November 7, 2020

Accident at 5NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While a 9359-0784 Quebec Inc. Cirrus SR22 (C-GXHW), from Rocher-Percé (Pabok), QC (CTG3) at Quebec/Neuville, QC (CNV9) was attempting to conduct a go-around for Runway 06 at CNV9, the aircraft crashed on the north side of Runway 06. Three people on board (SOB), no injuries. Emergency services were deployed. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, the National Operations Centre (NOC) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) have been notified. The aircrafts emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal (406) was activated. Runway 06 was closed by NOTAM. No other known impact.

November 8, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: BAGOTVILLE QC (CYBG)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton reported an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal in the area of Bagotville, QC (CYBG). Two aircraft in the area did not hear the signal. Source: a privately registered Piper PA-12X on the ground near Laurent Lake activated its ELT accidentally. No impact on operations.

November 12, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard between 1437Z and 1446Z by the Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) tower. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified. Source unknown. No impact on operations.

November 4, 2020

Incident at 4606N / 07309W

At 0111Z, several aircraft reported an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal west of Trois-Rivières, QC (CYRQ). Source unknown. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified. No impact on operations.

October 29, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by aircraft on the ground at Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB). The source was a Skylink Express Inc. Beech 1900C (C-GSKM). The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified. No impact on operations.

September 23, 2020

Incident at ALMA QC (CYTF)

Delayed entry as a result of NAV CANADA safety and evaluation quality assurance (QA) review: An Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) signal was heard at Alma, QC (CYTF) between 1700Z and 1715Z. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised.

October 20, 2020

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

An intermittent emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by the Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) flight service station (FSS) between 1942Z and 1945Z. After investigation, it was found to be the ELT of a Panorama Fixed Wings Ltd. Pilatus PC-12 (PNO711) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Alma, QC (CYTF) that was inadvertently activated before take-off. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Halifax was notified, no impact on operations.

October 18, 2020

Incident at 2NM N STE-ANNE-DES-MONTS QC (CYSZ)

A loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by a Chrono Aviation Beech 1900D (NDL191) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) between 1222Z and 1240Z. The source was unknown. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Halifax was notified, no impact on operations.

October 11, 2020

Incident at CHIBOUGAMAU / CHAPAIS QC (CYMT)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised of an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal that was heard 40NM East Southeast (ESE) from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) for a privately registered Piper J3C-65S. An Air Creebec de Havilland DHC-8-101 (CRQ206) that was in the area conducted a search on 126.7 MHz, and did not receive the ELT signal. The flight service station (FSS) searched on 122.0 MHz, 121.5 MHz and 243.0 MHz, with no response. The FSS notified JRCC Trenton of the inconclusive results of the communication searches.

October 12, 2020

Incident at 4900N / 07335W

A strong and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by a Government of Quebec MEDEVAC flight (QUE10) at 4900N 07335W, and F380. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised. No impact on operations.

October 5, 2020

Incident at 4730N / 06202W

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) reported an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal approximately 15NM northwest of CYGR. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised.

September 22, 2020

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

A Pascan British Aerospace Jetstream Model 3212 (C-GPSK/PSC473) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) had a landing gear indication. The aircraft performed a fly-by to inspect its gear. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit was requested. An emergency was declared by air traffic control (ATC)/flight service station (FSS). The aircraft landed without incident. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), and the National Operations Centre (NOC) were advised.
Update TSB Report #A20A0042: C-GPSK, a British Aerospace Jetstream 32 aircraft, operated by Pascan Aviation, was conducting flight PSC473 from Quebec/Jean Lesage (CYQB), QC, to Iles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC. After selecting the landing gear "down" during the approach to CYGR, 2 landing gear transit lights remained illuminated, with no associated down position indication. An emergency was declared and the crew coordinated with the CYGR flight service station personnel to visually confirm the landing gear position, as the aircraft was flown along the runway in a low pass. The down position indication subsequently illuminated for all 3 lights and the aircraft returned for another approach to CYGR. When the flaps were selected for landing, no flap movement was detected and the crew noticed that the hydraulic fluid level was low. The aircraft landed at CYGR without further incident. Airport emergency response services were standing by for the landing, as a precaution.

September 30, 2020

Incident at 85NM SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

Faint emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal heard at FL220. Source unknown. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax (HZ) advised.

