July 6, 2022

Incident at KESKA intersection

Delayed entry as a result of NAV CANADA safety and evaluation quality assurance (QA) review: A foreign registered Saab 340B (GRVGB) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Cleveland, OH (KCLE) was observed off the authorized route and flying direct GGUCE. The route known by the air traffic service (ATS) unit was SAVEX Q806 GGUCE. No impact on operations.

July 25, 2022

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

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8014) from Ottawa/MacDonald Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a possible bird strike when landing on Runway 24R. Two aircraft, an Air Wisconsin Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (AWI3789) from Washington Dulles, VA (KIAD) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) and a WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3534) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) refused to land and pulled up. Swallows were dispersed on inspection but no dead birds were found.

July 24, 2022

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

An American, corporately registered Lancair LC40-550FG (N240AF) flew transborder from Hancock, ME (KBHB) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) without a flight plan.

July 22, 2022

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

A SkyWest Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (SKW5222) from Chicago/O’Hare, IL (KORD) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) pulled up from Runway 24R due to an unstable approach. No impact on operations.

July 8, 2022

Incident at In the vicinity of: SHERBROOKE QC (CYSC) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

The Granby RQ sector controller closed the flight plan (FP) of an American, privately registered Cessna 208 on a transborder flight from Bangor, ME (KBGR) to Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC). No active flight plan between KBGR and CYSC.

July 7, 2022

Incident at 4854N / 06143W

A Scott Aviation Cessna 750 (SIS777) on a flight from Great Barrington, MA (KGBR) advised they had some technical difficulties and asked for a return clearance to KBGR. SIS777 was given the clearance and handed off to the Boston air route traffic control centre (KBZW) at 0308Z. No loss in service.

July 15, 2022

Incident at CHARLEVOIX QC (CYML)

An American, corporately registered Cessna 525B (N86CJ) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Charlevoix, QC (CYML) had an estimated time of arrival of 1705Z and went into the information request (INREQ) stage. Flight plan closed at 1814Z, followed by a transborder IFR flight from Charlevoix, QC (CYML) to Norfolk, NE (KOFK).

July 8, 2022

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

An Air Inuit Boeing 737-300 (AIE792) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) was cleared to take off while an American, corporately registered Gulfstream GV (N1AM) on a flight from Burlington, VT (KBTV) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) had not finished crossing the runway. No further impact on operations.

July 18, 2022

Incident at 2NM SW POLTY intersection

A TAP Air Portugal Airbus A321-271NX (TAP257) from Lisbon, Portugal (LPPT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was seen off course from the authorized route and flying "direct LETAK." The route known by the air traffic service (ATS) unit was "direct PERGI." No impact on operations.

July 15, 2022

Incident at 4826N / 07503W

An Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 (A6BLJ/ETD141) from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (OMAA) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) declared PAN PAN due to an equipment issue. No impact on operations. ETD141 landed without incident at 1810Z.

July 14, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A NetJets Aviation Embraer EMB-505 (EJA442) from Boston, MA (KBOS) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) received and read back instructions to descend to 3,000 ft, but was observed at 2,000 ft. No impact on operations.

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Castle Aviation Inc. Saab 340B (CSJ725) from Hamilton, ON (CYHM) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) received and read back instructions to cross ABNEE at an altitude of 3,000 ft or more to conduct an instrument landing system (ILS) approach for Runway 06 at CYMX, but was seen at 2,400 ft. No impact on operations.

July 11, 2022

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

Emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal in excess of five seconds heard outside of reporting hours. Quebec RCMP and air traffic service (ATS) unit notified. No impact on operations.

July 10, 2022

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

On final for Runway 24R, an Endeavor Air Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (EDV4937) from Detroit/Wayne County, MI (KDTW) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC(CYUL) pulled up because it was too high to conduct a visual approach. No impact on operations.

July 4, 2022

Incident at 80NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

After making initial contact with air traffic control (ATC), an American, corporately registered Gulfstream G-IV (N308JW) from London/Stansted, United Kingdom (EGSS) to Washington/Dulles, VA (KIAD) was unreachable. The aircraft crossed into Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airspace and "no radio" (NORDO) procedures were followed. No impact on operations.

July 8, 2022

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

An Endeavor Air Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (EDV5017) from New York/La Guardia, NY (KLGA) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) initiated an interrupted visual approach for Runway 24R. No impact on operations.

June 30, 2022

Incident at 4518N / 07412W

After receiving and reading back clearance to climb to FL450, a American, corporately registered Bombardier BD-700-1A10 (N700YB) from Kenosha, WI (KENW) to Paris-Le Bourget, France (LFPB) was observed descending to FL403. No impact on operations.

July 1, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Federal Express Corporation Airbus A300-600 (FDX152) from Indianapolis, IN (KIND) to Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) conducted a missed approach for Runway 06 due to backwind. The aircraft landed at 1029Z. No impact on operations.

