Incident at High Level, AB


1997-05-21: C-FWTA was performing left-hand circuits on Runway 13 when the pilot declared an emergency just SE of the airport due to a loss in engine power. He stated his intention to make a forced landing in a field, but the a/c regained enough power for him to make a 180 degree turn and land on Runway 31 without further incident. Cause of the power loss was a failed manifold.


CADORS Number 1997C0278
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-05-20 - 16:58
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, High Level, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

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

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