control Centre (ACC) Shift Manager (SM) was advised.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0058: C-FFTV, a Cessna 180 equipped with floats in private operation, was flying under visual flight rules from Lac Tozer, QC, to Lac des Iles, QC, with 1 pilot and 1 passenger on board. While the aircraft was in cruise flight, approximately 10 nautical miles northeast of the Lac Beauregard, QC (CTN3) water aerodrome, the engine failed. The power had been adjusted to the maximum position, and an engine failure occurred soon after. The pilot performed the applicable procedures in the event of an engine failure, and the aircraft was configured for descent for an emergency landing. The pilot declared an emergency (MAYDAY) and landed on a forest road. Once on the ground, the pilot made sure that the emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was signaling and used their satellite telephone to notify a person responsible for the situation and provide the coordinates of the location where the device was located. NAV CANADA has been notified and they have notified the Trenton Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC). The aircraft was quickly located and the occupants were evacuated to Mont-Tremblant.

May 11, 2020

Accident at 2.5NM NW ST-DONAT QC (CSY4)

Emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal heard by some high-level aircraft in the vicinity of VIDGO. Source: a privately registered, amateur-built Cyclone C 180 which had an accident in the St-Donat region. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified.
UPDATE Duplicate AOR 263933-V1: Following takeoff from the Ouareau River, a privately registered, amateur-built Cyclone C 180 suffered engine trouble and attempted a return. On landing, the aircraft found itself at the bottom of the river. Substantial damage to the aircraft. No injuries or deaths. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), the National Operations Centre (NOC), and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) notified. (Duplicate AOR 263933-V1 deleted)
UPDATE TSB Report #A20Q0048: An amateur-built Cyclone 180 type aircraft on floats, in private operation, carried out a local recreational flight according to visual flight rules from and to Lake Ouareau, near St-Donat, QC, with 1 pilot on board. The pilot was conducting the first flight after winter storage. Before departure, they drained their fuel tanks and circulated on the lake for about fifteen minutes before taking off. After 10 minutes in flight, the engine began to lose power and stopped. The aircraft was approximately 600-700 feet AGL and the pilot performed an emergency landing right ahead of them on the Ouareau River, between Lac Blanc and Lac Archambault. During the landing, one wing struck branches and the aircraft nose-dived into the shallow water. The pilot was restrained by their 4-point seat belt, suffered no injuries and was able to evacuate the aircraft to get to shore. The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was activated. The aircraft sustained substantial damage.

March 15, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At takeoff, an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-3Q8 (C-FJZK/ROU1726) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe (TFFR) reported that it had possibly hit something with an engine and requested a return to CYUL. ROU1726 declared an emergency. ROU1726 made it to the ground on Runway 06R at 1200Z without incident. Impact: Runway 06R/24L was unavailable from 1200Z to 1210Z. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20Q0034: C-FJZK, an Air Canada Rouge LP Boeing 767-3Q8 (ROU1726), had to conduct an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau International, QC (CYUL) to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Guadeloupe (TFFR). On initial climb, the crew heard a faint sound and observed an increase in engine vibrations. The air traffic controller told the crew that he had noticed what were probably flames coming out of the left engine during takeoff. The crew declared an emergency, turned around, and landed without incident. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services crew was deployed and inspected the aircraft on the runway. There were no injuries.

March 16, 2020

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ)

A privately registered Piper PA-30 from Bromont, QC (CZBM) to Roberval, QC (CYRJ) conducted a go-around at CYRJ due to the landing gear, which did not go down, and the aircraft went to CZBM. No emergency declared. En route to CZBM, the aircraft declared PAN PAN. Coordination carried out. In the circuit at CZBM, the aircraft was able to lower its gear, then it landed without incident. No impact. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.

February 4, 2020

Accident at Joliette/Saint-Thomas, QC (CJO2)

The National Operations Centre (NOC) notified the shift manager that a privately registered Cessna 150F had crashed near Joliette/Saint-Thomas, QC (CJO2). The Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS), Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), the manager of area control centre operations (MACCO), and the general manager (GM) were notified.
Update: TSB Report #A20Q0020: A privately operated Cessna 150 was on a local VFR flight from Joliette/St-Thomas, QC (CJO2) with a pilot and a passenger on board. Once it was in cruising flight approximately 1 300 ft above sea level (ASL) and approximately 7 nautical miles (NM) east of the aerodrome, it experienced engine misfires. The pilot activated the carburetor heat. Engine power increased for a moment, but then fell back down. As the plane was unable to maintain its altitude, the pilot conducted manoeuvres to perform an emergency landing in a field. After the landing, damaged parts of the plane included the propeller, landing gear, and right wing tip, which had touched the ground. The occupants were not injured.

