August 6, 2019

Incident at 18NM MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

Although it had been cleared for 12 000 ft and had read back the altitude correctly, a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (PSC990) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Bagotville, QC (CYBG) was seen on climb at 13 200 ft before the air traffic controller (ATC) intervened. No impact on operations.

July 19, 2019

Incident at 40NM S MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (ELT)

An Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) signal was reported at 0224Z for 3 minutes. The signal strength was strong, and was heard 40NM South of Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) at FL350. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton notified. No impact to operations.

June 16, 2019

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Hélicoptères Canadiens Bell 206L (C-GNMC) from an unknown destination to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) did not contact the CYZV (FSS) 5 minutes before entering the zone, then the aircraft entered the zone although it still had not established communication. At departure from CYZV, an Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GZEW/CRQ530) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was informed of the presence of VFR traffic and conducted an evasive manoeuvre.

June 27, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

An EON Airborne Piper PA-31 (C-GNOV) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) took off from CYYY on Runway 06 at 1701Z and reported having problems with the left engine power during its initial climb. It joined Runway 06 left downwind and landed. The pilot did not need assistance. No known impact.

May 27, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

After having been cleared to conduct a visual approach on Runway 24 at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY), a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GEWQ/JZA8964) instead conducted an approach for the Rimouski, QC (CYXK) airport and reported its position on final for Runway 25.

June 1, 2019

Incident at 36NM MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) requested to divert to CYQB. QUE10M did not declare an emergency, but it did mention a technical problem. No impact on operations.

June 2, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

An Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GZEW/CRQ531) from Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) hit a small bird (a Savannah sparrow) while landing on Runway 24 at CYYY.

May 29, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Chrono Aviation Beech 1900D (C-FKNO/NDL901) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) had to reject its takeoff from Runway 06 at CYYY due to an alarm in the cockpit. The aircraft returned to the apron. Passengers disembarked.

May 20, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

An Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FNXN/CRQ530) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Sept-Iles, QC (CYZV) declared an engine failure emergency with the Montreal regional control centre (ZUL) after takeoff and returned and landed at CYYY. It was on the ground without any problems by 1504Z. Impact on operations: the departure of a PAL Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-300 (PVL3071) was delayed by approximately 30 minutes.

May 14, 2019

Incident at 4939N / 06718W

At 1833Z, air traffic services (ATS) made a vain attempt to contact a Max Aviation Beech B100 (C-GPJL/MAX140) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC). ATS tried four more times. At 1841Z, MAX140 contacted Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) radio at CYBC to cancel the instrument flight. No impact on operations.

April 12, 2019

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

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-102 (JZA8964) from Montreal, QC (CYUL) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) rejected its takeoff on Runway 06L due to a faulty indication. The aircraft returned to the gate. No impact on operations.

April 1, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

At takeoff from Runway 29 and through 2 700 ft, a Pascan British Aerospace BAE Jetstream 3100 (PSC467) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) reported that it had received a traffic advisory (TA) from the traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS), followed a few moments later by a resolution advisory (RA). Impact: PSC467 increased its rate of climb. The only known aircraft in the area was a helicopter 3NM behind PSC467.

March 4, 2019

Incident at 10NM NE MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

At departure from CYYY, a Provincial Airlines Beech 1900D (C-GPBG/PVL903) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) was seen on the radar approximately 10 NM northeast of CYYY, flying direct NORUS, even though it had received clearance for CYYY ME NORUS NANRO. PVL903 entered protected airspace for the approach of a Max Aviation Beech B100 (C-GJPL/MAX140) from Quebec, QC (CYQB) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC). No other impact on operations.

March 21, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

At departure from CYYY, an Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GYWX/CRQ532) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Bagotville, QC (CYBG) asked if it could return to CYYY to check a suspect noise. No emergency declared.

March 13, 2019

Incident at BAIE-COMEAU QC VOR/DME (YBC)

An Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FNXN/CRQ530) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) was seen directly above the very high frequency omnidirectional range (VOR)/distance measuring equipment (DME) at Baie-Comeau, QC (YBC), even though it had received and read back clearance for CYYY DCT CYWK. No impact on operations.

