November 7, 2020

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Provincial Airlines Beech 1900D (C-FNCP/PVL1909) from Wabush, NL (CYWK) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), initiated an overshoot for Runway 09 due to a landing gear indication. After verification, the aircraft landed safely at 0120Z on Runway 09. No impact on operations.

October 29, 2020

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC836) from Wabush, NL (CYWK) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) requested to exit the approach for Runway 27 due to a landing gear problem. After verification, the aircraft landed safely at 1658Z. PSC836 did not declare an emergency and services were contacted. No impact on operations.

November 4, 2020

Incident at SW OTOLA intersection

A Chrono Jet Inc. Boeing 737-247 (C-FBIM/MBK790) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) advised that it was returning to land at CYHU due to a landing gear problem. No emergency declared or assistance requested. The aircraft landed safely at 1912Z. No impact on operations.

November 3, 2020

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

On final for Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC837) from Bagotville, QC (CYBG) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) declared an emergency and requested the presence of vehicles. A landing gear problem was the source of the emergency. PSC837 landed on Runway 31 safely at 1544Z.

October 26, 2020

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC824) from Wabush, NL (CYWK) to Sept-Iles, QC (CYZV) conducted a missed approach while on short final for Runway 27 due to a landing gear issue. After a visual check by the flight service station (FSS), PSC824 conducted a second approach and landed without issue. No impact on operations.

September 8, 2020

Accident at MONTRÉAL / LES CÈDRES QC (CSS3) (FOD (foreign object debris))

TSB Report #A20Q0088: C-GMUQ, a Cessna 172P operated by Laurentide Aviation, was on a visual flight rules flight to and from the Montreal/Les Cèdres, QC (CSS3) aerodrome, with one pilot on board. During touch-and-go on Runway 25, the pilot was simulating a landing on soft ground and, while taxiing, the pilot felt the aircraft sink to the left, followed by an uncontrolled turn to the left. They then cut the engine power, applied the brakes, and applied the right-side rudder to attempt to regain control. The aircraft did not slow down and went off the runway near the threshold of Runway 07. During the runway excursion, the right landing gear and the elevator struck a light, causing damage to the aircraft. The pilot was not injured. A puncture of the left tire was then observed. A runway inspection was performed and a paint scraper was found on the runway.

October 21, 2020

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL)

An Air Inuit Boeing 737-200 (AIE780) from Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX) to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) conducted a missed approach for Runway 13 after advising that it had an "error" indication for the left landing gear. The pilot did not declare an emergency and advised that the indication had returned to normal. AIE780 landed safely at 2008Z. No loss of separation, no impact on operations.

October 5, 2020

Incident at BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GPPS/PSC837) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) declared an emergency due to a landing gear problem and requested to change its destination to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV). The aircraft cancelled the emergency at 1310Z and landed without issue at 1330Z. Emergency vehicles were dispatched and a runway inspection was conducted. No impact to operations.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report: At approximately 1245Z (0845 EDT) on October 05, 2020, flight PSC837, en route from St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC), declared an emergency due to a problem with its landing gear. The crew made the decision to divert to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) before they were finally able to resolve the problem. The emergency was canceled and the aircraft continued to CYZV, where it landed safely.
Update: TSB Report #A20Q0096: C-GPPS, a Jetstream 3212 operated by Pascan Aviation with the callsign PSC837, was on an instrument flight rules flight from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC), with 12 passengers and 2 crew on board. During the visual approach to Runway 10 at CYBC, the crew observed that the green indication for locked nose landing gear was not illuminating. The crew performed the associated checklist and changed the indicator lights, but the problem remained. The nose wheel was observed to be descended by ground personnel at CYBC. The crew decided to divert to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), and an emergency was declared. En route to CYZV, the green indication for locked nose gear came on. The emergency was cancelled and the aircraft landed safely at CYZV. There were no injuries and the aircraft was not damaged. The microswitch was adjusted and no other faults were found.

