Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)


2005-07-18: Update Maintenance and Manufacturing: Engine was running rough, second incident with this engine in 3 weeks. (see 2005A0410). Maintenance discovered ferrous metal in oil filter that was traced to a camshaft lobe and valve tappet. The engine has been removed.
2005-07-18: TSB Update: A05A0085: The Piper Navajo aircraft was on a private IFR business flight from Pennfield Ridge NB, to Charlottetown PEI. West of Saint John (CYSJ) the pilot noticed a high temperature indication on the #3 cylinder of the left engine (LYCOMING J2BD TIO-540 serial #L-335061A TSO 924.1 Sept 28 1999). The pilot reduced power to the left engine, reported the left engine problem to ATC, and requested a diversion to CYSJ. The aircraft landed at CYSJ with both engines operating, and with AFF on standby at 1659. This engine had a power loss on June 24, 2005. In that case the #1 cylinder had low compression and was replaced (A05A0069).
2005-07-13: C-FMGC Piper PA31 enroute from Pennfield (A177) to Charlottetown (CYYG). Aircraft reported left engine problem and diverted to CYSJ (Saint John), said no assistance required. Saint John FSS given estimate and FSS advised AFF. AFF on standby at 1951Z. Aircraft landing safely at 1959Z. RCC advised. TSB Case Closed.


CADORS Number 2005A0463
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-07-12 - 19:50
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYSJ
Aerodrome Name SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, West of CYSJ
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0085
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 58183-V1
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 Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of TIO-540-J2BD
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Engine - malfunction

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