December 3, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

On final for Runway 24, a privately registered Cessna 177RG on an IFR flight from Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) requested clearance to pull up because it was too fast and too high.

November 29, 2019

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

An Aviation Wilco Inc. Cessna T182T (C-FUTT) from Rivière-du-Loup, QC (CYRI), QC, to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) landed on Runway 24 and reported that it had blown a tire while leaving via Taxiway Alpha. The runway was closed until 2126Z as it was towed away. Inspection completed. The following departures were delayed: a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GAPB/JZA8720) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A321-211 (C-GHQI/ROU1795) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ), and a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-8K5 (C-GAWV/SWG316) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to to Cancun, Mexico (MMUN).

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

Although it had received and read back clearance to climb along the runway centreline and remain on tower frequency, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8722) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) contacted departures shortly after its takeoff without being instructed to do so. No impact on operations.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Flexjet Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (N590FX/LXJ590) from White Plains, NY (KHPN) to Québec/Jean-Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) on final for Runway 06 reported that it had received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system resolution advisory (TCAS RA) concerning a Grondin Transport Cessna 152 (C-GZKE) from St-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4) to St-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4) on the right downwind. Air traffic information was exchanged. No impact on operations.

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.

November 28, 2019

Incident at 12NM NW Au-dessus de Ste-Catherine de la Jacques-Cartier

A Sasair Inc. Cessna 172M (C-GHZK) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) experienced a loss of communications. The aircraft contacted the Quebec tower by cellphone and was instructed to return to the airport. No impact on operations.

November 27, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Grondair Piper PA-31 (C-GSRW) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) took off from Runway 24R even though the priority runway was 06L. Light winds.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Chrono Aviation Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-GICR/NDL876) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) landed with a prevailing visibility of 3/8 SM, RVR 24R 2 000 ft. Automatic station; the pilot mentioned seeing the runway on final at 10 NM. A vehicle had mentioned localized fog banks.

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Grondin Transport Piper PA-31 (C-GSRW) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) taxied on the ground and took off with a prevailing visibility of 1/8 SM.

November 24, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

At departure from Runway 06, a privately registered Cessna TR182 from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) experienced engine misfires and landed as soon as it started rotation. An Orizon Aviation Québec Cessna 152 (C-FZSX) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) on short final was instructed to conduct a go-around. A runway inspection was completed.

Incident at 15NM SW QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Orizon Aviation Québec Cessna 152 (C-GQVQ) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) called via cellphone because it was having problems with its radio. The aircraft was then instructed via telephone to go back and land. It landed on Runway 06 at 1803Z.

November 22, 2019

Incident at 55NM W PORT-MENIER QC (CYPN)

After it had received and correctly read back clearance to climb to 16 000 ft, a Beech A100 (C-FDOS/ET824) from Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was seen climbing to 16 800 ft. No impact on operations.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An ExpressJet Airlines Embraer EMB-145LR (N15912/ASQ4431) from Newark, NJ (KEWR) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) asked for clearance to conduct a go-around due to unstable approach.

November 21, 2019

Incident at 3NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Heli/Express Inc. Aerospatiale AS 350 B-2 (C-GYFS) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Dryden Regional, ON (CYHD) entered CYR608 at an altitude of 700 ft above sea level (ASL) without clearance from authorities.
UPDATE to aircraft information: The owner/operator has changed from Heli/Express Inc. to 9333 Helicopter Leasing Ltd.

November 15, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

A vehicle (Souffleur126) taxied on Runway 06/24 without clearance. It was following other vehicles that did have clearance.

November 18, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

There was an error in the destination listed in the flight plan filed by a PAL Airlines de Havilland DHC-6 series 300 (C-FTMU) from Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, QC (CYBX), to Natashquan, QC (CYNA).

November 20, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FRUZ/JZA8730) on a flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) decided to overshoot on approach Runway 06 due to a navigational error. The aircraft landed safely at 0320Z. No impact to operations.

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

Runway 24 was designated at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY). A Chrono Aviation Beech 1900D (C-FKNO/NDL901) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) asked the Montreal Area Control Centre (CZUL) for Runway 06. Request denied. During the initial call, the specialist mentioned that Runway 24 was in service. NDL901 did not want to use the circuit established by the specialist.