October 3, 2020

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

An École de Pilotage Évolution Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GWEM) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) was conducting touch-and-gos. The landing gear collapsed upon landing and the aircraft was immobilized on Runway 09/27. There were no injuries but there was damage to the aircraft. Operational impact: Runway 09/27 was closed for approximately 15 minutes.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A20Q0095: C-GEWM, a Diamond DA-20 operated by Evolution Flight School Inc., was on a local training flight from the Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) airport under visual flight rules, with a student pilot on board. During a simulated short landing exercise, the aircraft bounced several times and, on the third touchdown, the nose landing gear gave way and the propeller struck the runway. The aircraft came to a stop at the edge of the runway, in the grass. There were no injuries, however the aircraft sustained damage primarily to the propeller, engine cover and nose gear.

September 22, 2020

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC473) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) had a landing gear indication. The aircraft performed a fly-by to inspect its gear. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was requested. An emergency was declared by air traffic control (ATC)/flight service station (FSS). The aircraft landed without incident. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), and the National Operations Centre (NOC) were advised.
Update TSB Report #A20A0042: C-GPSK, a British Aerospace Jetstream 32 aircraft, operated by Pascan Aviation, was conducting flight PSC473 from Quebec/Jean Lesage (CYQB), QC, to Iles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC. After selecting the landing gear "down" during the approach to CYGR, 2 landing gear transit lights remained illuminated, with no associated down position indication. An emergency was declared and the crew coordinated with the CYGR flight service station personnel to visually confirm the landing gear position, as the aircraft was flown along the runway in a low pass. The down position indication subsequently illuminated for all 3 lights and the aircraft returned for another approach to CYGR. When the flaps were selected for landing, no flap movement was detected and the crew noticed that the hydraulic fluid level was low. The aircraft landed at CYGR without further incident. Airport emergency response services were standing by for the landing, as a precaution.

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC473) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) conducted a low altitude approach to see if the landing gear was properly extended. Emergency services were activated. PSC473 landed safely at 1839Z. No impact to operations.

August 25, 2020

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Sky Jet M.G. Beech 200 (C-GCLQ/VSL447) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) advised the air traffic controller (ATC) of a landing gear issue but did not declare an emergency. ATC advised the flight service station (FSS) that VSL447 had resolved the problem. VSL447 landed at 1242Z without issue. No impact to operations.

August 4, 2020

Incident at LOURDES-DE-BLANC-SABLON QC (CYBX)

On approach to Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, QC (CYBX), a Sky Jet M.G. Beech 1900D (VSL607) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, QC (CYBX) advised having to conduct verifications before landing due to a landing gear issue. Emergency declared. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services advised. VSL607 landed safely at 1722Z. No impact.

August 23, 2020

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

On takeoff from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-301 (JZA8973) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) advised of landing gear issues. No emergency declared. After completing some verifications, JZA8973 advised that they were continuing their flight normally toward CYOW. No impact.

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.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A20Q0083: C-FCVD, a Pilatus PC-12/45 operated by Chrono Aviation, was on flight NDL543 under instrument flight rules from Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) airport to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) airport with 2 crew members and 3 passengers on board. Lightning was observed 5 NM east of the runway. Immediately after take-off from Runway 28, the ESNTL BUS and AV BUS lights came on; the crew performed the quick reference handbook (QRH) checklist for “ESNTL BUS”. While the aircraft was at an altitude of 2,000 feet during a climb, a left-side instrument failure occurred, resulting in the crew being able to partially recover the electrical system. The crew completed the QRH checklist for “AV BUS”, followed by the one for runaway trim. The crew declared an emergency (PAN PAN) and, due to weather conditions at CYBC, conducted a diversion to the airport of Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY). A descent was made to maintain visual flight rules (VFR) flight conditions. The crew had to deploy the landing gear manually and the aircraft landed safely at CYYY at 1813Z. After the aircraft was parked, the crew noticed a smell of burning plastic in the non-pressurized portion of the aircraft. Maintenance personnel subsequently found 3 tripped circuit breakers, 2 misadjusted voltage regulators and the turbo-cooler engine burned out. The weather radar and the aileron and elevator trim tabs were indicating out of service.

