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 5623N / 07519W

A Kudlik Aviation Pilatus PC-12/47 (C-FKGE/KUK761) from Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) appeared on radar 7NM west of the authorized route. No impact.

October 10, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Services Hélicocorp Inc. Robinson R44 (C-GMVQ), from Montréal/St-Hubert (Héli), QC (CTG2) to Montréal/St-Hubert (Héli), QC (CTG2) was cleared for an EXPO departure from Hélicraft. The aircraft was observed flying 2 NM north of Hélicraft when it should have flown directly west, as published. Traffic information transmitted to a conflicting aircraft.

October 5, 2021

Incident at 4540N / 07420W

A 9215-7536 Québec Inc. Cessna 310Q (C-GMRW) reported a beige drone at 2,800 ft in the area west of Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX).

September 29, 2021

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A privately registered Cessna 182P from Charlevoix, QC (CYML) to Edenvale, ON (CNV8) crossed the Class C area of the Québec tower from east to west at 1000 ft and below without contacting the control tower. No impact.

September 4, 2021

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

A Services Helicocorp inc. Robinson R44 (C-FZRA) from Montreal/-St-Hubert, QC (Heli)(CTG2) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (Heli)(CTG2) reported a drone sighting 1 000 feet west of Mount-Royal. Police advised.

August 31, 2021

Incident at 1NM W MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Cargair Cessa 152 (C-GAIA) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) reported having been targeted by a blue laser at approximately 1 NM west of CYHU. The police were notified.

August 16, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

An American, corporately registered Bell 429 (N808MB) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Bromont, QC (CZBM) was observed crossing the Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) control zone (CZ) to the west without establishing communications and without clearance. No impact on operations.

August 25, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A privately registered Piper PA-28-140 from Ottawa/Carp, ON (CYRP) to Ottawa/Carp, ON (CYRP) reported being struck by a mauve laser approximately 2NM west of the Mercier bridge, on the south shore.

August 11, 2021

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737 (NLR665) from Wabush, NL (CYWK) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) conducted a missed approach for Runway 27 due to thunderstorm activity. NLR665, on final for Runway 27, deviated to the south to head to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) as its alternate airport. Thunderstorm activity to the west and severe lightning were observed on the final approach to Runway 09. No impact on operations.

August 3, 2021

Incident at AVSUD intersection

A VFR aircraft operated in the Montreal Terminal Class C airspace for about 30 minutes. The aircraft transited from east to west. No impact.

August 6, 2021

Incident at 7NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A privately registered Piper J3C-65 on a flight to Quebec/Neuville, QC (CNV9) entered Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) Class C airspace from the south without having established contact and without a transponder. The aircraft exited to the west, in the direction of CNV9. No impact on operations.

July 28, 2021

Incident at 14NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An Académie Aéronautique Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GYBV) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) was observed entering the control zone (CZ) to the west, between 1500ft and 2000ft, resulting in conflicting trajectories with another aircraft, a privately registered Cessna 172L on a flight to Lachute, QC (CSE4). No other operational impact.

August 2, 2021

Incident at 25NM W NATASHQUAN QC (CYNA) (Weather balloon, meteor, rocket, CIRVIS/UFO)

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pilatus PC-12 (SST011) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) reported a weather balloon at 27,000 ft, 25NM west of Natashquan, QC (CYNA). No impact on operations.

July 30, 2021

Incident at 2NM W HAVRE ST-PIERRE QC (CYGV)

A Go Helico Inc. Robinson R44 II (C-GKUN) on a flight from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC (CYGV) failed to call when on final for its destination, approximately 2 NM west of CYGV. The helicopter was located at 1905Z by airport staff.

July 28, 2021

Incident at CHIBOUGAMAU / CHAPAIS QC (CYMT)

A Héli-Inter Aerospatiale AS 355-F2 (C-FXHA) from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to Chibougamau/Chapas, QC (CYMT) entered the zone from the south and exited from west-southwest (WSW) without contacting the flight service station (FSS). Impact: a Synergy Aviation Guimbal Cabri G2 (C-GTWU) from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) to Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) interrupted its training flight in the area.

