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 14, 2020

Incident at PITT MEADOWS BC (CYPK)

At Pitt Meadows, BC (CYPK), a privately registered, amateur-built Bede BD-4 braked too hard while taxiing on Taxiway Delta and ended up on its nose. The aircraft was damaged. No injuries. No operational impact.

January 24, 2020

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8576) from Saskatoon/Diefenbaker, SK (CYXE) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) reported a nose gear issue so an emergency standby was initiated. The aircraft landed safely.

January 31, 2020

Incident at FORT NELSON BC (CYYE) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Simpson Air Piper PA-31-350 (C-GVCD) on a flight from Fort Simpson, NT (CYFS) to Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE) landed Runway 22, and on the roll out informed the flight service station (FSS) that the nose wheel had gone flat. Area control centre (ACC) advised. Northern Rockies Regional Airport (NRRA) advised and Runway 04/22 inspection completed. C-GVCD removed from Runway 04/22 without incident.

February 12, 2020

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After landing, a British Airways Airbus A350-900 (BAW9L) from London/Heathrow, United Kingdom (EGLL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) stated that they had a hydraulic loss indication on landing Runway 23. BAW9L held on H at 15R pending an inspection vehicle. At 2027Z, BAW9L indicated that they had lost nose wheel steering and would require a tow to the gate. At 2039Z, the hydraulic leak was confirmed and BAW9L requested fire trucks due to the leak coupled with hot brakes. The aircraft was towed and escorted to the gate without further incident. Runway 23 operations were suspended pending an inspection.

January 29, 2020

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

A Travelaire Service Inc. Boeing 737-800 (OKTVT) operating as Sunwing Airlines (SW600) from Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Cayo Coco, Cuba (MUCC) declared a PAN PAN shortly after departure due to a possible nose gear issue. Aircraft returned to CYYZ and landed Runway 05 at 1217Z without further incident. No operational impact.

February 5, 2020

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

After landing Runway 31, a North West Company Ltd. Cessna 441 (C-FNWC) from Island Lake, MB (CYIV) to Winnipeg/Richardson, MB (CYWG) reported a nose wheel issue and was disabled on the runway, requiring a tow to the apron. Runway 31 was unavailable for use from 2159Z to 2335Z. A Perimeter Aviation flight (PAG215), inbound for Runway 31, was moved to land Runway 36. No other impact to operations.

February 2, 2020

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

On approach, the pilot of an American, corporately registered Embraer EMB-505 (N236RP) from Keflavik, Iceland (BIKF) to Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) reported that their nose gear was not coming down. The aircraft conducted a low pass where it was confirmed that the nose gear was indeed up. The aircraft then conducted a low and over and were transferred back with the Montreal Area Control Centre (CZUL), and they troubleshot the problem. The pilot declared an emergency with CZUL ACC, who then advised the flight service station (FSS) via hotline at 1418Z of the declared emergency. After troubleshooting, they had a green light for their nose gear, and conducted another low and over so it could be confirmed if the gear was down, which it was. They did a visual circuit and landed safely at 1426Z. No impact on operations.

January 23, 2020

Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

A privately registered Cessna R182 from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Medicine Hat, AB (CYXH) rejected its takeoff from Runway 17R due to a nose wheel steering vibration. No operational impact. Aircraft taxied back to the hangar.

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

On final approach to Runway 20, a Jazz Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-GVJZ/JZA8513) on a flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl, MB (CYWG) to Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) initiated a go-around due to a nose wheel landing gear indication. The aircraft returned to land safely Runway 20 and did not require assistance. No impact to operations.

January 22, 2020

Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWEU/WEN3156) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG) exited Runway 02 at B1 after landing and reported having a nose gear steering indication. WEN3156 went on a contaminated taxiway due to the indication, and the airport was experiencing snow at the time (ME 1700 33007 1 1/2SM -SHSN VV013). WEN3156 managed to taxi to the gate from B1 at 1725Z. Additional arrival spacing was needed for a time, otherwise no impact on operations.

