November 14, 2021

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered, Cessna 150DX from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) experienced a landing gear failure on the runway. Impact on operations, partial runway closure.

November 10, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

On final for Runway 24, a Skylink Express Inc. Beech 1900C (C-GSKW/SLQ739) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) reported conducting a go-around due to a gear issue. SLQ739 finally landed safely at approximately 0146Z. Two VFR aircraft were slightly delayed for landing, allowing enough time to finish the runway inspection.

November 1, 2021

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GIAB/AIE803) from Inukjuak (CYPH), QC to Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) aborted its approach to CYGW, reporting landing gear issues. After a few minutes, the pilot declared an emergency and decided to return to La Grande-Rivière, QC (CYGL). The aircraft landed without incident at 2012Z.

September 19, 2021

Incident at 15NM NW TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

A privately registered Piper PA-24-260 from Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) at Lourdes-de-Joliette, QC (CSE3) reported a landing gear issue and declared an emergency. The aircraft returned to CYRQ, where it landed without incident at 1755Z. No impact.

August 16, 2021

Incident at BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC)

A privately registered Cessna T210L from Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, QC (CYBX) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC), on final for Runway 28, reported that it was going to pull up in order to check the landing gear. After checking, the aircraft landed without incident. No impact on operations.

August 22, 2021

Accident at QUÉBEC / NEUVILLE QC (CNV9) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A privately registered Piper PA-24-250 from Burlington, ON (CZBA) to Quebec/Neuville, QC (CNV9) landed without its landing gear extended at CNV9. One person was on board and was uninjured. There was damage to the aircraft. Impact: Runway 06/24 was closed for approximately 2 hours. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified.

August 9, 2021

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (QUE10+) from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) conducted a go-around due to a landing gear issue and declared an emergency. While in the go-around, the aircraft changed its destination to CYQB. Emergency vehicles were sent out. The aircraft landed without incident at 0402Z. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0065: A Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec Canadair CL60 (C-GURG) was flying QUE10 under instrument flight rules from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB), to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO). Upon approach for landing, when the landing gear was selected for the extended position, the crew received an abnormal indication noting that the right main landing gear was not locked. The Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) checklist was completed and the crew decided to go to CYQB. An emergency was declared and the aircraft landed without incident. The operator’s maintenance staff changed the position of the wheel and retraction indicator lights.

July 28, 2021

Incident at 35NM N KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

An Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDLG/AIE857) from Kangirsuk, QC (CYAS) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) reported having to perform a low altitude approach for Runway 25 because of a landing gear indication. No emergency declared. The aircraft landed without incident at 1956Z. No impact on operations.

July 11, 2021

Accident at 60NM ENE PUVIRNITUQ QC (CYPX)

TSB Report #A21Q0054: An amphibious Air Tunilik Inc. Cessna 208 (C-GUAY) was on a visual flight rules flight from Puvurnituq, QC (CYPX) to Rexnord, QC mining camp (60°1649.8N 075°2117.5W) with only one pilot on board. Since the wheels had not retracted before landing, when the floats contacted the water, the aircraft flipped over. The pilot was able to evacuate the aircraft. Witnesses to the accident helped rescue the pilot with a boat. No injuries.

July 26, 2021

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At 1637Z, a Max Aviation Inc. Beech B100 (C-GYPA/MAX190) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) declared an emergency following a landing gear indication. Emergency services were advised. MAX190 landed without issue at 1717Z. Runway inspection carried out. Runway reopened at 1726Z. No impact.

April 21, 2021

Incident at HAVRE ST-PIERRE QC (CYGV)

TSB Report # A21Q0021: C-GJBV, a Beech A100 operated by Sky Jet MG Inc., was on an instrument flight rules flight departing from Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) airport at destination of Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC (CYGV). When the first officer landed, the aircraft was slowed down, without using the brakes, to about 55 knots. The captain then took control and applied the brakes. The aircraft turned suddenly to the left, and the captain attempted to regain control of the steering by applying the right brake and reversing the thrust of the engines. The aircraft exited the runway, hitting a runway light with the nose wheel, and when the landing gear was on gravel, directional control returned to normal. The captain then taxied the aircraft to the apron without incident. There were no injuries. After checking with maintenance, the main landing gear assemblies were replaced, as well as the nose wheel tire. The quality of the brakes was checked during the dismantling of the wheels and the brake tests did not reveal any faults. The aircraft was returned to service.