February 27, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway 06/24 at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was closed on February 27, 2019 from 0953Z to 1330Z due to weather conditions. Unknown impact on operations.

Incident at FLEUR intersection

After transferring from the en route frequency to frequency 134.65, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-FGRC/JZA8706) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) was not in radio communication with air traffic services (ATS) until 1646Z. Impact on operations: a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 3212 (C-FZVY/PSC468) from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was instructed to descend to 14 000 ft.

February 25, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway 06/24 at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was closed from February 24 at 2244Z until February 25 at 1200Z due to unfavourable weather conditions.

February 26, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway 06/24 at the Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) aerodrome was closed due to weather.

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At the Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) aerodrome, Runway 06/24 was closed from February 26 at 0159Z to February 26 at 1133Z due to poor weather conditions. Unknown impact on operations.
UPDATE: CADORS 2019Q0496 (AOR 245586-V1) was a duplicate of this occurrence and was deleted.

February 25, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (ATM - operations)

The person in charge at the Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) flight service station (FSS) notified the person in charge at the Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) flight service station (FSS) that they could not go to work because of the snow storm.

February 20, 2019

Incident at In the vicinity of: MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

Shortly after departure, a Provincial Airlines Beech 1900D (C-GPBG/PVL903) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) requested to reject its climb to altitude A090 due to a pressurization problem. No emergency declared. The aircraft continued its flight to CYWK.

February 15, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway 07/25 at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was closed from February 15, 2019 at 2052Z until February 16, 2019 at 1942Z due to poor weather conditions. Unknown impact on operations.

February 14, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway 06/24 was closed at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) from February 13, 2019 at 1916Z until February 14, 2019 at 0624Z. Unknown impact on operations.

February 8, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At the Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) aerodrome, Runway 06/24 was closed due to ice. NOTAM issued.

January 25, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The runway at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was closed from January 24 at 1735Z until January 25 at 0115Z.

January 22, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At the Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) aerodrome, Runway 07/25 was closed from 1519Z on January 20, 2019 to 2100Z on January 22, 2019 due to weather conditions. Unknown impact on operations.

January 21, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At the Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) aerodrome, Runway 06/24 was closed from 1700Z on January 20 to 1300Z on January 21 due to weather conditions. Unknown impact on operations.

January 20, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Due to weather conditions, the Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) aerodrome was closed from January 20 at 1700Z to January 21 at 1300Z. NOTAM issued.

January 16, 2019

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

At the Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) aerodrome, the runway visual range (RVR) of Runway 06 was out of service from 1555Z to 2025Z. Unknown impact on operations.

July 9, 2019

Incident at PENTICTON BC (CYYF) (FOD (foreign object debris))

On take off roll, a WestJet Encore Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-FJWE/WEN3246) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) hit and killed a large bird. Pieces were found on the runway.

December 21, 2018

Incident at BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC)

TSB Report #A18Q0204: an Air Creebec DHC8-314 (C-FNXN/CRQ534) on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) had 3 crew members and 12 passengers on board. After passengers had boarded, the engines were not yet running but the nacelle of the vehicle that was applying de-icing fluid hit a blade in the left propeller. No one was injured.

December 17, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GUSC/PSC824) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) made a runway excursion at the end of Runway 24 after it had landed. The aircraft was able to get back onto the runway and continued taxiing without any assistance. The flight service station (FSS) was notified the following day by Mont-Joli airport administration, given that the crew had not mentioned anything to the duty specialist on the frequency at the time of the incident. Unknown impact on operations.
Update - TSB Report #A18Q0203: a Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream 32 (C-GUSC/PSC824) conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) had 2 crew members and 12 passengers on board. During its landing at CYYY on Runway 24, which was 90% covered in snow, the aircraft came to a stop shortly after the edge of Runway 24. The pilot was able to turn around and taxi to the air terminal. No one was injured, and the aircraft was not damaged.

December 29, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The runway at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was closed from 290430Z to 291230Z.

December 18, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome - other, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway 06/24 at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was closed at 1405Z due to a broken down snow blower (BW120) on the runway. The runway was reopened at 1418Z after the vehicle had been cleared from the runway. Unknown impact on operations.

