November 16, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An American, corporately registered Aero Commander 500 (N711NE) from Montreal/St. Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) departed CYHU at 1723Z and was seen deviating from the standard instrument departure (SID) altitude and course multiple times while in the Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) terminal airspace, without advising the air traffic service (ATS) unit. No impact on operations, no loss of separation.

November 20, 2021

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

Runway condition information was not issued due to missing issue time and validity.

November 9, 2021

Incident at 60NM SW TUNNI intersection

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 787-9 (THY33) from Istanbul, Turkey (LTFM) to Houston, TX (KIAH) asked to be rerouted to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) due to a medical emergency onboard involving a passenger. The estimated time of arrival (ETA) to CYYR was 2100Z.

November 10, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

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

November 9, 2021

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

An Endeavor Air Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (EDV4932) from Detroit/Wayne County, MI (KDTW) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to perform a go-around on short final for Runway 24D due to an estimated time of arrival (ETA) that was too close to the opening time of the runway.

July 17, 2021

Incident at INUKJUAK QC (CYPH)

Aviation Incident Report #17285: An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FIAI/AIE802) from Umiujaq, QC (CYMU) to Inukjuak, QC (CYPH) conducted a go-around on final Runway 25 due to a vehicle on the runway. When the driver noticed the aircraft about to land, they tried to get out quickly, but the crew preferred to conduct an overshoot and give the vehicle time to clear the runway. The universal communications (UNICOM) was not aware of the presence of the vehicle on the runway. The aircraft landed without further issue.

November 6, 2021

Incident at WASKAGANISH QC (CYKQ) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYLC, CYMU and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Unknown operational impact. The CARS of CYVM extended its hours of operations beyond the published times.

Incident at UMIUJAQ QC (CYMU) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYAB, CYLC, CYMU and CYKQ did not provide services as published. Unknown operational impact. The CARS of CYVM extended its hours of operations beyond the published times.

July 15, 2021

Incident at SALLUIT QC (CYZG)

Aviation Incident Report #17254: A Helicarrier Inc. Aerospatiale AS350 B3 (C-FHCH) on a flight to Salluit, QC (CYZG) landed multiple times without "prior permission required" (PPR) authorization, as required by NOTAM.

July 17, 2021

Incident at SALLUIT QC (CYZG)

Aviation Incident Report #17253: A Helicarrier Inc. Aerospatiale AS350 B3 (C-FHCH) on a flight to Salluit, QC (CYZG) landed multiple times without "prior permission required" (PPR) authorization, as required by NOTAM.

October 29, 2021

Incident at ST-MATHIEU-DE-BELOEIL QC (CSB3)

A privately registered, American Aviation AA-5A was on a VFR flight plan (FP) from Montreal/St-Lazare, QC (CST3) to Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 2010Z. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified. Pilot was contacted and flight plan was closed at 2140Z.

October 16, 2021

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC

The flight plan filed for a Canadian Helicopters Aerospatiale AS 350 B-2 (C-GRBT) had an error in the fixed arrival time (FAT). No impact on operations.

October 27, 2021

Incident at 3NM OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A 10851019 Canada Inc. Piper PA-31-350 (C-GULM), from Ottawa/Rockcliffe, ON (CYRO) crossed the Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) area without contacting air traffic services (ATS). The ATS unit attempted to contact the aircraft several times, but was unsuccessful. No impact to operations.

October 20, 2021

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

Radar link, Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) and Integrated Information Display System (IIDS) unserviceable (U/S) at 1703Z and 1803Z, both times for less than 1 minute. Technology operations coordinator (TOC) notified.

June 9, 2021

Incident at KANGIQSUALUJJUAQ (GEORGES RIVER) QC (CYLU)

Aviation Incident Report #17136: At 1448Z, an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-GKCJ/AIE681) on a cargo flight from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River), QC (CYLU) called the community aerodrome radio station (CARS) on mandatory frequency (MF) 122.1. Initial contact was at 7NM to the west, low level estimated time of arrival (ETA) 3 minutes for Runway 16. All necessary numbers were passed on advisory. During its final approach, no final call was passed to the CARS office. AIE681 did not follow the 15NM radius call or make a final approach 16 call.

