Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

Summary

2003-01-27: WJA 45, a B737, had an indication of fire in a wheel well at about 2 miles final for Runway 12 at Edmonton. ERS responded and checked the aircraft in Taxiway A2. No fire was present and the flight proceeded to the main ramp.
2003-01-28: UPDATE TSB reported that WJA 45, a Boeing 737-200 was on approach to Edmonton International in IMC conditions. One minute after the landing gear was extended, and approximately two miles from touchdown, the wheel well fire warning light and bell activated. The flight crew completed the emergency checklist, landed the aircraft without further incident, and shut the engines down on the first available taxiway. AFF crews carried out an external inspection of the wheel well and found no evidence of smoke or fire. Maintenance personnel subsequently determined that a fire detection system connector had shorted. They replaced the connector and returned the aircraft to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0103
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-24 - 19:15
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
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0011
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 27200
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FAWJ | 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 737 281
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model JT8D-17
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA 45
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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