July 26, 2021

Incident at 5NM W SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Canadian Helicopters Aerospatiale AS 350 B-2 (C-GDKD) on a flight to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) was observed entering the control zone, 5NM west of CYZV, without having established communications. The aircraft remained "no radio" (NORDO) until it arrived at the airport. C-GDKD was passed as traffic to an aircraft departing from Runway 27, since the helicopters course conflicted with the departing aircraft.

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.

July 22, 2021

Incident at BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC) (Incursion - runway - animal)

While taxiing after landing, a Government of Quebec de Havilland DHC-8-315 (C-GURM/QUE40M) from Bagotville, QC (CYBG) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) advised that a fox was crossing the runway from north to south, about 500ft to 1000ft west of Taxiway D. Attendant advised. No impact.

July 21, 2021

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Aerodrome - visual aids)

Taxiway lights west of Golf were unserviceable from 0040Z to 0142Z at Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX). Impact: a "Follow-me" vehicle was used to guide a Skylink Express Beech 1900 (SLQ739) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) and a United Parcel Service Airbus A306 (UPS473) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Louisville, KY (KSDF).

July 19, 2021

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

A 9433-1097 Quebec Inc. Quest Kodiak 100 (C-FBMU) on a flight to Montreal/Les Cèdres, QC (CSS3) crossed the Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) West control zone (CZ) extension at 2000ft on a 1200 code. An Academie Aeronautique Inc. Cessna 152 (C-GPFX) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) had to descend to 1500ft due to a conflicting course. No other operational impact

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.

July 18, 2021

Incident at 1NM SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

An ultralight, privately registered Jabiru Calypso 2200 was on a VFR flight plan from Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) to a final destination of Tête-à-la-Baleine, QC (CTB6), with a stop at Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV). The pilot initially planned to join the right downwind for Runway 27. About 5 miles to the west, the pilot requested the winds and advised that they wanted to use Runway 09 because their engine was intermittent. The aircraft confirmed it was declaring an emergency. While the flight service station (FSS) was on the phone with 911, the pilot advised that their engine had failed and that they were landing at the beach. The aircrafts radar target was observed to descend and disappear 1 mile south of the airport. Shortly thereafter, the pilot advised they had landed and were alright.

March 5, 2021

Incident at 3NM W SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

TSB Report #A21Q0010: C-GNZS, an Airbus Helicopters AS355N Twinstar operated by Canadian Helicopters Limited, was on a visual flight rules flight from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) airport to the IOC helipad, located 3 nautical miles to the west. While hovering before landing (about 2 m), engine number 2 (Turbomeca Arrius 1A) stopped. The aircraft landed safely and there were no injuries or damage.

June 26, 2021

Accident at GASPÉ / MICHEL-POULIOT QC (CYGP) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Precision West AG Corp. Ayres S2R-T34 (C-GERO) from Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) suffered an engine failure on final for Runway 10 and crashed more than 200 feet from the threshold of Runway 10. Following the crash, there was a fuel or spray product (insecticide) leak. Emergency services and airport manager (APM) advised. Impact: a Precision West AG Corp. Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 (C-FELO) from Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP); a Mitchinson Flying Service Cessna 310R (C-GFXA) on a flight to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP); a Precision West AG Corp. Ayres S2R-T34 (C-GURO) on a flight to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP); a Precision West AG Corp. Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 (C-FDLO) on a flight to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP); and a Precision West AG Corp. Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 (C-GESO) on a flight to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) experienced landing delays. Runway 10/28 was closed from 1155Z to 1500Z. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0046: C-GERO, a Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 operated by Precision West AG corp., was conducting an aerial application flight from and to Gaspé, QC (CYGP) with one pilot on board. On short final, with the engine at idle, the pilot moved the power lever to apply more power, but there was no response from the engine. A high ITT warning quickly followed. The aircraft could not reach the runway and struck the ground approximately 200 feet short of the threshold of Runway 10, striking the perimeter fence before coming to a complete stop. The Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) was triggered. The pilot secured the airplane and was not injured.

