Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Summary

2003-06-13: The Boeing 737-700, C-FWBG operated by Westjet Airlines as flight WJA 580, was in descent from FL 410 for arrival at Winnipeg. Passing through FL 370, the aircraft encountered moderate turbulence from the wake of a Boeing 747 about 10 miles ahead. During the encounter the aircraft rolled 25 degrees right and then 25 degrees left; no injuries occurred.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0747
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-06-05 - 14:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 90 NM NW of Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0139
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Turbulence encounter
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FWBG | 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  Silhouette image of 737 7CT
737 7CT
Year Built 2003
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make CFM INTERNATIONAL
Engine Model  Silhouette image of CFM56-7B22
CFM56-7B22
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA 580
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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