Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)
2015-05-12: UPDATE: TSB Report#A15A0023: The Cougar Helicopter Sikorsky-92A (registration C-GMCH) was in the hover preparing to depart runway 29 in St John's (CYYT) when the crew noted a rise in the TGT temperature and heard two rapid "pops". The number 2 engine, a GE CT7-8A had failed, the aircraft was landed and taxied back to the hangar. The deswirl exhaust duct P/N 6043T2G05 separated from the aircraft and was recovered showing ground impact damage. There was no damage to the airframe and the engine will be replaced.
2015-05-12: A Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92A (C-GMCH / CH181) on a local flight from St. John's, NL (CYYT) was given takeoff clearance from Runway 29. Shortly after, the pilot advised of an engine failure before the aircraft had lifted off. Pilot requested a taxi clearance back to the ramp with no assistance required. Pilot asked tower to watch for possible smoke as a precautionary. Nothing unusual was noticed on the taxi. Shortly after, the tower learned that a part of the airframe was missing from aircraft. A field search found missing part just north of Runway 29 on the grass. Tower was not informed which part it was. An Exploits Valley Air Services aircraft (EV7624) was delayed landing by about 7 minutes due to search for the missing aircraft part on the runway.
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