January 10, 2022

Incident at COMAU intersection

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (JZA8008) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) that filed, and was cleared on, the ALOET3 standard terminal arrival (STAR) route, deviated off of the STAR (30 degrees left off-course) to a maximum lateral deviation of 3NM. The controller advised the flight crew and they indicated that they would correct and that it had been caused by a flight management system (FMS) issue.

January 3, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After takeoff, a Fast Air Beech B200 (C-GFAL/PBR625) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) reported needing to land because a left-side baggage compartment was not secured. No emergency was declared; the aircraft landed at Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) around 1828Z. Runway 06/24 was closed after the landing for inspection. Impact: an Académie Aéronautique Piper PA-34-200 (C-GTXG) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX), on a full stop, conducted a low approach followed by a full stop for inspection.

January 4, 2022

Incident at STIRLING ON (CPJ5)

A 2363770 Ontario Inc. Cessna 177RG (C-GVUK) from Stirling, ON (CPJ5) to Toronto/Buttonville, ON (CYKZ) had an estimated time of departure from CPJ5 of 1230Z. The flight service station (FSS) had passed the information to the Trenton, ON (CYTR) tower, but a call was never received to advise the aircraft was airborne. The FSS opened the flight plan (FP) for 1230Z at 1254Z. At 1335Z (8 minutes past the estimated time of arrival (ETA) for CYKZ), the FSS called the CYTR tower controller, who advised they never heard from C-GVUK. Messages were left at both contact (CTC) numbers on the flight plan, as well as with the Oak Hills Flying Club based at CPJ5. CYKZ confirmed the aircraft was not there. The pilot called back to say they tried to delay their departure time on Fltplan.com, but the Flight Information Centre (FIC) does not normally get those messages. The FP was closed at 1433Z and the pilot re-filed for a later time.

January 3, 2022

Incident at TORONTO / OSHAWA EXECUTIVE AIRPORT ON (CYOO)

An unknown aircraft with a 1200 transponder code was observed entering the Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) control zone from the west at 1,800ft above sea level (ASL), heading eastbound, and was approaching the final approach to Runway 12. At the same time, a Toronto Airways Inc. Cessna 172R (C-GKRF) was conducting circuits at Toronto/Oshawa, ON (CYOO) and was established on the left base for Runway 12. C-GKRF was instructed by air traffic control (ATC) to make a left turn to avoid any possible conflict with the unknown aircraft. The distance between both aircraft at the time was approximately 2 to 3 miles, and no imminent danger was present. A few unsuccessful attempts were made by ATC to make contact on the common frequency 122.9 MHz, but by that time the aircraft was observed turning back, westbound, and exiting out of the control zone.

December 25, 2021

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

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9 (ACA311) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) aborted its takeoff from Runway 06R due to a technical issue. ACA311 left the runway and then was able to depart afterwards. No impact.

December 18, 2021

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

On takeoff from Runway 06R, a Skyservice Business Aviation Bombardier BD-700-1A11 (C-GBRK) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Bridgetown/Grantley Adams, Barbados (TBPB) was observed turning left, leaving 2,600ft without clearance. Impact: deviation from standard instrument departure (SID) "MONTREAL1" and noise abatement procedures.

December 16, 2021

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

A Pascan Saab 340B (C-FJEP/PSC343) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), on short final for Runway 24G, reported a loss of its left engine. Emergency vehicles were notified. The aircraft landed without issue. The runway was closed for about five minutes for an inspection, causing a delay for a departure.

December 8, 2021

Incident at 6NM SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

An Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (C-GORI/EV200), from Natashquan, QC (CYNA) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), executed a missed approach by performing a left orbit on Runway 27 to maintain its separation with a Nolinor Aviation (C-GGWV/NRL783) Boeing 737-4Y0, on a VFR flight from Wabush, NL (CYWK) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), arriving from the north and turned onto final ahead. No impact on operation.

November 30, 2021

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

After receiving and correctly reading back the standard instrument departure (SID) CYUL1, an Air Algérie Airbus A330-200 (7TVJC/DAH2701) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Algiers, Algeria (DAAG) was seen turning left at 2,000 ft while the SID calls for a climb on the runway centreline. No impact on operations.

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

A Skyservice Business Aviation Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (C-FTML/SYB163) from Fort Lauderdale, FL (KFLL) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) received and read back instructions to leave Runway 24L via A2. It left the runway via A1 without clearance. Impact: longer runway occupancy time (ROT).

November 28, 2021

Incident at 5NM E MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

At 5 NM on final for Runway 24L, a Provincial Airlines Beech 1900D (PVL1973) from Québec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported laser illumination from its left.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

Upon takeoff from Runway 24R, a privately owned Cessna 172N from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) performed a left turn at 600 ft. The Canada Flight Supplement (CFS) procedure prohibits turning before reaching 1,100 ft. No impact.