January 15, 2020

Incident at Sarcee (Calgary), AB, NDB (ZYC)

A Sunwest Aviation de Havilland DHC-8-300 (CNK9403) from Edmonton, AB (CYEG) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) on approach to Runway 17R had an unsafe nose gear indication. The aircraft was removed from the approach to troubleshoot. No issues were found. CNK9403 subsequently landed on Runway 17L without issue. No impact to operations.

January 16, 2020

Incident at 5NM S THOMPSON MB (CYTH)

A Perimeter Aviation Swearingen SA226-TC (C-FSLZ/PAG08) from Thompson, MB (CYTH) to Cross Lake, MB (CYCR) departed Runway 24 at 0106Z. Once 5NM South, PAG08 advised that their landing gear was locked down and they were returning to CYTH. Landed on Runway 24 at 0121Z, no impact on operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. C-FSLZ had an air return to Thomson, MB (CYTH) due to the landing gear failing to retract. Maintenance carried out the following and returned the aircraft to service. Landing gear selector valve and Left-Hand (L/H) main landing gear (MLG) O/B Squat switch inspected for condition and security with no faults found. Wiring and Canon plugs inspected in accordance with (IAW) SA226 maintenance manual (MM) 24-00-00 with no faults found. Hydraulic accumulator serviced IAW SA226 MM 29-10-04. Nose and both main landing gears cleaned and lubricated IAW SA226 MM 12-20-10. Landing gear function checks completed IAW SA226 MM 32-00-00. Aircraft found to be serviceable.

December 28, 2019

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

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FACF/JZA8724) on a flight from Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) to les Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) on approach at CYGR executed a missed approach and reported an issue with the hydraulic system. The aircraft declared an emergency and diverted to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM). Aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) was requested on arrival. The aircraft landed safely at 0729Z. No impact to operations. (Duplicate CADORS/AORs deleted: 2019Q4133/260445-V2 and 2019Q4079/260103-V1)
UPDATE TSB Report #A19A0097: C-FACF, a De Havilland DHC-8-311 operated by Jazz was conducting flight JZA724 from Gaspé Airport, QC (CYGP) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR). During the approach to CYGR a failure of the #2 hydraulic occurred. The flight crew declared an emergency at 02:38 AST and after consideration of the crosswind conditions at CYGR they elected to divert to Moncton Intl Airport, NB (CYQM). The aircraft landed without further incident at 03:29 AST with aircraft rescue and firefighting on standby. Maintenance determined that the nose gear down lock pressure line was leaking and the fluid level had depleted. The aircraft was repaired and then returned to service.

December 19, 2019

Incident at 12NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWRE/WEN3513) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) declared an emergency due to a landing gear issue and requested to return to CYUL. No impact on operations. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed without incident at 1220Z. A runway inspection was performed, and nothing unusual was found. Impact on operations: a Pascan MEDEVAC flight (PSC366) was delayed for 6 minutes at departure from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU).
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Nose Landing Gear (NLG) doors not closing after. Nose gear door lock proximity sensor rigged in accordance with (IAW) Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM) 32-61-06. Returned to service.
Update: TSB Report no A19Q0201: C-GWRE, a WestJet Encore de Havilland, Dash-8 Q400 (WEN3513), was on an IFR flight from Montreal, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) with 78 passengers and 4 crew members. When the landing gear was retracted after takeoff, the crew received an indication that a nose wheel door was not closed. The crew completed the checklist in the Quick Reference Handbook (QRH), but the door-open indication remained. The crew decided to return to CYUL and land and declared an emergency. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services were deployed. The aircraft landed without incident. There were no injuries or damage to the aircraft. The post-flight inspection revealed that the gear door proximity detector was not working properly.