September 19, 2020

Accident at 5119N / 07117W

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised the area control centre (ACC) of a crash of a privately registered, amateur-built Odyssee at 180NM north of Bagotville, QC (CYBG). 2 souls on board, no injuries.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report: At 1708Z (1308 EDT), on September 19, 2020, a privately registered, amateur-built Odyssee aircraft crashed 180NM North of Bagotville, QC (CYBG). There were two (2) persons aboard, neither of whom were injured. A rescue team was on route to extract the individuals. The phase of flight at the time of the accident was not indicated. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) was informed, as well as the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A20Q0097: A privately operated, amateur-built Odyssey was on a local visual flight rules flight in the Savane River, QC, area, approximately 180NM north of Bagotville, QC (CYBG), with a passenger and a pilot on board. As the aircraft landed on the Savane River, upon contact with the water, the aircraft was pushed towards the shore by the current and ended its landing roll-out in the trees. There were no injuries and the aircraft sustained significant damage.

September 18, 2020

Incident at 4533N / 07314W

A privately registered Diamond DA40 from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Thetford Mines, QC (CSM3) changed its destination to St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) due to a fire in the cockpit caused by an electrical problem. No assistance requested. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton and the National Operations Centre (NOC) were advised. The aircraft landed without issue at 2255Z. No impact to operations.

September 15, 2020

Accident at 15NM NNW ST-FRÉDÉRIC QC (CSZ4)

Information was received from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton about a Grondair Cessna 172N (C-FDLJ) which had crashed at coordinate 4631.70N / 07110.60W. The extent of the damage is unknown. No injuries, no deaths. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified.
Update: TSB Report #A20Q0091: C-FDLJ, a Cessna 172N operated by Grondin Transports Inc., was on a local training flight from St-Frédéric, QC (CSZ4) airport with a student pilot alone on board. In a precautionary landing simulation practice exercise, the student pilot selected a field and then prepared the aircraft for an inspection at 500 feet AGL. The flaps were reportedly lowered to 20 degrees and power was reduced to a speed of about 70 knots (kts). After the inspection, the aircraft climbed to approximately 1000 feet AGL and the flaps were raised to 10 degrees. Towards the end of the left downwind leg, the student pilot observed a vertical speed of -1000 feet per minute (FPM) on the vertical speedometer (VSI) and the stall recovery technique was applied by pushing on the nose. The aircraft levelled off and VSI was observed at -1000 FPM again. The stall recovery manoeuvre was redone, but the situation remained the same. The manoeuvre was repeated a few times and the aircraft ended up very low. The student pilot saw 2 fields in front of them with a tree line separating them. The aircraft was turned right, and then left, in an attempt to reduce speed and allow a landing past the edge of the trees. The aircraft struck the edge of the trees in the left turn. About 1.5 meters of the left wing tore off as a result of the impact and caused the aircraft to turn more sharply. The portion of the left wing that was still attached to the aircraft touched down for a length of about 18 meters. The aircraft then inverted onto its back, the propeller struck the ground, followed by the engine. The aircraft bounced, then touched the ground, still on its back, slid for about 53 meters and then came to a stop about 137 meters from the edge of the trees. There was no fire. The pilot sustained serious injuries. The pilot evacuated themselves from the aircraft. Residents near the area came to the pilots aid and the pilot was taken to hospital.

September 12, 2020

Accident at 16NM SW SHERBROOKE QC (CYSC)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised of an accident involving a privately registered, amateur-built Foster XB on Massawippi Lake in the Sherbrooke, QC (CYSC) sector. One person on board with minor injuries. Assistance already at the scene of the accident. No service provided by NAV CANADA and no impact to operations.
Update: TSB Report #A20Q0089: An amateur-built Foster 001 (modified Seabee) aircraft, privately operated, was on a visual flight rules flight from Saint-Hyacinthe, QC (CSU3) airport, bound for Lac Massawippi, QC, with 1 pilot on board. The pilot began their final descent over Lake Magog, QC, and then touched down, into the wind in a southeasterly direction, in the northern portion of Lake Massawippi. On landing, as the aircraft touched the water, the pilot heard a loud noise and the aircraft tipped over. The pilot immediately evacuated the aircraft and was rescued by residents. The pilot suffered minor injuries. The aircraft sustained substantial damage, sank within one minute of the overturn and is believed to be in 96 feet of water. No emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard.

