Incident at Moncton


2000-03-15: C-GSJF PA38 experienced a loss of power shortly after departure in Moncton on runway 29. Pilot declared an emergency and turned around to land on runway 11 without further incident. Update From Maintenance and Manufacturing : On takeoff, the pilot of the PA38 C-GSJF heard a loud bang followed by a loss of power and immediately landed. Maintenance found the lower spark plug " blown away " from the #2 cylinder. Initial investigation revealed that the spark plug threaded insert was also damaged and necessitated the replacement of the cylinder. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 2000A0137
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-03-14 - 11:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Moncton
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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 GSJF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA38 112
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Declared emergency/priority

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