December 2, 2019

Incident at 15NM NE SCHEFFERVILLE QC (CYKL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDLG/AIE821) on a flight from Kuujjuaq (CYVP), QC, to Schefferville, QC (CYKL) declared an emergency due to a nose wheel indication, and returned from CYKL. The aircraft landed Runway 25 at 2313Z. Runway 07/25 was closed from 2313Z until 2326Z for runway inspection.
Aviation incident report #16465: Kuujjuaq airport emergency response plan was activated by Kuujjuaq flight service station (FSS) when notified by Montreal centre that an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDLG/AIE821) declared a PAN PAN PAN on approach into Schefferville, QC (CYKL). There was a nose gear indicator and they were returning back to Kuujjuaq. The Kuujjuaq emergency coordination centre (ECC) was opened with NAV Canada FSS, Fire Department, Ambulances, Health Centre, Air Inuit representatives, KRPF and the Kativik Regional Government Transportation Department responding. The aircraft landed safely and was towed off the runway; no injuries reported. Debriefing session was held on December 3rd, 2019.
TSB Update A19Q0196: C-FDLG, an Air Inuit Dash-8 100 (AIE821), was on an IFR flight from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Schefferville, QC (CYKL) with 3 crew members and 17 passengers on board. When the landing gear was lowered on approach for CYKL, the front gear did not go down despite several attempts. The crew followed the applicable checklist and lowered the gear using the alternate extension system. Given the runway conditions and the existing weather conditions at CYKL, the crew opted to pull up the landing gear and return to CYVP; it requested that Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services intervene. During the approach for CYVP, the landing gear was lowered using the alternate system and the plane landed without incident. The aircraft was stopped on the runway and was towed on the ramp. No one was injured.

November 12, 2019

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Aviation Incident Report #16426: After landing at Chicoutimi/St-Honore, QC (CYRC), an Exact Air Piper PA-31 (C-GPTU) had a flat tire on the nose landing gear. It was not reported and the aircraft stayed on the runway without any indications. The runway was not available but it was not reported. It was noticed during the runway inspection and a vehicle was assigned to escort the aircraft.
UPDATE Aviation Incident Report #16484: After verification with the concerned parties, the proper communications were carried out by Exact Air and all procedures were followed. The time of occurrence was corrected to 0230Z on November 12th, 2019 (which is 21:30 local time on November 11th, 2019).

November 19, 2019

Incident at AGNAG intersection

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8980) from Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) reported a nose gear problem. The aircraft landed without incident at 2040Z. No impact on operations.

November 17, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At landing on Runway 06L/24R at CYHU, a Cargair Ltd. Piper PA-23-250 (C-GARI) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) blew its nose wheel. The runway was closed for 1 hour. A vehicle (ST23) conducted an inspection and did not find debris. A Pascan aircraft (PSC701) remained in a holding pattern for 10 minutes due to the runway closure. A Miami Air International Boeing 737-800 (BSK399) waited on the ground for 60 minutes.

November 15, 2019

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

A Pascan Pilatus PC-12 (PSC838) from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) reported a nose gear problem at takeoff from CYUY. No emergency was declared. The aircraft landed without incident at CYVO at 0023Z.

October 10, 2019

Accident at 5NM N ST-JÉRÔME QC (CSN3)

A Parachutisme Adrénaline Cessna P206 (C-GFBE/ADRLN1) from St-Jérôme, QC (CSN3) to St-Jérôme, QC (CSN3) declared an emergency due to an engine problem. The aircraft landed on a golf course at 1940Z, and its nose wheel and bumper were damaged. Police were notified.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #16364: At approximately 4 200 ft, an unusual sound and vibrations were heard and felt following a loss of power. After various efforts to restart the engine, the propeller stopped. The starter was no longer turning the propeller. A landing on Highway 15 was planned and then modified because traffic was too heavy and slow. The choice was therefore to land on a golf course at Saint-Jérôme. The terrain was neither regular nor flat. The landing was rough. The nose wheel broke, causing damage to the blade, which was in the 6:00 position, and the windshield cracked. No other damage was found. No injuries. The plane was then disassembled and transported via roads by an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO).
Update: TSB Report #A19Q0171: C-GFBE, a Parachutisme Adrénaline Cessna P206, was on a local VFR flight from St-Jérôme, QC (CSN3), with only the pilot on board. At an altitude of 4 200 feet, there was an unusual sound followed by vibrations before a loss of power. Attempts to restart the engine were unsuccessful, since the starter was not turning the engine. The pilot declared an emergency and considered a landing on Highway 15, but since the traffic flow was heavy and slow, he eventually decided to land on a golf course in Saint-Jérôme. The landing was rough; the nose gear collapsed and the propeller and windshield were damaged. The pilot was not injured. The aircraft was dismantled and transported to an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) for evaluation.