January 25, 2020

Incident at RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP QC (CYRI)

En route to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) at 5 500 ft on VFR, a privately registered, amateur-built Boisvert MPG01 from Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) reported being in the clouds with a low voltage indication. Assistance was given to the aircraft. The aircraft made it to the ground at CYXK at 1540Z without incident. No impact. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax, Aviation Operations (AVOPS), and the National Operations Centre (NOC) were notified.

January 6, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While taking off from Runway 06R, an Endeavor Air Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (Series 900) (EDV5526), from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Atlanta/Hartsfield-Jackson, GA (KATL) reported problems with its main landing gear and declared an emergency. Coordination carried out. EDV5526 was on the ground on Runway 24L at 2209Z. Impact: Runway 06R/24L was closed from 2209Z to 2241Z. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A20Q0008: N695CA, an Endeavor Air CL-600-2D24 (CRJ900) (EDV5526), was on an IFR flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Hartsfield/Jackson Atlanta Intl., GA (KATL) in the U.S. with 76 passengers and 4 crew members on board. During the initial climb after takeoff from Runway 06R, a brakes overheated indication appeared. The crew declared an emergency and went back to land on Runway 24L without incident, and afterwards, the aircraft was towed to the gate. No one was injured, and the aircraft was not damaged. The post-flight inspect revealed that the indication was erroneous.

January 3, 2020

Incident at 18NM SW MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

While passing 11 000 ft, and at the moment of frequency transfer to Boston centre, an Envoy Air Embraer E135 (ENY3989) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to New York/La Guardia, NY (KLGA) declared an emergency due to a pressurization problem, then went back down to 10 000 ft. ENY3989 requested to continue en route. Coordination carried out. No impact. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A20Q0002: N824AE, an Envoy Air Inc. Embraer 135 (ENY3989), was on an IFR flight from Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) in the U.S. with 44 passengers and 3 crew members. At approximately 18 NM southwest of CYUL, while the aircraft passed 11 000 ft on climb, the crew declared a state of emergency due to a pressurization problem and immediately went back down to 10 000 feet. The crew advised ATC that the situation was stable and that the aircraft was continuing the flight to its destination, KLGA.

August 12, 2020

Incident at 30NM SW VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

The pilot of an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 (N440AS/ASA105) on a transborder flight from Seattle-Tacoma, WA (KSEA) to Anchorage/Ted Stevens, AK (PANC) declared an emergency at 0155Z when they were 30NM Southwest of Victoria, BC (CYYJ) VOR at FL320 due to a single hydraulic failure. ASA105 elected to return to Seattle. The Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) was advised.

October 5, 2020

Incident at PORT HOPE (Millson Field), ON

The owner of a privately registered, amateur-built Christavia MK I called to advise of a landing incident at their home farm air field, at Port Hope (Millson Field), ON (CMF4). On landing, the tail wheel locked, the aircraft veered left and hit a pile of gravel, damaging the landing gear. 1 soul on board, no injuries. Minor damage to the aircraft reported. No operational impact. Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and Transport Canada (TC) Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were advised by National Operations Centre (NOC).

October 10, 2020

Accident at 4439N / 07849W

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (TR) advised the Toronto Area Control Centre (CZYZ) of a privately registered Cessna 180J that overran a private strip. There were three Souls on Board with no injuries. The extent of aircraft damage is unknown. Emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was active. There was no NAV CANADA involvement. No operational impact. The Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and the National Operations Centre (NOC) were advised.

September 22, 2020

Incident at 4NM N HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

Around 1558Z, an aircraft flew through the Hamilton, ON (CYHM) control zone from east to west, about 4NM north of the field, without initiating contact with air traffic control (ATC). Attempts to reach the aircraft were unsuccessful. The aircraft left the control zone without any further operational impact. Information from the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) indicated that the aircraft left the control zone after about five minutes. On the radar, the aircraft (code 1200) appeared to land at Stratford, ON (CYSA). A phone call to the London (YXU) flight information centre (FIC) was made in an attempt to identify the aircraft, which was unsuccessful. No further impact to operations.

September 7, 2020

Incident at 4630N / 08419W

Multiple reports of an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal near Sault Ste. Marie, ON (CYAM). The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised that a privately registered Cessna 182F on floats at the Bush Float Museum was confirmed as the source, and now under water. The National Operations Centre (NOC), Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS), and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were advised. No known NAV CANADA involvement. No operational impact.

