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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73727
 
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Date:29-MAR-2010
Time:10:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8CT (WL)
Owner/operator:WestJet
Registration: C-GWWJ
MSN: 35080/2524
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 158
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Vancouver International Airport (CYVR/YVR) -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vancouver International Airport - CYVR
Destination airport:Honolulu International Airport - PHNL
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Aborted takeoff of WestJet flight WJA1862 - unspecified technical problems. Two blown tires of the right main-gear.

Sources:

https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/89617982.html
https://bc.ctvnews.ca/scary-moments-for-westjet-passengers-in-vancouver-1.496841
http://weather.aviation.ca/content/view/8589/117/
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.theprovince.com/Aborted+takeoff+blows+tires+jolts+passengers/2740868/story.html]
http://en.video.canoe.tv/archive/category/news/tire-problem-forces-westjet-flight-back-to-vancouver/59840073001
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Vancouver+Hawaii+Westjet+aircraft+trouble+takeoff/2740268/story.html]

http://www.airliners.net/photo/WestJet/Boeing-737-8CT/1647719/L (photo)


Images:

Photo of C-GWWJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
20 May 2017; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2010 21:03 Philly Added
31-Mar-2010 23:06 Anon. Updated [Registration]
01-Apr-2010 05:11 RobertMB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]

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