October 11, 2021

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW) (Aerodrome - other)

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-GKCJ/AIE691), on a flight from Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW), landed on Runway 21, but was unable to go more than 200 ft on Taxiway Alpha due to the presence of an Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-103 (C-GZJC/CRQ204) from Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) to Chisasibi, QC (CSU2). An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-GNDO/AIE640), on a flight from Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW), landed without incident at that time.

October 5, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / NEUVILLE QC (CNV9)

A 9316-5215 Québec Inc. Cessna 182G (C-FPTW) from Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) to Québec/Neuville, QC (CNV9) reached the information request (INREQ) stage of communications search. Its estimated time of departure (ETD) was 1900Z, and estimated time of arrival (ETA) was 2000Z. A ramp check at CNV9 confirmed that the aircraft had landed.

September 30, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A privately registered Piper PA-28R-200 contacted the Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) tower at 2,500 ft at Saint-Basile, squawking code 1200. By the time landing instructions had been received, the aircraft was descending toward the airport.

September 27, 2021

Incident at 5602N / 06942W (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

A Max Aviation Beech B100 (C-GVIK/MAX150) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) read back clearance that was not intended for it. At the time of the read-back, the air traffic service (ATS) unit did not notice the error. Later, the aircraft was observed on radar beginning its descent without authorization. No loss of separation. Unprotected airspace. No impact on operations.

September 26, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

Error in VFR flight plan (FP) filing estimated elapsed time (EET) of an Hélicoptères Canadiens Aerospatiale AS 355N (C-FKNQ) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV).

September 17, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / NEUVILLE QC (CNV9)

A privately registered Cessna 172P on a flight plan from Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) to Québec/Neuville, QC (CNV9), with an estimated time of arrival of 0200Z, entered into the information request (INREQ) phase. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was able to contact the pilot.

September 16, 2021

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

At Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR), the Havre St. Pierre, QC (CYGV) remote communication outlet (RCO) 122.0 MHz radio was unserviceable between 16/09/2021 at 1831Z and 18/09/2021 at 1948Z. Remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) was not available during this time.

September 17, 2021

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

Information request (INREQ) stage reached for an A.L.M. Par Avion Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GITN) from St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) to Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) with an estimated time of departure (ETD) of 0100Z and estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 0400Z. A check of the apron at CSB3 confirmed that the aircraft was on the ground.

September 19, 2021

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC

Alerting service/information request (INREQ) activated for a privately registered Piper PA-24 on a flight from Haliburton/Stanhope, ON (CND4) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV). After the pilot was contacted, the aircraft continued its flight. The estimated time of arrival time (ETA) was changed. No other impact.

September 16, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU) (ATM - operations)

Late opening of the Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) tower at 0958Z. The Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) flight service station (FSS) extended the remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) to this time.

July 27, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

At Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), a strong and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was twice heard on 121.5 MHz, lasting at least 5 seconds, outside of testing times. Unknown source. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified. The JRCC stated that it was a false alarm.

September 1, 2021

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC

An Académie Aéronautique Piper PA-28-140 (C-GVPL) on a VFR flight from Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) went into the information request (INREQ) phase. The pilot was contacted shortly after the start of the search and the estimated time of arrival (ETA) was changed.

August 28, 2021

Incident at 1NM SE TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

A 342056 Alberta Inc. Hughes 269C (C-GEOP) entering the Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) circuit reported being targeted by a green laser. C-GEOP position: 1 NM southeast of CYRQ at the intersection of the St-Maurice River, at 1,500 ft. The laser was approximately 1 NM from CYRQ on the banks of the St-Maurice River. Duration was a few minutes; VFR conditions, VFR flight. The attack was repeated several times and appeared intentional. The police and shift manager were notified.

August 17, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

At Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX), an Académie Aéronautique Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GFGQ) was following an Académie Aéronautique Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GIGW) for a touch-and-go. C-GIGW could not exit the runway on time, so C-GFGQ, with traffic in sight, initiated a go-around. No impact.

August 20, 2021

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

A Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-4Y0 (C-GGWV/NRL31) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to London, ON (CYXU) reported a bird strike while departing Runway 06. NRL31 continued on its flight. The shift manager was notified. The runway was not available for 15 minutes. The runway was inspected and reopened around 1316Z. A Cargair Cessna 172N (C-GIXX) in the circuit at Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) had to pull up several times, and takeoff for an Academie Aeronautique Cessna 152 (C-GVYD) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) was delayed. No other impact on operations.

