Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Summary

2003-03-25: Update Maintenance & Manufacturing - Teardown inspection of the wheel revealed a 1/4 inch slit in the external diameter seam of the tube. This is an identical problem with a main wheel tube on another aircraft, a Cessna 310, a few days previous. Similar incidents with Moncton Flight College aircraft recently on 2 occasions. See Cadors No. 2003A0134. Tubes are of various sizes, all manufactured by Michelin and supplied to Moncton Flight College by Aviall. More SDR's will be submitted & supplier has contacted Michelin.
2003-03-18: A Pa31 vacated Runway 11 onto Taxiway Bravo. After entering Apron 2, the aircraft reported a flat tire.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0173
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-17 - 16:17
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYQM
Aerodrome Name GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28168
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FAPL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AERO PENINSULE LTEE
Operator AIR OPTIMA (8961) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31
PA31
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model TIO-540-A2B
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Blown tire/wheel failure

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