September 25, 2022

Incident at 90NM VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DC-8-311 (C-GPAR/PVL1972) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Val-d’Or, QC (CYVO) requested DCT APMEK. The air traffic controller (ATC) approved the request. The aircraft then initiated a descent without clearance. No impact on operations.

September 23, 2022

Incident at 4531N / 07335W

A Jazz Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FRQP/JZA8944) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Newark Intl, NJ (KEWR) reported a bird strike when climbing (at 5,000 ft) after takeoff from CYUL. No further impact on operations.

September 22, 2022

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

An American, privately registered Cirrus SF50 (N16AT) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, Intl, MB (CYWG) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) conducted a go-around due to an unstable approach. No impact on operations.

September 25, 2022

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

An Air Transat Airbus A330-200 (TSC691) from Athens, Greece (LGAV) to Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) reported a bird strike when landing on Runway 24R. Runway inspected. No impact on operations.

September 19, 2022

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

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FRJA/JZA8567) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Atlanta Intl, GA (KATL) was slow taking off. The air traffic controller (ATC) canceled takeoff clearance for JZA8567 and instructed a Suncor Énergie Inc. Bombardier BD-700-1A10 (C-GSUN) from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to conduct a go-around. No further impact.

Incident at 4NM NE MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA7994) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Grand Moncton/Roméo-LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) that was taking off from Runway 06R reported two traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) alerts; no conflict with the other aircraft. No impact on operations.

September 18, 2022

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-GUJA/JZA7989) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a bird strike when departing from Runway 27. After a runway inspection, a small bird was found. No impact on operations.

September 6, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (FOD (foreign object debris))

Upon approach for Runway 06R of an Air Wisconsin Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (AWI3942) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Washington/Dulles, WA (KIAD), ground received a call from a vehicle (SUR8906) reporting that a tow bar was underneath the aircraft. The pilot was notified. AWI3942 decided to depart from Runway 06R, but aborted and then performed an aircraft inspection. The tow bar became detached from a vehicle that was towing the aircraft between gates 4 and 15.

September 14, 2022

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

After receiving and reading back instructions from the Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) air traffic service (ATS) unit to stay clear of the Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) zone, an Airbus Helicopters Canada Limited Airbus Helicopters AS 350 B3 (C-GRPB) on a flight from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (Heli) (CTG2) was observed crossing the CYUL zone without clearance. No impact on operations.

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

On final approach to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL), an Air Canada Airbus A330-343 (C-GOFW/ACA73) from Casablanca, Morocco (GMMN) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) was slightly too high to capture the instrument landing system (ILS) signal. After attempting to intercept the signal, the aircraft asked to pull up. The aircraft landed without incident around 1600Z. No further impact on operations.

September 15, 2022

Incident at 70NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

An Exact Air Beech A100 (ET835) en route from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) reported a possible fuel leak and requested to be diverted to Québec/Jean-Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB). No emergency declared. ET835 on the ground without incident. No impact on operations.

September 13, 2022

Incident at 7NM E MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A drone was cleared, without the Montreal control towers approval, to fly downtown at a maximum altitude of 1,640 ft. Unknown impact on operations.

September 12, 2022

Incident at KUUJJUARAPIK QC (CYGW) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At 1645Z, the Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) airport staff reported receiving a bomb threat for an Air Inuit ltée de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FOAI/AIE802) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Kuujjuarapik, QC (CYGW) that was on the ground since 1517Z. Police investigation in progress. Ground services (GS) and air traffic control (ATC) were alerted. A NOTAM was then issued at 1721Z at CYGW, and Runway 03/21 was closed. At 1815Z, airport staff reported that the bomb threat was no longer in effect. NOTAM cancelled at 1829Z. Unknown impact.

September 18, 2022

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

The pilot of a Jazz Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEKS/JZA8939) from Newark Intl, NJ (KEWR) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) pulled up 2 NM on final to Runway 06L because it was too high on the approach. The aircraft landed safely at 1129Z.

September 10, 2022

Incident at 19NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (ATM - other)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8094) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy, NS (CYQY) took a clearance intended for a Jazz Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (JZA8940) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Newark, NJ (KEWR) without the error being detected. No impact.

September 14, 2022

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

The airport reported detecting a drone just north of Runway 24R, at 1500 feet. Security and police were directed to the location.

September 13, 2022

Incident at 4759N / 06932W

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800 (DLH441) from Houston, TX (KHOU) to Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF) changed its destination to Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) for medical reasons involving a passenger. The Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) was advised. No impact on operations.