August 18, 2021

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

An Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-106 (C-FODL/CRQ207) from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) to Chisasibi, QC (CSU2) took off 15 seconds after its clearance cancellation time of 1309Z. No impact.

August 10, 2021

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar, ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

A Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Bell 412 (FCON458) from Valcartier, QC (CYOY) to Montreal (Bell) (Heli), QC (CSW5) attempted an IFR approach at the Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) airport. However, the non-directional beacon (NDB) was out of service. No NOTAM was in effect at the time of the occurrence. The Technology Operations Coordinator (TOC) was advised and a NOTAM was issued following the occurrence. VFR conditions at CYRQ at the time of the incident. No impact.

August 4, 2021

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ)

A privately registered Normand Dube Aerocruiser made initial contact inside the mandatory fequency (MF) zone of Roberval, QC (CYRJ). Two aircraft were operating in the MF zone at the same time. No impact on operations.

August 5, 2021

Incident at ST-JEAN QC (CYJN)

Departure time was changed on the wrong flight plan (FP) for an Evolution Flight School Piper PA-38-112 (C-FNGU) from Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) to Saint-Jean, QC (CYJN). Impact: research was not conducted for the correct route.

July 29, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-4Y0 (C-GGWV/NRL942) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) reported a bird strike on takeoff from Runway 06. A carcass was found by airport staff upon inspection. Impact: The arrival of a Toronto Airways Inc. Beech B100 (C-FPBC/TOR802) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) on Runway 24 was delayed for a short time, and the departure of a Federal Express Corporation Airbus A300-600F (FDX152) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) from Runway 24 was delayed by several minutes.

August 3, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A privately registered Piper PA-28-181 from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to North Bay, ON (CYYB) was observed crossing the hold line on Kilo after receiving and re-reading the instruction to wait and stay clear of Runway 06R. Impact: an Aéroclub de Montréal Cessna 150L (C-GACW) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU), upon arrival, touched down on Runway 24L at the same time.

July 28, 2021

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

A privately registered, amateur-built Lancair 320 from Rimouski, QC (CYXK) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) broadcast partial intentions before taking off from CYXK. There was no response to numerous calls from the flight service station (FSS). The next call was when the aircraft was 2NM southwest (SW) of CYYY, which was the first time the pilot responded to the FSS. The aircraft landed at CYYY at 1748Z.

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (ATM - other)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GVPA/PVL1901) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) and a Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GPAR/PVL1910) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) were on approach at the same time for Runway 24 at CYYY. The flight service station (FSS) had to ask the pilots to repeat several times to confirm who was calling and with whom contact should be made.

July 29, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

An intermittent emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal, of medium strength and fragmented, was heard on 121.5 MHz at Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) between 1239Z and 1242Z (2-3 times in less than 5 seconds; and once for more than 5 seconds). The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax was notified.

June 20, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

TSB Report #A21Q0047: A Les Hélicoptères Canadiens Airbus AS355N helicopter (C-FXIH) was on a visual flight rules flight from Sept-îles, QC (CYZV) to the IOC helipad at approximately 4 NM south-west. Shortly after take-off, the red “REG” warning light lit up and extinguished at the same time as the Ng fluctuations (engine gas generator) appeared. An intermittent aural warning sounded, indicating rotor revolution overspeed (RPM); however, the pilot noticed that the RPM were in the normal functional range. Following this, the “ENG P” and “R/H GEN” warning lights lit up and the “delta Ng” indicator of engine number 2 squawked zero. The pilot followed procedures for continuing the flight with only one functioning engine. The aircraft turned back and landed without issue on Taxiway Bravo at CYZV. Maintenance crew found that the digital engine control unit (DECU) had reacted to a faulty overspeed warning and had cut the fuel feed on engine number 2.

April 18, 2021

Incident at PUVIRNITUQ QC (CYPX) (Security acts, Incursion - runway - vehicle)

Aviation Incident Report #17049: At 0408Z at Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX), two people on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) drove the full length of the runway at full speed. The runway edge lights were turned on at full intensity in an attempt to make the ATV realize CYPX was aware of their presence. At 0412Z, they were gone. There was no reported traffic at the time.