August 30, 2020

Accident at TORONTO / BUTTONVILLE MUNICIPAL ON (CYKZ)

TSB Report #A20O0083: Canadian Flyers International Colleges C-GWYC, a Cessna 172M with an instructor and student on board, departed Toronto Buttonville Municipal airport (CYKZ) Runway 33 on a flight to practice circuits. The student did the pre-flight walk around; an engine run-up and associated checks were carried out prior to departure with the instructor. During the take-off, the student pilot had control, and the aircraft accelerated normally on Runway 33. As the aircraft lifted off and began to climb, the engine started to lose power. The instructor took immediate control of the aircraft, and ensured full power was being applied, but the engine continued to lose power. The instructor kept the aircraft pointed straight ahead and carried out a forced approach to a short field, located just past 16th avenue and adjacent to the Northbound lanes on Highway 404. The right main landing gear and wing tip struck the top of a hill, and spun the aircraft around. Both pilots exited the aircraft with minor injuries. The Transport Safety Board (TSB) deployed two investigators to the scene of the accident.
UPDATE: AOR-267162-V2: A Canadian Flyers International Cessna 172M (C-GWYC) from Toronto/Buttonville, ON (CYKZ) to Toronto/Buttonville, ON (CYKZ), believed to be on a local flight in the vicinity of Buttonville, went off Runway 33 at approximately 1745Z. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was made aware due to the emergency locator transmitter (ELT) activation. Two souls on board (SOB). No assistance required. Local authorities were on the scene. No operational impact and no known NAV CANADA involvement. Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) advised.

August 24, 2020

Accident at TORONTO / BUTTONVILLE MUNICIPAL ON (CYKZ)

Aircraft accident reported at Toronto/Buttonville, ON (CYKZ). A Canadian Flyers International Cessna 172M (C-GJQB) on a flight to Toronto/Buttonville, ON (CYKZ) had a runway excursion after landing and crashed into the side of a hangar. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton were all aware of the accident.
Update TSB Report #A20O0081: C-GJQB, a Cessna 172M registered to Canadian Flyers International and being operated by a student pilot (sole occupant), was conducting circuits at the Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport (CYKZ), ON. After the aircraft touched down for landing on Runway 33, it veered to the left. The pilot applied full power in an attempt to get airborne. However, the aircraft subsequently veered to the right, exited the runway surface near Taxiway Bravo 1 (B1) and transitioned across a grass infield area, a taxiway, and then collided with a hangar located on the apron. The aircraft was destroyed and the hangar sustained substantial damage. The student pilot was taken to the hospital for assessment, but received only minor injuries.

August 1, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: WINGHAM / RICHARD W. LeVAN ON (CPR7)

An American, corporately registered Siai-Marchetti F-260C (N71FD) from Cherry Capital, MI (KTVC) to East Hampton, NY (KHTO) advised they had smoke in the cockpit and requested a diversion to the nearest airport. N71FD was advised Wingham/Richard W. LeVan, ON (CPR7) was the closest airport. N71FD advised they would divert there. After spending approximately 20 minutes unsuccessfully trying to contact someone at CPR7 to verify the aircraft was down safely, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified. The JRCC Trenton dispatched the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to the airport to look for the aircraft. A few minutes later, N71FD appeared on our radar climbing through 4800ft. Toronto Centre verified N71FD did land in CPR7, rectified the problem, and departed to continue their flight. The JRCC Trenton was advised. The JRCC Trenton advised they would inform the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). The National Operations Centre (NOC) was advised, and the NOC indicated they would advise Transport Canada (TC) Aviation Operations (AVOPS).

July 29, 2020

Accident at ARNPRIOR MUNI ON (CNP3)

A privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV 6 from Arnprior, ON (CNP3) to Arnprior, ON (CNP3) experienced an engine failure while on approach for Runway 28. An attempt to restart the engine was unsuccessful and the aircraft crashed into a field near Highway 17 and County Road 29. 2 souls on board (SOB), minor injuries. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS), and the National Operations Centre (NOC) were notified.
TSB Report #A20O0072: A privately operated Vans RV6 was returning to the Arnprior/South Renfrew Municipal Airport (CNP3), Ontario, following a local flight. During the circuit for Runway 28, at approximately 800 feet above ground level (AGL), the engine failed. The pilot, realizing they would not be able to reach the runway, manoeuvred to avoid a water landing and conducted a forced approach to a field adjacent to Highway 417, near County Road 29. The aircraft overturned during the landing roll. Emergency services attended the scene and helped the two occupants out of the aircraft, who were brought to hospital with minor injuries. The aircraft was substantially damaged.

July 21, 2020

Accident at SHELBURNE / FISHER FIELD ON (CNN3)

A privately registered Cessna 172P crashed into trees under unknown circumstances in the vicinity of Shelburne, Ontario. 2 souls on board (SOB), uninjured. No VFR flight plan. The aircraft called the centre for flight following at 2229Z until 2235Z for the Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) practice area. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were advised.
Update: TSB Report #A20O0069: The pilot of a privately registered Cessna 172P aircraft departed Brampton (CNC3), ON, with one passenger, also a pilot, onboard. The 2 pilots were going to fly locally and practice some inflight emergencies. The aircraft flew to Burbank Field (CNN3) near Shelburne, ON, and conducted a simulated forced approach to Runway 08, but did not land. The aircraft came around again for a second approach and attempted to land on Runway 08. The aircraft floated approximately 1600 feet down the 2000 foot runway before touching down. The pilot realizing the aircraft could not be stopped in the remaining 400 feet, applied full power and attempted to take-off. It was reported that the aircraft speed was low during take-off, and near the aerodynamic stall speed as the pilot attempted to clear trees approximately 375 feet from the end of Runway 08. When the aircraft was just above the tree tops, it stalled aerodynamically and crashed in the forest. Both pilots exited the aircraft with no injuries. There was significant damage to the aircraft.

