July 31, 2019

Incident at BAGOTVILLE QC (CYBG)

Aviation Incident Report #16310: VFR day with paramotor activity above the Chicoutimi River, pre-coordinated with Bagotville, QC (CYBG) tower. At 1405Z, a privately registered, amateur-built, Zenair Zodiac CH 600TD departed from the Chicoutimi River (inside Bagotvilles class D airspace) without contacting CYBGs tower. The controller tried to contact the aircraft to pass traffic (paramotor) information without success. The event occurred a second time at 1931Z and the controller made contact. Pilot advised they were unable to contact CYBGs tower below 800ft, so they dont call when staying low.

November 27, 2019

Incident at 2.7NM NW QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Orizon Aviation Québec Inc. Cessna 152 (C-GBQK) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was seen crossing into CYR608 several times from 1949Z to1959Z. No impact on operations.

May 4, 2019

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

Aviation incident report #16052: A privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV7 lined up on Runway 05 at Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) while a privately registered, amateur-built Zenair Zenith CH200 had reported that it was on final twice, including one time on very short final. The pilot of the RV7 thus created a very dangerous situation. A vehicle (PERSONNEL2) happened to notice the situation while positioned on Taxiway Alpha.

September 12, 2019

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Aviation incident report #16331: Shortly after its landing on Runway 05 at Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ), the engine of a Gestion Cassancre Inc. Cessna 177B (C-FFRW) on a flight to Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) stopped working on the runway at 1646Z. The pilot notified airport authorities by radio that it was trying to restart its engine but without success. The runway was closed by voice NOTAM for a short time with the help of universal communications (UNICOM) on mandatory frequency (MF) 122.350 MHz while airport authorities towed the aircraft away. The runway was back in service at 1702Z. The only impact on operations was the extension of the circuit of a Gestion C-GBCK Inc. Diamond DA40 (C-GBCK); it waited on the inactive side. No other impact on operations.

May 9, 2019

Incident at ALMA QC (CYTF)

Aviation incident report #16234: Two aircraft, a privately registered, amateur-built Pulsar (Pulstar) (C-GXYQ) from Alma, QC (CYTF) and a Cargair Ltd. Cessna 152 (C-GBLR) from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Alma, QC (CYTF) communicated with each other in English on mandatory frequency (MF) 122.35 for a few minutes. The English communications from the pilot of C-GBLR were hard to understand. At the time of takeoff from Runway 31, the Pulsar informed the traffic. A few seconds later, C-GBLR reported that it was on final for Runway 13. No collision.

June 19, 2019

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

Aviation incident report #16172: A Cargair Ltd. Cessna 150L (C-FDPX) flew a circuit at Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) without any radio communication. Universal communications (UNICOM) services tried to communicate with the pilot twice, but there was no response. The pilot was eventually contacted by telephone at 1540Z. Another aircraft was in the zone at the time of the events. No impact on operations.

July 14, 2019

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

Aviation incident report #16218: A privately registered, amateur-built Van RVS 6 arrived in the Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) zone on the wrong frequency, that is, 123.00 MHz instead of 122.350 MHz. The new frequency had been in effect since July 19, 2018 at 1100Z. Other traffic was in the area at the time of the incident. No impact on operations. The pilot was aware of the change in frequency and told staff that he had been on the wrong frequency due to habit. The change of frequency was published in the Canada Flight Supplement (CFS) on July 19, 2018.

November 5, 2019

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

Aviation incident report #16372: The pilot of an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FTJQ/ACA321) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) was given instructions 3 times to hold short of Runway 06R on 122.075 at 1735Z with Montreal Apron. The pilot withheld readback of instructions until directly asked for it the third time.

November 4, 2019

Incident at TROIS-RIVIÈRES QC (CYRQ)

Aviation incident report #16395: Universal communications (UNICOM) reported that a Hélipsair Inc. Robinson R22 Beta (C-GZGC) arrived in the Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) zone on the wrong frequency, that is, 123.00 MHz instead of 122.350 MHz. The new frequency had been in effect since July 19, 2018. The pilot noticed the frequency only once he was on the ground. Afterwards, the aircraft conducted a few touch-and-go landings with very minimal radio communication, neglecting several times to establish radio communication in the circuit. The change of frequency was published in the Canada Flight Supplement (CFS) from July 19, 2018.

Incident at 6NM E MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

In the Ville-Maire circuit, an A.L.M. Par Avion Cessna 172L (C-GAKW) from St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) to St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) reported that it had been the victim of a green laser attack at 3:00 its time, 2 NM from Mont-Royal. The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) was notified. No impact on operations.

