Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Summary

2000-07-18: GQQQ, PA44 departed Moncton runway 29 at 1626 and advised tower that he had to land runway 06. Advised shutting down left engine, no assitance required. Aircraft landed at 1630. No other aircraft involved. TSB Case closed . TSB file # A00A0066. Update: Company Maintenance reported that the engine remained at Maximum RPM after the left throttle cable broke during the Take Off. The Cable break was located within the control Pedestal area at the point where the Cable enters the housing. Update: Apr 20/2000. Maintenance indicated this was the first failure in this area of the control but have had cable failures in other areas. Also the first in-flight failure. An SDR will be submitted. UPDATE:. This engine shutdown, as a result of a broken throttle cable, was handled well by the instructor PIC, however he elected not to declare an emergency or request CFR stand by. It is recommended that in the event of an engine failure in a twin engine aircraft an emergency be declared to ensure the safety of the occupants should a control problem occur on landing.

Details


CADORS Number 2000A0206
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-04-18 - 16:26
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYQM
Aerodrome Name GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Moncton NB (CYQM)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GQQQ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner MONCTON FLIGHT COLLEGE INC.
Operator MONCTON FLIGHT COLLEGE INC. (763) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model PA44 180
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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