July 5, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

The flight service station (FSS) noticed upon takeoff of a First Base Solutions Inc. Cessna 414 (C-FBSX/BASE1) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) that the nose compartment was open. The FSS notified the pilot, who returned for landing after a runway inspection. No impact.

March 9, 2021

Accident at ST-HYACINTHE QC (CSU3)

TSB Report A21Q0011: A privately registered Cosmos Chronos (ultralight motorized pendulum) was performing a touch-and-go at Saint-Hyacinthe, QC (CSU3) with only the pilot on board. During the initial climb, the left ski was observed crosswise. The pilot landed in a field, losing control of the aircraft. The pilot sustained serious injuries and the aircraft sustained significant damage.

June 24, 2021

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A 9200-6170 Quebec Inc. Piper PA-23-250 (C-GDTV) from Matane, QC (CYME) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) experienced a flat nose gear tire upon landing. The aircraft was able to exit the runway on its own. The runway was inspected, no debris found. No impact.

June 14, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Panorama Fixed Wings Ltd. Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-FYUT/PNO711) from Alma, QC (CYTF) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), on final for Runway 09, advised that it was going to climb up to 5000 feet to conduct a mechanical check due to a landing gear problem. The pilot did not declare an emergency. PNO711 landed on Runway 09 at 1839Z without issue. No impact.

May 28, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A privately registered Piper PA-46-600TP from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Maniwaki, QC (CYMW), advised the tower upon take-off from Runway 06L that it had a possible landing gear problem. The aircraft returned to land safely. No impact.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A 9215-4400 Quebec Inc. Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-GSAG) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was unable to retract its landing gear and returned to CYHU for a landing. No impact on operations.

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

On initial contact upon departure from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO), an Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FCSK/CRQ922) from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) advised it was cancelling its IFR clearance and returning to land at CYVO due to a landing gear problem. No emergency declared or assistance requested.

May 25, 2021

Accident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A BSA Aviation Inc. Piper PA-34-200T (C-GDRD) from Bromont, QC (CZBM) to Bromont, QC (CZBM) landed on Runway 29 at Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) without its nose landing gear being deployed. The extent of the damage is unknown. No injuries, no deaths. Impact: Runway 11/29 was closed. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0039: A privately registered Piper PA34-200T (C-GDRD) was on a visual flight rules flight from the Bromont/Roland-Désourdy, QC (CZBM) airport. On approach to land, when the landing gear was selected for the extended position, the pilot received an abnormal indication noting that the front wheel was not locked. The aircraft declared an emergency and diverted to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB). A gravity landing gear extension procedure was tried but was unsuccessful, and the aircraft landed on Runway 29 at CYQB with an unlocked front wheel. The aircraft remained on the centreline of the runway until it came to a complete stop. The propellers and the nose wheel fairing were damaged. The pilot, the sole occupant of the aircraft, was not injured. A mechanical verification after the flight enabled identification of a bolt installed contrary to manufacturer’s recommendations.

May 14, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Upon departure, a Sky Jet M.G. Inc. Beech A100 (C-GJBV/LSJ512) from Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) to Havre St. Pierre, QC (CYGV) had an issue with its landing gear and diverted to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), then to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB). The pilot declared an emergency. The aircraft landed safely at 1556Z.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0028: A Sky Jet M.G. Inc. Beech A100 (C-GJBV/LSJ512) was on an instrument flight rules flight from Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) to Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC (CYGV). Shortly after take-off, a stuck landing gear problem was reported. The aircraft was rerouted to Sept-îles, QC (CYZV), then to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB), where an emergency was declared. The Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) checklist was completed and the landing gear was successfully deployed. The aircraft landed without incident at CYQB at 1556Z. Following an inspection by the maintenance crew, it was noted that the right main landing gear actuator was defective.

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials)

At Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP), Air Inuit (AIE) maintenance reported a liquid spill under the left landing gear of a foreign registered Cirrus SR22 that was on the airport apron. The liquid was possibly hydraulic fluid. No known operational impact.

May 13, 2021

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Government Of Canada, Department Of National Defence Lockheed C-130 (TIGR337) from Trenton, ON (CYTR) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) interrupted its approach while on final for Runway 24 and proceeded north of the centreline to verify its landing gear. The aircraft did not declare an emergency. The aircraft landed without issue at 1822Z. No known impact.

