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 1, 2020

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

At the request of a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GQBQ/QUE20-M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR), the Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) station extended its hours of operation from 0600Z until 0900Z.

August 21, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Bonaventure, QC (CYVB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) initiated a missed approach for Runway 24 due to an instrument problem, and returned to land on Runway 06. No impact on operations.

August 5, 2020

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

A Sky Jet M. G. Inc. Beech 200 (VSL445) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported a bird strike during a Runway 24 touch-and-go. The pilot returned to land on Runway 29. A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (QUE20) on a MEDEVAC flight from Du Rocher-Percé (Pabok), QC (CTG3) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) approached Runway 24, was advised of the birds on the runway and landed all the same. No impact on operation.

July 24, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (C-FBJZ/JZA8210) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl (CYYZ), ON, was immobilized on Runway 24 due to an emergency door open alarm whilst a Gouvernement du Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (C-GQBQ/QUE20) from Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) to Quebec/Jean Lesage Intl, QC (CYQB) was at 3NM final. QUE20 conducted an overshoot.

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 24, 2020

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3A) (C-GQBQ/QUE20) from Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) received instructions to conduct a missed approach for Runway 24 due to the presence of a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D24 (Series 900) (C-FBJZ/JZA8210) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) which was immobilized on the runway due to a technical problem. The aircraft landed at 0419Z. No other impact on operations.

July 21, 2020

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR) (Incursion - runway - animal, FOD (foreign object debris))

A Gouvernement du Québec Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GQBQ/QUE20M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) reported a fox carcass at the intersection of Runway 25 and Taxiway A. Airport personnel was advised. Carcass found. No impact.
UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report #16711: A runway inspection was carried out at 0700Z and no animal was reported at that time. At 0718Z, a Gouvernement du Québec (C-GQBQ/QUE20M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) hit the fox on Runway 07/25 at the intersection of Alpha while it was landing. The fox crossed the fence without any difficulty and went directly towards the aircraft which was in its deceleration phase. No impact on flight operations.

July 10, 2020

Incident at 8NM E Carrière Beauport

The pilot of a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (QUE20) on a MEDEVAC flight from Rimouski, QC (CYXK) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) advised having been targeted by a green laser while on final for Runway 24, which came from their left, around the Beauport quarry. 911 notified. No impact on operations.

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.

July 1, 2020

Incident at 37NM QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

The pilot of a Gouvernement du Québec Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GQBQ/QUE20) on a MEDEVAC flight from Baie-Comeau, QC (CYBC) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) reported receiving a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA). No relevant traffic was displayed on the surveillance equipment. Impact: siovo resolution notice without impact on operations.

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.

April 26, 2020

Incident at ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

Before departure, a Government of Canada, Department of National Defence Canadair CL600-2A12 (CFC3045) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) indicated that it had struck a black bird when landing on Runway 08. No damage. Vehicle (ST27) notified.

March 12, 2020

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

An Air Algérie Airbus A330-202 (7TVJC/DAH2700) from Algiers, Algeria (DAAG) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was instructed to conduct a go-around on Runway 06R because a Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEIQ/SKV7742) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Newark, NJ (KEWR) had lined up on the runway while a Chartright Air Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (C-FXGO/HRT242) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was unable to exit via Taxiway L, which was blocked by a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GQBQ/QUE20) on a MEDEVAC flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB). No other impact on operations.

March 4, 2020

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

An Envoy Air Embraer ERJ 170-200 LR (ENY3710) from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (KDFW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), an Envoy Air Embraer E135 (ENY4127) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), and a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (QUE10) from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) overshot Runway 06R due to unstable approach and went back and landed on Runway 24L. (Also see CADORS 2020Q0550 and 2020Q0553)

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

An Envoy Air Embraer ERJ 170-200 LR (ENY3710) from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (KDFW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), an Envoy Air Embraer E135 (ENY4127) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), and a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (QUE10) from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) overshot Runway 06R due to unstable approach and went back and lnded on Runway 24L. (Also see CADORS 2020Q0550 and 2020Q0554)