September 11, 2020

Incident at CHARLEVOIX QC (ML) NDB

Vertically from the Charlevoix, QC (ML) non-directional beacon (NDB), an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FEAI/AIE853) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), at FL230, reported a medium strength emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised. No impact to operations.

Incident at 65NM BEAUCE (ST-GEORGES) QC (VLV) VOR/DME

An IFL Group Inc. Dassault Falcon 20 (N531FL/IFL531) from St. Johns Intl, NL (CYYT) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) reported a loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal at FL320. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised. No impact to operations.

September 6, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-LAZARE QC (CST3)

Information request (INREQ) phases reached for a privately registered American Aviation AA-5 from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Lazare, QC (CST3) with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of 1838Z. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (CYTR) was advised. The pilot called at 1950Z for a late closure of their flight plan (FP).

September 4, 2020

Incident at 100NM N KUUJJUAQ QC (CYVP) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-FOAI/AIE822) from Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) to Kangirsuk, QC (CYAS) declared an emergency via satellite telephone due to the failure of one engine. The aircraft advised returning to CYVP. The aircraft landed on Runway 07 without issue at 2004Z. Runway 07/25 was closed for approximately 5 minutes to tow the aircraft and for a runway inspection. No other impact. National Operations Centre (NOC) and Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax (HZ) advised.
UPDATE: TSB Report #A20Q0086: C-FOAI, a Dash-8-300 (DH8C), operated by Air Inuit under callsign AIE822, was on an instrument flight rules flight from Kangirsuk, QC (CYAS) to Quaqtaq, QC (CYHA) with 24 passengers and 3 crew members. During the initial climb after take-off, variations occurred in the left engine torque (Pratt and Whitney, Canada, PW123B) and propeller speed. The engine was not responding to normal controls and the crew decided to shut it down. The crew subsequently declared a state of emergency and conducted a diversion in Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP). The aircraft landed safely, there were no injuries or damage.

August 26, 2020

Incident at 15NM SE MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by an aircraft at 3000 feet. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (TR) was advised. The JRCC later confirmed that the signal was from an aircraft in a hangar at Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU).

August 31, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

Loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal heard from 1350Z to 1355Z. Unknown source. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised.

August 19, 2020

Incident at CHIBOUGAMAU / CHAPAIS QC (CYMT)

A citizen called the station to report that a privately registered Cessna R172K was missing since the afternoon of August 18th. The aircraft was conducting a 40 minute flight from Caven lake. Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the Quebec (CYQB) flight information centre (FIC) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (YTR) were advised.

August 14, 2020

Incident at 50NM N EASTMAIN RIVER QC (CZEM)

A 9736140 Canada Inc. Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-FMAO) from Wemindji, QC (CYNC) to Val-DOr, QC (CYVO) advised of a possible aircraft in distress 50NM North of Eastmain River, QC (CZEM). Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised.

Incident at 5302N / 06937W

At 1350Z, Heli-Inter advised that a Services Hélicocorp inc. Robinson R44 (C-FLAD) was late to its destination. A search was conducted and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax was advised. Contact was re-established with C-FLAD once it was on the ground at its destination at 1420Z.
UPDATE to narrative: Correction to operator name: "At 1350Z, Heli-Inter advised that a Services Hélicocorp inc. Robinson R44 (C-FLAD) was late to its destination..." was replaced with "At 1350Z, Heli-Inter advised that a Heli-Inter Robinson R44 (C-FLAD) was late to its destination...".

August 7, 2020

Incident at 4816N / 06845W

A British Airways Boeing 777-200 (BAW175) from London/Heathrow, United Kingdom (EGLL) to New York/John F. Kennedy, NY (KJFK) reported an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal in the vicinity of Riviere-du-Loup, QC (CYRI). All aircraft in trail did not report the ELT. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was notified. No other issues.

August 5, 2020

Incident at 5100N / 07823W

High pitched signal was heard on 121.5 every 15 seconds by various aircraft flying North and northeast of Abitibi (at positions 5347/07753, 5223/07642, 5148/0783, 5036/07316 and 5100/7823). Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (TR) advised.