April 10, 2021

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

At 1033Z, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8701) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) initiated a missed approach for Runway 06R due to an indication of a landing gear problem. At 1104Z, JZA8701 declared a "PAN PAN" and emergency services were deployed. The aircraft landed safely at 1122Z and left the runway at 1203Z. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0018: C-GGOY, a Dash 8-402 operated by Jazz Aviation under the callsign JZA8701, was on an instrument flight rules flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) with 3 crew members and 34 passengers on board. While the aircraft was on final approach for Runway 06R at CYUL, the "Left Gear Unsafe" light illuminated when the landing gear was selected for the extended position. The crew ascended and an emergency (PAN PAN) was declared. The Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) checklist was completed and the light remained on. The aircraft touched down on Runway 06R safely and the aircraft came to a stop. The landing gear was secured and the aircraft was towed to the boarding gate.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. During approach, the flight crew received a "left" red Main Landing Gear (MLG) unsafe warning indication. The Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) was reviewed and an alternate gear extension was performed, with the same result. The alternate gear extension verification light was also indicating an unsafe condition. An emergency was declared. After burning off excess fuel and repositioning passengers in the cabin, the aircraft landed without further incident, stopping on the runway. Maintenance confirmed that the left MLG was not in a locked position. The gear was physically moved to a locked position and secured with a ground lock safety pin. The aircraft taxied to its assigned gate, where passengers deplaned. Following troubleshooting, the left MLG downlock actuator was replaced and the system tested serviceable. The aircraft was returned to service following a successful test flight. Service Difficulty Report No. 20210414003 was submitted

March 30, 2021

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

After takeoff, a Propair Inc. Beech 1900D (PRO4000) from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) advised that it was returning due to a landing gear issue. No emergency was declared and assistance was not requested. The aircraft landed without incident at 2012Z. No impact on operations.

March 27, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Pascan British Aerospace 3212 (PSC582) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) reported a faulty landing gear position indication and requested a low approach for a visual inspection by the tower. The tower advised that the landing gear appeared to be down. PSC582 decided to land without declaring an emergency or requesting emergency services. PSC582 landed without any other issues.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Following takeoff from Runway 06, a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (PSC582) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) declared a "PAN PAN" due to a landing gear problem. The aircraft asked to come back and land. A few minutes later, PSC582 cancelled the emergency and asked to continue to its destination. The requested services were cancelled. The National Operations Centre (NOC) was notified. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: Duplicate AOR 272408-V1: A Pascan British Aerospace 3212 (PSC582) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) reported a faulty landing gear position indication and requested a low approach for a visual inspection by the CYHU tower at 2054Z. The tower advised that the landing gear appeared to be down. PSC582 decided to land without declaring an emergency or requesting emergency services. PSC582 landed without any other issues. (Duplicate CADORS 2021Q0744 / AOR 272408-V1 deleted after information merge)
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0014: C-FPSC, a Jetstream 32 operated by Pascan under the code PSC582, was flying under from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) with 3 passengers and 2 crew members on board. When the landing gear was retracted, an abnormal left wheel position indication appeared. The emergency procedure was carried out and the crew declared an emergency. The indication went out as the crew prepared to return to CYQB. They then cancelled the emergency and proceeded to CYHU. The crew conducted a low approach and climb to confirm with the tower that the landing gear was in the extended position. The aircraft landed safely. There were no injuries and the aircraft was not damaged. The problem was found to be related to the microswitch and the weather conditions, and no other fault was found.

March 17, 2021

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At 0034Z, an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDLG/AIE854) from Umiujaq, QC (CYMU) to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) declared an emergency due to an indication of a landing gear problem. Emergency services and the air traffic controller (ATC) were advised. AIE854 landed safely at 0122Z. A runway inspection was carried out, and the runway reopened at 0130Z.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0013: C-FDLG, a de Havilland DHC-8-102 operated by Air Inuit under call sign AIE854, was on an instrument flight rules flight from Umiujaq, QC (CYMU) to Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW). After take-off, the "weight on wheels" warning light came on. The crew decided to divert to La Grande, QC (CYGL), where the company’s maintenance base is located. On approach to CYGL, when selecting the landing gear to extend, an indication appeared noting that the nose wheel was not locked. The crew initiated a holding pattern to assess the situation. An emergency was declared to the CYGL flight service specialist (FSS). The emergency checklist was completed and the landing gear was lowered manually by the crew. The aircraft landed without issue.