September 30, 2019

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

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3525) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) rejected its takeoff from Runway 06R due to vibrations. No impact on operations.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Rejected take-off due to noise and vibration. Both nose wheel assemblies changed. Extension check of the nose landing gear shock strut accomplished. Nose landing gear lubricated. No fault found. Return to service.

September 21, 2019

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

A privately registered and amateur-built Jacques Larouche/Jacques Faure Wheeler Express CT, flying from Chicoutimi/Saint-Honore (CYRC), QC, to Quebec City/Neuville (CNV9), QC, made a rough landing on the runway, which caused mechanical damage to the wheel. The runway was closed until 1645Z.
Update: TSB Report #A19Q0159: A privately registered Wheeler Express CT (C-FJLJ) was on a VFR recreational flight from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Quebec/Neuville, QC (CNV9) with a pilot and a passenger on board. At landing, the aircraft bounced a few times and the nose gear partially collapsed. No one was injured. The aircrafts nose gear and engine support were damage.

August 25, 2019

Incident at 18NM OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

An École de pilotage Évolution Cessna 172M (C-GWXV) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) declared an emergency due to an engine fire. The engine was shut down. The aircraft landed in a field near Wendover, ON. The two people on board were safe and sound.
Update TSB Report #A19O0132: C-GWXV, the Ecole de Pilotage Evolution Inc. Cessna 172M was on a local training flight from Gatineau, Quebec with an instructor and student on board. During the flight at an altitude of 1000 AGL the engine (Lycoming O-320E2D) began to run roughly followed by a loud detonation and fumes entered the cabin. The emergency checklist was followed, a MAYDAY declared and the ELT was activated. The doors were unlatched and a landing was performed in a mature corn field south of Wendover, Ontario. The aircraft came to stop in an upright position and both occupants were not injured. The aircraft received minor damage to the nose wheel and propeller.

May 11, 2019

Accident at ST-ESPRIT QC (CES2)

TSB #A19Q0067: A Parachutisme Nouvel Air Cessna 208B (C-FCPM) was on a local parachuting flight from Saint-Esprit, QC (CES2). After releasing parachutists, the pilot returned to CES2 and, during the visual approach for Runway 20, the aircraft fell victim to wind shear on short final. The aircraft lost altitude, and the pilot was not able to stop the descent; the aircraft hit the ground hard. The nose wheel collapsed and the propeller struck the ground. The pilot and passenger on board were not injured.

May 7, 2019

Accident at 31NM NNE KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW)

TSB #A19Q0059: C-GNDO, an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-6-300, was on flight AIE641 from a camp located at N55°40.74/W077°11.17, QC to Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) with 2 pilots on board. During takeoff, one of the skis got caught in the snow, the nose wheel was torn off, and the aircraft left the take-off area. The aircraft came to a stop outside the surface that was prepared for takeoff. No one was injured. The aircrafts nose, the left wing, the landing gear, the engine, and the left propeller were all substantially damaged.