April 15, 2021

Incident at KANGIQSUALUJJUAQ (GEORGES RIVER) QC (CYLU)

Aviation Incident Report #17046: An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-FJFR/AIE685) from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River), QC (CYLU) entered the mandatory frequency (MF) zone 20NM radius without establishing communications. The aircraft made initial contact with the community aerodrome radio station (CARS) MF 121.5 MHz at 1957Z while 5NM southwest of CYLU, with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 2.5 minutes. C-FJFR was advised on first contact that CYLU read 2/5 on readability scale and they were asked if they tried calling earlier on MF 121.5 MHz. The pilot replied "negative". C-FJFR landed at 2000Z on Runway 16. (Duplicate Aviation Incident Report #17047 deleted after information merge)

June 7, 2021

Incident at 20NM NNW LA TUQUE QC (CYLQ)

A Chartright Air Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (HRT085) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) reported hearing a "Mayday" call on the guard frequency from an Exact Air Cessna R182 (C-GBSC) with an engine failure. This aircraft was not in communication with Toronto (YYZ) air traffic control (ATC) and there was no flight plan on file. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified and indicated that Bagotville (YBG) had also heard the call. Numerous attempts by aircraft to contact C-GBSC were unsuccessful. No operational impact. At 2138Z, JRCC advised that C-GBSC had landed safely.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0036: An Exact Air Cessna R182 (C-GBSC) was on a visual flight rules flight from Lachute, QC (CSE4) to Manic-5, QC (CMN5), with only the pilot on board. While the aircraft was in cruising flight at an altitude of 3000 feet ASL, at approximately 20NM north northwest of La Tuque, the engine lost power. The pilot actioned the emergency checklist and issued a “MAYDAY” call. After the carburetor heat was activated, the engine ran rough a few times and then normal power returned. The aircraft landed at the St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) airport, where an inspection was performed and no failures were detected. (Duplicate CADORS 2021O0652 deleted after information merge.)

April 15, 2021

Incident at KANGIQSUALUJJUAQ (GEORGES RIVER) QC (CYLU)

Aviation Incident Report #17045: At 1745Z, and at 1500ft, an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-FJFR/AIE630) from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River), QC (CYLU) made initial contact on the community aerodrome radio station (CARS) mandatory frequency (MF) 122.1 MHz when 8NM West, rather than the mandatory 20NM, before entering the CYLU CARS area. The aircrafts estimated time of arrival (ETA) was at 4 minutes and the aircraft landed at 1750Z.

March 12, 2021

Incident at 2NM SE BAGOTVILLE QC (CYBG)

Aviation Incident Report #17012: During a VFR circuit, the pilot of a Government of Canada, Department of National Defence McDonnell Douglas CF-18 Hornet (CLAW21) from Bagotville, QC (CYBG) to Bagotville, QC (CYBG) observed a drone flying 2NM southeast (SE) of CYBG at approximately 3500 feet above sea level (ASL). After verification with the Operations Centre of Bagotville, no drone operations had been approved in the area during this time. No other aircraft flying in the area noticed the drone. The tower controller notified all aircraft within the control zone of the drone sighting.

July 1, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / LES CÈDRES QC (Héli) (CSH6)

A flight plan was filed for a Canadian Helicopters Aerospatiale AS 350 B-2 (C-FUBH) from Montreal/Les Cèdres (Heli), QC (CSH6) to Montreal/Les Cèdres (Heli), QC (CSH6) with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 1700Z instead of 2100Z. However, the alerting service was maintained because the error was detected and the flight plan remained active.

June 22, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Sky Jet MG Inc. Beech 1900D (LSJ613) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) took off approximately 30 seconds after the clearance cancellation (CC) time. No impact.

June 17, 2021

Incident at 6NM SE VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

Security and the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) reported a trail of smoke in the sky heading towards the ground. Aircraft in the area at this time: a Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-2B6C (C-GNLN/NRL950) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) on the right base for Runway 36. No impact on operations.

June 12, 2021

Incident at 7NM E ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR)

An aircraft was observed at 1000 feet and about 7NM east of Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to be heading southeast, without any communication with the flight service station (FSS). A Chrono Aviation Pilatus PC-12 (NDL321) from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) took off at the same time from Runway 07, but headed northwest. No impact on operations.

June 8, 2021

Incident at 6NM SE Concorde/Vieux-Québec

An Orizon Aviation Quebec Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GQVZ) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported being illuminated by a green laser, 3 to 5 times in 40 seconds, as it flew over Old Quebec. No impact on operations.

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