August 13, 2020

Accident at ST-FRÉDÉRIC QC (CSZ4) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Grondin Transport Inc. Cessna 310R (C-GAST) from St-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4) to St-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4) experienced a runway excursion. NOTAM issued for runway closure from 2012Z until 2220Z.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0081: C-GAST, a Cessna 310R operated by Grondin Transports Inc., was on a local flight from St-Frédéric airport, QC (CSZ4), following maintenance work on the aircraft, with two crew members on board. During landing on Runway 23, the right landing gear strut slumped and the aircraft deviated to the right, followed by a lateral runway excursion. The aircraft came to rest on its stomach, adjacent to a drainage ditch about 100 feet from the runway. There were no injuries and the aircraft sustained significant damage.

June 17, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

On initial contact, a Sky Jet M. G. Inc. Beech 1900D (VSL609) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported an indication that the landing gear would not come up normally. No emergency. The flight returned safely to the airport. No impact.

July 24, 2020

Incident at BROMONT QC (CZBM)

A privately registered Piper PA-30 from Bromont, QC (CZMB) to Bromont, QC (CZBM) declared an emergency due to a landing gear problem. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed safely at CZBM at approximately 0219Z. No impact on operations.

July 20, 2020

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FYAI/AIE857) from Kangiqsualjjuaq (Georges River), QC (CYLU) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) conducted a missed approach for Runway 07 in order to conduct landing gear verifications. The aircraft returned to land on Runway 07 at 1833Z without issue. No known impact to operations.

July 17, 2020

Accident at 50NM E ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While 50NM East of Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY), a Sky Jet MG Inc. Beech 200 (C-FSKQ/VSL443) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) declared an emergency due to a landing gear problem. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed at CYUY at 1339Z. The landing gear collapsed during the landing. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton were notified. No injuries. Impact: Runway closed by NOTAM, 3 aircraft were diverted to another airport (an Exact Air Inc. aircraft (flight ET839), a Hydro-Quebec de Havilland DHC-8 (HYD207), and a Pascan aircraft (flight PSC366)). A privately registered Beech C-23 flew over the facilities instead of conducting a touch-and-go.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0072: C-FSKQ, a Beechcraft 200 operated by Skyjet Aviation with the callsign VSL443 was on a flight according to instrument flight rules from Québec/Jean Lesage airport, QC (CYQB) to destination of Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) with 2 crew members and 8 passengers on board. While retracting the landing gear from CYQB, the crew heard a noise, but this one didnt seem to be of concern. On approach for Runway 26 at CYUY, when the the landing gear control lever was operated to extend the gear, there was no effect. The approach was aborted and the emergency checklist was completed. The crew attempted to exit the train manually, but no pressure on the emergency lever was perceived and the train did not exit. A second attempt was made and the nose gear was pulled out and locked however there was no pressure left in the manual pump to exit completely the main gear. A low approach was carried out so that ground personnel can check the position of the train. The 3 wheels appeared to be out and the crew declared an emergency to land on Runway 26. Passengers received emergency instructions and the device has landed. The touchdown was normal, but when the speed reached about 60 knots, the right main landing gear sagged, followed by the left. The aircraft was evacuated and there were no injuries. A cursory inspection of the aircraft revealed that the landing gear system circuit breaker was in the pulled out position.
UPDATE Duplicate AOR 266811-V1: After lowering the landing gear manually, the pilot of C-FSKQ conducted a low altitude pass for a visual check. The pilot declared an emergency and, upon landing, the gear collapsed when at low speed on the runway. No injuries. Runway closed until further notice (UFN). (Duplicate AOR 266811-V1 / CADOR 2020Q2381 deleted after information merge)

