February 26, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (PSC835) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) confirmed climbing to 11000ft on initial contact, whereas the standard instrument departure (SID) states 3000ft. No impact.

February 20, 2020

Incident at 0.5NM NW QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Although it had received and read back standard instrument departure (SID) NORDIK 3, a Collège iFly Inc. Cessna 172R (C-FOUA) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) was seen following a heading of 244, though the SID called for a heading of 273. No impact on operations.

February 14, 2020

Incident at 2NM SW QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Although it had received and read back a standard instrument departure (SID) for Runway 24, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FRUZ/JZA8720) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) was seen at 4 000 ft. When questioned, JZA8720 confirmed its climb to 4 000 ft even though the SID called for a climb to 3 000 ft. No impact on operations.

February 18, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

At Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) at 2001Z, a vehicle (CA80+1) was instructed to leave the runway and reported that it was off of it at 2004Z. Without clearance, the vehicle went into the Runway 24R protected area zone on Taxiway Romeo. Impact: a Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-300 (PVL3071) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) on short final for Runway 24R was instructed to pull up.

February 15, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

During initial contact, a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) reported a mechanical problem and had to return to CYQB. The aircraft landed without incident at 1017Z. No emergency declared. No impact on operations.

February 17, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGNY/JZA8732) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) conducted a pull-up due to an unstable approach on short final. No impact on operations.

February 15, 2020

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR) (ATM - operations)

Service extended from 0330Z to 0605Z at Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) for a Government of Quebec de Havilland DHC-8-202 (C-GQBT/QUE30) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR).

February 12, 2020

Incident at 4804N / 06907W

Although it had received and read back clearance to climb to FL260, a Sunwing Airlines Inc. Boeing 737-8HX (C-FLSW/SWG380) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was seen crossing FL277 while on climb. No impact on operations.

February 8, 2020

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

Although it had received and read back clearance for standard instrument departure (SID) CYUL1, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGFP/JZA8710) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was seen climbing to 3300 ft. The SID called for a climb to 3000 ft. No impact on operations.

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

After landing, a Chrono Aviation Inc. Pilatus PC-12 (NDL987) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported that it had blown a tire on Runway 29 and that it was incapable of exiting the runway on its own. Runway 29 was closed from 1825Z to 1930Z. No impact on operations.

February 5, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (PSC581) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) departed Runway 24R at CYHU at 2247Z. The standard instrument departure (SID) climbs to 3000. The controller confirmed climb to 3000. PSC581 read back the clearance correctly, then climbed to 3500. No impact on operations.

February 7, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC478) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) rejected its takeoff at its request twice due to maintenance. No impact on operations.

February 3, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (ATS operating irregularity)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) conducted a missed approach on Runway 24 due to an instrument problem. The aircraft received and correctly read back the instruction to turn left on a heading of 150 and to climb to 3 000 ft. Impact: separation was reduced to 2.7 NM and 800 ft with the aircraft that preceded it due to late execution. No other impact on operations.

Incident at 4743N / 06951W (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A Sky Jet M.G. Inc. Beech 200 (C-FSKQ/VSL443) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) declared an emergency due to an equipment problem. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed without incident at 1752Z. A runway inspection was conducted and nothing unusual was reported. Impact: the airport was closed from 1252Z to 1806Z. No other impact on operations.

January 17, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Skylink Express Inc. Beech 1900C (SLQ739) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) mentioned the possibility that it may have dragged a tail jack from CYQB. The Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) operations centre was informed. During the inspection, airport security found the object at the apron entrance for cargo. No impact on operations.

February 3, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

After it had received and read back direct PIKVO, a Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GHRJ/PVL1902) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was seen off course. The air traffic services (ATS) unit instructed the aircraft to follow a heading of 110. No impact on operations.

January 29, 2020

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

A Piper PA-23-250 (C-GARI), from Montréal/St-Hubert (CYHU), QC, to Montréal/St-Hubert (CYHU), QC, was observed on radar commencing descent without clearance. No impact on operations.

January 30, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Pilatus PC-12 operated by Chrono Aviation (NDL543), from Lebel-sur-Quévillon (CSH4), QC, to Québec/Jean Lesage Int. (CYQB), QC, was instructed to pull off from approach runway 24 and to maintain 4000 feet, in order to maintain separation from the previous aircraft. No loss of separation. No impact on operations.

