July 28, 2020

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

At the request of a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR), the hours of operation for CYGR were extended from 0345Z to 0550Z.

July 3, 2020

Incident at 6NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Following takeoff from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB), the pilot of a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) reported a problem with the landing gear system. The aircraft made the decision to return to CYQB, where vehicles had been deployed as a precaution. QUE10 landed at 0248Z without incident, no impact on operations.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20Q0069: C-GURG, a Canadair CL60 operated by the Quebec Government Air Service, which operated flight QUE10 under instrument flight rules, had just taken off from Quebec City/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) for a flight to Val dOr, QC (CYVO). When selecting the landing gear in the retracted position, the nose wheel did not retract. The Quick Reference Manual (QRH) checklist had been completed and the landing gear was successfully deployed. The crew decided to return to CYQB and, as a precaution, requested that the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFF) unit be deployed. The aircraft landed on the runway without incident. An inspection revealed the presence of a white cloth, which masked the gear position sensors.

May 25, 2020

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

Missed approach to Runway 26 executed by a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY). The aircraft returned to land without issue at 0455Z. Reason not specified.

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 3, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

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.
UPDATE TSB #A20Q0019: C-GURG, a Service aérien gouvernemental Canadair CL-600-2B16 (QUE10), was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB). C-GDTL, a Panorama Fixed Wings Pilatus (NDL543), was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from CYQB to Wabush, NL (CYWK). QUE10 initiated a missed approach RWY 24 due to an instrument problem. It received and correctly read back the instruction to turn left on a heading of 150 degrees and to climb to 3 000 feet. When it reached 2 900 feet in altitude, separation with NDL543, which had taken off before it, was lost. Separation was reduced to 2.7 nautical miles (NM) horizontally and 800 feet vertically, while 3 NM horizontally or 1 000 feet vertically was required between the 2 aircraft. No injuries or damage.

January 4, 2020

Incident at 65NM SW PUVIRNITUQ QC (CYPX)

An Air Inuit Ltd. Boeing 737-2Q2C (C-GMAI/AIE704) from La Grande-Rivière, QC (CYGL) to Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX) level at FL280 was cleared to leave controlled airspace below FL180 and was instructed to confirm that it left FL180. AIE704 reported having left FL180. The air traffic controller (ATC) contacted AIE704 to confirm that the aircraft was going to leave FL180, and the pilot confirmed. ATC cleared a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) from Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to climb to FL240 (aircraft travelling in the opposite direction) with an information exchange on the aircraft. At that moment, AIE704 said that it was leaving FL280. ATC corrected the situation and gave new clearance to QUE10 to stop its climb to 17 000 ft. No loss of separation.

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).

December 30, 2019

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

At the request of the service aérien, the hours of operation were extended for a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10-M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR). The aircraft arrived at 0356Z and departed at 0416Z. The station was closed at 0421Z.

December 10, 2019

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

Break in communications with a Glencore Canada Corporation Boeing 737-2S2C (C-GXNR/RAG200) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) and a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10M) from Val dOr, QC (CYVO) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY). Problem has been known for years. Risk of incorrect readback.

December 8, 2019

Incident at 9NM VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) to Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) reported a flap problem and requested to return to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB). The aircraft did not declare an emergency but did request that emergency services be ready to intervene. The aircraft landed without incident at 1840Z. No impact on operations.
Update: TSB Report #A19Q0200: C-GURG, a Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec CL60 (QUE10 MEDEVAC), had just taken off from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) for Val d’Or, QC (CYVO) when the flight crew received a FLAP FAIL indication and noticed that the flaps were stuck at 20 degrees. The flight crew requested to be diverted to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) and requested the presence of emergency services for its landing. The landing took place without incident. Maintenance staff reinitialized the flap system and the aircraft was returned to service.

November 12, 2019

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.

October 9, 2019

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

At landing, a Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) reported a bird strike. 3 to 4 dead small birds were found on the runway. During the runway inspection, 2 aircraft were each instructed to conduct a 360, one to the east and the other to the west.