July 20, 2020

Accident at BROMONT QC (CZBM) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Upon the arrival of a privately registered Beech 95-B55 from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU), the aircrafts landing gear collapsed and the aircraft went off the runway. There were no injuries or fatalities. The extent of the damage is unknown. Impact: The runway was closed until 2100Z. The National Operations Center (NOC), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (TR) have been notified. (Duplicate record AOR-265816-V1 deleted)
Update TSB Report #A20Q0077: A privately operated Beechcraft BE-55 was on a visual flight rules flight to and from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) airport with only the pilot on board. While performing a touch-and-go at Bromont (Roland Désourdy) airport, QC (CZBM), the landing gear collapsed and the aircraft slid on its stomach on the runway, where it was immobilized. The pilot evacuated the aircraft and suffered no injuries.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #16710: While a privately registered Beech 95-B55 from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was performing a touch-and-go, the landing gear was not properly locked and closed. The aircraft landed on its belly and exited the runway. A NOTAM was issued for a closed runway until the aircraft was cleared of it at 1749Z.

July 15, 2020

Incident at 15NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Orizon Aviation Québec Piper PA-31 (C-GUMQ) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) declared an emergency due to a landing gear indication. The aircraft landed safely at 1732Z. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) and Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton were advised.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0073: C-GUMQ, a Piper Navajo PA-31 operated by Orizon Aviation, was on a local training flight under visual flight rules, from Quebec/Jean Lesage airport, QC (CYQB) with 2 crew members on board. While the aircraft was 15NM south of CYQB, the crew declared an emergency due to a landing gear indication problem. The aircraft landed without problem at CYQB at 1732Z. There are no casualties.

July 6, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (FOD (foreign object debris))

Aviation Incident Report: At Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX), the pilot of a Federal Express Corporation McDonnell Douglas MD-10-30F (N320FE/FDX130) from Memphis, TN (KMEM) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) noticed scratches on their landing gear tires. The plane was not delayed and continued on its way. The airport was notified and the firefighters later arrived on scene to investigate. The investigation found 6 broken lights along the runway at B5 East that may have contributed to the scratches. The lights are now being fixed and the debris cleared.

July 3, 2020

Incident at 6NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Following takeoff from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB), the pilot of a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) reported a problem with the landing gear system. The aircraft made the decision to return to CYQB, where vehicles had been deployed as a precaution. QUE10 landed at 0248Z without incident, no impact on operations.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20Q0069: C-GURG, a Canadair CL60 operated by the Quebec Government Air Service, which operated flight QUE10 under instrument flight rules, had just taken off from Quebec City/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) for a flight to Val dOr, QC (CYVO). When selecting the landing gear in the retracted position, the nose wheel did not retract. The Quick Reference Manual (QRH) checklist had been completed and the landing gear was successfully deployed. The crew decided to return to CYQB and, as a precaution, requested that the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFF) unit be deployed. The aircraft landed on the runway without incident. An inspection revealed the presence of a white cloth, which masked the gear position sensors.

July 5, 2020

Incident at 65NM BEAUCE (ST-GEORGES) QC VOR/DME (VLV)

An Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GEFA/ACA7204) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Zurich, Switzerland (LSZH) declared a PAN PAN due to a hydraulic problem with the landing gear. They asked to return to CYUL where they landed on Runway 24L at 0408Z without incident. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) were deployed, no impact on operations.

