Incident at Clarenville NF


1999-03-08: CGLIR C152 on a solo cross country experienced a loss of engine RPM (engine did not fail). Aircraft landed at Clarenville. Nil injuries or aircraft damage. Update: The pilot applied carburetor heat, advised FSS that he was landing Clarenville. Full power returned just before landing. Maintenance could not determine the cause of the power loss. The atmospheric conditions were ideal for the formation of carburetor ice. TSB File # A99A0027 Update: Student pilot experienced apprx 300 RPM drop in cruise. Carb heat application restored RPM but pilot indicated engine ran rough and elected to land. Maintenance checked engine compression, spark plugs and fuel. No problems noted and run-up satisfactory. Engine performed normal on return flight to Gander.


CADORS Number 1999A0114
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-03-01 - 21:32
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Clarenville NF
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GLIR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 152
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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