October 3, 2019

Incident at 4NM NE QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Rimouski, QC (CYXK) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) while it was obtaining information on aircraft traffic, an Orizon Aviation Quebec Cessna 152 (C-GJBF) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB), which was orbiting north of the approach path for Runway 24.

August 28, 2019

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

The station opened at 0445Z at the request of the Service aérien du Québec for a Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR).

July 31, 2019

Incident at SEPT-ÎLES QC (CYZV)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Bonaventure, QC (CYVB) taxied and took off under the minimums.

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.

January 8, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage Int., QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Int., QC (CYQB) declared an emergency with the terminal due to a landing gear problem. The landing was conducted without any issues and did not cause delays for any other aircraft. The incident was reported late.

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

TSB Report #A19Q0004: C-GURG, a Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec Bombardier CL600-2B16 Challenger 601-3R, was on medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) flight QUE10 from Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Gaspé (Michel Pouliot), QC (CYGP) with 2 crew members and 2 passengers on board. When the up position of the landing gear was selected after departure from CYQB, a WOW I/FAIL message appeared in the cockpit and the nose gear did not retract. An emergency was declared and the aircraft returned to CYQB and landed without incident. The maintenance crew returned the aircraft to service after they had replaced an electrical harness on the nose gear.

November 16, 2018

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

The Iles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR) flight service station (FSS) was operating outside of normal business hours for a medevac flight—a Canadair CL600-2B16 (601-3R series) operated by the Government of Quebec (C-GURG/QUE10), flying from Quebec City/Jean-Lesage (CYQB), QC, to Iles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC.

October 19, 2018

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

At the Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) aerodrome, an unplanned radar outage occurred between 2221Z and 2235Z. Impact on operations: a 3-minute delay for the departure of a MEDEVAC flight by a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR).

October 1, 2018

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

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 Series 601-3R (C-GURG/QUE10) from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) to Montréal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL) at 6000 feet, had to climb to 6300 feet to avoid the aircraft squawking transponder code 1200 at 5600 feet. The air traffic service (ATS) exchanged information on the aircraft several times with QUE10.
TSB Update #A18Q0165: C-GURG, a Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec Bombardier CL600-2B16 Challenger 601-3R, was on IFR flight QUE10 from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) to Montreal/Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, QC (CYUL). While the aircraft was near UFX (Saint-Félix de Valois, QC) with an altitude restriction of 6 000 ft while passing UFX, the crew received a Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) advisory, which indicated an aircraft flying at an altitude of 5 000 ft and climbing. A few seconds later, a resolution advisory (RA) was issued; it advised the crew to climb. The crew followed the directions of the TCAS and immediately initiated a climb to an altitude of 6 500 ft. A traffic advisory had been transmitted by air traffic control (ATC) for traffic on a VFR flight at an altitude of 5 600 ft.

September 25, 2018

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

At approximately 7 NM on final for Runway 24, a Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) operated by the Government of Quebec (C-GURG/QUE10), flying from Bonaventure (CYVB), QC, to Quebec City (CYQB), QC, notified the tower that its area navigation (RNAV) instrument failed. The pilot pulled up and returned to land Runway 06. Duplicate of AOR 239397-V1.

September 17, 2018

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

A Gouvernement du Québec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10M) from Québec/Jean Lesage Int'l, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) initiated a missed approach at CYGR from the area navigation (RNAV) 07 approach due to failure of on board navigational equipment. The situation was resolved and the aircraft landed at 2243Z. No impact on operation.

September 20, 2018

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

The station was opened at 0730Z for a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B15 (series 601-3R) on a MEDEVAC flight. (C-GURG/QUE10). It arrived at 0818Z and departed at 0912Z.

July 25, 2018

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Government of Quebec medevac Canadiar CL600-2B15 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10) from Rimouski, QC (CYXK) to Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) conducted a missed approach on Runway 24 due to an on-board patient who became unstable. QUE10 landed without incident at 1009Z. No impact on operations.

