Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2003-07-31: Maintenance and manufacturing 2003-07-29 - Cadors # 2003A0417:The Engine was shut down due to vibration, strange noise & oil seeping from cowling. The initial inspection revealed the #1 cylinder connecting rod had broken and punctured the crankcase in 3 places. Service Difficulty Report # 20030729006 has been submitted and will be updated following a report from the engine overhaul shop.
2003-07-29: CME118, a PA31 from Bangor to Saint John experienced an engine failure and diverted to Fredericton. The aircraft landed safely at 1949Z.
2003-07-30: TSB - Update - 2003-07-29 - A03A0087: While IFR at 9000 feet en route from Bangor to Saint John, the left engine (Lycoming TIO 540 J2BD - TSO 1420 hrs) on the PA-31-350 failed. The crew secured the engine, declared an emergency and diverted to Fredericton, the nearest airport 35 nm to the east. The crew conducted a successful single-engine landing at Fredericton. Firefighting vehicles were on standby. The operator reports that a connecting rod had failed. They will be submitting an SDR to Transport Canada.
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