Incident at KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)


2019-11-27: A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKWE/WEN3208) on a flight from Kamloops, BC (CYKA) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) commenced take-off roll Runway 09 and then rejected the take-off approximately 10 seconds later at 1414Z. No impact to operations.
2019-12-04: UPDATE from Flight Operations: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. At approximately 40 knots, the crew observed an amber caution light and rejected the take-off. After consulting with maintenance, they taxied back to the gate.


CADORS Number 2019P3271
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transport Canada
Occurred At 2019-11-27 - 1418 Z
Day or Night? night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYKA
Aerodrome Name KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, KAMLOOPS BC (CYKA)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 259010-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transport Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Abrupt manoeuvre

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GKWE | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Westjet Encore Ltd.
Operator WESTJET ENCORE LTD (17903) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC-8-402
Year Built 2017
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW150A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WEN3208
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Mechanical/technical malfunction of aircraft - other','Rejected take-off'

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