Incident at In the vicinity of: VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)


2021-01-07: A WestJet Boeing 737-800 (C-GRTB/WJA136) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Calgary, AB (CYYC), while climbing through 19000, experienced a brief laser illumination of the flight deck. No operational impact.


CADORS Number 2021P0012
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2021-01-07 - 0326 Z
Day or Night? night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, In the vicinity of: VANCOUVER INTL BC (CYVR)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 270465-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GRTB | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Westjet
Operator WESTJET (8893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model  Silhouette image of 737-800
Year Built 2016
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Model CFM56-7B27/E
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA136
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Laser interference'

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