March 1, 2021

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL)

Immediately after takeoff, an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (AIE803) from La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) notified the flight service station (FSS) of a problem with the wheel doors and returned to land. AIE803 landed on Runway 31 at 0032Z without incident. AIE803 did not declare an emergency. No impact on operations.

February 24, 2021

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

Immediately after takeoff, an Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDAO/AIE870) from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Quaqtaq, QC (CYHA) advised that it had to return to land, without declaring an emergency, as the aircraft was unable to retract its landing gear. No known impact on operations.

February 13, 2021

Accident at MONTRÉAL / ST-LAZARE QC (CST3)

A privately registered Cessna 182P from Montreal/St-Lazare, QC (CST3) to Montreal/St-Lazare, QC (CST3) experienced a runway excursion upon landing at CST3. Damage occurred to the front wheel and left wing, as well as to the propeller. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) was notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0005: A privately registered Cessna 182P was on a local visual flight rules flight from St-Lazare, QC (CST3) with a pilot and passenger on board. Following the landing, while the aircraft was taxiing towards the end of Runway 20 in order to reach the U-turn surface, it deviated from its course and there was contact with the snow bordering the right side of the runway, causing a slide that ended beyond the end of the runway, near a ditch. The aircraft ended its roll out in a position perpendicular to the runway centreline. The nose gear broke, the propeller and engine cover were damaged, and the tip of the left wing pressed against the ground on the other side of the ditch. There were no injuries or spills of hazardous materials.

February 8, 2021

Incident at 9NM SW QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (PSC582) from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) declared an emergency due to an unsafe nose wheel indication. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed without issue at 1553Z. Consequently, 20 minute delays occurred for the following aircraft: a Chrono Aviation Inc. Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-GICR/NDL876) from Rouyn Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB); a Sky Jet M.G. Inc. Beech 200 (C-GCLQ/LSJ447) de Rouyn Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) and a Morningstar Air Express Inc. Aerospatiale ATR 72-202 (C-FTAR/MAL8069) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB). No other impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0002: C-FFPA, a Jetstream 3212 operated by Pascan under the callsign PSC582, was on an instrument flight rules flight from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) with 8 passengers and 2 crew on board. When the landing gear was lowered, an abnormal nose wheel position indication appeared. The emergency procedure was carried out and the crew declared a state of emergency. The aircraft touched down on Runway 24 safely with the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit on standby. There were no injuries and the aircraft was not damaged.

January 29, 2021

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

Upon take-off, a Propair Inc. Beech A100 (PRO4210) from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Wemindji, QC (CYNC) reported a landing gear issue and requested a return to CYUY. No emergency. A few moments later, PRO4210 advised that it had fixed the problem and continued its flight normally. No impact.

January 20, 2021

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

Upon takeoff, a Sky Regional Airlines Inc. Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (SKV7560) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) advised of an issue with its landing gear door and requested to return to CYUL. No emergency declared. SKV7560 landed without incident. No impact.

January 15, 2021

Incident at 3NM SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

On initial contact, the crew of a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-GUSC/PSC837) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) reported an indication issue for the main landing gear and asked to fly the runway heading. At 30NM west, PSC837 asked to return to CYZV. No emergency declared.

January 12, 2021

Incident at 8NM NE KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDLG/AIE858) from Kangirsuk, QC (CYAS) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) advised that it would conduct a missed approach due to a landing gear issue. The aircraft declared an emergency at 0102Z and landed on Runway 25 at 0126Z, without incident. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0001: C-FDLG, a de Havilland DHC-8-102 operated by Air Inuit, was on flight AIE858 under instrument flight rules from Kangirsuk, QC(CYAS) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) with 3 crew members and 7 passengers on board. While the aircraft was on approach for landing at CYVP, the "Gear Unsafe" light for the nose wheel illuminated when the landing gear was selected in the extended position. The crew ascended and an emergency was declared with the Kuujjuaq Flight Service Station (FSS). Once established in a holding pattern, the Quick Reference Manual (QRH) checklist was completed and the landing gear was successfully deployed. The aircraft touched down on Runway 25 without issue.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #16949: The Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) Emergency Response Plan was activated by the NAV CANADA Kuujjuaq flight service station (FSS) when the crew of an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDLG/AIE858) from Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River), QC (CYLU) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) notified the FSS of a landing gear issue. The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) Transportation unit, NAV CANADA, the FSS, the fire department, the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF), the health centre (i.e. ambulance), and Air Inuit responded to the emergency. The aircraft landed safely and taxied to the apron on its own power. There were no injuries. A debriefing session was held on January 14, 2021.

