Incident at THOMPSON MB (CYTH)


2001-07-05: UPDATE TSB reported that the pilot of the Quad City Challenger II/A was departing from Thompson on a test flight after an engine overhaul. The pilot noted that the engine produced rated rpm, but the aircraft took longer than normal to reach takeoff speed and had difficulty maintaining flying speed during climb and cruise. The pilot attempted a precautionary landing on a road but diverted the flight back to the airport after observing traffic on the road. After landing, the pilot noted that the propeller had been installed backwards.
2001-06-25: The pilot of C-IFWP, a Quad City ultralight, departed from Runway 23 at Thompson at 0343Z. Shortly after takeoff, the aircraft experienced a loss of engine power. The pilot did a low-level circuit and returned to the airport. Thompson fire department responded and the aircraft landed safely at 0349Z. TSB will be contacting the owner.


CADORS Number 2001C0675
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-06-23 - 03:49
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYTH
Aerodrome Name THOMPSON MB (CYTH)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Thompson
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0133
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 15939
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Advanced Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Advanced Ultralight
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Year Built 1998
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of BOMBARDIER ROTAX
Engine Model  Silhouette image of RECIPROCATING
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Declared emergency/priority,Engine - malfunction

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