June 29, 2022

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

A Piedmont Airlines Embraer EMB-145LR (N648AE/PDT120Q) from Québec City/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Philadelphia, PA (KPHL) was observed taxiing without authority on Taxiway D2, which was closed by NOTAM. The air traffic service unit (ATS) advised the aircraft. No known impact.

June 21, 2022

Incident at NATASHQUAN QC (CYNA)

The Natashquan, QC (CYNA) airport manager (APM) reported seeing an American privately registered Cessna 208 take-off from the CYNA airport when no communication had been made with the flight service station (FSS). No response from the Cessna 208 on Natashquan frequency 122.2 MHz (YNA). Upon verification, it was determined that no communication had been made with the Montreal Area Control Centre (ACC) on frequency 134.82 MHz either. No impact on the operation.

June 27, 2022

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

A Republic Airways Embraer EMB-170 (RPA4772) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA), to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) taxied Runway 24R. No impact on the operation.

June 23, 2022

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

An Xojet Aviation Bombardier BD-700-1A10 (N502VJ/XOJ502) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) requested to overshoot. No reason given. No impact on operations.

Incident at AMOS / MAGNY QC (CYEY)

A Strong emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard on the ground at Amos/Magny, QC (CYEY) outside the scheduled test hours, by a Propair pilot. Air Traffic Service (ATS) unit notified. Source found: ground maintenance. No impact on operations.

June 22, 2022

Incident at 6143N / 07033W

A United Airlines Boeing 787-9 (N24979/UAL181) from Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) to Denver, CO (KDEN) used the call sign from another aircraft in the company (UAL26). No impact on operations.

June 24, 2022

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

The pilot of a Piedmont Airlines Embraer EMB-145LR (N692AE/PDT6105) from Philadelphia, PA (KPHL) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) asked to pull up and for an instrument landing system (ILS) approach for another runway (Runway 06R). No impact on operations.

June 18, 2022

Incident at 60NM KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

An Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GIAB/AIE855), from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Salluit, QC (CYZG) returned to the airport due to an indication of a problem with the aerodynamic data unit (ADU), without declaring an emergency. They landed on Runway 07 without incident at 0057Z. No known impact on operations.

June 20, 2022

Incident at 22NM NE MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Pascan Saab 340B (PSC380) from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was observed off-profile of the authorized track and proceeding direct to PIDRI. The route known to the air traffic services (ATS) unit was "direct CYHU". No impact on operations.

June 4, 2022

Incident at 4848N / 07523W

An Icelandair Boeing 737 MAX 9 (TFICA/ICE37B) from Keflavík, Iceland (BIKF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was observed off-profile of the authorized track and proceeding direct to IMEBA. The route known to the air traffic service (ATS) unit was LIDAG. No impact on operations.

June 18, 2022

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

An American Airlines Airbus A319 (AAL2137) from Charlotte/Douglas, NC (KCLT) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) conducted an overshoot Runway 24L because the previous landing missed the A2 exit and an aircraft was in position.

June 13, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A privately registered Robinson R44 II from Drummondville, QC (CSC3) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was seen on radar in the control zone without clearance from the air traffic control (ATC) unit. No impact on operations.

June 14, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A privately registered Cessna 172M from Saint-Hyacinthe, QC (CSU3) to Saint-Hyacinthe, QC (CSU3) entered the Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) Boucherville area at an altitude of 2000 ft, without contacting the air traffic control (ATC) unit. Contact was possibly established at approximately 2.5 NM in the area. No impact on operations.

June 13, 2022

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

The pilot of a British Airways Boeing 787-9 (CZBKJ/BAW6NC), from London/Heathrow, England (EGLL) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) initiated an overshoot on short final Runway 24L while the previous departure, an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GUPK/ACA335) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) was rotating near A4. BAW6NC returned to land at 0012Z.

June 11, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A Parachutisme Adrénaline Inc. Cessna 208B (C-GOXL) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Victoriaville, QC (CSR3) made an initial call with intentions to depart from Runway 27. The air traffic services (ATS) unit responded to give an advisory. C-GOXL didn’t answer and began taxiing to the runway, passing a Richcopter Cessna 150L (C-GUGC) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) who had begun taxiing for a departure. C-GOXL then proceeded to and departed from Runway 09 without receiving an advisory. The ATS unit tried several times to contact C-GOXL, without any response. No other impact on operations.

June 13, 2022

Incident at 4805N / 07745W

A Max Aviation Inc. Beech B100 (C-GYPA/MAX180) from Amos/Magny, QC (CYEY) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was seen off course from the cleared route and flying "direct YVO." The route known to the air traffic services (ATS) unit was CYEY-KENLU. No impact on operations.

