Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

Summary

2003-06-20: WJA 163, a B737-200, was inbound to Calgary (YYC) from Saskatoon and 85 NM northeast of YYC when the crew commenced descent at 1613Z prior to receiving authorization from ATC. At 1613Z, the crew advised that they were in descent and then corrected it to a request for descent. An authorization for descent was issued, WJA 163 was already at FL 273.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0789
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-19 - 16:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYYC
Aerodrome Name CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 85 NM NE of Calgary
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 30043
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
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 737 201
737 201
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA 163
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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