December 5, 2018

Incident at MONTREAL CENTRE / ACC DE MONTRÉAL

A Chrono Aviation Beech 1900D (NDL901) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Port-Menier, QC (CYPN), which was on a controlled visual flight rules (CVFR) flight, was seen on the radar moving away from 15 000 ft without clearance in Class B airspace. No impact on operations.

November 24, 2018

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

A Strait Air (2000) Ltd. Beech A100 (NUK103) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) was the victim of a laser attack while landing at a CYXK. There were two beams of light (one white and one green). The attack was intentional. The aircraft landed without incident at 2358Z at CYXK. The shift manager and the police were notified.

November 28, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The runway at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was closed on November 28 from 0132Z to 1100Z.

November 21, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Chrono Aviation Beech 1900D (C-FKNO/NDL901) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) rejected its takeoff due to a cracked windshield.

November 11, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway 15/33 at Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was closed from 1811102100Z to 1811112100Z. No known impact.

October 27, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

At the Mont Joli, QC (CYYY) aerodrome, the transmitter was unserviceable (U/S). The emergency transmitter at CYYY was being repaired.

October 29, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (Weather - other, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Runway 07/25 was closed from 28 October 2018 at 1600Z to 29 October 2018 at 1400Z due to weather conditions. Unknown impact on operations.

October 15, 2018

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Chrono Jet Inc. de Havilland DHC-8-106 (C-FGCP) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) had difficulty intercepting the localizer (LOC), despite the capture indications on its instruments. C-FGCP therefore decided to reject its approach. No impact on operations.

September 27, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI FSS / FSS DE MONT-JOLI

A de Havilland DHC-8-102 aircraft operated by Jazz (C-GJIG/JZA8962), flying from Baie Comeau (CYBC), QC to Mont-Joli (CYYY), QC landed on runway 24 without radio contact. Numerous unsuccessful attempts were made to contact the aircraft on frequencies 122.1 and 118.3. Air Traffic Control (ATC) was notified. The pilot finally contacted Mont-Joli once the aircraft was on the ground and cleared. The pilot said that he had used the wrong frequency. No known impact on operations.

August 16, 2018

Incident at BAIE-COMEAU QC (CYBC)

TBS #A18Q0128: A DHC-8-100 (C-FGQK) operated by Jazz Aviation LP (AC8964), was flying IFR from Mont-Joli (CYYY), QC, to Baie-Comeau (CYBC), QC. On approach to CYBC at 3,500 feet, the crew received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) to descend. The crew followed the TCAS directives and immediately increased the rate of descent to 1,700 feet per minute. The crew did not acquire visual contact with the conflicting traffic. C-FGQK landed without incident. No injuries.

September 17, 2018

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 operated by Pascan (C-GPSK/PSC467), flying from Quebec City (CYQB), QC, to Mont-Joli (CYYY), QC, departed Runway 25 without clearance while the Rescue 2 vehicle had been authorized to cross Runway 29 and an Embraer EMB-545 operated by Airsprint (C-FASF/ASP827), flying from Winnipeg (CYWG), MB, to Quebec City (CYQB), QC, had been authorized to land on Runway 24.

August 31, 2018

Incident at 4916N / 06825w

A British Aerospace Jetstream 32 (PSC883) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) was initially cleared via J561. The radar target appeared 10 NM west of its route. PSC883 was cleared again at the following point on its route. No impact on operations.

September 10, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY) (ELT)

A loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard until 2128Z. A check conducted with local aircraft did not lead to the source.

August 23, 2018

Incident at 4821N / 06824W

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-315 (C-FPAE/PVL3041) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) was cleared on course, with a correct readback. PVL3041 appeared on the radar to be off course, and was corrected by air traffic control (ATC). No impact on operations.

August 13, 2018

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

Although a Pilatus PC12/45 (NDL432) operated by Chrono Aviation Inc., flying from Montreal/St-Hubert (CYHU), QC, to Mont-Joli (CYYY), QC, was authorized to land on runway 06L at CYHU, a Piaggio P-180 Avanti (C-FNGA) operated by Cascades Inc., flying from Victoriaville (CSR3), QC, to Montreal/St-Hubert (CYHU), QC, was authorized to approach runway 24R. Impact: Both aircraft were instructed to turn around to ensure separation.

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