Incident at NORWAY HOUSE MB (CYNE)

Summary

2003-08-25: UPDATE TSB reported that the Piper PA-31-350 aircraft, registration C-GMOB was on a VFR flight from Thompson to Winnipeg. While enroute, the left engine (Lycoming T10 540) lost all power. The crew secured the engine and elected to divert to Norway House where the aircraft landed safely. The operator advised that the engine sustained a crankshaft failure.
2003-08-20: The pilot of C-GMOB a PA-31 on a VFR flight from Thompson to Winnipeg with a stop in Pikwitonei, contacted Winnipeg FSS while 25 NM east of Norway House and advised he had experienced a left engine failure and was diverting to Norway House, ETA 21:02Z (2SOB & 550 lbs. fuel). C-GMOB landed safely at 21:07Z.
2003-08-22: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing advised that the company Quality Control Manager reported that the crankshaft had sheared between the 2nd and 3rd cylinder rows. When queried if the engine had experienced a prop strike at some time, the Quality Manager believed that the left prop had struck a computer case on the ramp at St. Andrews some time ago.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C1176
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-19 - 20:49
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYNE
Aerodrome Name NORWAY HOUSE MB (CYNE)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Norway House
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0220
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 31757
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMOB | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner FAST AIR LTD.
Operator FAST AIR LTD. (4701) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of TIO-540-J2BD
TIO-540-J2BD
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Diversion

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