November 18, 2019

Incident at GONUM intersection

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-315 (C-FPAE/PVL1910) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) reported that it had received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system resolution advisory (TCAS RA) concerning a target 200 ft above it while it was at approximately 10 000 ft. The only other radar target close to PVL1910 was 1.1 NM south, at 2 900 ft.

November 12, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

The planned route in the flight plan of a Chrono Aviation Pilatus PC-12 (NDL432) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Némiscau, QC (CYHH) was CYQB YQB UDBAM DICEN BEIRUT CYHH. The route the pilot was following was CYQB BV VBS CYHH. Verification was done with the air traffic operations specialist (ATOS); only one flight plan had been filed. No impact on operations.

Incident at 57NM PUVIRNITUQ QC (CYPX)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX) was cleared direct KEGSO at its request. The aircraft was then seen flying direct URPOP without clearance for it. No impact on operations.

November 13, 2019

Incident at 50NM W NATASHQUAN QC (CYNA)

An Air Inuit Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GXAI/AIE860) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) was seen descending to A152, though it had been cleared for A160. No impact.

November 6, 2019

Incident at LOMSO intersection

An American, corporately registered Cessna 525 (N621JA) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) deviated to the right at LOMSO instead of flying direct PIKVO. Air traffic services (ATS) vectored the aircraft on final. No impact on separation or operations.

November 4, 2019

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

On final for Runway 24R, an Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (ACA798) from Los Angeles Intl, CA (KLAX) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed by the tower to conduct a go-around due to its separation with the previous arrival, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8727) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), which was not enough to allow it to leave the runway.

November 8, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-FPSI/PSC824) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) rejected its takeoff due to a steering issue. A Chrono Aviation Pilatus PC-12/47 (C-FYMN/NDL987) on a VFR flight from Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was instructed to overshoot. PSC824 took off again at 0134Z.

November 5, 2019

Incident at 2NM S MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

After it had been cleared for standard instrument departure (SID) CYHU6 for Runway 24R, a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (PSC581) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was seen climbing to 3 700 ft. No impact on operations.

Incident at 33NM BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC)

A Chrono Aviation Inc. Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-GMQZ/NDL432) from Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) made a wrong route radial reading and therefore intercepted the radial incorrectly. No impact on operations.

Incident at 5240N / 07404W

A Panorama Fixed Wings Ltd. Pilatus PC-12/47 (C-GDTL/PNO782) from Inukjuak, QC (CYPH) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was seen on the radar 10 NM from the cleared route. No impact on operations.

Incident at KAROT intersection

The pilot of a Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-1A11 (QUE200) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) informed air traffic control (ATC) of low fuel condition and could not accept delays. The aircraft did not declare an emergency. ATC treated the flight in priority.

November 1, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Commutair/United Express Embraer EMB-145XR (N33182/UCA5018) from Newark Intl, NJ (KEWR) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) conducted a go-around while it was 1 NM on final for Runway 24. The pilot reported low-level wind shear (LLWS) with a loss of 30 kt and the setting off of the wind shear (WS) detector in the aircraft. UCA5018 attempted a second approach on Runway 24 at 1931Z. It overshot again. The aircraft diverted to Burlington, VT (KBTV).

November 2, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (FOD (foreign object debris))

At the Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) aerodrome, a Kudlik Aviation Inc. Pilatus PC-12/47 (KUK848) from Bathurst, NB (CZBF) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported that it had seen a skunk on the runway while it was landing. Firefighters inspected the runway and picked up the carcass of the said skunk.

November 1, 2019

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

Numerous aircraft had to overshoot due to high winds and gusts, including a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-GOJA/JZA8709) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) that conducted overshoots at 1426Z and 1439Z.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Air Transat Airbus A321-211 (C-GEZO/TSC465) from Varadero, Cuba (MUVR) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) conducted a go-around on Runway 24 due to unstable approach. The aircraft then landed on Runway 24 at 1922Z.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GENM/WEN3410) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec/Jean-Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) conducted an overshoot for Runway 29 because of the instability of its approach while short final. No other impact.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GEWQ/JZA8748) from Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) conducted a go-around on Runway 29 due to unstable approach on short final. No other impact.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A320-214 (C-GFCI/ROU1796) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) conducted a go-around due to wind shear on final for Runway 24. The aircraft landed on Runway 24 after it had conducted a second approach at 2217Z.

November 2, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Hélicoptères Hélicarrier Inc. Aerospatiale AS332L1 (C-FPUK) conducted a transborder VFR flight from Rochester Intl, NY (KROC) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) without an active flight plan.