November 27, 2021

Incident at 10NM MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A privately registered Cessna 185E from Lac-à-la-Tortue, QC (CSL3) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) entered Class C airspace without authorization or contact. The aircraft travelled 5 NM and left Class C airspace. No operational impact.

November 28, 2021

Incident at LACHUTE QC (CSE4)

Aviation Incident Report #17435: A privately registered Mooney M20E from Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) to Lachute, QC (CSE4) was on very short final Runway 28 when a 6800009 Canada Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GVWT) from Lachute, QC (CSE4) to Lachute, QC (CSE4), which was holding on Taxiway B for Runway 28, lined up and took off without any radio communication. The Mooney M20E had made prior radio announcements on the aerodrome traffic frequency (ATF) on downwind, base let, final and short final. The Mooney M20E had to conduct a go-around at around 200 feet above ground level (AGL) and lost sight of C-GVWT as both aircraft were almost vertical of each other. The Mooney M20E made a short low altitude left-hand uneventful circuit and came back to land Runway 28. C-GVWT continued on normal traffic pattern for Runway 28 and landed uneventfully 3 minutes later, without any radio communication made on the ATF.

November 20, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

After receiving and reviewing instructions to line up on Runway 24L, a Cessna 150M operated by Aéroclub de Montréal (C-GEEU), from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was observed on the take-off roll. The air traffic controller (ATC) instructed the aircraft to stop and C-GEEU left the runway. No impact on operations.

November 11, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An Air Creebec Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FNXN/CRQ5376), from Québec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) on visual approach to Runway 06L, requested and executed a left orbit on final following a Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) alert for a right-base aircraft for Runway 06R, an Aéroclub de Montréal Inc, Cessna 150L (C-FGBT) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU). No impact.

October 23, 2021

Incident at 12NM SE MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Richcopter Inc. Cessna A150M (C-GHQS) from Drummondville, QC (CSC3) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) entered Class C airspace without establishing contact or obtaining authorization. The aircraft headed westward for about 25 NM and left the zone. Impact: a Cargair Cessna 172N (C-GIXH) from Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) departing Runway 06 was restricted on a visual point in order to deviate it from the aircraft that was not in contact with the air traffic controller (ATC).

October 21, 2021

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

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-315 (C-FPAE/PVL415) from Voiseys Bay, NL (CVB2) to Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, QC (CYBX) forgot to call back once off the runway after landing at CYBX. Last call on final at 1801Z. The weather observer confirmed that the aircraft had landed and left the runway at 1809Z. No impact.

October 26, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC)

En route to Port-Menier, QC (CYPN), and in the vicinity of Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC), a privately registered Beech 35-C33 reported an engine issue, asked for assistance and declared an emergency. The aircraft indicated that it was flying toward CYBC. Coordination was carried out. The engine issue seemed to resolve while the pilot was flying in the circuit. The aircraft landed and left Runway 10 at 1527Z. Unknown impact. National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations Centre (AOC) were notified.

October 29, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Cargair Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GPXF) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was cleared to join the left downwind for Runway 06L. The aircraft was a visually observed turning into the right downwind for Runway 24R. No impact.

October 14, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A persistent emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard intermittently on the emergency frequency in the Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) tower for more than 10 minutes. Sûreté du Québec was advised. The pilot of an Aéroclub de Montréal Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GJCV) confirmed that they could also hear it on the radio of their aircraft on the downwind to the left on Runway 24L. No other impact.

October 6, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

After receiving and correctly reading back the Standard Instrument Departure (SID) CYZV2 Runway 27, an American corporately registered, Beech 58 (N7217H) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) was observed turning left at 2000 ft while the SID states a center line runway climb. No impact on operations.

Incident at 2NM W SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

On departure from Runway 27 an American, corporately registered Beech 58 (N7217H) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) was observed turning left while the instrument standard departure (SID) indicated climb on runway heading to 5000 ft. No impact.

September 30, 2021

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

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

September 29, 2021

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

A Dorval Aviation Cessna 172M (C-FBWU) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) had a puncture on landing Runway 24L and left the runway. A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FJZV/JZA7686) from Houston International Airport, TX (KIAH) to Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) conducted an overshoot. Taxiway LIMA closed for 30 minutes. No other impact.

September 8, 2021

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

A Sky Jet M.G. Beech 1900D (C-FFCU/LSJ613) from Saint-Augustin, QC (CYIF) to Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, QC (CYBX) did not call back once off the runway after landing at CYBX. Last call on final at 2224Z. The weather observer confirmed at the terminal that the aircraft had indeed landed and left the runway. No impact.

