Incident at 40 NM east of Goose Bay.


1997-01-02: The PA32 was out of St.John's enroute to Goose Bay when the pilot reported a rough running engine. The pilot then diverted and landed safely in St. Anthony at 1518z. TSB evaluating. **UPDATE** Corrections to details. The aircraft N9277B was 40 NM east of Charlottetown enroute from Bangor to St. John's when the engine started to run rough. The pilot reported he suspected water in the fuel. The pilot requested and received clearance for a diversion to Sydney where the aircraft landed withut further incident at 1118 AST. After the aircraft landed the pilot was observed inspecting the aircraft, he then filed an IFR flight plan for St. John's and the aircraft departed at 1205 AST. No further problems were encountered on the flight from Sydney to St. John's TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1996A0908
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-12-30 - 15:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 40 NM east of Goose Bay.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
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
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA32 300
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N9277B
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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