2005-08-12: TSB Update: A05A0099: The Piper PA-34 Seneca, registration N8107R, was on an IFR approach to land on Runway 23. When over the runway, the pilot initiated an overshoot and requested to conduct a circuit under special visual flight rules; cloud base 800 feet overcast with visibility at 10 NM. Approximately 40 minutes, after a successful second landing, the Airport Duty Manager advised the Halifax Tower controller that the aircraft had a prop strike in the vicinity of taxiway Charlie during the first landing attempt. Maintenance confirmed the all three blades on the right propeller are bent forward about 90 degrees, six inches from the tips. The propeller needs to be replaced and the engine inspected for damage
2005-08-08: N8107R Piper PA 34-200T Ayelet Aviation LLC, enroute from Pontiac (KPTK) to Halifax (CYHZ) after conducting an IFR approach and landing to runway 23 the pilot elected to lift off and join the circuit (S/VFR). When queried as to the reason, the pilot indicated he wasn't satisfied with the first landing. Approximately 40 minutes after the second landing, the Airport Duty Manager advised the tower that the aircraft's propeller had struck the runway in the vicinity of Charlie taxiway. The Airport Duty Manager is advising the TSB. The ceiling at the time was 800 overcast and the visibility was 10 miles. TSB Case Closed.


CADORS Number 2005A0531
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-08-06 - 01:12
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0099
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 59232-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA34 200T
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Propeller/rotor strike,Overshoot/missed approach

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