July 5, 2021

Incident at 1NM OTTAWA / GATINEAU QC (CYND)

A 9771956 Canada Inc. Cessna 172K (C-GBHX) on a flight to Ottawa/Gatineau, QC (CYND) reported seeing a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) about 1NM west of the threshold of Runway 09. The RPAS was 700ft above sea level (ASL) and its weight was between 5kg and 10kg. The Gatineau police and the area control centre (ACC) were notified. No impact on operations.

June 27, 2021

Incident at 10NM W BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC)

In the vicinity of Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC), an Exact Air Inc. Beech 100 (ET835) from Poste Montagnais (Mile 134), QC (CSF3) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC) declared an emergency due to a mechanical problem (odor) and requested to be rerouted to CYBC. On the approach, ET835 performed a go-around and advised that the problem had been resolved. ET835 canceled the emergency and continued to CYRC. The aircraft landed at CYRC without incident. No impact. The National Operations Centre (NOC) was notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0050: An Exact Air Inc. Beech 100 (C-FTYZ) was on an instrument flight rules flight from Poste-Montagnais, QC (CSF3) to Chicoutimi/St-Honoré, QC (CYRC), with 2 pilots and 7 passengers on board. At approximately 10 NM west of CYBC, the pilot smelled burning in the cockpit and declared an emergency. While diverting to CYBC, the pilot identified the source of the odour and cancelled the emergency. The aircraft landed without issue at CYBC. A right engine de-icing function was replaced by maintenance. No injuries.

June 23, 2021

Accident at 3NM NW MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A privately registered Cessna A185F requested clearance from the tower for a take-off from the river of the Prairies. The aircraft crashed into the river. There was significant damage to the aircraft. No injuries or deaths.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0051: A privately registered Cessna 185 on floats that was tied to a private dock on Rivière des Prairies, approximately 4 NM north-west of Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), was getting ready to perform a local visual flight rules flight. While the aircraft taxied on water, the pilot followed the checklist in preparation for takeoff. The checklist did not indicate to check for removal of the control surface locking device and the aircraft was not equipped with an approved device. However, an unapproved device had been installed the previous day and had not been removed during preparation for takeoff. The aircraft began its takeoff on the water when the pilot noticed that the flight controls were blocked. The aircraft was able to rise above water but was not able to rise any further. The aircraft descended back down and nosed over forward just as the floats touched the water’s surface, and then flipped over. The pilot was held in the seat by a 4-point seatbelt and was wearing a PFD. The pilot was able to quickly evacuate the aircraft and was not injured. A boat came to rescue the pilot, who was brought to shore.

June 15, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: BONAVENTURE QC (CYVB)

Multiple reports of an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal in the vicinity and to the west of Bonaventure, QC (CYVB). The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified.

June 12, 2021

Incident at 9NM MONTREAL QC VOR/DME (YUL)

A privately registered, amateur-built Vans RV-3 from St-Jean, QC (CYJN) to Lachute, QC (CSE4) passed through the control zone of Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to the west, without authorization and without communication.

June 4, 2021

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

An Academie Aeronautique Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GFGQ) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) entered Class C airspace without establishing contact and without authorization. Contact was established while the aircraft was 10NM west of the airport. No impact on operations.

May 30, 2021

Incident at 15NM W LA TUQUE QC (CYLQ)

A Richcopter Inc. Bell 206B (C-FTNS) declared a PAN PAN in the La Tuque, QC (CYLQ) area due to oil pressure issues. The aircraft successfully landed 15NM west of CYLQ without incident. No damage, no injuries. National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0030: A Richcopter Inc. Bell 206B (C-FTNS) was on a visual flight rules flight from Lac Mountain, QC, to Drummondville, QC (CSC3), with 1 pilot and 3 passengers on board. While the aircraft was in cruising flight, the pilot noticed an oil pressure fluctuation indication, followed a few minutes later by a fluctuation of the drive shaft torque indication. As a precautionary measure, the pilot diverted to the La Tuque, QC (CYLQ) airport. While the aircraft was approximately 15 NM west of CYLQ, the “Chip Detector” (particle detector) warning light lit up. An emergency (“PAN PAN”) was declared and the aircraft landed without issue in a field. No injuries. When exiting the aircraft, the pilot noticed a major oil leak coming from the engine and the main gearbox. The aircraft was unable to take off again and was towed to a maintenance facility for a more in-depth verification.