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Chrono Jet Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-106 (C-FGCP/MBK810) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) received an unvalidated clearance, but it took off anyway before receiving departure validation. The pilot was notified of the situation that instant.

November 4, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

At departure from Runway 29, a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3201 (PSC581) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) hit a skunk during its take-off run. No impact on operations.

October 30, 2019

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

An Air Canada Airbus A320-211 (C-FNVV/ACA424) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) overshot Runway 06L due to the presence of a de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FEAI/AIE821) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), which was slow in leaving the runway. No impact on operations.

October 25, 2019

Incident at KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP)

On short final for Runway 25, an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FYAI/AIE821) from Kangirsuk, QC (CYAS) to Kuujjuak, QC (CYVP) rejected its approach due to a Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GQBQ/QUE20+) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) that was still on Runway 25, taxiing to exit via Taxiway B. AIE821 landed at 1748Z after it had allowed another plane in the sequence for Runway 25 to land.

October 14, 2019

Incident at MONTREAL CENTRE / ACC DE MONTRÉAL (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

The flight plan specialty made a destination change in the flight plan of a Panorama Fixed Wings Ltd. Pilatus PC-12/47 (C-FYRH/PNO729) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) while it was already in flight under the control of the East specialty. No impact on operations.

October 24, 2019

Incident at 29NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

The wake turbulence separation between a 8348944 Canada Inc. Robinson R44 II (C-FJUC) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) and a Hélicoptères Hélicarrier Aerospatiale AS332L1 (C-FPUK) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was not assured.

October 23, 2019

Incident at ADVEM intersection

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-FPSI/PSC823) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was seen deviating from the procedures for standard terminal arrival (STAR) OMVAR1 between ADVEM and OMVAR. When questioned, the aircraft responded that it was having trouble entering data in the global positioning system (GPS). No impact on operations.

October 6, 2019

Incident at 5NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

During initial contact with the Quebec terminal (YQB), a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC581) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) said that the tower had cleared it for CYQB direct CYGR. After verification, the flight plan was found to be CYQB FLEUR CYGR, and the tower gave it clearance for this route indicated in the flight plan. No impact on operations.

October 16, 2019

Incident at KAROT intersection

A Panorama Fixed Wings Ltd. Pilatus PC-12/45 (C-FYUT/PNO711) from Alma, QC (CYTF) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) was seen deviating from standard instrument departure (SID) KAROT5 Runway 06 procedures between KAROT and NOREK. PNO711 came close to CYR603. The air traffic controller (ATC) vectored PNO711 to maintain separation. No impact on operations and no loss of separation.

October 17, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (ATM - ILS irregularity)

The glide path (GP) Runway 24 failed on start up at 2327Z. Technical Operations Coordinator (TOC) advised. A Morningstar Air Express Aerospatiale ATR 72-200 (MAL7069) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) was unable to perform an instrument landing system (ILS) approach Runway 24 and landed localizer (LOC) only.

October 21, 2019

Incident at 4850N / 06600W

An Air Transat Airbus A310 (TSC113) on a flight from Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) declared a medical emergency due to a sick passenger. The aircraft advised continuing on to destination. Arrangements made via company. Montreal (UL) Area Control Centre (ACC) was advised. Aircraft left Moncton (QM) airspace at 1805Z. No impact on the operation.

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

An Envoy Air Embraer ERJ 170-200LR (N223NN/ENY3300) from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (KDFW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to land and leave at the end of the runway. A Pascan Pilatus PC-12/47E on a MEDEVAC flight (C-FMAO) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was lined up while ENY3300 was leaving at the end. C-FMAO was cleared to take off with a right turn on a heading of 320. An American Airlines Boeing 737-823 (N861NN/AAL2702) from Miami Intl, FL (KMIA) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was cleared to land. C-FMAO taxied slowly, and the controller decided to pull AAL2702 up on a heading of 205.

October 20, 2019

Incident at 20NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A 2538-8901 Québec Inc. Cirrus SR22 (C-GIOY) from Drummondville, QC (CSC3) to Havre St-Pierre, QC (CYGV) contacted the Quebec terminal while it was 5 NM inside Class C airspace, at 9500 ft. Impact: a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-301 (JZA8717) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) was instructed to turn 20 degrees to maintain safety.

More...