August 2, 2019

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-301 (C-GTAT/JZA8734) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) conducted a missed approach (MA) due to a gear indication. Situation was resolved and landed on second approach. No emergency declared but Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) was requested. Aircraft had to be towed off runway. No impact on operations.
Update TSB #A19A0058: C-GTAT, a De Havilland DHC-8-300 aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flightJZA8734 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC to Iles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC. When the crew extended the gear for landing, they initially received the 3 green indication, but then the nose gear started to retract and cycle. The crew executed a missed approach and performed an alternate gear extension. The crew did not declare an emergency but requested ARFF to be on standby. The aircraft landed uneventfully and was towed off the runway. Maintenance is investigating.

July 29, 2019

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FACF/JZA8697) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) took off from Runway 27 at 1747Z, then called the flight service station (FSS) due to a gear problem. Fifteen minutes later, aircraft landed without incident on Runway 27. Emergency services were contacted. Runway inspected. No impact on operations.
Update TSB #A19Q0127: C-FACF, a De Havilland DHC-8-300 operated by Jazz Aviation LP as flight JZA697 with 3 crew members and 42 passengers on board was on the initial climb out of Sept-îles (CYZV) QUE when the flight crew heard a loud bang in the nose wheel area and noted the number 2 hydraulic ISO with associated nose gear caution lights illuminated followed by a drop to 1 quart of the hydraulic quantity. The crew carried out the appropriate emergency checklist procedure and requested a return to CYZV where an uneventful landing was carried out. Maintenance personnel found a hole in the landing gear drag strut actuator hydraulic line. The line was replaced as per AMM 20-06-03. The number 2 hydraulic system was replenished and leak checks were completed with no further faults. The test flight was completed satisfactorily; the aircraft was returned in service.
Aviation incident report: a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FACF) had problems with its landing gear and returned to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV).

July 5, 2019

Incident at SHAWINIGAN QC

Around 0155Z, the Quebec flight information centre (FIC) received a call from someone from Shawinigan-Sud, who claimed to have seen an aircraft nose down at 45 degrees before climbing back up. According to the person, the aircraft was flying 400 ft AGL. The aircraft made several low passes over the city. Aircraft identification unknown.

June 18, 2019

Accident at 12.00 NM W of: BAGOTVILLE QC (CYBG)

TSB Report #A19Q0106: A private, amateur-built Murphy Rebel aircraft on floats was on a visual flight rules (VFR) flight from Lac Kénogami, QC to a point on the Chicoutimi, QC river with only the pilot on board. After takeoff, the pilot noted that he had not taken off the flaperon lock. The aircraft tilted to the right and nosed down to crash into the woods pour near a residence. The aircrafts damages were substantial. The pilot received minor injuries.

July 13, 2019

Accident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

During a touch-and-go, a Cargair Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GJVD) from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) made a runway excursion while landing on Runway 30. Impact: the runway was closed by NOTAM between 1740Z and 2100Z. The aircraft was cleared from the runway at 2030Z.
TSB Update #A19Q0108: C-GJVD, a Cargair Ltd. Cessna 152, was on a local VFR training flight from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) with a student pilot on board. During a touch-and-go on Runway 30 at CYRC, the aircraft arrived too high and too fast, and it bounced. The student-pilot applied more power and the aircraft touched the ground a second time. The nose wheel broke, causing the propeller to touch the ground and the aircraft ran off the runway to the left before coming to a stop on the grass. There were no injuries. The propeller, engine, nose wheel, and left wing were substantially damaged.

June 28, 2019

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

An Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GYWX/CRQ01) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) rejected its takeoff due to vibrations in the nose wheel. No impact.

