Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

Summary

2003-09-02: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that during taxi out to Runway 34 and holding at bay 34, a the crew of a U.S. carrier reported seeing smoke coming from one of aircraft #750's engines. It is uncertain who called the fire trucks. Maintenance Control had a crew do a 'confidence run' - both flight deck and ground (fire dept.) reported all OK. No smoke present - only breather mist from both engines. The aircraft departed with no further incidents to report.
2003-08-29: WJA 901, a B737-200, taxied to position on Runway 34 at Calgary and two aircraft in the sequence reported what appeared to be smoke from it's left engine. WJA 901 taxied off the runway. CFR was called and responded. No operational impact. TSB reported that the a/c was returned to the gate, where maintenance examined it and could find no faults. It is suspected that the smoke was exhaust from an oil breather tube. The flight then departed without incident.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C1234
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-29 - 01:10
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, Calgary
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 31982
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FLWJ | 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 2Q8
Year Built 1984
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model JT8D-15
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA 901
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident

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