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.
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