July 4, 2020

Accident at CORNWALL REGIONAL ON (CYCC) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Nanchang CJ6A on a flight to Cornwall, ON (CYCC) landed at CYCC without the wheels deployed. No injuries and no service deployed. Minor damage to the aircraft. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton, the National Operations Centre (NOC), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) notified. Impact: Runway closed by NOTAM until 2300Z.
UPDATE: Duplicate AOR-265248-V2: The Cornwall Airport Authority advised that the aircraft was damaged and had stopped on the runway. No injuries and no service deployed. Minor damage to the aircraft. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton, the National Operations Center (NOC), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified. Reason for the incident unknown. Impact: Runway closed by NOTAM until 2300Z. (Duplicate record AOR-265248-V2 deleted after information merged)
Update TSB Report #A20O0063: The pilot of C-FLIH, a Nanchang CJ6A aircraft, was conducting local flights in the Cornwall area. On the first flight of the day, the pneumatically operated landing gear did not completely retract. After several attempts, the pilot was able to successfully retract the landing gear and it functioned correctly for the first landing. On the second flight of the day, the landing gear retracted normally after take-off, however, during final approach for landing one gear did not lock down completely. The pilot noted the discrepancy with the landing gear during the flare. As the aircraft touched down, the other two landing gear collapsed. The bottom of the fuselage, flaps and propeller were damaged during the landing. When a crane lifted the aircraft after the accident, the landing gear came down and locked into place.

June 13, 2020

Accident at THUNDER BAY ON (Water) (CKE6)

A float plane flying over Thunder Bay Harbor reported to the Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) tower that there was a 1610662 Ontario Inc. Cessna A185F (C-GIOM) upside down in the water, with the pilot on a float. The aircraft landed and picked up the pilot, who was uninjured, and transported them to the shore. Emergency services were dispatched. National Operations Centre (NOC), Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), and Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton were all notified. No impact to operations.
Update TSB Report #A20C0051: C-GIOM, a privately registered Cessna 185F amphibious aircraft was conducting a takeoff at the Thunder Bay (CKE6), ON, water aerodrome with only the pilot on board. During the initial takeoff run and prior to getting onto the step, the bow of the right float dug into the water and the aircraft overturned. The pilot was able to egress the aircraft using the left cabin door. The aircraft did not sink and the pilot hung onto the floats until rescue arrived. The pilot was not injured and the aircraft sustained substantial damage. It was reported that all landing gear were retracted and that the lake does contain dead-heads. The weather conditions at the time of the occurrence were clear with a light breeze and glassy water conditions.

June 14, 2020

Accident at 20NM OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)

There was a mid-air collision involving a privately registered Champion 7GCD and a privately registered Cessna 172M on a flight to Arnprior, ON (CNP3). Following the collision, the Champion 7GCB crashed into the Ottawa River while the Cessna 172M continued its flight to CNP3, where it landed safely at 1925Z. Significant damage occurred to the Champion 7GCB, but minor damage occurred to the Cessna 172M. The National Operations Centre (NOC), Ottawa Police, Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) Ontario, Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton were notified.
Update TSB Report #A20O0053: On June 14, 2020, a privately operated Cessna 172M aircraft had departed Arnprior Airport (CNP3), Ontario, with the pilot and 3 passengers on board, for a daytime visual flight rules (VFR) flight in the local area. A privately operated Champion 7GCB aircraft, equipped with floats, had departed Golden Lake, Ontario, for a daytime VFR flight to Constance Lake, Ontario. Only the pilot was on board. Both aircraft were flying along the Ontario side of the Ottawa river, at approximately 1500 feet above sea level. At 1447 EDT, both aircraft collided while flying over the river near Buckhams Bay, approximately 12 NM east north-east of CNP3. The Champion aircraft sustained damage to the tail, entered a descending left hand spiral, impacted the water and overturned. The pilot egressed from the aircraft and was rescued from the water by nearby boaters. The pilot received minor injuries. The emergency locator transmitter from the Champion aircraft activated. There was no fire. The Cessna aircraft sustained damage to the propeller, nose wheel fairing and engine cowl. The pilot of the Cessna saw the Champion aircraft impact the water, flew a few orbits to confirm that the other pilot had been rescued and then flew back to CNP3 without further incident.