September 3, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Publicité Aero-Gramme Inc. Piper PA-18 (C-FHNK) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) left the control zone and was cleared en route frequency. Shortly afterwards, the aircraft returned to the zone without establishing communication. The air traffic service (ATS) unit tried to contact it on tower frequency and en route frequency, without success. No impact on operations.

September 4, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Montmagny Air Service Partenavia P68 Observer (C-GJMZ) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montmagny, QC (CSE5), on departure from Runway 24R, was observed turning left at 600 ft. Turns not allowed before reaching 1100 ft.

August 21, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Go Hélico Inc. Robinson R44 II (C-GCVC) from Quebec/Capitale Hélicoptère, QC (CCH7) to Quebec/Capitale Hélicoptère, QC (CCH7) departed from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) for an overflight of the city at 1400ft. As the aircraft left the control zone, the controller terminated surveillance service and authorized C-GCVC en route. Approximately 3 minutes later, C-GCVC was seen climbing to 1800ft and again entering Class C airspace. The controller tried to contact C-GCVC, but the aircraft was not on the frequency.

August 16, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Cargair Piper PA-23-250 (C-GARI) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) declared “PAN PAN” at approximately 3 NM on final for Runway 24R after one of its engines failed. Emergency services were notified. C-GARI landed without incident on Runway 24R at 1556Z. Emergency services were cancelled. No impact.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0069: C-GARI, a Cargair Ltée. Piper PA-23-250 was on a visual flight rules training flight from the Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) airport with a pilot in training and an instructor on board. As the aircraft was approaching to land on Runway 24R, the left engine began vibrating. The instructor noticed major power variations and decided to cut the left engine as a precautionary measure. An emergency was declared when the aircraft was 3 NM from the threshold of Runway 24R. The aircraft landed without incident and emergency services were called off.

July 31, 2021

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

After having been notified by Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) universal communications (UNICOM) and by another aircraft (ADRNL8) that the published circuit for Runway 23 was on the left, in order to avoid the drop zone, a privately registered Diamond DA40 from Saint-Jean, QC (CYJN) to Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) was observed conducting a circuit to the right for Runway 23. No impact on operations.

August 4, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Brampton Flying Club Cessna 172P (C-GFFZ) from Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) to Brampton-Caledon, ON (CNC3) was instructed to join the left mid-downwind for Runway 24L at Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU), descending no lower than 1700 ft. C-GFFZ joined base leg and began descending without clearance, then crossed the arrival path of Runways 24L and 24R. C-GFFZ initiated a go-around on Runway 24L and was instructed to turn crosswind once at 1100 ft, but C-GFFZ was observed in a turn at 700 ft. No impact on operations.

July 21, 2021

Incident at 5057N / 06149W

An Air India Boeing 777-300 (AIC102) from New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) to New Delhi/Indira Gandhi, India (VIDP) reported a loss of weather radar and requested to return to KJFK. No emergency was declared or assistance required. The aircraft left the Moncton area control centre (CZQM) airspace at 1915Z. No impact on operations.

July 26, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

During take-off and in anticipation of conducting circuits, an Academie Aeronautique Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GIGW) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) was cleared to conduct circuits on the right, but conducted circuits on the left. No impact on operations.

July 17, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

At Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU), a Montreal Flying Club Cessna 150L (C-GLZP) was instructed to join the left downwind for Runway 24L, descending no lower than 1700 feet. C-GLZP was observed in a turn to rejoin the right downwind for Runway 06R, in descent. C-GLZP then executed a 180 degree turn to return to the correct runway. Impact: 2 aircraft had to execute turns in order to avoid C-GLZP.

July 16, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

Upon taking off from Runway 24L, a privately registered Cessna 150F from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was observed, on radar, in a left turn under 1,100 feet. The procedure in the Canada Flight Supplement (CFS) prohibits any turn before 1,100 feet.

July 12, 2021

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

During landing, persistent smoke was visible on the left side tire of an Exact Air Beech A100 (C-FUPQ/ET710) from La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL). After verification, ET710 advised that everything was normal. A runway inspection was carried out. Impact: A Summit Air aircraft (flight SU7374) suffered a slight delay for its take-off and an Exact Air Cessna 310R (C-GJAX) on arrival.

May 30, 2021

Accident at 4NM NW STE-VÉRONIQUE QC (Eau) (CSW9)

TSB Report #A21Q0029: A privately registered, amateur-built Wag-A-Bond aircraft was on a visual flight rules flight from Lac Nominingue, QC, to Kiamika Reservoir, QC, with 2 people on board. As the approach for landing began, descending through 1,800 feet ASL, approximately, and shortly after selecting the flaps to 15-degrees, the pilot felt the right wing slow down. The aircraft then entered a spin, and the technique for exiting the spin was applied. On the second turn, the pilot regained control of the aircraft, but the altitude was too low to avoid the trees. The left wing hit the trees and the aircraft crashed. There were no injuries.

