Incident at Lac Du Bonnet, Manitoba


1997-04-01: The aircraft was on a VFR flight plan from Red Lake, Ontario to Gladstone, Manitoba. The pilot began to experience a prop vibration, 17 miles northeast of Lac Du Bonnet. He diverted to Lac Du Bonnet and landed safely at 1721Z. The pilot inspected the prop and found a portion of the spinner had broken off which caused the vibration. The pilot believes that ice in the bottom of the spinner may have caused the spinner to break. The pilot removed the spinner and departed and continued to his destination without further incident.


CADORS Number 1995C0442
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-12-09 - 17:02
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Lac Du Bonnet, Manitoba
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA-28-140
Year Built 1968
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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