January 29, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Although it received and read back the instruction to line up on Runway 06 for takeoff, a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC478) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) took off without clearance. No impact on operations.

January 24, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Cargair Ltd. Piper PA-23-250 (C-FPCM) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) on approach for Runway 06 with a planned pull-up declared a left engine fuel leak. The aircraft cancelled the instruments to remain in the circuit and return and land on Runway 06. The aircraft landed at 2139Z. Runway inspection completed.

Incident at 10NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A privately registered, amateur-built Glasair Sha-Glasair RG from St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) declared an emergency due to a problem with its magneto. The aircraft landed without incident at 2150Z. No impact on operations.

January 26, 2020

Incident at MIVAX intersection (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

The air traffic services (ATS) unit cleared a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-301 (C-GETA/JZA8765) from Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to descend to A060 towards CYQB. The aircraft read back A060. ATS indicated a cleared altitude of A080 in the Canadian Automated Air Traffic Service (CAATS) and transferred the aircraft to the OR sector. No impact on operations.

January 24, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-FPSC/PSC582) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was 2 NM on final for Runway 06L. A Cargair Cessna 152 (C-FRUC) from Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/Saint-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was on base for Runway 06R. Air traffic services (ATS) passed the traffic information along to the two aircraft. Despite this, PSC582 received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system resolution advisory (TCAS RA) and decided to pull up. No loss of separation and no other impact on operations.

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (Incursion - runway - animal)

A Morningstar Air Express AT72 (MAL7069) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) indicated that it had seen a fox on Runway 06/24 near B6. Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) was notified. A Cargair Cessna 172S (C-FDDC) conducted a low-altitude approach and then pulled up while a vehicle (RED16) was conducting an inspection and attempting to scare away the fox, which was not seen again by RED16.

January 23, 2020

Incident at 30NM ST-JEAN QC VOR/DME (YJN) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

An American registered Learjet 35A (N244LJ) from Page Field, FL (KFMY) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was cleared to descend to FL320 but read back FL230. This readback error was not corrected by air traffic services (ATS). Impact: separation with a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FJZD/JZA8630) from Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) at FL310 was not maintained. No other impact on operations.

January 22, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC478) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) rejected its takeoff due to a missing speed indication. The aircraft returned to its gate. No impact on operations.

January 21, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Orizon Aviation Québec Cessna 152 (C-GJBF) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) on final for Runway 24 stopped responding to communications. The aircraft conducted a pull-up despite a green light sent by the tower. C-GJBF then squawked 7600, a green light was sent to it, and it landed. A Cargair Ltd. Piper PA-23-250 (C-GARI) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) on area navigation (RNAV) approach 24 had to conduct a pull-up to avoid conflict with C-GJBF.

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

At Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) vehicle (P17) crossed Runway 29 and circulated on D without authorization. No impact on operations.

January 17, 2020

Incident at GONUM intersection

An Orizon Aviation Québec Cessna 172P (C-GOAQ) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ) and then back to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) returned to CYQB prematurely with an alternator problem and had to turn off its radio to conserve the maximum amount of energy on board. No impact on operations.

January 16, 2020

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

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8723) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUl) on final for Runway 24R conducted a pull-up due to strong winds. No impact on operations.

January 17, 2020

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

After it had received and read back clearance to taxi on the emergency route and hold short of Runway 24, a vehicle (P17) was seen on Runway 24 and on Taxiway E. No impact on operations.

January 14, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A Heli Source Ltd. Hughes 369D (C-GTNM) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) taking off from Runway 06L on standard instrument departure (SID) 6 made a left turn instead of maintaining the runway heading and levelled off at 1 100 ft instead of climbing to 3 000 ft. There was a problem with the autopilot. No impact on operations.

January 16, 2020

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

An Aviation Starlink Inc. Beech B300 (C-GCAQ) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) taxied on Taxiway C without contacting the flight service station (FSS). No impact.

January 15, 2020

Incident at BODPO intersection

A Pascan BAE Jetstream 3101 (PSC475) from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) was seen 800 ft lower than the minimum vectoring altitude (MVA) published for area navigation approach (RNAV) Z on Runway 24 between BODPO and IKDEB. No impact on operations.