June 19, 2020

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Sky Jet M.G. Beech 1900D (C-GDSG/VSL607) was on an IFR flight from Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) to Sept-Iles, QC (CYZV). The East sector of the Montreal Centre advised that the pilot declared PAN PAN and requested emergency services on standby during their landing due to an uncertain indication on the state of the landing gear. 911 advised. The pilot conducted a low approach and requested that the position of the nose wheel be visually verified. It appeared locked and the pilot was advised. The aircraft joined the right downwind for Runway 09 and landed without issue at 1458Z. A runway inspection was conducted and nothing abnormal found. No impact. (Duplicate AOR 264809-V1 deleted)
Update TSB Report #A20Q0060: C-GDSG, a Beech 1900D type aircraft operated by SkyJet MG, carried out flight VSL607 according to instrument flight rules from Port-Menier airport (CYPN), QC to Sept-Îles (CYZV), QC with 13 passengers and 2 crew members on board. Departing from CYPN, approximately 41 nautical miles southeast of CYZV, the crew observed a problem with the landing gear indicator. The crew completed the associated checklist and an emergency (PAN PAN) was declared. The crew manually lowered the landing gear and called for emergency services. The aircraft conducted a low approach over the runway so that ground personnel could confirmed if the gear was lowered. The aircraft completed a circuit and landed at CYZV without incident. There were no injuries. A runway inspection was conducted after the landing and nothing unusual was reported.
Aviation Incident Report: The pilot of a Sky Jet M.G. Beech 1900D (C-GDSG/VSL607) reported having a problem with the landing gear that would not come down. The aircraft overflew the tower for visual confirmation that the gear was down. The aircraft landed without issue.

June 18, 2020

Incident at CHIBOUGAMAU / CHAPAIS QC (CYMT)

A call was received from someone on the ground at Chibougamau (Hydro-Québec) (Héli), QC (CSE2), informing that the landing gear of a Propair Beech A100 (C-GJJF/PRO4120) from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT), on final at 1700 feet, did not seem to be down. Following the receipt of this information, the aircraft decided to initiate a precautionary missed approach. A ground personnel visually verified that the landing gear was down. PRO4210 landed without issue at 2053Z.

June 16, 2020

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL) (FOD (foreign object debris))

Shortly after takeoff, a Hydro-Québec de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GJNL/HYD151) from La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) to Bagotville, QC (CYBG) declared PAN PAN and reported having possibly lost a wheel on takeoff. A de Havilland DHC-8 wheel was found on inspection at CYGL. HYD151 changed its destination to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL). The aircraft landed without problems at 1744Z, on Runway 24L where emergency services were waiting.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0059: C-GJNL, a Dash-8-300 (DH8C) operated by Hydro Quebec under flight number HYD151, was flying under instrument flight rules from La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) to CFB Bagotville, QC (CYBG) with 24 passengers and 3 crew members. Immediately after take-off, a wheel from the left landing gear detached from the aircraft and fell onto the runway. The flight attendant advised the crew of the situation. With the landing gear in the stowed position and with no indication of failure, the crew decided to reroute to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL). The crew declared a state of emergency and the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services were deployed. The aircraft landed on the runway without incident, with 1 wheel remaining on the left landing gear. There were no injuries or other damage to the aircraft.

June 2, 2020

Accident at ST-GEORGES QC (CYSG) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The landing gear of a Grondin Transport Cessna 310R (C-FMST) collapsed upon landing at St. Georges, QC (CYSG). Runway 06/24 at CYSG was closed by NOTAM from 0050Z to 0241Z.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0053: C-FMST, a Cessna 310R operated by Grondair Aviation, was on a visual flight rules (VFR) training flight from St-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4) to St-George-de-Beauce, QC (CYSG) with an instructor and a student pilot on board. After a simulated engine failure landing at CYSG, the aircraft took off and entered a circuit in preparation for a second landing, this time with 2 engines. During the landing, the aircrafts tail struck the ground, followed by the propeller and the aircraft then slid on its belly the length of the runway. The roll out finished approximately 300 ft after impact, slightly left of the runway heading and with smoke coming from the cabin. The landing gear was up when the aircraft was taken away later that evening. There was no fire or fuel/oil leak. There were no injuries.

