Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)


2003-06-18: TSB Update - 2003-06-12 - A03A0060: N790AA, a Beech BE36 departed runway 29 at St. John's en route to Santa Maria, Azores Islands on a ferry flight and had been cleared to turn left on course. During the left turn, the engine (Continental IO-550- B) stopped. The pilot informed the St. John's tower controller of the engine stoppage and requested and received a clearance to land on runway 34; the controller also activated the alarm for the AFF. The aircraft landed safely at 0730 NDT and exited the runway on a service road with AFF standing by. The aircraft was inspected and it was discovered that the fuel selector valve was positioned incorrectly. AFF personnel assisted the pilot to push the aircraft back onto the runway after which the pilot started the engine and requested and received taxi clearance to runway 29. The aircraft departed runway 29 for Santa Maria and exited Canadian airspace without further incident.
2003-06-04: A BE36 was departing Runway 29 in St. John's and was en route to Santa Maria (LPAZ). Shortly after take-off while in a left turn, the engine failed. The aircraft accomplished a successful forced landing on Runway 34 at 1000Z. It was reported that the engine failure was caused by a fuel valve, which was not seated properly. The valve was fixed and the aircraft departed again at 1020Z for Santa Maria.


CADORS Number 2003A0297
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-04 - 09:55
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYT
Aerodrome Name ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, St. John's
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0060
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 29651
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner PIKE A J
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model 36
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
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 Engine failure,Diversion

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