Incident at Wabush NF


2000-01-07: CME106 PA31 taxiied for IFR departure at 0020z. Aircraft advised returning to the ramp. FSS observed one Engine Shutdown on the right side of the aircraft. Pilot advised the Ice Crystals in the fuel had caused a power loss. No other impact on airport operations. TSB Case Closed. Update: During run up with an extremely cold engine it backfired and the pilot shut it down and taxied back to the ramp area.


CADORS Number 1999A0720
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-12-31 - 00:25
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Wabush NF
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 GIIZ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator PRINCE EDWARD AIR LTD. (6179) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CME106
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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