2005-07-22: CFYDT, Piper PA11S, enroute from Charlottetown (CYYG) to Woodstock (CCD3) a NORDO (no TX), no transponder, filed a VFR CYYG to CCD3 with YHZ FIC. Pilot phoned on cell phone (450-780-3105) to arrange departure and receive advisory at approx 1340. Aircraft departed RWY21 at 1350. At approx 1355, pilot phoned on cell phone to say he was having engine problems and would like to return to CYYG. He advised that he was a few minutes out. Due to difficulty in communications with the pilot, it was difficult to determine if the problem was an emergency or not and the pilot's actual position and intentions. Moncton ACC had cleared JZA8320 for RWY 03. Advised Moncton of situation and requested to send JZA8320 back for a hold until the situation was sorted out. Located CFYDT visually off the end of RWY 10 and asked if he was able to land on RWY 10. Pilot agreed and landed at 1403Z with no difficulty. Advised center and regular operations resumed. At 1534Z pilot phoned and advised problem was with 'spark plugs'. He said he had cleaned them and re-filed Flight Plan for CCD3. He departed at 1538Z. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 2005A0485
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-07-21 - 13:55
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYG
Geographic Location Prince Edward Island, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 58609-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 PA11S
Year Built 1948
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model C-90-8F
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Engine - malfunction

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