May 28, 2021

Incident at 8NM NW MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

A Lanaudiair Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GTIR) on a flight to Lachute, QC (CSE4) entered the Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) zone to the west, towards CSE4, at 1800 feet. The aircraft never called the tower and the tower was unable to establish communications. C-GTIR transited the zone for 6NM, between 1800 feet and 1600 feet. Impact: a privately registered Cessna 172M heading towards CSE4 was not passed traffic. Converging routes and similar altitudes.

May 23, 2021

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

A MAG Canada Aero Commander 500B (C-GJMA) from Geraldton (Greenstone Regional), ON (CYGQ) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO), inbound, advised of a left engine failure when 3NM from CYVO. 911 was notified. C-GJMA landed on Runway 36 at 2103Z without incident, left the runway via Taxiway E, then became immobilised. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) were notified.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A21Q0037: A MAG Aerospace Canada Aero Commander 500B (C-GJMA) was on an instrument flight rules flight from Greenstone Regional, ON (CYGQ) to Maniwaki, QC (CYMW), with 2 crew members on board. While the aircraft was in cruising flight, about 60 NM west of Val-d’Or, QC (CYVO), the crew observed a drop in oil pressure from the left engine (IO-540-E1A5) indicator. The crew then requested to be rerouted to CYVO. On approach, the oil pressure continued to drop and the “Low Oil Pressure” indicator lit up. The crew shut off the engine as a precautionary measure. The aircraft landed without incident at CYVO. No injuries. On the ground, inspection showed that the left engine’s magneto had loosened and had caused an engine oil leak. No other damage or faults were detected.

May 20, 2021

Incident at CHIBOUGAMAU / CHAPAIS QC (CYMT)

A privately registered Cessna R172K on a flight to Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) arrived from the west into the mandatory frequency (MF) zone, without establishing radio contact, and landed at Eden lake. At that time, a Heli/Express Inc. Aerospatiale AS 350 B-2 (C-GPBY) was transiting the zone in the same sector. The pilot of the Cessna R172K advised ground control that they had a radio problem and were "without radio" (NORDO) in flight and were unable to establish communications with the flight service station (FSS).

May 1, 2021

Incident at In the vicinity of: MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Services Hélicocorp Inc. Robinson R44 (C-FZRA) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) spotted a red drone at 1,500 feet while 1 NM west of Mount Royal. No impact on operations.

April 13, 2021

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

A Government of Quebec Bell 206 (QUE148) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) broadcast its intentions to enter the mandatory frequency (MF) zone by addressing the universal communications (UNICOM) of Rimouski. The pilot did not respond to communications from the flight service station (FSS), but continued to broadcast their intentions while performing aerial work 4NM west of Rimouski, QC (CYXK), and crossing the runway centre line several times. The Service aérien gouvernemental (SAG) was notified and communications were finally established about 20 minutes later, after the FSS called the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) in Rimouski. No known impact.

April 10, 2021

Incident at 9NM MONTREAL QC VOR/DME (YUL)

A privately registered Cessna 180K was observed 1NM north of Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) control tower, heading west at an altitude of approximately 1300ft above sea level (ASL), without a transponder and without radio contact with the control tower. No impact on operations.

April 7, 2021

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

On take-off, a Voyageur Airways de Havilland DHC-8-102 (VAL9890) from Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) to La Grande Rivière, QC (CYGL) advised that there was 1 dog that had crossed the runway, heading west. Airport advised.

March 20, 2021

Incident at 1NM W Institut de recherche d'Hydro-Québec (IREQ)

A Services Helicocorp Inc. Robinson R44 (C-FZRA) from Montreal/St-Hubert Helicraft, QC (Heli) (CTG2) to Montreal/St-Hubert Helicraft, QC (Heli) (CTG2) reported a gray triangle-shaped drone flying 600ft west of the Hydro-Quebec Research Institute (IREQ). The Royal Canadian Mounted Police of Quebec (GDQ) unit was notified. No impact on operations.