November 5, 2019

Incident at 2NM NE MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

On final for Runway 24L, an Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GEGC/ACA494) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) reported that it had been attacked by a green laser at 9 oclock its time at 1 NM. The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) were notified. No impact on operations.

October 28, 2019

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

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA875) from Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed by the tower to conduct a go-around on final for Runway 24L because the preceding departure took a long time to take off. No other impact.

October 23, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard on 243 KHz a few times from 1503Z to 1505Z for over 5 seconds. Source unknown. No impact on operations.

October 21, 2019

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

A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (SKV7553) from Boston Intl, MA (KBOS) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) on final for Runway 06L informed the tower that it had just received a traffic alert and collision reporting system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA). The only nearby traffic was a Beech 100 on approach for Runway 06R at the same time. Traffic information was exchanged.

October 9, 2019

Incident at SAGUENAY QC (VBS) VOR/DME

An Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-333 (C-GHLT/ROU1931) on a flight from Manchester, UK (EGCC) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) reported encountering severe wake turbulence at FL395. ROU1931 was 11.7 miles behind an Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GHKW/ACA843) on a flight from Dublin, Ireland (EIDW) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) at the time of the report. No impact on operations.

October 5, 2019

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND) (Parachute-related event, Incursion - runway - pedestrian)

A parachutist, which had landed north of the runway, crossed the runway to travel south of it. A the same time, a privately registered Zenair Zenith CH200 from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) was lining up on Runway 09 for takeoff. The aircraft reported that it had seen the parachutist on the runway and that it waited before taking off.

September 27, 2019

Incident at IVUJIVIK QC (CYIK) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) at CYIO, CYKO and CYIK did not provide services as published on September 27th, 2019. NOTAM issued. Unknown impact to operations.
Aviation incident report # 16342: The community aerodrome radio station (CARS) at CYIK did not open at the expected time due to a staffing issue. No NOTAM issued.

September 21, 2019

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A Chrispair Aviation Inc. Cessna 340 (C-FZOH) from Arnprior, ON (CNP3) to Arnprior, ON (CNP3) entered the Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) zone 5 NM west, without contacting the flight service station (FSS); it seemed to be on final for Runway 09. At the same time, an Aéroclub Gatineau Ottawa Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GEEH) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) was on base for Runway 09 between 1 100 and 1 200 ft. The specialist was able to talk to the pilot of C-FZOH at approximately 3 NM west of the runway, when it was between 1 600 and 1 700 ft and approximately 1/4 NM from C-GEEH. The specialist asked C-FZOH to go south to avoid this and other traffic (4 other aircraft) in the circuit.

September 26, 2019

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

An Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-6-300 (C-GNDO/AIE653T) from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) reported that it had been targeted by a green-coloured laser above the village of Kuujjuaq several times while it was overshooting Runway 07, on final for Runway 31 and on final for Runway 25. An Air Inuit Ltd. Beech B300 (C-GRJZ/AIE591) from Schefferville, QC (CYKL) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) reported that it had been targeted by a laser on final for Runway 25, between 2349Z and 0017Z below (BLO) A015. The attacks seemed intentional. No known impact on operations.

September 25, 2019

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC

The pilot of a Guay Inc. Bell 407 (C-FNZO) made a mistake with the estimated departure time (ETD) when he filed his Quebec VFR flight plan, in Montreal East.

Incident at IVUJIVIK QC (CYIK) (ATM - operations)

The community aerodrome radio stations (CARS) of CYKO, CYIK and CYTQ did not provide services as published on September 25, 2019. NOTAM issued; impact on operations unknown.
Aviation incident report # 16340: The community aerodrome radio station (CARS) at CYIK did not open at the expected time due to a staffing issue. No NOTAM issued.

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 31, 2019

Incident at Casey Air strip (N4756 / W074 05)

A privately registered Piper PA-32-260 was on a flight from Ottawa/Rockcliffe, ON (CYRO) to Casey Air Strip (La Tuque, QC, 4756N 07405W). A search began and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) in Trenton (CYTR) was notified at 2000Z. The shift manager confirmed the actual time of departure (ATD) at 1950Z. A privately registered Piper PA-28-151 confirmed that the Piper PA-32-260 was on the ground at 2045Z. The search was ended.

September 6, 2019

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW) (Incursion - runway - animal)

An airport staff person reported that there were 3 dogs on the threshold of Runway 21. After having chased them off, he reported that they were, at that time, outside the runways boundaries.