June 23, 2018

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

Extension of hours of operation at the request of the Service Aérien du Québec. The station opened at 0050Z. A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (601-3R series) (C-GURG/QUE10-M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) arrived at 0611Z. C-GURG departed at 0638Z. The station closed at 0642Z

June 29, 2018

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

Extension of hours of operation at the request of the Service Aérien du Québec. A Government of Quebec Canadair (C-GURG/QUE10) from Bonaventure, QC (CYVB) to Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) arrived at 0257Z. C-GURG departed at 0327Z. The station was closed at 0330Z.

June 14, 2018

Incident at MONT-JOLI QC (CYYY)

A Provincial Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-GNCF/PVL3046) from Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) to Wabush, NL (CYWK) was cleared J560 via YZV but appeared on the radar as J561 via YBC. The operational impact resulted in potentially compromised spacing with a Gouvernement du Québec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage International, QC (CYQB) to Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC).

May 19, 2018

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

Hours of operation were extended at the request of the Service Aérien du Québec. A Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10-M) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) arrived at 0414Z. QUE10-M departed at 0445Z. The station was closed at 0450Z.

April 13, 2018

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

TSB Report No. A18Q0049: C-GURG, a Bombardier CL600-2B16 Challenger 601 aircraft operated by the Government of Quebec Air Service, flying QUE10 under instrument flight rules from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) for a Medevac flight to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB). During the initial climb after take-off, a muffled noise was heard, accompanied by a significant and abnormal vibration of the right engine, followed by an indication of internal turbine temperature exceeding limits. The crew closed the engine (General Electric CF34-3A1) and returned to CYUL. The aircraft landed without issue with Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) on alert. There were no injuries and the aircraft was not damaged.

March 25, 2018

Incident at 17NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

Although it received and read back clearance from the Quebec terminal to climb to 13 000 ft, a Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) reported that it was climbing to 14 000 ft during initial contact with Montreal Centre. No impact on operations.

February 16, 2018

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

A Gouvernement du Québec Canadair CL-600-2B16 Medevac (C-GURG/QUE10) on a flight from Québec/Jean Lesage Int'l, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC, reported a gear problem to the CYGR flight service station (FSS) and decided to return to CYQB. No impact on operations. The aircraft did not declare an emergency but requested Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) on standby at destination with Montreal (YUL). The aircraft landed at 1629Z without incident. Nose gear issue.
UPDATE TSB Report #A18Q0027: a Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec (QUE10) Canadair CL60 (C-GURG) was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) Medevac flight from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR). During its approach for CYGR, a ?Weight on Wheel (WOW) input fail? indication appeared. The flight crew requested to return to CYQB, and as a precaution, they asked that aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) services be deployed. The aircraft landed without incident. The operator?s maintenance personnel replaced a proximity sensor.

February 4, 2018

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

UPDATE AOR 228265-V3: Change made to the hours in the summary: Opening of the station at 0727Z for MEDEVAC. Arrival of a Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) at 0820Z and departure at 0921Z. The station closed at 0923Z.
Station opened at 0327Z for a Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR). The aircraft landed at 0420Z and took off at 0521Z. The station was closed at 0523Z.

December 15, 2017

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

Update AOR-226431-V2: Change in description: The aircraft departed at 0600Z. The station closed at 0603Z.
Extension of hours of operation as requested by Service aérien du Québec. A Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 MEDEVAC (C-GURG/QUE10) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) arrived at 0513Z. The aircraft departed at 0359Z. The station closed at 0404Z.

November 7, 2017

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

The station was opened for a Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean-Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR). The aircraft arrived at 0937Z and left at 1014Z.

October 30, 2017

Incident at VAL-D'OR QC (CYVO)

After having received and read back the instruction from Val-d?Or, QC (CYVO) to climb to 5 000 ft, a Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) from CYVO to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) reported its position at 5 500 ft. It climbed up to 10 000 ft. The aircraft received a new authorization for 10 000 ft. No impact on operations.

