Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

Summary

2020-04-09: After departing Runway 35L at 2034Z, a WestJet Boeing 737-8CT (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.
2020-04-20: UPDATE TSB Report #A20W0025: The WestJet Boeing 737-800, C-FUMF, was operating as WJA1516 from Calgary, AB (CYYC) to Phoenix, AZ (KPHX). Shortly after takeoff from CYYC, the cabin crew notified the captain that there was an acrid smell in the cabin. The flight crew declared an emergency and diverted to return to CYYC. WJA1516 landed uneventfully on Runway 35L. The aircraft stopped on the runway, where it was met by ARFF. After ARFF determined that there were no signs of smoke or fire, the aircraft returned to the gate. Company maintenance inspected the aircraft and found no smell of fumes. The aircraft was serviced by maintenance the previous night, including an engine borescope inspection.

Details


CADORS Number 2020C1110
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transportation Safety Board of 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 A20W0025
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 263170-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FUMF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Westjet
Operator WESTJET (8893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737-8CT
Year Built 2014
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make CFM INTERNATIONAL
Engine Model CFM56-7B27/E
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 'Smoke/fumes - aircraft','Declared emergency/priority','Diversion'

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