Incident at Thompson, MB


1999-05-25: The pilot of C-GMSF, a Piper Seneca with 2 passengers, reported on approach to Thompson that he had shut down one engine. The pilot advised that ERS was not required and the flight landed without further incident at 1517Z. The nature of the engine problem is not known. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing UPDATE TSB reported that the pilot noticed smoke emanating from the right engine cowling, so he secured the engine, advised FSS and carried out a single-engine landing at Thompson. Maintenance found an oil leak at the rear of the engine and noted that oil had contacted the exhaust system. UPDATE M. & M. reported that a fitting between the magnetos (just below the vacuum pump), on the accessory case of the right engine had come loose and fell out . The engine oil then leaked out onto the turbocharger and the pilot shut the engine down due to smoke. The fitting was re-installed in Thompson with thread locking compound. Total loss of oil was estimated at 3 litres. The operator agreed to submit an SDR.


CADORS Number 1999C0372
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-05-19 - 15:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Thompson, MB
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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 GMSF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA34 200T
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 Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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