Incident at 18NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

At 1445Z, a Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 Medevac (C-GURG/QUE10) on a flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX) declared an emergency after takeoff due to a gear issue. The aircraft returned and landed safely in CYQB at 1456Z. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: BST#A17Q0175: C-GURG, a Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec CL-600-2B16 (601-3R series), was on instrument flight rules (IFR) flight QUE10 from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Puvirnituq, QC (CYPX). During the initial climb and after the landing gear was retracted, the green light for the left main landing gear stayed on, indicating a lowered and locked wheel. The flight crew declared an emergency and returned to land at CYQB, where emergency vehicles were at the scene. Maintenance workers from the operator replaced the two lock indicators, which displayed a lowered position, of the hydraulic brakes that activate the main landing gear.
UPDATE AOR 224520-V3: Update to narrative: National Operations Centre (NOC), Trenton joint rescue coordination centre (JRCC), and Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) were advised.

July 6, 2017

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

TSB #A17Q0099 Update: A Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec Bombardier CL600-2B16 (Challenger 601) (C-GURG/QUE10) was on a MEDEVAC flight from Québec/Jean Lesage Intl (CYQB), QC, to Rouyn-Noranda (CYUY), QC, with five persons on board. Shortly after takeoff from CYQB, the ?Outboard Anti-Skid? message appeared. The crew conducted the emergency checklist, prepared the cabin and declared an emergency. After burning excess fuel in order to obtain the maximum landing weight, the aircraft landed without incident on Runway 29 and came to a stop to enable firefighters to verify the brakes. The aircraft then taxied to the hangar with firefighter escort.
After taking off from Québec/Jean Lesage (CYQB), QC, a Quebec government Canadair Cl-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10), from Québec/Jean Lesage (CYQB), QC, to Rouyn-Noranda (CYUY), QC, declared that it wanted to return to CYQB because of a brake problem. Emergency declared and assistance requested. Impact: Given that there was only one runway in service at CYQB, departures from CYQB were halted between 2242Z and 2335Z, which delayed four aircraft by about 36 min. QUE10 landed without incident at 2327Z. No other impact on operations.

May 11, 2017

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

The station was opened at 0340Z at the request of the Service aérien du Québec. Arrival at 0620Z by a Government of Quebec Service aérien gouvernemental Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10-M), from Québec, QC (CYQB), to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR). QUE10-M departed at 0650Z. The station closed at 0700Z.

March 27, 2017

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

The station was opened at the request of the Service aérien du Québec at 0340Z. Arrival of a Quebec government Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) at 0604Z, conducting a MEDEVAC flight from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR). QUE10 departed at 0646Z. Station closed at 0649Z.

January 30, 2017

Incident at 50 NM NE QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Québec government Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10), from Bagotville (CYBG), QC, to Québec (CYQB), QC, declared an emergency due to a landing gear indication. The aircraft conducted a low altitude pass near the tower for a check and returned to land without incident on Runway 24 at 0859Z. No impact on operations.
Update TSB #A17Q0011: A Quebec government Challenger 600 (C-GURG/ QUE10) was on a MEDEVAC flight from Bagotville (CYBG), QC, to Québec/Jean Lesage Intl Airport (CYQB). During the final approach, the crew declared an emergency due to an improper landing gear indication. The crew conducted a pass near the tower for verification and returned to land without incident.

November 22, 2016

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

Opening hours extended at the request of Service aérien du Québec. Landing of a Quebec government Service aérien gouvernemental Canadair Cl600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE20-M), from Mont-Joli (CYYY), QC, to Îles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC, at 0631Z. Departure of QUE20-M at 0702Z. Station closed at 0706Z.

