Incident at Between Saskatoon, SK and Edmonton, AB

Summary

1999-03-08: While in cruise flight at FL 260 between Saskatoon and Edmonton, the B737 encountered light turbulence and the crew requested descent to FL 240. Shortly after, an encounter with severe turbulence threw a flight attendant into a seat area, injuring her tail bone, right leg and left arm. The flight attendant was relieved from further duty after arrival at Edmonon. OPI - System Safety

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0160
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1999-03-02 - 23:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Between Saskatoon, SK and Edmonton, AB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Turbulence encounter
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GGWJ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WESTJET
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 284
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Turbo fan
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Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Crew incapacitation,Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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