August 6, 2020

Incident at DRUMMONDVILLE QC (CSC3)

A loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by various aircraft in the triangle of Trois-Rivières (CYRQ) - Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl (CYQB) - Sherbrooke (CYSC). Signal ended at 1200Z. The source was identified as the accidental activation by a Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-FTOD) on the ground at Drummondville, QC (CSC3). The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised.

August 5, 2020

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

A strong and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard at 1914Z for 1 minute. A Les Machines Roger Ltée. Cessna A185F (C-GMIR) flying in the area advised that it was not their signal. Area control centre (ACC) and Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised.

July 17, 2020

Accident at 50NM E ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

While 50NM East of Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY), a Sky Jet MG Inc. Beech 200 (C-FSKQ/VSL443) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) declared an emergency due to a landing gear problem. Emergency vehicles were deployed. The aircraft landed at CYUY at 1339Z. The landing gear collapsed during the landing. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton were notified. No injuries. Impact: Runway closed by NOTAM, 3 aircraft were diverted to another airport (an Exact Air Inc. aircraft (flight ET839), a Hydro-Quebec de Havilland DHC-8 (HYD207), and a Pascan aircraft (flight PSC366)). A privately registered Beech C-23 flew over the facilities instead of conducting a touch-and-go.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0072: C-FSKQ, a Beechcraft 200 operated by Skyjet Aviation with the callsign VSL443 was on a flight according to instrument flight rules from Québec/Jean Lesage airport, QC (CYQB) to destination of Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) with 2 crew members and 8 passengers on board. While retracting the landing gear from CYQB, the crew heard a noise, but this one didnt seem to be of concern. On approach for Runway 26 at CYUY, when the the landing gear control lever was operated to extend the gear, there was no effect. The approach was aborted and the emergency checklist was completed. The crew attempted to exit the train manually, but no pressure on the emergency lever was perceived and the train did not exit. A second attempt was made and the nose gear was pulled out and locked however there was no pressure left in the manual pump to exit completely the main gear. A low approach was carried out so that ground personnel can check the position of the train. The 3 wheels appeared to be out and the crew declared an emergency to land on Runway 26. Passengers received emergency instructions and the device has landed. The touchdown was normal, but when the speed reached about 60 knots, the right main landing gear sagged, followed by the left. The aircraft was evacuated and there were no injuries. A cursory inspection of the aircraft revealed that the landing gear system circuit breaker was in the pulled out position.
UPDATE Duplicate AOR 266811-V1: After lowering the landing gear manually, the pilot of C-FSKQ conducted a low altitude pass for a visual check. The pilot declared an emergency and, upon landing, the gear collapsed when at low speed on the runway. No injuries. Runway closed until further notice (UFN). (Duplicate AOR 266811-V1 / CADOR 2020Q2381 deleted after information merge)

July 20, 2020

Accident at 30NM NE LA TUQUE QC NDB (YLQ)

An Estrie Hélicoptères Inc. Eurocopter EC120B (C-GDMI) crashed 30NM Northeast (NE) of La Tuque (YLQ), QC. No injuries or deaths. The extent of the damage is unknown. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton (TR) and the National Operations Center (NOC) were notified.
UPDATE: Duplicate record AOR-265815-V1 / CADORS 2020Q2110 deleted.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0075: C-GDMI, a Eurocopter EC120B type aircraft in private operation, was on a visual flight rules flight from Saint-Sylvestre QC, to Lac aux Rognons QC, with the pilot and 3 passengers on board. The wind was coming from the south and the pilot was to land on the north shore of the lake. He made a crosswind approach and once hovering over his landing zone, he turned the helicopter into the wind. The right skate caught in a root and the pilot lost control as the helicopter rolled over onto its right side, hitting nearby trees. All occupants were wearing their seat belts and there was no injuries. The helicopter sustained significant damage. There was no fire after impact.

Accident at BROMONT QC (CZBM) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Upon the arrival of a privately registered Beech 95-B55 from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU), the aircrafts landing gear collapsed and the aircraft went off the runway. There were no injuries or fatalities. The extent of the damage is unknown. Impact: The runway was closed until 2100Z. The National Operations Center (NOC), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (TR) have been notified. (Duplicate record AOR-265816-V1 deleted)
Update TSB Report #A20Q0077: A privately operated Beechcraft BE-55 was on a visual flight rules flight to and from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) airport with only the pilot on board. While performing a touch-and-go at Bromont (Roland Désourdy) airport, QC (CZBM), the landing gear collapsed and the aircraft slid on its stomach on the runway, where it was immobilized. The pilot evacuated the aircraft and suffered no injuries.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #16710: While a privately registered Beech 95-B55 from Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) to Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) was performing a touch-and-go, the landing gear was not properly locked and closed. The aircraft landed on its belly and exited the runway. A NOTAM was issued for a closed runway until the aircraft was cleared of it at 1749Z.