October 30, 2016

Incident at BONAVENTURE QC (CYVB) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

Outage of dial-up remote communications outlet (DRCO) Québec radio frequency 123.55 at Bonaventure (CYVB), QC, on October 31 at 0153Z. A Quebec government Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10) MEDEVAC, from Québec (CYQB), QC, to CYVB, and from CYVB to Rimouski (CYXK), QC, had to call on the ground to close its flight plan. On takeoff, QUE10 had to contact the Montréal centre in flight to obtain its IFR authorization.

October 10, 2016

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

Station opened at 0540Z at the request of Service aérien du Québec. Arrival of a Quebec government Canadair Cl600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10-M), from Mont-Joli (CYYY), QC, to Îles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC, at 0726Z. Departure of QUE10-M at 0757Z. Station closed at 0806Z.

August 15, 2016

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

Station opened for a Quebec government Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GURG/QUE10 MEDEVAC), from Québec (CYQB), QC, to Îles-de-la-Madeleine (CYRG), QC. Arrival at 0656Z and departure at 0726Z. Station closed at 0730Z.

May 28, 2016

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

Opening hours were extended at the request of the Service aérien du Québec. Arrival of a Quebec government, Service aérien gouvernemental Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE11-M), from Québec (CYQB), QC, to Îles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC, at 0313Z. Departure of QUE11-M at 0340Z. Station closed at 0346Z.

May 15, 2016

Incident at 114NM NNE QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Quebec government Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10), from Québec (CYQB), QC, to Kuujjuaq (CYVP), QC, asked to return to CYQB because of an indication on the instrument panel. No emergency declared and no special assistance requested. The aircraft landed without incident at CYQB at 1155Z. No impact on operations.
Update TSB#A16Q0046: A Service gouvernemental du Québec Canadair CL600-2B16 Challenger 601-3R (C-GURG) was on an IFR medical evacuation flight from Québec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP), QC, with two pilots and two passengers on board. During the initial climb after takeoff, there was an abnormal indication relating to the main landing gear?s right wheel. While the crew was conducting a diagnostic of the indication, all indications relating to the wheel were lost. The crew decided to return to CYQB, declared an emergency and completed the emergency checklist for the extended gear. A flyover of Runway 29 at low altitude was conducted to obtain visual confirmation that the wheel was indeed extended. The aircraft landed without further incident on Runway 24 with aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) services deployed. No one was hurt and the aircraft was not damaged. Post-flight inspection revealed an anomaly affecting the wheel position indication light and its base.

May 7, 2016

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

Opening hours were extended at the request of the Service aérien du Québec. Arrival of a Quebec government Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10-M), from Montréal (CYUL), QC, to Îles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC, at 0715Z. Departure of QUE10-M at 0745Z. Station closed at 0750Z.

April 4, 2016

Incident at LA GRANDE RIVIÈRE QC (CYGL) (Incursion - runway - animal)

While a Quebec government Canadair CL-600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10-M), from Québec (CYQB), QC, to La Grande Rivière (CYGL), QC, reported being 5 NM on final for Runway 31, caribou were seen inside the runway protected area. QUE10-M conducted a circuit and its landing was delayed by 4 minutes during which time a vehicle chased away the caribou.

January 31, 2016

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

After cancelling the instrument flight rules (IFR) flight, a Canadair CL-600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (C-GURG/QUE10), from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY), landed in error at Rimouski airport, QC (CYXK) instead of CYYY. Realizing its error, the aircraft took off again on a visual flight rules (VFR) flight to Mont-Joli. No impact on operations.
UPDATE: A Province of Quebec Service aérien gouvernemental Challenger 601-3R (CL600-2B16) (C-GURG/QUE10) was on an IFR flight from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport (CYUL), QC, to Mont-Joli airport (CYYY), QC. During the visual approach to Mont-Joli airport, the crew noticed a runway. The IFR flight plan was cancelled with ATC and the crew conducted a visual approach. When the aircraft landed, the crew noticed that they had landed at Rimouski airport (CYXK), QC; Mont-Joli airport was 10 NM to the east. The aircraft took off again from Rimouski and landed at Mont-Joli a few minutes later.

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