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

An Envoy Air Embraer ERJ 170-200 LR (ENY3710) from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (KDFW) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), an Envoy Air Embraer E13 (ENY4127) from New York/LaGuardia, NY (KLGA) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), and a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3R) (QUE10) from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) overshot Runway 06R due to unstable approach and went back and landed on Runway 24L. (Also see CADORS 2020Q0553 and 2020Q0554)

February 27, 2020

Incident at 30NM ROUYN-NORANDA QC (CYUY)

A Government of Quebec, Service aérien gouvernemental Canadair CL600-2B16 (C-GQBQ/QUÉ20) from Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported that it was returning and landing at CYUY due to a pressurization problem. No emergency declared and no assistance requested. The aircraft landed without incident at 1943Z. No impact on operations.

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 10, 2020

Incident at 30NM W MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

An American corporately registered Canadair CL-601-2A12 (N28FM) from Miami-Opa Locka, FL (KOPF) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was observed deviating from the route known by air traffic services (ATS). The aircraft continued to the right, while the standard terminal arrival (STAR) HABB4 arrival for Runway 24L says to continue straight towards COMAU. 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).

April 16, 2020

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

Air traffic control (ATC) cleared a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FTEN/WEN3516) from London, ON (CYXU) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to descend to 8000ft. WEN3516 read back clearance to 8000ft. WEN3516 started to descend to 6000ft. No operational impact.
UPDATE AOR-263516-V3: WEN3516 read back a clearance that had been issued to a Morningstar Air Express Cessna 208B (C-FEXO/MAL7056) from Sudbury, ON (CYSB) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to descend to 6000ft. Separation was not assured between WEN3516 and a Delta Air Lines Bombardier CL600-2424 (N297PQ/EDV5024) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Detroit/Wayne County, MI (KDTW).

February 6, 2020

Incident at KITCHENER / WATERLOO ON (CYKF)

A Chartright Air Inc. Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 601-3A) (C-GORD/HRT134) from Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) to Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) reported a gear issue after departure and returned to land safely.

January 26, 2020

Incident at NOAHA intersection

A Chartright Air Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (HRT085) on a flight from Newark Intl, NJ (KEWR) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) executed a go around due to a landing gear indication problem. HRT085 performed a checklist to troubleshoot and then requested fire trucks to stand by for landing. HRT085 landed Runway 23 at 2317Z without incident and was escorted to the gate by Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF). No emergency was declared. No operational impact.
UPDATE TSB Report #A20O0008: C-FNBM a Bombardier CL600-2B16 aircraft was conducting Chartright Air flight HRT085 from Newark Liberty International Airport (KEWR), NJ to Toronto/Leaster B. Pearson Intl. (CYYZ), ON. On approach, the Flight crew executed a go-around due to a landing gear indication problem. After the go-around, HRT085 performed the checklist items to troubleshoot the problem and then requested fire trucks to stand by for landing. The aircraft landed without further incident in CYYZ and taxied to the gate.

January 8, 2020

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

A Chartright Air Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (C-FNBM/HRT085) on a flight from Sarasota/Bradenton Intl, FL (KSRQ) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to conduct an overshoot Runway 05 at 1957Z due to insufficient spacing with the previous arrival, a Flexjet Embraer EMB-545 (LXJ410) on a flight from West Palm Beach Intl, FL (KPBI) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ). HRT085 landed Runway 05 at 2008Z and taxied to the gate without further issue (WOFI). HRT085 had a 50kt overtake.

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 19, 2019

Incident at IKBIM intersection

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3A) (C-GQBQ/QUE20) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Rouyn-Noranda, QC (CYUY) reported at departure that a light on the dashboard told it to return to CYQB. The aircraft landed without incident at 1134Z. No impact on operations.

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.

July 9, 2019

Incident at MIVAX

While en route to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) a Canadair CL600 2B16 (QUE10) on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Rimouski, QC (CYXK) reported a door-open indication and requested to return to CYQB. No emergency declared. QUE10 landed on Runway 24 at 0131Z. No impact.

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.

