Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

Summary

2003-02-11: Maintenance and Manufacturing advised WestJet reported that the APU malfunctioned possibly due to fuel control and/or ingnition problems. The APU was placed under MEL and the aircraft was dispatched. Further information from WestJet will follow regarding the cause of the malfunction when maintenance completes repairs on the unit.
2003-02-18: TSB reported that while the Boeing 737-200, C-GMWJ operating as WJA 15 from Saskatoon was taxiing after landing at Calgary ATC advised the crew that the APU was emitting a considerable amount of smoke. The APU was shut down, and Airport Firefighters responded. After inspecting the aircraft on the taxiway, and determining that everything was normal, the aircraft proceeded to the gate. It was reported that the APU malfunctioned possibly due to a fuel control and/or ingnition problems. The APU was placed under MEL and the aircraft was dispatched.
2003-02-10: After landing Calgary Tower observed an abnormal amount of smoke from the APU (Auxiliary Power Unit) of WJA 15, a B737-200 as the aircraft exited Runway 28. The crew advised that there were no indications of a problem in the cockpit. Emergency services were called but upon checking found nothing abnormal.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0183
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-02-08 - 22:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYC
Aerodrome Name CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Calgary
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0033
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 27471
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMWJ | 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 15
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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