January 8, 2021

Incident at 17NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

While inbound to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB), a Sasair Inc. Piper PA-31 (C-GZIS) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) advised that it was unable to deploy its landing gear. No emergency. After a few attempts, C-GZIS advised that the landing gear had deployed. C-GZIS landed on Runway 29 at 1544Z without incident. No impact.

January 6, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A 9215-7536 Quebec Inc. Cessna 310Q (C-GMRW) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Lachute, QC (CSE4) asked the tower to verify if its left landing gear was deployed. No emergency was declared, but emergency vehicles were deployed by the air traffic service unit (ATS) as a precaution. The aircraft landed safely. No impact on operations.

November 21, 2021

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A 1250217 B.C. Ltd. Globe GC-1B (C-FMKN) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) experienced a nose landing gear failure upon landing on Runway 01.

November 11, 2021

Incident at Kelowna

Shortly after departure, a Southern Interior Flight Centre Ltd. Beech 76 (C-GSFB) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) requested to return to land due to landing gear that would not fully retract. The landing gear was "down and locked", so assistance was not required. The aircraft landed without incident, no impact on operations.

July 6, 2021

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

Delayed entry as a result of NAV CANADA safety and evaluation quality assurance (QA) review: A Central Mountain Air Ltd. Beech 1900D (GLR708) flying from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a landing gear malfunction prior to landing. After a manual landing gear extension, the aircraft landed without incident. No operational impact.

June 24, 2021

Incident at VERNON BC (CYVK)

Aviation Incident Report #17161: A Hanson Aviation Corp Cessna 172M (C-GDZQ) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Vernon, BC (CYVK) landed Runway 05 and the front main gear tire became flat at 2203Z. The aircraft stopped at the intersection of Taxiway Bravo and the runway. Staff Vehicle 33 responded and assisted to remove the aircraft from the runway at Taxiway Bravo. A runway inspection was completed. No other aircraft in the pattern at the time. CYVK resumed normal operations at 2207Z.

October 19, 2021

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Limited Saab 340B (C-FPCZ/PCO3055) from Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies, BC (CYXC) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) executed a missed approach due to a potential landing gear issue. No operational impact.

October 18, 2021

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

A Streak Air Piper PA-31T2 (C-GLRE) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA), inbound (IB), reported a landing gear indication light issue. On the downwind, the pilot reported "3 green" and landed safely at 2306Z, without incident.

October 17, 2021

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A Top Aces Inc. Learjet 35A (C-GTXE) operating as a Government of Canada, Department of National Defense flight (BRUSR31) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) executed a missed approach for Runway 09 due to a landing gear indication issue. No operational impact.

October 14, 2021

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT)

At 1744Z, a Central Mountain Air Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GFSV/GLR705) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Terrace, BC (CYXT) advised it was conducting a missed approach due to a landing gear issue.

October 9, 2021

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

The landing gear of a 1494709 Alberta Ltd. Cessna 425 (C-FKTN) from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA) failed to retract upon departure. The aircraft returned to the airport and landed safely. No impact on operations.

October 7, 2021

Incident at 20NM E VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGND/JZA8412) departed Vancouver, BC (CYVR) for Kelowna, BC (CYLW) and, approximately 20 miles east of CYVR, requested to return due to a landing gear issue. The tower initiated an emergency standby, although no emergency declared. The aircraft landed safely at 1954Z.

September 30, 2021

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

A Pacific Sky Aviation de Havilland DHC-2 (LVW202) from Vancouver Harbour, BC (Water)(CYHC) to Victoria Intl, BC (CYYJ) reported a gear indication problem on arrival to Victoria. LVW202 flew by the tower for visual inspection and gear appeared normal. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) called out as precaution. LVW202 landed safely without incident. No impact to operations.

September 25, 2021

Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)

A privately registered, amateur-built Coot A from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Kamloops, BC (CYKA) was conducting circuits and reported a landing gear light failure for their right landing gear. The aircraft left the circuit to correct the issue. A few minutes later, they reported "three green" and landed without further incident. No impact on other operations.

September 22, 2021

Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZY/JZA8239) from Terrace, BC (CYXT) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) had a nose wheel malfunction and lost steering while taxiing for departure. The aircraft was immobilized across the hold short line for Runway 15/33 and was towed back to the apron at 1750Z.

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