June 1, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

An Exact Air Beech A100 (C-FDOS/ET824) from Poste Montagnais (Mile 134), QC (CSF3) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) declared PAN PAN due to a landing gear issue. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed without issue at 1602Z. A runway inspection was conducted and nothing abnormal was found. No impact to operations.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0054: C-FDOS, a Beech A100 operated by Exact Air Inc., flew ET824 according to instrument flight rules from Poste Montagnais, QC (CSF3) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré airport, QC ( CYRC) with 2 crew members on board. While the aircraft was cruising towards CYRC, the hydraulic pump warning light flashed intermittently. The crew pulled the pump circuit breaker to prevent it from overheating. A few minutes later, the "Gear Unsafe" lights came on; the crew selected the deployment of the landing gear and the train partially extended. The pump stopped and the transition lights remained on. The crew successfully completed the manual landing gear extension procedure. The crew then declared an emergency and requested priority. The aircraft landed safely at 1602Z. There were no casualties. Maintenance personnel diagnosed a failure of the hydraulic pump.

May 17, 2020

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

Aviation Incident Report #16617: Around 1528Z, universal communications (UNICOM) agents received a radio communication from a privately registered Cessna T210L. During the initial communication, the pilot advised of the presence of a hydraulic light onboard the aircraft. After establishing bilateral communication with other traffic, the pilot indicated that they wanted to integrate a straight base for Runway 05 at Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ). During the approach, they realized that the landing gear of the aircraft was impossible to deploy. The pilot immediately planned a return to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU). The pilot was asked if they wanted to declare an emergency, the answer was negative. At 1538Z, UNICOM agents received a call from the Quebec Flight Information Centre (FIC) asking if the aircraft was on the ground. The FIC was informed about the developments and the intentions of the pilot. Immediately afterwards, UNICOM agents tried to reach the aircraft on the enroute frequency (126,700 MHz) to tell them to join up with the Quebec FIC, via the Montreal station (123.55 MHz), without success.

May 20, 2020

Incident at 20NM NW KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

An Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GXAI/AIE4812) from Ivujivik, QC (CYIK) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) declared an emergency due to a mechanical problem. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed safely at 2150Z. A runway inspection was carried out and nothing unusual was reported. No impact on operations.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0050: C-GXAI, a Bombardier DHC-8-300 aircraft operated by Air Inuit, was on flight AIE4812 under instrument flight rules from Ivujivik, QC (CYIK) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) with 3 crew members and 2 passengers on board. While the aircraft was descending towards CYVP, the flight crew noticed an indication of a gradual leak of hydraulic fluid from system #2. As a precaution, and to ensure the availability of emergency services during the landing, the flight crew declared an emergency (PAN PAN). The crew made a normal extension of the landing gear and the aircraft landed on the runway without incident. There were no injuries or damage to the aircraft.
Update Aviation Incident Report #16631: The Kuujjuaq airport emergency response plan was activated by Kuujjuaq flight service station (FSS) when they were notified by the crew of an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GXAI/AIE4812) from Ivujivik, QC (CYIK) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) that, upon descent, the aircraft had lost hydraulic fluid. The crew was asked by the FSS if they wanted to declare PAN PAN, to which they responded yes. The response was answered by NAV CANADA, the FSS, the fire department, ambulance services, Air Inuit Kuujjuaq, the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF), the Kativik Regional Government, and the Transportation department. The aircraft landed safely and taxied to the tarmac on its own power. No injuries.

May 3, 2020

Incident at 8NM KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

On the approach, an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GIAB/AIE4208) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) performed a missed approach and declared an emergency due to hydraulic problems, and requested to be redirected to La Grande Riviere, QC (CYGL). AIE4802 landed safely at 1552Z.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20Q0046: C-GIAB, a De Havilland DHC-8-314 operated by Air Inuit, was conducting flight AIE4802 under instrument flight rules, from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) with 3 crew members and 15 passengers on board. While the aircraft was 8 nm on final approach to CYGW, when selecting the landing gear in the lowered position, the amount of hydraulic fluid in system number 2 dropped to 1 pint. The crew made an ascent and an emergency (PAN PAN) was declared. The crew diverted to Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) with the landing gear in the lowered position. The aircraft landed safely at 1552Z.