May 19, 2020

Accident at PEMBROKE ON (CYTA) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, FOD (foreign object debris))

Aviation Incident Report #16622: The Pembroke, ON (CYTA) airport manager (APM) received a phone call from the after hours dispatch service at 2244Z indicating that the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) needed to get through the gate for an airplane crash involving a privately registered Zenair STOL CH 701. APM attended the airport and observed that the OPP were already airside. Upon APM and OPP arrival, the aircraft had already been removed from the runway by the pilot and the pilots friend, and was located at the hangar. APM observed aircraft damage to the engine cowling, evidence of a propeller strike and saw that the nose wheel had snapped off. OPP contacted the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) for instructions. APM attended the runway to remove foreign object debris (FOD) and check for damage. Later, the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) duty officer received a call from the OPP at 2317Z on May 19th, 2020 regarding the Zenair STOL CH 701 aircraft, which suffered a “rough landing” at Pembroke, ON (CYTA), whereby the nose of the aircraft had hit the ground. There were no reported injuries.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20O0046: A Zenair STOL CH701 advanced ultra-light aircraft was returning to Pembroke, ON (CYTA) after a local flight and landed hard. The nose gear collapsed, causing a propeller strike, and the aircraft came to a stop on the runway. There was no injuries, but the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

March 10, 2020

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

The National Operations Centre (NOC) advised that a WestJet Boeing 737-800 (C-GJLS/WJA2798) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Oranjestad, Aruba (TNCA) was returning to CYYZ due to an unruly passenger. The aircraft landed at 1647Z without further incident. No impact on operations. The Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and CAADS were advised.
Aviation Incident Report #16563: At 1503Z, the captain of a WestJet Boeing 737-800 (C-GJLS/WJA2798) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Oranjestad, Aruba (TNCA) sent a Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) message to dispatch advising they had an unruly passenger onboard. At approximately 1515Z, the Captain had made the decision to turn the aircraft around and go back to CYYZ to offload the unruly passenger. Just before 1600Z the Captain called dispatch on the satellite communications (SATCOM) phone to give more details on the passenger. The passenger was very unstable, was threatening other passengers and had to be restrained. Once the flight safely landed in Toronto at 1647Z the police, emergency medical services (EMS), airport authority and WestJet managers met the aircraft. All passengers safely deplaned and the unruly passenger was escorted off the aircraft.

March 9, 2020

Accident at BURLINGTON EXECUTIVE ON (CZBA)

A privately registered Piper PA-24-250 from Burlington, ON (CZBA) to Burlington, ON (CZBA), VFR, landed short of Runway 27 at CZBA and became disabled. 1 soul onboard, uninjured. The National Operations Centre (NOC), Transport Canada (TC) Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS), and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified. No NAV CANADA involvement. No operational impact.
UPDATE Duplicate AOR 262745-V1: Airport manager (APM) called to issue NOTAM to close Runway 09/27 at Burlington, ON (CZBA) due to the crash of a privately registered Piper PA-24-250. NOTAM issued and Shift Manager advised. (Duplicate CADORS 2020O0495 / AOR 262745-V1 deleted)
UPDATE TSB Report #A20O0028: C-GEFL, a Piper PA-24-250 aircraft, was on final approach to Runway 27 at the Burlington Executive Airpark when the aircraft reportedly encountered wind shear, and lost altitude; the right main lading gear contacted a short tree. The aircraft touched down short of the runway and the right gear contacted a concrete pylon, which spun the aircraft 180 degrees. The aircraft was substantially damaged. The pilot was not injured.

January 31, 2020

Incident at KINGFISHER LAKE ON (CNM5)

A 2080061 Ontario Inc. Fairchild SA227-TT (C-FRPX) reported to the Winnipeg Area Control Centre (ACC) that MAYDAY was heard from a Wasaya Airways de Havilland DHC-8-102 (WSG814) on a flight from Wunnumin Lake, ON (CKL3) to Kingfisher Lake, ON (CNM5) due to an electrical fire in the flight deck. Wasaya Airways contacted the Winnipeg area control centre (ACC) controller to advise that WSG814 had landed safely in CNM5. No impact to operations. National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) advised.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20C0006: C-GANF. a de Havilland DHC-8-102 operated by Wasaya Airways as flight WSG814, was enroute from Wunnumin Lake (CKL3), ON to Pickle Lake (CYPL), ON with two flight crew members on board. While in cruise at 12000 feet, the aircraft experienced failure of the left side and overhead instrument panel. The crew was able to make radio contact with a nearby aircraft and advised them of their situation and that they would be diverting the aircraft to Kingfisher Lake (CNM5), ON. The nearby aircraft was able to activate the runway lights at CNM5 and relayed a MAYDAY to the Winnipeg ACC. While on base leg, the crew of WSG814 reported a strong smell of fumes in the cockpit. The aircraft then landed safely and was stopped on the runway where both engines were shut down and the master switch was turned off. There were no injuries and the aircraft was not damaged. It was reported that the following circuit breakers had tripped: #1 Air Data Computer, #1 Radar Altimeter, 3 separate lighting breakers and 2 annunciator breakers. An inspection of the aircraft by the operators maintenance personal revealed an unserviceable left starter-generator. The starter-generator was replaced and the aircraft was flown to base under the authority of a ferry flight permit for further inspection.

