Incident at 18 NM East of DIGBY, NS (CYID)


2015-03-05: TSB Report#A15A0006: The Atlantic Charters PA-34-200, C-GLLH, was on a flight from Halifax to Digby, Nova Scotia (CYID). When approximately 18 nm east of CYID, C-GLLH had a #2 engine (Lycoming LIO-360-C1E6) failure. The crew decided to divert to Saint John, New Brunswick where a single engine landing was conducted without further incident. Initial examination of the #2 engine revealed that the #1 cylinder had separated and continued to reciprocate causing substantial damage to the engine crankcase and various intake and exhaust manifold components


CADORS Number 2015A0165
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2015-01-22 - 22:40
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 18 NM East of DIGBY, NS (CYID)
TSB Occurrence Number A15A0006
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GLLH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Manan Air Services Inc.
Operator ATLANTIC CHARTERS (4114) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA-34-200
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model IO-360-C1E6
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart 703
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Engine failure

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