July 14, 2021

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

A Sky Jet MG Inc. Beech 200 (C-GCLQ/LSJ447) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) declared an emergency due to an indication of a fire in the left engine. The aircraft landed at CYQB safely at 1201Z. Runway 24 was closed from 1201Z to 1235Z. No other impact on operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0057: A Sky Jet M.G. Inc. Beech 200 (C-GCLQ/LSJ447) was on an instrument flight rules flight from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) with 2 crew members on board. While the aircraft was at an altitude of 5,000 ft ASL during a climb, the crew declared an emergency due to the indication of a fire in the left engine and asked to return to CYQB. The Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) checklist was completed and the engine was shut down, but the engine fire indication remained. The aircraft landed without incident at CYQB at 1202Z (UTC). The crew evacuated the aircraft on the runway. There were no injuries. An inspection determined that the engine fire detection wires were providing false indications when they were moving. The wiring was repaired.

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.

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.

February 24, 2021

Incident at AKULIVIK QC (CYKO) (FOD (foreign object debris))

Aviation Incident Report #16988: An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FAID) from Akulivik, QC (CYKO) to La Grande-Rivière, QC (CYGL), with an en route stop at Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX), left cargo on the tarmac at CYKO.

July 5, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A privately registered American Aviation AA-1 from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) turned right onto Runway 28 after receiving an instruction to taxi to the left on Runway 10. The aircraft was instructed to stop and turn around as it passed the hold lines for Runway 06L. Impact: a Cargair Cessna 152 (C-GBJU) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU), on short final for Runway 24R, received an instruction to conduct a pull-up. No other impact on operations.

June 29, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

The intermittent but constant signal from an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was picked up by the tower at 2103Z and reported by a 9345-9626 Quebec Inc. Cirrus SR20 (C-GGDS) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) that was on left base for Runway 24. At 2110Z, while on the ground, C-GGDS informed the tower that it was its own ELT, which had been activated by mistake. No impact.

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A Dorval Aviation Cessna 172L (C-FHNO) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) entered the Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) zone, performed a touch-and-go, and left the zone without any call on the mandatory frequency (MF). Several aircraft in the circuit had to make adjustments. No other impact on operations.

June 15, 2021

Incident at 3NM E SIBNA intersection

An Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-106 (C-FDWO/CRQ5936) from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) advised of receiving a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) while on left base for Runway 26 at CYUY. Two Bombardier CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 series) aircraft crossed the runway centre line of Runway 26 at an estimated distance of 6NM to 8NM, without having established any radio contact. The first Bombardier CL-215-6B11, having been sighted visually by the flight service station (FSS), had been passed as traffic to CRQ5936 with approximate position and altitude, but the second was not seen.

June 16, 2021

Accident at 4807N / 07439W

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton reported an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal from a privately registered Cessna 172M, on a lake north of Lac St-Jean. After a search by a Lockheed C-130, it was discovered that the Cessna 172M had made a forced landing, which triggered the ELT signal. Significant damage to the aircraft, pilot in good condition. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: TSB Report # A21Q0042: A privately registered Cessna 172M, on floats, was on a visual flight rules flight departing from Sainte-Véronique hydrobase, QC (CSW9), bound for an unidentified lake located 4NM south southwest (SSW) of Lac Tassé, QC, with the pilot and one passenger on board. Upon landing in the shimmering water, the left wing lifted in a gust of wind, the aircraft swerved to the right and struck the trees. The ELT activated on impact and a search by the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton located the aircraft. It suffered major damage, but the occupants were not injured.

June 14, 2021

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

A Government of Quebec de Havilland DHC-8-202 (C-GQBT/QUE30-M) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, QC (CYBX) reported after landing that there was a cart with a propane tank on the edge of the runway, approximately halfway down the runway. The object was removed before the departure of QUE30-M, which experienced a slight departure delay. There was patching work being done and a vehicle (ST21) was advised that it could not leave anything within 200 feet of the runway when it left the runway.

June 13, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Cargair Cessna 172N (C-GWMJ) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU), cleared to join the left downwind for Runway 24L, was observed on radar joining the right downwind for Runway 06R. No impact on operations.

June 11, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

Air traffic control (ATC) instructed a Cargair Cessna 152 (C-FZWV) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to stay on the runway heading upon take-off from Runway 06R. C-FZWV was later observed in the left turn and passing closely behind a CPAQ.AÉRO Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GEPV) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) that was on the initial climb from Runway 06L. No other impact.

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