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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212157
Last updated: 17 October 2018
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Date:14-JUN-2018
Time:ca 06:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-7CT (WL)
Owner/operator:WestJet
Registration: C-GWJT
C/n / msn: 40338/3529
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 61
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC/CYYC) -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC/CYYC)
Destination airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR)
Narrative:
WestJet flight WS113 returned to land at Calgary International Airport, Canada after the flight crew received an indication of a cargo hold fire.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-700, took off from runway 35L at 06:39 hours local time. The climb was arrested at 10,000 feet and the flight turned back to Calgary for a safe landing on runway 35R at 06:56 hours.
A TSB official told Canadian news outlet Global News that there was “significate heat occurring” in a passenger’s bag.

Sources:

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/medias-media/deploiement-deployment/aviation/2018/20180614.asp
https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/vancouver-bound-flight-makes-emergency-landing-at-calgary-airport-1.3973412
https://canadanewsmedia.ca/2018/06/14/westjet-flight-makes-emergency-landing-at-calgary-airport/
TSB


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2018 19:19 harro Added
14-Jun-2018 19:41 harro Updated [Photo, ]
15-Jun-2018 05:44 harro Updated [Operator, Narrative]
24-Jun-2018 15:53 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source]

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