September 10, 2019

Incident at HAVRE ST-PIERRE QC (CYGV) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

Loss of remote aerodrome advisory service (RAAS) frequency 122.0 at Havre St-Pierre, QC (CYGV). The start time is unknown, but it was after 1106Z, until 1136Z. RAAS was not provided during the loss of frequency.

August 31, 2019

Accident at 2NM NE MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A 9164-1050 Québec Inc. Cessna P210N (C-GCCI) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was on the right downwind for Runway 24R for a training flight when it declared engine failure. The pilot could not reach the airport. The aircraft landed without incident in a corn field approximately 2 NM from the threshold of Runway 24R. The pilot did not have time to declare an emergency. After the landing, the pilot indicated that he was not hurt and that the aircraft did not seem to have much damage. After they had been contacted, emergency services went to the site, without having the time to find out the number of people on board or the amount of remaining fuel.

August 26, 2019

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

An Austrian Airlines Boeing 767-300 (AUA73) from Vienna, Austria (LOWW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a flap problem. The aircraft requested more time to complete checks and did not declare an emergency. AUA73 landed without incident at 1332Z. No impact on operations.

July 28, 2019

Accident at Carignan

TSB Update #A19Q0125: a basic ultralight (powered paraglider) was performing a low-altitude manoeuvre in the Carignan, QC sector when the paragliders canopy touched the ground. A loss of control followed. The pilot on board was seriously injured. At this time, the specific damage to the aircraft is unknown.

August 26, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

Between 2304Z and 2309Z, there was an activation of an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) that corresponded neither with the duration nor with the time of ELT testing.

August 25, 2019

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

An Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300 (ROU1609) from Fort Lauderdale, FL (KFLL) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) on final for Runway 06L conducted a go-around at the towers request because the preceding departure could not take off on time due to wake turbulence.

August 16, 2019

Incident at SCHEFFERVILLE QC (CYKL)

A communications search was launched for a British-registered Vickers-Armstrong Spitfire MK IX (GIRTY) on a flight from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Schefferville, QC (CYKL) with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 1602Z.

Incident at SCHEFFERVILLE QC (CYKL)

A communication search was launched for a Danish-registered Pilatus PC-12/47E (OYTHP) on a flight from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Schefferville, QC (CYKL) with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 1620Z.

August 14, 2019

Incident at ST-JEAN QC (CYJN)

A privately registered Piper PA-28-181 from Saint-Jean, QC (CYJN) to Montreal/Les Cèdres, QC (CSS3), which was following a VFR flight plan with an estimated time of departure (ETD) for 0030Z, took off from CYJN around 2327Z to head to CSS3. The pilot left a voicemail message regarding the closure of the flight plan around 0003Z.

August 16, 2019

Incident at 4952N / 07729W

A Hydro-Québec de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GHQL/HYD107) from Némiscau, QC (CYHH) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) was seen on the radar 5NM south of its route and deviating from the route several times. No impact on operations.

August 14, 2019

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC (ELT)

The area control centre (ACC) informed the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) in Trenton, ON (CYTR) that emergency locator transmitter (ELT) had been set off south of QC. It was impossible to locate the source at that time. No other impact.

August 3, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Orizon Aviation Québec Cessna 172P (C-GOAQ) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) directly above the river indicated that it had been targeted several times by a green laser coming from the Chaudière River marina, beside the Québec bridge, approximately 6 NM southeast of this bridge. Police were notified.

July 31, 2019

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Héli/Express Aérospatiale AS-350-BA (C-GDEH) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) entered the zone even though the pilot had been told three times to stay outside the zone due to an aircraft on approach.

July 29, 2019

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

At 1513Z, failure of Server 1 of the aeronautical fixed telecommunications network (AFTN), followed by failure of AFTN Server 2, after which a contingency plan was implemented for sending VFR flight plan data and consultation of weather information in real time.

August 8, 2019

Incident at 15NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

On the point of turning for the final approach for Runway 24L, a de Havilland DHC-8-301, operated by Jazz (JZA8782), flying from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported that it was targeted three times by a green laser from a boat moored in the Port of Montreal.

August 4, 2019

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

A Bombardier CL-600-2C10, operated by GoJet Airlines (N379CA/GJS6283), flying from Detroit Metro/Wayne Country (KDTW), MI, to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was unable to exit using Taxiway B2 and headed toward Taxiway G. A Boeing 737-275C, operated by Air Inuit (C-GSPW/AIE705), flying from La Grande-Rivière, QC (CYGL) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) performed a go-around at the controllers request, as the runway would not have cleared in time.