May 15, 2019

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

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3A) (C-GQBQ/QUE20E) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) rejected its approach approximately 4 NM on final for Runway 06, in the absence of a gear-down indication. The aircraft headed south to try to lower its gear mechanically and landed 15 minutes later without any problems, after the pilots had managed to unlock the gear.
Update - TSB #A19Q0068: a Service aérien du gouvernement du Québec Bombardier CL600-2B16 Challenger 601 (C-GQBQ) on instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) with 2 pilots and 4 passengers on board. When the gear unlocked position was selected on approach for Runway 06 at CYQB, the front gear did not go down. After having consulted the appropriate checklists, the aircraft declared an emergency and landed without any other problems, in the presence of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services, which was ready to intervene. The aircraft was not damaged and no one was injured. Maintenance services replaced the gear control box and the aircraft was returned to service.

April 15, 2019

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

The Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) station was opened at 0410Z at the request of Service aérien du Québec. At 0538Z, a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3A) (C-GQBQ/QUE20) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) arrived, and at 0655Z, it departed. The station was closed at 0658Z.

April 8, 2019

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

The Îles-de-la-Madeleine station was opened at 0650Z at the request of the Service aérien du Québec for a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3A) (C-GQBQ/QUE20-M) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR).

April 19, 2019

Incident at 20 NM S BAGOTVILLE QC (CYBG)

A Government of Quebec Service aérien gouvernemental Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3A) (C-GQBQ/QUE20) from Quebec, QC (CYQB) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP) reported a de-icing system problem. The aircraft declared an emergency before returning to CYQB where it landed without incident on Runway 06 at 2130Z. No impact on operations.
Update TSB #A19Q0051: C-GQBQ, a Service aérien gouvernemental du Québec Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 601, was on instrument flight rules (IFR) flight QUE20 from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Kuujjuaq, QC (CYVP). During the climb to cruising altitude, the DUCT FAIL light in the anti-icing system for the wings lit up. The crew completed the applicable emergency checklist and requested to return to CYQB. Due to a weight over the maximum that is authorized by the aircraft manufacturer, the crew declared an emergency. The aircraft landed at CYQB without any problems. No one was injured and the aircraft was not damaged. An air leak in the right wings anti-icing system was detected, then repaired. The aircraft was then returned to service.

March 28, 2019

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

At the request of the Service aérien du Québec, the Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) station was opened at 0553Z for the arrival of a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3A) (C-GQBQ/QUE20) from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) at 0627Z. Departure at 0642Z. The station was closed at 0645Z.

March 31, 2019

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600 2B16 (601 3A) (QUE20M) from Sept-Îles, QC (CYZV) to Québec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) conducted a go-around while it was approximately 2 NM on final for Runway 06. The pilot justified this decision to the terminal by indicating that he no longer had a global positioning system (GPS) signal.

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

The hours of operation at the Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) station were extended. A Government of Quebec Canadair CL600-2B16 (series 601-3A) (C-GQBQ/QUE20), on a MEDEVAC flight from Quebec/Jean Lesage, QC (CYQB) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) landed at 0421Z. Departure at 0453Z. The station closed at 0456Z.

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.

February 25, 2019

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

A Government of Quebec Canadair CL-600-2B16 (series 601-3A) (C-GQBQ/QUE20) on a MEDEVAC flight from Val-dOr, QC (CYVO) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) conducted a go-around on very short final for Runway 24L due to strong winds. The aircraft landed on Runway 24L at 2303Z. No impact on operations.

February 7, 2019

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

Opening of the station at 0723Z for the arrival of a Government of Quebec Canadair CL600 2B16 (604)(QUE20) on a MEDEVAC flight from Schefferville, QC (CYKL) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) at 0859Z. The aircraft took off at 0952Z.

January 8, 2019

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.

February 14, 2019

Incident at VICTORIA INTL BC (CYYJ)

The pilot of a VIH Execujet Ltd. Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 604) (C-GKGN) from King County International, WA (KBFI) to Victoria International, BC (CYYJ) reported a possible bird strike upon landing on Runway 27. The Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit inspected the runway. No remains were found. No impact to operations.

December 26, 2019

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

An Air Canada Airbus A320 (ACA465) from Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ) was instructed to go around due to a Partner Jet Canadair CL600-2B16 (Series 604) (C-GDWF) from Fort Lauderdale, FL (KFLL) to Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ). ACA465 landed at 0123Z. No operational impact.

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