June 8, 2019

Accident at SHERBROOKE QC (CYSC)

A Zenair Zenith CH 250 from Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) to Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) made a runway excursion at the end of Runway 31, 100 ft from the edge of the runway. NOTAM issued. The shift manager was notified. No one was injured. The propeller, wheels, and wings were damaged. No service was provided by the Quebec flight information centre (FIC).
Update : A privately registered Zenair Zenith CH 250 from Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) to Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC)...
TSB Update #A19Q0078: A privately operated, amateur-built Zenair CH250 was on a local visual flight rules (VFR) flight from Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) with 2 people on board. The pilot-in-command was conducting his first flight on this type of aircraft, accompanied by another pilot, who had piloting experience on this same type of aircraft. After a few circuits, the pilot-in-command conducted a stable approach for a landing on Runway 31. During the landing flare, the aircrafts speed dropped below the stall speed limit. The aircraft went down then came back up, after touching the ground. A go-around was performed in an effort to regain speed and control of the aircraft, but it was a vain attempt; the aircraft deviated to the left. After the second bounce, the nose wheel came off, and the right main landing gear collapsed. The aircraft came to a stop mid-runway, 100 ft on the south side. The 2 occupants were not injured. The aircraft was substantially damaged.

March 22, 2019

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

TSB Report #A19Q0036: C-GHPT, a Boeing 787-8 aircraft operated by Air Canada, was conducting flight ACA309 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC to Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC with 10 crew members and 255 passengers on board. During the take-off roll on Runway 06R at CYUL, the pilot flying noticed that the aircraft was nose heavy on rotation, to the extent that the control column had to be pulled hard in order to complete the rotation. The takeoff was continued, and the autopilot was selected on during the climb. No emergency was declared, and the flight continued to CYVR where an uneventful landing was carried out. The operator’s maintenance replaced the left-hand elevator feel actuator as per the Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM), and the aircraft was returned to service.

May 22, 2019

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

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZF/JZA7953) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) reported a possible blown tire while taking off from Runway 06L. Runway 06L was inspected and nothing was found. A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE454) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was delayed until 1206Z. JZA7953 returned and landed on Runway 06R at 1213Z without incident. No emergency declared.
Update - TSB #A19Q0071: a Jazz Aviation LP Bombardier DHC8-400 (C-GJZF/JZA7953) flew on instrument from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop Toronto City, ON (CYTZ) with 4 crew members and 71 passengers on board. After takeoff from CYUL, the flight crew declared an emergency after having felt strong vibrations coming from the nose wheel, accompanied by a rubber smell. The aircraft returned to CYUL where it landed without incident. No one was injured.

February 8, 2019

Incident at BAGOTVILLE QC (CYBG) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

TSB Report #A19Q0025: C-GGJA, a Jazz Aviation LP Bombardier CL-600-2B19 CRJ200, was on instrument flight rules (IFR) flight JZA8682 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Bagotville, QC (CYBG) with 4 crew members and 42 passengers on board. While the aircraft was taxiing on the ground on Runway 36 after landing on Runway 11 at CYBG, the nose wheel slipped off the paved surface during a turn towards Taxiway HOTEL, which led to the terminal. The flight crew had been notified that the surface was slippery; as a result, the aircraft taxied slowly (8-10 kts). The aircraft did not suffer any damage, and passengers were transported to the terminal by bus.

May 5, 2019

Accident at LACHUTE QC (CSE4)

A 9229-8959 Québec Inc. Cessna A185F (C-GAAZ) from an unknown destination to Lachute, QC (CSE4) experienced a hard landing on Runway 10, and its propeller hit the runway. The propeller and engine were damaged.
Update - TSB #A19Q0069: A privately registered Cessna A185F (C-GAAZ) was on a visual flight rules flight to Lachute, QC (CSE4) with only a pilot on board. The aircraft made a rough landing on Runway 10 and its propeller hit the ground. The aircraft stopped on its nose. The pilot was not injured; however, the propeller and the engine were severely damaged.

April 30, 2019

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

After having landed on Runway 24R, a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE477) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a nose wheel steering problem and that there was most likely a hydraulic fluid leak. The runway was inspected at 2015Z, but nothing was found. Impact on operations: several aircraft were delayed at arrival.

March 27, 2019

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

The pilot of a Construck Transport Inc. Cessna P210R (C-GVPR) from an unknown destination to Saint-Georges, QC (CYSG) reported a gear problem. The aircraft landed; its nose gear was working until the aircraft stopped, then it collapsed. There were minor damages. No one was injured. The runway was closed by NOTAM and was reopened once the aircraft was towed away.

