Incident at SHOAL LAKE MB (Water) (CKB9)
2001-08-23: The pilot of C-FRMT, a float-equipped Cessna 180, was over the south end of Lake Manitoba enroute to Petersfield from Shoal Lake when the aircraft engine began to run very rough. The pilot reduced power as much as possible to a point where altitude could not be maintained. The engine continued to run extremely rough. The pilot declared an emergency and applied carburator heat, at which time he heard a loud backfire which also blew a cowling access panel off it's hinges. After that, the engine began to run smoothly and the pilot cancelled the emergency. The pilot returned to Shoal Lake to check the fuel and carburetor. He landed at 0036Z and departed at 0041Z for his destination and experienced no further problems.
2001-08-30: UPDATE TSB reported that the Cessna 180C was en route to Petersfield when the engine (Lycoming 0-470) began to sputter and lose power. The pilot reduced engine power and applied carburetor heat. A few seconds later, the engine backfired and engine power was restored. The pilot diverted the aircraft back to Shoal Lake for inspection, where he inspected the engine, ran it up and found no discrepencies. The aircraft then resumed operation and flew to Petersfield. The trip was uneventful and the aircraft landed safely.
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