January 15, 2020

Incident at 110NM NW TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GEGC/ACA739) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to San Francisco, CA (KSFO), after entering Cleveland Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZOB) airspace, elected to return to CYYZ due to an issue with the flaps. On first contact with Toronto Centre (CZY), pilot declared a PAN PAN, and advised they would be making a flapless landing and requested that the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit be standing by to check brakes. ACA739 landed at 0309Z without further incident. No impact on operations, Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) notified.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20O0003: Air Canada flight ACA739, an Airbus A330 (C-GEGC) aircraft, was on route from Toronto (CYYZ) to San Francisco (KSFO), when the flight notified Cleveland Centre of a flap and hydraulic issue and requested a return to CYYZ. After arriving in Canadian airspace, the crew declared a PAN PAN in order to coordinate a landing with zero flaps. The crew requested aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) standing by in Toronto to inspect the brakes on arrival. The aircraft landed without further incident and taxied off the runway under its own power. Prior to departure aircraft had MEL “Flap Sys 2 INOP and Yellow HYD Pump Low Pressure Alert”. In cruise flight crew received yellow hydraulic low indication. The flight crew in consultation with MOC decided to return to YYZ. Maintenance found the pressure switch to be leaking. The pressure switch and o-ring were replaced and the aircraft was returned to service after the appropriate AMM service checks.

September 26, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: RAE / EDZO NT (CRE2)

An Air Tindi Ltd. Cessna 208 (TIN223) from Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) to Rae/Edzo, NT (CRE2) reported they were returning to CYZF shortly after departure, then suffered an engine failure and glided into CRE2 airport, landing safely at 0049Z. No injuries. The Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) was advised. No other impact to operations.
UPDATE to event summary by operator: Narrative corrected to read as follows: "During a flight to Fort Simpson, NT (CYFS), the pilot of TIN223 noticed that the STANDBY POWER INOP light had illuminated. They then diverted back to Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) via the Rae-Edzo, NT (CRE2) airport and contacted maintenance about the issue, noting the oil pressure, torque and Ng indications were normal. Shortly after the conversation with maintenance, the pilot observed that the oil pressure gauge started to fluctuate. The fluctuations continued to get worse as the flight continued and the pilot elected to divert to a closer airport. The pilot landed the aircraft at CRE2 with no further incident."

September 19, 2020

Incident at OLDS-DIDSBURY AB (CEA3) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The pilot of a privately registered, amateur-built, Lancair-ES from Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) to Calgary/Springbank, AB (CYBW) advised that the front landing gear collapsed upon landing at Olds-Didsbury, AB (CEA3). The propeller struck the ground. No injuries. NOTAM issued for runway closure. No further impact to operations. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were advised.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #16805: The pilot-in-command (PIC) and operator reported that this flight, originating at CYBW, was a currency and fuelling flight. Upon departure, the temperature was 18 degrees Celsius, barometric pressure was 29.75, and winds were 280 at 10 knots. The aircraft flew at 5500 in controlled airspace, as well as outside of the control area, to CEA3, then joined the left downwind for Runway 28. The pilot weather report (PIREP) was received, and the aircraft turned base and final uneventfully. Visibility was extremely hazy but VFR. While on short final, the aircraft encountered a down draft approximately 50 feet above ground level (AGL) and 75 feet from the threshold. The landing gear touched the ground, the aircraft experienced a bounce and touched down on the runway, with the front landing gear causing a front gear collapse and then a subsequent propeller strike. The aircraft was unable to leave the runway and assistance was provided by local pilots. In addition, the NAV CANADA National Operations Centre (NOC) reported that the nose gear collapse occurred during roll out at CEA3, that there was 1 pilot on board who exited the aircraft uninjured, and that the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) was notified and released the scene to permit the aircraft to be towed off the runway.

