Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

Summary

1996-11-25: While Westjet 143 was in the loading process, a family dispute erupted. A female passenger suggested to her parents and boyfriend that she had a bomb stowed in her suitcase. The woman was arrested. The aircraft was deplaned and immediately pushed back to a safe area where airport officials conducted a complete search of the aircraft and luggage. No bomb was found. The aircraft was re-dispatched and departed for Vancouver with a crew of 5 and 73 passengers on board.

Details


CADORS Number 1996C0509
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-11-24 - 16:45
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYEG
Aerodrome Name EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GWJG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Westjet
Operator WESTJET (8893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 275
Year Built 1972
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA143
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Security acts

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