Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

Summary

2020-03-24: After departing Runway 35L at 2034Z, a WestJet Boeing 737-800 (WJA1516) from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Phoenix, AZ (KPHZ) requested to level at 10,000 feet due to the smell of an electrical fire. WJA1516 subsequently declared an emergency and landed Runway 35L at 2046Z. Runway 35L was closed until 2054Z due to WJA1516 remaining on the runway. Minimal impact on operations.

Details


CADORS Number 2020C1110
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2020-03-21 - 2036 Z
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 INTL AB (CYYC)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 263170-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact),System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Westjet
Operator WESTJET (8893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model  Silhouette image of 737-800
737-800
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA1516
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Electrical problem','Fire - aircraft (cockpit,cargo or passenger area)','Declared emergency/priority','Diversion'

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