June 28, 2020

Accident at In the vicinity of: KELVINGTON SK (CKV2)

The pilot of a privately registered Cessna 150H on a flight from Kelvington, SK (CKV2) contacted the area control centre (ACC) to report a hard landing/crash in a farmers field in the vicinity of CKV2. The aircraft had one person on board (POB), and they were not injured. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, the National Operations Centre (NOC), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were all advised.
Update TSB Report #A20C0058: A privately registered Cessna 150 was conducting a local flight in the vicinity of Kelvington (CKV2), SK. During flight, the aircraft encountered engine power degradation and the pilot landed the aircraft in a nearby field. Upon touchdown, the aircraft bounced and the wing collided with a tree, pulling the aircraft into bushes. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was not injured. The aircraft sustained substantial damage. The closest reported weather at Wynyard, SK reported a temperature of 16°C and a dewpoint of 14 at the time of the occurrence.

April 23, 2020

Accident at OAK HAMMOCK AIR PARK MB (CAV9)

The Winnipeg duty shift manager received a call regarding an aircraft accident at Oak Hammock Air Park, MB (CAV9) from the provincial 911 services. There was little information given. The National Operations Centre (NOC) was advised by the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS). A privately registered, amateur-built Pegazair-100 ADAC flipped on landing. There was 1 person on board (POB), no injuries, no impact to operations.
Update TSB Report #A20C0035: A privately registered Pegazair-100 ADAC aircraft, was conducting a local fight from Oak Hammock Air Park (CAV9), MB with only the pilot on board. On the downwind leg the pilot selected carburetor heat between mid and 3/4 travel. While turning from base leg onto a final approach for Runway 36, the engine power began to falter after reducing power from 2000 rpm to 1500 rpm. There was no throttle response and the engine (Teledyne Continental Motors O-200) stopped a few seconds later while the aircraft was roughly 200-300 feet above ground level. The pilot checked that the fuel tank was selected "on". Carburetor heat was "on". Magnetos were on "both". The pilot maintained control and conducted a forced landing into a field approximately 0.5 nautical miles from the runway. After the 3 point touchdown the aircraft decelerated rapidly due to the soft, muddy terrain. The tail rose and the aircraft overturned and came to rest inverted. The pilot was uninjured and was able to exit the aircraft. The pilot signaled to people at the airport and returned to the aircraft to shut of the fuel and electrical system. EMS responded to the scene and evaluated the pilot. The aircraft sustained damage to the wings, cowling, tail, and a wing strut. The aircraft was recovered back to the airport. At Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) the temperature and dew point were reported to be 15 C and 3 C respectively at 1900 UTC, shortly before the occurrence.

March 15, 2020

Incident at 80NM WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

An Air Canada Airbus A320-214 (C-FZQS/ACA373) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) reported a sick passenger on board. . National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) advised. The airline made its own arrangements to be met at the gate by medical services. Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) advised.

January 30, 2020

Incident at 270NM WINNIPEG MB VORTAC (YWG)

The Edmonton (EG) controller informed the Dryden (HD) controller during the handoff that a TUI Airways Limited Boeing 787-8 (GTUIE/TOM032) from London/Gatwick, United Kingdom (EGKK) to Los Cabos, Mexico (MMSD) was having an issue with an unruly passenger. EG controller was in contact with North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) at that time. TOM032 continued through Winnipeg Area Control Centre (ZWG) airspace into Minneapolis (MSP) and subsequently decided to divert to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG). National Operations Centre (NOC), NORAD, and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) advised. Aircraft landed at 1755Z; no impact to air traffic services (ATS) operations.

December 26, 2019

Incident at 75NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-301 (JZA8757), which had taken off from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) for Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) declared PAN PAN due to hydraulic problems and requested a return to CYUL. Coordination carried out. JZA8757 was on the ground on Runway 06R at 2300Z without incident. No impact. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.

December 15, 2019

Incident at 80NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While inbound for Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB), a Sunwing Boeing 737-800 (SWG386) from Cancun, Mexico (MMUN) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) reported a fuel leak and declared an emergency. SWG386 requested to be diverted to CYUL. Coordination carried out. SWG386 landed on Runway 24R at 2142Z. Impact: Runway 06L/24R was unavailable from 2142Z to 2154Z due to the fuel spill. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations (AVOPS) were notified.
TSB Update A19Q0199: C-GOWG, a Sunwing Airlines Inc. Boeing 737-800 (SWG386), was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Cancún (MMUN) international airport in Mexico to Quebec Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) with 185 passengers and 6 crew members on board. While the aircraft was in descent 85 NM south of CYQB, the crew notified the air traffic control (ATC) centre that it wanted to be diverted to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) due to a fuel leak. Afterwards, the crew declared a state of emergency and the aircraft landed on Runway 24R at CYUL without incident with Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services on standby. No one was injured and there was no damage. The post-landing runway inspection revealed fuel spillage.

November 1, 2019

Incident at 5742N / 06515W

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-333 (N1607B/DAL34) on a flight from Seattle/Tacoma Intl, WA (KSEA) to Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) advised diverting Gander Intl, NL (CYQX) due to an unruly passenger. The flight landed without incident at 0305Z. North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) notified. (Duplicate AOR 257959-V1 deleted).