May 26, 2022

Incident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, Flight plan – activation)

A Loganair Bell 407 (LOGC409) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Kingston, ON (CYGK) changed its departure time on an active flight plan (FP) while it was between two "area of responsibility" (AOR) units. Aeronautical fixed telecommunications network (AFTN) messages had been exchanged (Quebec(YQB) and London (YXU) flight information centres (FICs)) on the Flight Service Station Information Management System (FIMS). The FP was inadvertently cancelled while in a proposed state. LOG409 took off from CYOW and no VFR flight plan was activated. Subsequently, the FP was reactivated and alerting services were reinstated until the end of the flight.

June 8, 2022

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

An Endeavor Air Inc. Bombardier CL-600-2S24 (N908XJ/EDV5017) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) initiated a pull-up from Runway 24L due to an unstable approach. No impact on operations.

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

Immediately after takeoff, a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GLQK/POE476) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) was cleared to climb to 5,000 ft. Correct read-back by POE476. The air traffic services (ATS) unit observed POE476 climbing through 5,400 ft. POE476 was instructed to return to 5,000 ft. No loss of separation.

Incident at 4833N / 06532W

A NetJets Aviation Inc. Bombardier BD-700-1A10 (N141QS) from Farnborough, United Kingdom (EGLF) to Teterboro, NJ (KTEB) declared a hydraulic issue with anticipated problems for the landing phase. The aircraft requested a diversion to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM). The aircraft landed safely at 1229Z.

June 6, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Upon departure, an American, corporately registered Compagnie Daher TBM 700 (N318YG) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) received and read back a heading of 190, but was seen turning on a heading of 130. When asked, the pilot mentioned maintaining a heading of 130. No impact.

May 30, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

A NOTAM that closed of a portion of the runway had expired, but the cones that separated the portion were removed 12 minutes after the closed portion reopened. Impact: the air traffic service (ATS) unit had to consider the NOTAM as active until the cones were removed.

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND) (Incursion - runway - vehicle, Communication error)

A vehicle (ST22) was seen on the runway by the air traffic service (ATS) unit without clearance. The ATS unit tried to contact ST22 twice but did not get a response. ST22 answered the ATS unit while it was leaving the Runway 27 threshold. No impact on operations.

May 27, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

At Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND), a closure NOTAM for a portion of the runway was cancelled by the Airport Authority, but the cones separating the portion were removed at the request of the air traffic services (ATS) unit 16 minutes after the reopening of the closed portion. Impact: the ATS unit had to consider the NOTAM as active up until the time the cones were removed.

June 6, 2022

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL-215-6B11 (C-GQBA/GRFEU06) from Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Québec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) declared "PAN PAN" due to a hydraulic issue. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit notified. The aircraft landed at 1843Z on Runway 24 and exited the runway at 1849Z. Several delays of light VFR aircraft and the departure of PVL1910 and arrival of SWG381.

May 28, 2022

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA329) from Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Edmonton, AB (CYEG) rejected take off due to a wind shear alert on the runway, and an Endeavour Air Inc. Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (EDV5211) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) on final had to conduct an overshoot.

May 25, 2022

Incident at OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND) (ATM - other)

A NOTAM that closed a portion of the runway at Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) had expired, but the cones that separated the portion were only removed at the request of the air traffic services (ATS) unit, 55 minutes after the closed portion reopened. Impact: The ATS unit had to consider the NOTAM as active until the cones were removed.

May 23, 2022

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

A Castle Aviation Saab 340B (CSJ329) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliot-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Erie, PA (KERI) used Taxiway Lima without clearance, instead of Taxiway Romeo, to take off.

Incident at AVRUR intersection

Departing Runway 09, an American, corporately registered Piper PA-23-250 (N500LC) from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) to Muskoka, ON (CYQA) started turning toward its destination without clearance from the air traffic controller (ATC). No impact on operations.

May 19, 2022

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

After receiving and reading back clearance to taxi on JC, A, a Delta Air Lines Boeing 717-200 (DAL2597) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Atlanta, GA (KATL) was observed on temporary Taxiway J. No impact on operations.

Incident at 4737N / 07229W

A United Airlines Boeing 787-9 (UAL944) from Chicago/O’Hare, IL (KORD) to Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) declared a medical emergency due to a sick passenger on board and changed its destination from EDDF to Boston/Logan, MA (KBOS). The aircraft had to dump fuel from 2140Z to 2146Z. Impact on operations: a Jazz Bombardier CL-600 2B19 (JZA8497) from Saint John, NB (CYSJ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) and an Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (ACA840) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) changed altitudes so that UAL944 could dump fuel.

May 18, 2022

Incident at 4821N / 06526W

A British Airways Boeing 777-200 (GYMMD/BAW60T) from Gatwick, United Kingdom (EGKK) to Tampa, FL (KTPA) received a strong emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal at FL380.

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