July 17, 2020

Incident at 80NM W ROBERVAL QC (CYRJ)

An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by a Canadian North Inc. Boeing 737-36N (C-GZCN/MPE8764) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) at FL330. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton was notified. A privately registered Cessna U206E, located at the Gouin reservoir, was identified. No impact on operations.

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton contacted the shift manager to advise that a Top Aces Dornier Alpha Jet Model A (C-GWZY) had activated its emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal (406). No aircraft received the signal. No impact on operations.

July 12, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax advised of an emergency location transmitter (ELT) of a privately registered Cessna 180, heard North of Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV), and requested information. Airport operator said the owner accidentally triggered the ELT at Rapids Lake.

July 15, 2020

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

An Orizon Aviation Québec Piper PA-31 (C-GUMQ) from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) declared an emergency due to a landing gear indication. The aircraft landed safely at 1732Z. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) and Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton were advised.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0073: C-GUMQ, a Piper Navajo PA-31 operated by Orizon Aviation, was on a local training flight under visual flight rules, from Quebec/Jean Lesage airport, QC (CYQB) with 2 crew members on board. While the aircraft was 15NM south of CYQB, the crew declared an emergency due to a landing gear indication problem. The aircraft landed without problem at CYQB at 1732Z. There are no casualties.

July 13, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A strong and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by the St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) tower. A Pascan Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GJVM) in its maintenance hangar activated its ELT by mistake. Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton has been notified. No impact on operations.

July 2, 2020

Accident at 5.5NM SW SOREL QC (CSY3)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised that a privately registered Cessna 140X, in flight in the area of Sorel, QC (CSY3), hit trees while in the ascent. The two people on board were injured. Services have been deployed. Significant damage to the aircraft. The National Operations Centre (NOC), the Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were notified.
Update: TSB Report A20Q0067: A private Cessna 140X was flying under visual flight rules from a private grass runway near Saint-Ours, QC, to Joliette, QC (CSG3), with a pilot and a flight instructor on board. The aircraft began its take-off roll after the engine had been idling for approximately 10 minutes. The pilot-owner, who was flying, had some difficulty controlling the aircraft. The flight instructor, therefore, took control to complete the takeoff, which was carried out at midway, approximately 1,500 feet. A few seconds after the start of the initial climb, the instructor noticed that the speedometer indicated a engine rotation about 300 rpm less than normal and the aircraft was unable to maintain its decreasing speed. Although the throttle was fully open, the aircraft stopped gaining altitude and collided with the treetops. This resulted in a sudden stop of the aircraft, followed by a dive to the ground. The emergency locator transmitter (406 MHz) was activated and its signal was received by the Mission Control Center (Cospas-Sarsat). The aircraft sustained significant damage and a fuel leak occurred without a fire breaking out. The two occupants were seriously injured and taken to hospital.

July 7, 2020

Incident at MONTRÉAL / ST-HUBERT QC (CYHU)

A strong and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard at Montreal/St-Hubert, QC (CYHU) between 2158Z and 2205Z. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton was notified. No impact to operations.

July 4, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

The pilot of an Air Canada Boeing 787-8 (C-GHPQ) on a flight to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) notified the flight information centre (FIC) that they had activated their emergency locator transmitter (ELT) by mistake, between 1945Z and 1955Z, while in flight. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton was notified. No impact on operations.

Incident at CHICOUTIMI / ST-HONORÉ QC (CYRC)

At Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré, QC (CYRC), a loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard between 1624Z and 1636Z by the tower. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton was notified. Unconfirmed source: an Exact Air Inc. Cessna 172P (C-GMDI). No impact on operations.

July 1, 2020

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

The joint rescue coordination centre (JRCC) Trenton notified of an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) 406 signal in the Montreal area. No aircraft in the area reported a signal. Source unknown. No impact on operations.