February 6, 2019

Incident at HAVRE ST-PIERRE QC (CYGV) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Strait Air Piper PA-31-350 (C-GPXW/NUK655) from Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) to Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC (CYGV) landed on Runway 08 at 1540Z and reported a blown tire on the nose wheel. The aircraft had to be towed away to clear the runway. The runway was cleared by NUK655 at 1631Z.

February 3, 2019

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

An Air Canada (ACA) technician called to report that an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-333 (C-GHLQ/ROU1603) from Fort Lauderdale, FL (KFLL) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) had lost a spring from the nose wheel. The runway and taxiway were inspected; nothing was found. No impact on operations.

January 8, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

TSB Report #A19Q0004: C-GURG, a Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec Bombardier CL600-2B16 Challenger 601-3R, was on medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) flight QUE10 from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Gaspé (Michel Pouliot), QC (CYGP) with 2 crew members and 2 passengers on board. When the up position of the landing gear was selected after departure from CYQB, a WOW I/FAIL message appeared in the cockpit and the nose gear did not retract. An emergency was declared and the aircraft returned to CYQB and landed without incident. The maintenance crew returned the aircraft to service after they had replaced an electrical harness on the nose gear.

December 18, 2019

Incident at PRINCE GEORGE BC (CYXS)

A Central Mountain Air de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FCJE/GLR8016) from Prince George, BC (CYXS) to Dease Lake, BC (CYDL) departed CYXS and returned due to a gear malfunction. The aircraft landed safely on Runway 15. No operational impact.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Maintenance found a wire broken at pin B on C/P 3261-S10. Repaired in accordance with (IAW) aircraft maintenance manual (AMM) 20-45-09-00 and rigged per AMM 32-20-16-02. Proximity Sensing Electronics Unit (PSEU) Built-in Test Equipment (BITE) test carried out (C/O) as per AMM 32-61-50-02, no fault codes. Gear indication normal now. Gear swings C/O IAW AMM 32-30-00-02.
Update TSB Report #A19P0184: C-FCJE, a Bombardier DHC-8-102 operated by Central Mountain Air, was conducting flight GLR8016 from Prince George (CYXS), BC to Dease Lake (CYDL), BC with 3 crew members and 26 passengers on board. After departure the flight crew retracted the landing gear but noted an abnormal sound and the landing gear door remained open. The flight crew actioned the QRH for the landing gear door malfunction and proceeded to the alternate landing gear extension. The flight crew returned to CYXS and conducted an initial fly past of the tower/ARFF, followed by a second fly past for a pilot on the ground, to visually inspect the position of the landing gear. The flight crew then conducted an uneventful landing. Subsequent maintenance actions by the operator indicated a broken wire associated with the nose landing gear doors.

November 30, 2019

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Skyquest Aviation Cessna 172M (C-GCKA) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ) came to a stop on Runway 01 after landing, and advised tower that the they could no longer move due to a blown nose wheel on landing. The aircraft was hand pushed off the runway and operations quickly resumed with minimal delay.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Nose wheel was deflated upon landing. Aircraft removed from runway and defect entered in Journey Logbook. Maintenance found small hole in the inner tube. Tube and Tire replaced with new. Aircraft returned to service.

November 29, 2019

Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX)

A Coastal Pacific Aviation Piper PA-30 (C-FADS) from Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) to Abbotsford, BC (CYXX) encountered directional control issues on landing and ran off of the runway to the south side. No injuries. Another flight (FLE157) departed from Runway 01 after a short delay, VFR circuit suspended and some VFR arrivals delayed as a consequence.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The nose wheel steering arm came loose and sheared two retaining bolts. This caused the arm to misalign and jam the nose wheel steering. Maintenance is sourcing replacement parts at which time the aircraft will be returned to service.