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

The terminal control unit (TCU) informed the tower at 0115Z that an Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA812) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Lisbon, Portugal (LPPT) that had departed at 0105Z experienced a possible bird strike when taking off from Runway 06R. No birds were found during inspection. No impact on operations.

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

The tower instructed an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (C-GJYI/ACA751) from Boston Intl, MA (KBOS) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, Intl, QC (CYUL) to conduct a go-around because a Gama Aviation Beech 300 (N837UP/GAJ837) from New York/Westchester County, NY (KHPN), to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) was still on Runway 24R. No further impact on operations.

September 11, 2022

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

An American, corporately registered Lancair LC41-550FG (N240AF) flew transborder from Newport, VT (KEFK) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) without a flight plan.

September 13, 2022

Incident at 5546N / 07025W

An Air Inuit Boeing 737-275C (C-GOPW/AIE782) from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) was observed 15 NM from the Canadian Automated Air Traffic System (CAATS) route. The aircraft was informed that it was flying "CYVP MT OBRET" and that the route in the CAATS was "CYVP OBRET." It was cleared "direct OBRET." No impact on operations.

September 9, 2022

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

An American, corporately registered Bell 429 (N535TM) on a transborder flight from Burlington, VT (KBTV) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) landed at CYUL without an active flight plan. Impact: no search and rescue (SAR) procedures were undertaken.

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

At Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), a vehicles engine (SER500) overheated on Runway 28 and the vehicle had to stop several times before being able to reach Taxiway R. No further impact.

September 12, 2022

Incident at 10NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

Shortly after departure, a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (JZA8823) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Washington National, VA (KDCA) advised that it was returning to CYUL for a landing due to a flaps problem. The aircraft did not declare an emergency or request assistance. It landed without incident at 1846Z. No impact on operations.

September 11, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8005) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) reported foreign object debris (FOD) when departing Runway 24L. During inspection, a 1 ft by 4 ft aircraft fueling wing mat was removed. The shift manager was notified. No impact on operations.

September 10, 2022

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

An Air Transat Airbus A321-211 (TSC914) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) reported a possible drone pass under their left wing at an altitude of 1200 feet, 2.5 miles final for Runway 24. No evasive action taken. An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1796) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) landed shortly thereafter and reported no sighting.

September 8, 2022

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

An Airmedic Inc. Pilatus PC-12 (AM360) from Amos/Magny, QC (CYEY) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) pulled up from Runway 24L because an Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA1206) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Miami, FL (KMIA) was still in position after being instructed to abort takeoff due to the previous landing, a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402(POE459) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) that had a nose gear bleed line issue when leaving the runway via exit A4. After being disabled on A4 for ten seconds, POE459 was able to exit the runway. ACA1206, which had not begun its takeoff roll when it was instructed to abort takeoff, was able to take off at 1352Z and AM360 landed at 1354Z.

September 9, 2022

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

A 6800009 Canada Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GVWT) from Lachute, QC (CSE4) to Lachute, QC (CSE4) was targeted by a green laser from the north of Pie-IX Bridge. Manager and police were notified.

September 7, 2022

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

An Endeavor Air Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (EDV5067) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) pulled up due to an unstable approach. No impact on operations.

August 28, 2022

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

After closure of the Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) tower, the Rouyn-Noranda flight service station (FSS) was notified of the possibility of a pedestrian on a runway edge at CYHU. An aircraft on approach changed its destination to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL). Activities resumed once the patrol confirmed that there were no pedestrians. No further impact on operations.

September 2, 2022

Incident at 4541N / 07321W

A Montreal Flying Club Inc. Cessna 172N (C-FFSK) from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Québec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) entered the Montreal (YUL) terminal Class C airspace to 3700 feet, eastbound, without first establishing communications. Impact: a Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. Airbus A330-300 (SWR86) from Zurich, Switzerland (LSZH) to Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), 20NM final for CYUL, was passed traffic. No loss of separation or additional operational impact.

September 3, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)

After receiving and rereading the clearance to stay clear of Runway 24L on A4, a vehicle (ESC735) and its convoy were observed to have passed the hold line. No operational impact.

September 1, 2022

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

A privately registered Beech B19 from Ottawa/Gatineau, QC to (CYND) to Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) entered the Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) control zone (CZ) without clearance. No impact.