April 28, 2020

Accident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Mag Aerospace Cessna 337G (C-FBRH) in Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) encountered a broken front wheel support when landing at 1525Z. Breakage and immobilization occurred on Runway 18. 1 person was on board, 0 injured. Impact on operations: Runway 18 was closed until 1630Z, so a Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-200 (NRL956) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) performed a go-around and re-routed to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY).
Update: TSB Report #A20Q0044: C-FBRH, a Cessna 337G operated by MAG Aerospace Canada Corp., was on visual flight rules from Sudbury, ON (CYSB) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO). When landing on Runway 18, a gust of wind helped bounce the aircraft onto the runway. Following the rebound, the aircraft struck the ground hard, causing the front landing gear to collapse, and causing the propeller to strike the ground. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway. The pilot, alone on board, was not injured. The aircraft sustained significant damage. The company temporarily suspended flights from its other Cessna 337G aircraft to conduct detailed inspections of the nose landing gears, and no anomalies were reported.

February 25, 2020

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

TSB Report #A20Q0024: C-GABO, a Jazz Aviation LP Dash-8-300 (DH8C) (JZA8970), was on an IFR flight from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) with 48 passengers and 3 crew members on board. After the landing and while the aircraft was taxiing to the terminal, a passenger alerted the crew to flames coming out from the right main gear. The crew brought the aircraft to a stop and requested the intervention of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services. The fire quickly went out and the aircraft was towed away to the passenger bridge. When the aircrafts right main gear was checked, a breakage was found in two bearings in the inboard wheel.

March 25, 2020

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

An Air Inuit Ltd. Boeing 737-2Q2C (C-GMAI/AIE754) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) rejected its takeoff on Runway 24R due to a vibration in the landing gear. AIE754 returned to the hangar.

March 22, 2020

Incident at 23NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Helidosa Aviation Group Cessna 680 (HI1065) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Tortola, Virgin Islands (TUPJ) reported a gear problem after it had taken off from Runway 06R. The aircraft asked to burn off fuel and return to CYUL. No emergency declared. The aircraft landed without incident on Runway 06R at 1255Z­. No impact on operations.

March 20, 2020

Incident at 24NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGFP/JZA7977) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) declared an emergency due to a gear indication and elected to return to CYUL. JZA7977 cancelled the emergency at 0006Z and landed safely at 0020Z. No impact on operations.
TSB Report Update #A20Q0041: An Air Canada Jazz Dash 8-400 (C-GGFP/JZA7977) was on an IFR flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto City/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ). During the initial climb during departure from CYUL and after the retract gear function was selected, the gear first went into the retracted position but then went out again shortly afterwards, even though the extension function had not been selected. The crew carried out the manual gear extension procedure. An emergency was declared; the crew asked to return to CYUL, where the aircraft landed without incident. The landing gear selector panel was changed and the aircraft was returned to service.

March 19, 2020

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Provincial Aerospace Cessna S550 (C-FABF/SPR904) from Wabush, NL (CYWK) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) conducted a missed approach on Runway 06 due to a landing gear indication. The aircraft landed without incident shortly afterwards. No impact on operations..

March 16, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Morningstar Air Express Aerospatiale ATR 72-202 (C-FTAR/MAL7069) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Mirabel Intl, QC (CYMX) pulled-up on final citing a landing gear indication issue. No operational impact.

March 15, 2020

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ)

A privately registered Piper PA-30 from Bromont, QC (CZBM) to Roberval, QC (CYRJ) overshot Runway 34 due to landing gear problems. It was unable to resolve the issue, so it went back to CZBM. No emergency. No impact.

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.

March 7, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

Shortly after takeoff, a privately registered Piper PA-32R-301T from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) reported that it was going back and landing at CYHU due to a landing gear problem. No emergency declared. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed without incident at 1806Z. No impact on operations.

