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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228179
Last updated: 9 March 2020
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Time:16:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8CT (WL)
Registration: C-GVWA
C/n / msn: 39088
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 163
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Calgary, AB -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC/CYYC)
Destination airport:Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ)
The WestJet Boeing 737-800, operating as WS660, was on a flight from Calgary (CYYC) to Toronto (CYYZ). During take-off the flight crew observed engine indications that would suggest a bird strike. The crew elected to return to CYYC, declared an emergency, and landed safely shortly thereafter; ARFF was in attendance for the landing. Company maintenance observed damage to the fan blades on the #1 engine ((CFM56-7B27/E).


Revision history:

13-Aug-2019 19:54 harro Added
14-Aug-2019 18:09 The2ndBaron Updated [Embed code, Damage]
21-Aug-2019 19:31 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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