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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219349
Last updated: 12 January 2022
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Date:25-NOV-2018
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B736 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-6CT
Owner/operator:WestJet
Registration: C-GBWS
MSN: 34288/1931
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 81
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Calgary Airport, AB (CYYC) -   Canada
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Calgary Airport, AB (CYYC)
Destination airport:Kitchener/Waterloo Airport, ON (CYKF)
Narrative:
A Boeing 737-600 aircraft operated by WestJet Airlines, was conducting flight WS557 from Kitchener/Waterloo, ON (CYKF) to Calgary, AB (CYYC) with 5 crew members and 76 passengers on board. As the aircraft was taxiing into the arrival gate position on the lead in line at CYYC, a safety cone was ingested into the #1 engine (CFM International, CFM56-7B22). The flight crew immediately shut the engine down. There were no injuries to any ground personnel and
damage to the aircraft was limited to the #1 engine. The aircraft was removed form service for maintenance investigation.
The #1 engine was replaced with serviceable unit and the aircraft returned to service.

Sources:

TSB


Images:

Photo of C-GBWS courtesy AirHistory.net


Vancouver - International (CYVR / YVR)
26 May 2017; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

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