March 8, 2020

Incident at 10NM SW QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A United Airlines Embraer EMB-145XR (N14143/UCA4966) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Newark, NJ (KEWR) declared an emergency due to a landing gear problem. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed without incident at 2138Z. No impact on operations.
UPDATE from TSB report A20Q0030: N14143, an Embraer EMB-145XR operated by CommutAir under flight number UCA4966, was flying under instrument flight rules from the Quebec City/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) airport to the destination of Newark (KEWR) in the United States, with 42 passengers and 3 crew members. During the initial climb after takeoff, the Engine-Indicating and Crew-Alerting System (EICAS) generated a message of disagreement between the position of the landing gear control lever in the retracted position while the landing gear remained in the extended position. The crew declared a state of emergency, requested a return to CYQB and completed the Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) checklist. The aircraft touched down on Runway 06 without incident, with the aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) services on standby. There were no injuries or damage.

March 4, 2020

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

A Max Aviation Beech B100 (C-GPJL/MAX140) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) rejected its approach on Runway 24L due to a landing gear problem. No emergency declared and no assistance requested. It landed without incident at 1239Z. No impact on operations.

February 29, 2020

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

During initial climb, a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (JZA8178) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Raleigh-Durham Intl, NC (KRDU) reported a gear issue, and at 1952Z decided to return to CYUL. No emergency declared, the aircraft landed safely at 2014Z. No impact on operations.

February 27, 2020

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

A Flightpath Charter Airways Inc. Learjet 45 (C-GFFT) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) landed on Runway 06, but during its landing roll, it made a runway excursion and hit several runway lights and flashing lights. C-GFFT left the runway on its own and taxied up to the private aerodrome operator. An inspection was conducted. Impact: Runway 06/24 was closed from 1650Z to 1813Z. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20Q0026: C-GFFT, a Learjet 45 operated by Flightpath Charters Airways Inc. was on an IFR flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl (CYQB), QC. Upon touch down on Runway 06, the crew experienced high wind gusts and white out visibility. The aircraft drifted slightly into the right runway strip of Runway 06, and came into contact with a number of Runway Edge Lights during rollout. Inspection of the aircraft revealed that the right landing gear door suffered slight damage as a result of contact with the light fixtures.

January 3, 2020

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

TSB Report #A20Q0003: C-FSOU, a Jazz Aviation LP Dash-8-300 (DH8C) (JZA8684), was on an IFR flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to CFB Bagotville, QC (CYBG) with 49 passengers and 3 crew members. Immediately after takeoff from Runway 24L, the interior wheel in the left landing gear broke off of the aircraft and fell onto the runway. The crew declared an emergency and remained in flight for approximately 1 hour to burn off fuel and reduce the aircrafts weight before returning to CYUL and landing. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services were deployed. The aircraft landed on Runway 24R without incident with 1 wheel remaining on the left landing gear. The aircraft cleared the runway via Taxiway B2 and came to a stop. Passengers were brought to the terminal by bus. There were no injuries, and there was no other damage to the aircraft.

January 6, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

TSB Report #A20Q0006: C-GNLN, a Nolinor Inc. B7327-200 (NRL942), was on an IFR flight from Montreal/Mirabel Intl., QC (CYMX) to Val-d’Or, QC (CYVO) with 6 crew members and 61 passengers on board. When the landing gear was raised after takeoff, the crew received a nose wheel disagree indication. The crew declared an emergency and completed the checklist in the Quick Reference Handbook (QRH). When the gear was lowered, all the wheels were down and with normal indications. The aircraft went back and landed on Runway 06 at CYMX with Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services on alert. The aircraft landed without incident, there were no injuries, and the aircraft was not damaged.

February 10, 2020

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

An Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA332) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) asked to reject its approach due to a landing gear indication. The aircraft was cleared again for the approach a few minutes later. No impact on operations.

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