June 27, 2020

Incident at ST-MATHIEU-DE-BELOEIL QC (CSB3)

The pilot of a privately registered Mooney M20C from St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) to St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, QC (CSB3) reported accidentally activating their emergency locator transmitter (ELT) for 1-2 minutes. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Trenton was notified. No impact on operations.

June 23, 2020

Incident at IVUJIVIK QC (CYIK)

The community aerodrome radio station (CARS) at Ivujivik, QC (CYIK) advised (ADZ) hearing a broadcast on 121.5 at 1447Z. Aircraft identification was incomplete (N15 ...). The pilot reportedly transmitted 4 times. The CARS operator was unable to reach the pilot on 121.5. Operator also heard a few "beeps" which did not seem to be from an emergency locator transmitter (ELT). The Quebec (YQB) flight information centre (FIC) tried to contact the aircraft on 126.7 without result. The Montreal shift manager (SM) was informed and will relay the information to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton.

June 19, 2020

Incident at MAIRE intersection

A loud and clear emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal was heard by an Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA663) and an Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-300 (AIE891) at Ste-Hyacinthe, QC. The source was an Aviation Yamaska Inc. Cessna 150J (C-FQZX) that had accidentally activated its ELT. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (TR) advised.

June 14, 2020

Accident at 15NM SW PARENT QC (CYPP)

A PMR Inc. Cessna 180J on floats (C-FFTV) declared a MAYDAY and conducted an emergency landing on a forest road. The aircrafts emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was activated. Damage to the aircraft. 2 souls on board (SOB) with minor injuries. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton, Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Aviation Operations Centre (AVOPS) and National Operations Centre (NOC) were advised.
UPDATE: Duplicate CADORS 2020Q1758 / AOR 264688-V1 deleted, after merging relevant information. The contact person responsible for C-FFTV was on fleet telephone and advised that they landed on a dirt road at 470705N 07442628W near Beauregard Lake. JRCC Trenton was notified at 1214Z. The Montreal (CZUL) Area Control Centre (ACC) Shift Manager (SM) was advised.
Update TSB Report #A20Q0058: C-FFTV, a Cessna 180 equipped with floats in private operation, was flying under visual flight rules from Lac Tozer, QC, to Lac des Iles, QC, with 1 pilot and 1 passenger on board. While the aircraft was in cruise flight, approximately 10 nautical miles northeast of the Lac Beauregard, QC (CTN3) water aerodrome, the engine failed. The power had been adjusted to the maximum position, and an engine failure occurred soon after. The pilot performed the applicable procedures in the event of an engine failure, and the aircraft was configured for descent for an emergency landing. The pilot declared an emergency (MAYDAY) and landed on a forest road. Once on the ground, the pilot made sure that the emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was signaling and used their satellite telephone to notify a person responsible for the situation and provide the coordinates of the location where the device was located. NAV CANADA has been notified and they have notified the Trenton Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC). The aircraft was quickly located and the occupants were evacuated to Mont-Tremblant.

Accident at QUEBEC FIC / FIC DE QUÉBEC

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton advised of an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) 406 signal from a PMR Inc. Cessna 180J (C-FFTV) at 4706N 07444W. The contact person responsible for C-FFTV was on fleet telephone and advised that they landed on a dirt road at 470705N 07442628W near Beauregard Lake. JRCC Trenton was notified at 1214Z. The Montreal (CZUL) Area Control Centre (ACC) Shift Manager (SM) was advised.

Incident at LA MACAZA / MONT-TREMBLANT INTL INC QC (CYFJ)

The pilot of a privately registered Cessna 150K from St-Georges, QC (CYSG) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) advised by telephone, when on the ground at La Macaza/Mont-Tremblant, QC (CYFJ), that they had declared PAN PAN PAN on 121.5 at approximately 1530Z due to a low fuel indication. The aircraft landed without issue. The Montreal Area Control Centre (CZUL), the shift manager (SM) at the area control centre (ACC) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton (CYTR) were advised.

June 12, 2020

Incident at In the vicinity of: DRUMMONDVILLE QC (CSC3)

A Richcopter Inc. Cessna 150M (C-GRAE) on a flight to Drummondville, QC (CSC3) accidentally activated its Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) in the vicinity of CSC3. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton was advised. No impact on operations.

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