August 31, 2022

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

A pilot reported seeing white smoke coming out of the landing gear of the Lufthansa Airbus A340-300 (DLH479) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF), which was taxiing to depart Runway 24L. Firefighters were deployed to the aircraft on the holding bay for Runway 24L. Several departures were diverted to Runway 24R and arrivals were diverted to Runway 24L. DLH479 took off at 2259Z.

September 1, 2022

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

A 6800009 Canada Inc. Cessna 172N (C-GDSW) from Lachute, QC (CSE4) to Lachute, QC (CSE4) entered the Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) zone without clearance. No impact.

September 2, 2022

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

After being cleared to cross Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) airspace, a privately registered Lake LA-4-200 continued to fly in the same direction, crossing the Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) zones without clearance or communication. The Montréal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) tower finally contacted the aircraft to alert it. No impact on operations.

September 4, 2022

Incident at 9NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Gama Aviation Beech B350 (GAJ842) from Burlington, VT (KBTV) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) approaching Runway 06R was 2.6 NM and 100 ft from an Air Transat Airbus A321 (TSC893) from Puerto Plata/Gregorio-Luperón, Dominican Republic (MDPP) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) on final for Runway 06L.

August 30, 2022

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Communication error, Incursion - manoeuvring area)

At Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL), Taxiway I was closed by NOTAM until 1900Z. During reopening, work vehicles were still on the Taxiway without communication with the ground. After asking questions, the airport duty manager (ADM) confirmed that the work was not finished. Taxiway I was available at 1945Z.

August 28, 2022

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

A Copa Airlines Boeing 737-800 (HP1831/CMP422) from Tocumen, Panama (MPTO) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was observed flying below the authorized altitude.

September 2, 2022

Incident at 10NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A privately registered Cessna 140 on a flight to Lachute, QC (CSE4) entered Mirabel Class C airspace without obtaining clearance. No operational impact.

September 3, 2022

Incident at BEMOG intersection

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 (ACA760) from San Francisco, CA (KSFO) to Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported being illuminated by a green laser at 29,000 ft. No impact on operations.

September 1, 2022

Incident at 110NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

The Montreal Area Control Centre (CZU) shift manager (SM) advised the Toronto Centre (CZY) SM that an Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (ACA891) from Rome-Fiumicino/Leonardo da Vinci, Italy (LIRF) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) had a developing medical issue onboard. ACA891 was given priority handling and landed in Toronto (YYZ) at 0007Z.

August 31, 2022

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

A Piedmont Airlines Embraer EMB-145LR (PDT6100) from Philadelphia, PA (KPHL) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) pulled up from Runway 24R because a Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (POE473) from Toronto/Billy Bishop, ON (CYTZ) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was slow leaving the runway.

September 3, 2022

Incident at 4541N / 07327W

A privately registered Diamond DA 20-C1 from Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU), to Montréal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was seen flying in Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) airspace without clearance. No impact on operations.

August 24, 2022

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR) (Bird presence)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA7926) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) conducted a go-around on approach to Runway 25 due to the presence of birds on the runway. The aircraft made a second approach and landed at 2037Z.

August 30, 2022

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

An Air Canada Airbus BD-500-1A11 (ACA374) from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson, MB (CYWG) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to pull up from Runway 24R because an Air Wisconsin Bombardier CL-600 2B19 (AWI3789) from Washington/Dulles, VA (KIAD) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was still on the runway after landing.

August 31, 2022

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

An Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (ACA420) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported possibly striking a wild animal when landing on Runway 24R. No animals were found during inspection. No impact on operations.

September 1, 2022

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

A Glencore Canada Corporation Boeing 737-2S2C (C-GXNR/RAG2000) from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) experienced a bird strike when taking off. No remains were found on the runway. No impact on operations.

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

A Jazz Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (JZA7782) from Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to St. John’s, NL (CYYT) reported a bird strike when departing from Runway 24L. No birds were found when the runway check was done. Several departures were delayed due to the check.

August 29, 2022

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

When departing from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) a Glencore Canada Corporation Boeing 737-200 (RAG100) from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY), to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported having one or two possible flat tires. RAG100 said it was continuing its flight to CYUL and declared PAN PAN. Coordination was performed. RAG100 was on the ground on Runway 24R at 2220Z without incident. Impact: Taxiway B2 was closed from 2220Z to 2233Z. The National Operations Centre (NOC) and Aviation Operations Centre (AOC) were notified.

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