October 14, 2019

Incident at 25NM E MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

While inbound for Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) an Openskies Airbus A330-200 (BOS7) from Paris/Orly, France (LFPO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported flap problems and asked if it could perform a few verifications east of CYUL. After a few minutes, BOS7 declared an emergency. Coordination carried out. The aircraft landed on Runway 24L at 0133Z without incident. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
Update: TSB Report #A19Q0174: F-HLVM, an OpenSkies Airbus A330-202, was on IFR flight BOS7 from Paris/Orly, France (LFPO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL). During the approach, the flight crew declared an emergency due to flap problems. The aircraft continued the approach and landed without incident at CYUL.

October 4, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Inuit Beech B350 (AIE591) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) declared an emergency while it was lining up for departure on Runway 06L at Taxiway B2. Impact: Runway 06L/24R was unavailable from 1511Z to 1538Z. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
Update: TSB Report #A19Q0166: An Air Inuit Beech 300 (C-FDTC ) (AIE591) with 2 pilots and 2 passengers on board was taxiing on Taxiway B2 at Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to conduct an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP). While the aircraft was preparing to take its position on Runway 06L, the co-pilot noticed the presence of white smoke coming out from above the of the right engines cowling. The pilot-in-command stopped the aircraft and also noticed the presence of white smoke. The engine was turned off as a precaution and an emergency was declared. Once the engine was turned off, the smoke dissipated, and no smoke was seen by emergency services staff. The aircraft returned to the operator for an examination. No injuries.

July 26, 2019

Incident at 25NM BAIE-COMEAU QC VOR/DME (YBC)

En route, a foreign-registered de Havilland DHC-8-400 (D2EUR) from Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) was without a radio (NORDO) from 1830Z to 1922Z. The National Operations Centre (NOC), North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.

Incident at 40NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

En route to Berlin, Germany (EDDT), an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300 (ROU1966) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Berlin, Germany (EDDT) reported an unruly passenger on board and requested to divert to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL). ROU1966 requested the presence of police upon its arrival. Coordination carried out. ROU1966 landed without incident on Runway 24R at 0223Z. No impact. North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.

July 5, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Incursion - runway - vehicle, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Ground control received a call from Air Inuit (AIE) that informed them that a vehicle had smashed open a gate and headed to Runway 24R. A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEJY/SKV7641) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) and an Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GHLM/ACA798) from Los Angeles, CA (KLAX) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) were instructed to pull up. Runway 24R was closed by NOTAM until 0400Z. There were several delays for the takeoffs that followed. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.

June 11, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: BAGOTVILLE QC (CYBG)

Information was received by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton. During a water landing, the wing of a privately registered, amateur-built Adventure Plane, whose provenance and destination are unknown, hit the water. The aircraft was lightly damaged. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS), and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified.

June 30, 2019

Accident at AMOS / MAGNY QC (CYEY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Information was received from the airport administration. A 1107093 Alberta Ltd. Piper PA-30 (C-GZLV) from Dryden, ON (CYHD) to Amos/Magny, QC (CYEY) landed at CYEY without its landing gear down. The extent of the damage is unknown. The person on board was not injured. Emergency services were present during the landing. Impact on operations: the runway was closed until 0400Z on July 1. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
TSB Update #A19Q0098: C-GZLV, a privately registered Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche, was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from La Crête, AB (CFN5) to Amos/Magny, QC (CYEY) with only the pilot on board. While the aircraft was on final approach for Runway 14 at CYEY, the pilot forgot to lower the landing gear. The aircraft therefore landed on its belly, and the propellers hit the runway. The aircraft came to a stop after having travelled an approximate distance of 1 500 ft. The pilot was not injured and could evacuate without difficulty. The aircraft was substantially damaged, but no fire was reported. The Amos municipality fire service was advised, and an emergency vehicle and an ambulance were deployed.

December 26, 2019

Incident at 5037N / 12011W (Weather balloon, meteor, rocket, CIRVIS/UFO)

The crew of a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8041) on a flight from Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) and an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA244) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) reported sighting up to 2 dozen evenly-spaced bright objects in a line, travelling quickly at an altitude above their aircraft. North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) advised.

July 21, 2019

Incident at 5020N / 11621W

An American, privately registered Cessna 550 (N25CV) from Great Falls, MT (KGTF) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) declared an emergency due to loss of pressurization, then cancelled 10 minutes later at 1510Z. Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria were advised.

May 25, 2019

Incident at 5721N / 12043W

An American corporately registered Gulfstream Aerospace Gulfstream IV (N970KG) from Teterboro, NJ (KBED) to Sitka, AK (PASI) diverted to Juneau, AK (PAJN) due to an equipment issue, and later declared an emergency. Anchorage center and Aviation Operations (AVOPS) advised. No operational impact.

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