July 30, 2019

Accident at 48 28 32N 077 02 87W - 7 NE Senneterre QC,

Aviation Incident Report 2019-07-11180: On July 30th 2019, NAV CANADA Montreal ACC received a call from the FAA that they were looking for an overdue aircraft with 1 soul onboard. The aircraft, registration and type unknown at this time departed Oshkosh (KOSH) USA, heading to Danbury (KDXR) NY. The Aircraft deviated North for weather. Last know position is a radar hit that put the aircraft in the vicinity of Val D’Or (CYVO) QC. The joint rescue coordination centre is presently conducting an aerial search. FINAL UPDATE : On August 2nd, the joint rescue coordination centre (JRCC) confirmed the crash site for N3804X 7 NM North East of Senneterre QC. The aircraft was found at 48 28 32N 077 02 87W. The pilot did not survive the crash.

July 29, 2019

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

An Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA402) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a bird strike while landing on Runway 24R. A bird was found. Impact: Runway 24R was unavailable from 1311Z to 1320Z, the time required for the inspection.

July 28, 2019

Incident at 42NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZC/JZA7974) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared an emergency due to a hydraulic problem. The aircraft landed without incident on Runway 24R at 2331Z. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services were deployed. Impact: Runway 24R was unavailable between 2331Z and 2335Z, the time required for the inspection.
Update TSB #A19Q0121: C-GJZC, a Jazz Aviation LP DHC-8-400 operating as JZA7974 with 4 crew members and 36 passengers, was conducting an IFR flight from Toronto/Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, ON, to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC. Shortly before beginning the descent, the flight crew noted a failure in the No. 1 hydraulic system. An emergency was declared and the aircraft landed without flaps on Runway 24R at CYUL. The aircraft was subsequently towed to the passenger bridge.

July 20, 2019

Incident at 10NM W LAC-À-LA-TORTUE QC (CSL3)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FPON/JZA8770) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Bagotville, QC (CYBG) reported that it had been the victim of a green laser attack at 9:00 its time, at 5 NM. No impact on operations.

July 5, 2019

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

At the Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) aerodrome, the frequency was out of service from time to time. The headset needed to be unplugged and plugged in again to make it work again. The problem arose at all the flight service stations (FSS) with different headsets. The technical operations coordinator (TOC) was notified.

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.

July 16, 2019

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ) (Incursion - manoeuvring area)

ST37+1 stated that it had left the runway. An Exact Air Cessna 172P (C-GMDI) from Chicoutimi/St-Honore, QC (CYRC) to Chicoutimi/St-Honore, QC (CYRC) informed us that there was still a vehicle present on the runway at the time of its takeoff. No impact on operations.

July 4, 2019

Incident at 12NM E Ste-Pétronille, Île D'Orléan

The pilot of a privately registered Cessna 172M from Quebec/Neuville, QC (CNV9) to Quebec/Neuville, QC (CNV9) indicated that it had been targeted several times by a green laser coming from the village of Sainte-Pétronille, on Île dOrléans. Sûreté du Québec was notified.

July 9, 2019

Accident at BONAVENTURE QC (CYVB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Shortly after its takeoff, a privately registered Quad City Challenger II from Bonaventure, QC (CYVB) to Bonaventure, QC (CYVB) crashed at the edge of the runway for unknown reasons. Emergency services were contacted. The runway was closed by NOTAM. No impact on operations.
TSB Update #A19Q0103: A privately registered Quad City Challenger II ultralight was on a local VFR flight from Bonaventure, QC (CYVB) with 1 pilot and 1 passenger on board. Shortly after takeoff from Runway 31 at CYVB, the pilot experienced difficulty controlling the aircraft, which was starting to lose altitude. The aircraft touched the runway the first time, then regained altitude, went back down, and touched the runway again. The aircraft swerved to the left, but the pilot managed to guide it to the centre of the runway. The third time the wheels touched the runway, the landing gear collapsed under impact, causing a change in direction 90° to the left. The aircraft slid on its belly, ran off the runway, and ended up in a ditch lining the west side of the runway. The pilot and the passenger were able to evacuate the aircraft without difficulty and were uninjured. The pilot had acquired the aircraft recently and, until that day, had only conducted tests on the ground.

June 24, 2019

Incident at ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ)

A privately registered Cessna 182Q from an unknown destination to Roberval, QC (CYRJ) landed at CYRJ without radio reception. The aircraft was able to broadcast but incapable of responding to the Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) flight service station (FSS). The CYUY FSS made several vain attempts to contact it. Three other Cessna 182s were in the zone at that time, including one that could see the Cessna 182Q joining the left downwind for Runway 34. Staff at CYRJ informed the CYUY FSS that the Cessna 182Q had landed and cleared the runway.

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