February 17, 2021

Incident at 13NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An Académie Aéronautique Inc. Cessna 152 (C-GWKI) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) was seen entering the Terminal Control Unit (TCU) airspace west of the Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) control zone (CZ). No operational impact.

January 19, 2021

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

Upon take-off from Runway 24L, up to 10,000ft, a Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787-8 (RAM209M) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Casablanca, Morocco (GMMN) advised that it had been intermittently targeted by a green laser originating 2NM to 3NM west of Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU). Police were advised.

January 15, 2021

Incident at 3NM SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

On initial contact, the crew of a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-GUSC/PSC837) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) reported an indication issue for the main landing gear and asked to fly the runway heading. At 30NM west, PSC837 asked to return to CYZV. No emergency declared.

January 13, 2021

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

An Airsprint Inc. Cessna 525B (ASP567) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to West Palm Beach, FL (KPBI) rejected its take-off from Runway 24L due to an indication. The aircraft returned to the fixed base operator (FBO).

November 23, 2021

Incident at NANAIMO AIRPORT (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Sager West Contracting Ltd. Stinson 108-3 (C-FKPZ), conducting circuits on Runway 16 at Nanaimo, BC (CYCD), reported a dead seagull 200ft from the threshold of Runway 16, on the centreline. A vehicle (ST22) reported and removed the remains of a seagull. There had been no reports of a bird strike at any time. No impact to operations.

November 15, 2021

Incident at 5422N / 12024W

A West Fraser Air Learjet 35A (C-GWFG) from Quesnel, BC (CYQZ) to Grande Prairie, AB (CYQU) was cleared to FL310 and climbed to FL316. When queried by air traffic control (ATC), the aircraft descended to FL310.

November 4, 2021

Incident at SANDSPIT BC (CYZP)

An unidentified aircraft squawking code 1200 was observed flying through the Sandspit, BC (CYZP) mandatory frequency (MF) area at 800ft, from West (W) to Northeast (NE), on the NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS). No contact was made. The aircraft did not respond to attempts of contact on 122.3 MHz or 121.5 MHz. The aircraft continued Northeast, towards Prince Rupert, BC (CYPR). No impact to operations.

May 23, 2021

Incident at N 49 36 35 W 125 09 53

Aviation Incident Report: A Government Of Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Aerospatiale AS350 B3 (C-GMPF) on a VFR flight from Comox, BC (CYQQ) to Alone Mountain, BC (N 49 35 07 W 125 13 31), 17NM West, level at 2500 feet, 2000 feet above ground level (AGL) reported a white DJI Phantom drone from the passenger windscreen 30 meters away. The drone was flying over people at a distance of less than 100 feet and near an emergency services operation.

October 13, 2021

Incident at 10NM SW Mount Boucherie

A Southern Interior Flight Centre Beech 76 (C-GSFB) from Kelowna, BC (CYLW) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) reported a short blast of a laser strike that originated near Mount Boucherie, in west Kelowna.

October 9, 2021

Incident at LANGLEY REGIONAL BC (CYNJ)

A privately registered Piper PA-28-201T on a flight to Langley, BC (CYNJ) turned base early and cut off traffic on final: a Skyquest Aviation Cessna 152 (C-GVNM) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ); a Langley Flying School Cessna 172N (C-FYFT) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ); a Langley Flying School Cessna 172N (C-GBPT) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ); a Victoria Flying Club Cessna 172S (C-GBMO) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ); and a Skyquest Aviation Cessna 172M (C-GDNA) from Langley, BC (CYNJ) to Langley, BC (CYNJ). After landing, the Piper PA-28-201T was instructed to taxi via Runway 19 and Taxiway Echo to the west apron. The Piper PA-28-201T instead taxied via Bravo to Apron 1 and had to be re-cleared for a new route via Kilo, back across Runway 19 and Taxiway Echo, to the west apron.

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