November 26, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

The terminal advised that a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FRJA/JZA8833) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Yellowknife, NT (CYZF) was returning to CYVR due to an unsafe gear door indication. The tower initiated precautionary stand by. The aircraft flew around to burn fuel to safe landing weight and landed Runway 26R at 0031Z.
Update TSB Report #A19P0172: C-FRJA, a Bombardier CRJ 900 aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flight JZA8833 from Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC to Yellowknife (CYZF), NT with 4 crew and 64 passengers on board. During the climb out of CYVR, the crew received a nose landing gear door open message. The crew decided to return to CYVR. The aircraft was manoeuvered to burn fuel to reduce the load to the allowable landing weight. Vancouver Tower activated ARFF on stand-by as a precautionary measure.The aircraft landed without further incident. Maintenance personnel adjusted the nose gear door proximity sensor and the aircraft was returned to service.

September 19, 2019

Incident at Bugaboo Pass, BC (Fuel - spill, Dangerous goods/hazardous materials)

TSB Report #A19P0141: C-GSKK, an Airbus AS350-B3 aircraft operated by Selkirk Mountain Helicopters, was transferring Jet A1 fuel from a fuel truck at a staging site on Bugaboo Creek Road, BC to a remote fuel tank in Rory Creek, BC using a 1100 litre Fuel-Easy fuel container on a 100 ft long line with only the pilot on board. While climbing to fly over Bugaboo Pass, the load hit the ground just before the summit. The nose of the aircraft swung to the left and the pilot was able to manoeuver the aircraft to maintain control. The pilot released the long line and the aircraft returned to the staging site. The fuel container bladder tore open spilling approximately 1100 litres of fuel near the impact site. Spill kits were taken to the site and the incident was reported to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change.
UPDATE Aviation Incident Report# 16330: A Selkirk Mountain Helicopters Airbus AS350-B3 (C-GSKK) was transferring Jet A1 fuel from a fuel truck at a staging site on Bugaboo Creek Road, BC to a fuel tank in Rory Creek, BC at approximately 7 500ft using a 1100 litre Fuel-Easy fuel container. While climbing to fly over Bugaboo Pass, the load hit the ground just before the summit. The fuel container bladder tore open spilling approximately 1100 litres of fuel near the impact site. No persons were injured and there was no aircraft damage. Spill response initiated by the customer.

October 9, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8113) on a flight from San Jose Intl, CA (KSJC) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) inbound to CYVR reported a nose wheel steering issue. Precautionary standby called by YVR tower. The aircraft landed Runway 26L, exited Runway 31 and was towed to the gate.

September 30, 2019

Accident at CHILLIWACK BC (CYCW) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Chilliwack, BC (CYCW) airport maintenance called to request a NOTAM be issued for runway closure due to a disabled aircraft. Called back later to advise that a privately registered, amateur-built, Zenair CH300 on a flight to Chilliwack, BC (CYCW) had hard landing on the runway but was now removed. No injuries reported.
Update TSB Report #A19P0147: C-FOVF, a privately registered amateur built Zenair CH30, was conducting a local flight at Chilliwack (CYCW), BC. During landing the aircraft first contacted the runway with the nose wheel approximately 300 prior to the runway threshold. The aircraft became airborne again, in a nose high attitude, followed by a hard landing on the runway surface. The nose gear separated from the aircraft. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway. The pilot sustained no injuries. There was no ELT activation. Aircraft sustained damage to the nose gear and propeller from runway contact.

October 5, 2019

Incident at VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)

A WestJet Boeing 737-76N (C-GWSH/WJA700) on a flight from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) reported striking a coyote on departure Runway 08R.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. The crew reported on log page AJ68745 that they may have had a possible coyote strike on rotation from CYVR with the nose wheel or left-hand (LH) main wheel. No vibration or shift in engine parameters noted. WestJet Maintenance in CYYZ inspected the aircraft in accordance with Boeing aircraft maintenance manual (AMM) 05-51-18. No evidence of a coyote strike found. Aircraft was returned to service.

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