January 10, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

An Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-33A (C-FIYE/ROU1721) from Montego Bay/Sangster, Jamaica (MKJS) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) received and read back the instruction to hold short of Taxiway F on Runway 28. ROU1721 contacted apron management services (AMS), which told it to turn onto F. A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GGOF/JZA8725) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was on B2 after its landing on Runway 24R and had clearance to cross Runway 28 towards F. Impact: JZA8725 had to yield to ROU1721.

January 13, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Chrono Jet de Havilland DHC-8-106 (C-FGCP/MBK810) from Lebel-sur-Quévillon, QC (CSH4) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) was instructed to pull up because an Orizon Aviation Québec Cessna 152 (C-GBQK) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) was too slow in leaving Runway 06. MBK810 cancelled its IFR flight and completed a circuit. It then landed at 1515Z.

January 8, 2020

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC835) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) entered the CYYY mandatory frequency (MF) zone without establishing communication with the air traffic services (ATS) unit. PSC835 contacted the ATS unit 2 NM on final for Runway 24. No impact.

January 13, 2020

Incident at VODIX intersection

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GPPS/PSC581) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) was seen off course from the cleared route and was flying VODIX DCT YGR CYGR. The route known by the air traffic services (ATS) unit was VODIX CL YGR CYGR. No impact on operations.

January 10, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Sky Jet M.G. Beech 200 (VSL445) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) reported that it was going back to CYQB and landing due to an equipment problem (indicator light). No emergency was declared and no assistance was requested. The aircraft landed without incident at 1225Z. No impact on operations.

January 7, 2020

Incident at 4900N / 06245W

A Government of Quebec de Havilland DHC-8-315 (C-GURM/QUE40) from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC (CYGV) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) was seen level at FL190. During the next scan, it indicated that it was at 13 500 ft. The aircraft reported it was having a transponder problem and requested to be diverted to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB).

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

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FDAO/AIE832) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) rejected its takeoff on Runway 24L. No reason given. AIE832 returned to the gate. No impact.

January 6, 2020

Incident at 4804N / 06635W

A Government of Quebec de Havilland DHC-8-315 (C-GURM/QUE40) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Du Rocher-Percé (Pabok), QC (CTG3) was seen in descent from 13 000 ft to 10 000 ft without clearance. When questioned, the aircraft mentioned that it was still level at 13 000 ft. After the instruments were checked, QUE40 mentioned that one of its 2 transponders seemed not be working properly. No impact on operations.

January 5, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An American corporately registered Cessna 560XL (N4ZL) at 1 700 ft on a VFR flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) was seen entering the west section of the Quebec tower control zone without clearance. No communication with the tower or terminal. No impact on operations.

January 3, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Sunwing Airlines Inc. Boeing 737-8HX (C-FTOH/SWG371) from Varadero, Cuba (MUVR) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) rejected its approach. No impact on operations.

January 2, 2020

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

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GPWE/WEN3410) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) rejected its approach on Runway 29 due to the presence of a fox on the runway.

January 3, 2020

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR) (ATM - operations)

Service extended from 0330Z to 0715Z at the request of the Service aérien du Québec for a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10-M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR).

February 13, 2020

Incident at 3NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A Caribbean Airlines Ltd. Boeing 737-800 (BWA601) from Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago (TTPP) experienced a wake encounter on a visual departure. The other aircraft was an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1798) from Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB). No operational impact.

January 17, 2020

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A WestJet Boeing 737-76N (C-GUWS/WJA228) on a flight from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) elected to conduct an overshoot at approximately 1NM final due to exceeding crosswind component. The aircraft subsequently elected to divert to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB). No impact on operations. Unit Operations Specialist (UOS) reviewed surveillance but not audio.

May 3, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Aviation Incident Report #16051: At Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB), a Pascan Pilatus PC-12/47E Air Medic(C-FMAO/PSC360) failed to communicate its intentions with the Service Aérien Gouvernemental (SAG) despite multiple attempts from SAG dispatch to communicate over radio frequency, as published in the Canada Flight Supplement (CFS). The aircraft moved to exit ramp and came back without communicating its intentions(reason unknown) before leaving again still without radio contact. No impact on operations.

December 23, 2019

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

Aviation incident Report 16492: Around 0149Z, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-301 (JZA8729) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) was following a Bombardier CL-600-2D24 being towed on the south apron. The pilot of JZA8729 strayed to the right to enter the vehicle corridor and pass the aircraft in tow via gates 11 and 15.

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