Incident at Bangor, 40 nm s, Maine, USA
2003-09-24: Update - Maintenance and Manufacturing - Cadors No.: 2003A0552 The left hand Engine was shut down due to a loud unusual noise. Maintenance determined an engine cylinder was loose due to sheared hold down studs. The cylinder tipped upward breaking and seperating the exhaust. This was the cause of the noise. Engine shop personnel have been contacted to assist in repair & determine the cause. An SDR will be issued.
2003-09-25: TSB - A03F0166: C-GILV, a Manan Air Services Piper PA-31 was en route from Portland, Maine, to Saint John, NB, when the pilot noticed a gradual drop in manifold pressure. Shortly after this, he noticed a banging sound coming from the number one engine and elected to shut down the engine (Lycoming TIO-540-A2C, narrow-deck). The pilot advised ATC no assistance was required and the aircraft landed safely at Saint John 1231 ADT without further incident. Upon inspection, it was revealed that a cylinder bolt had failed. The cylinder was inspected and deemed serviceable. All the cylinder bolts on the failed cylinder were replaced and the aircraft has been returned to service.
2003-09-19: On Hand-Off from Boston center to Moncton Center it was advised that a PA31 owned by Manan Air en route from Brunswick (KNHZ) to Saint John had an engine shut down. The information was then passed on to the Saint John FSS. The pilot advised that no assistance was required. The aircraft landed in Saint John at 1531Z. TSB - Case Closed - More to Follow
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