Westjet B738 at Calgary and Lethbridge on Jul 30th 2018, fuel emergency

Last Update: August 13, 2018 / 22:07:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 30, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1511

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FBWI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Westjet Boeing 737-800, registration C-FBWI performing flight WS-1511 from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 163 people on board, was on final approach to Calgary's runway 35R when the crew received an aural windshear alert and went around. The crew positioned for another approach to runway 35R but again received an aural windshear alert and went around. The crew consulted with dispatch and decided to divert to Lethbridge,AB (Canada). As the estimate was to arrive in Lethbridge with less than 3000 lbs of fuel remaining, the crew declared emergency. The aircraft landed safely in Lethbridge about 30 minutes after the second go around in Calgary.

The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft landed in Lethbridge with 3000lbs of fuel remaining.



Metars Calgary:
CYYC 310100Z 36014G21KT 15SM SCT080CB BKN120 BKN150 26/08 A3012 RMK CB4AC2AC1 DIST SH NW PRESRR SLP191 DENSITY ALT 5500FT=
CYYC 310000Z 12007KT 15SM BKN100CB BKN170 29/03 A3010 RMK CB5AC1 SLP183 DENSITY ALT 5900FT=
CYYC 302331Z 15005G19KT 110V190 15SM BKN086CB BKN150 30/03 A3009 RMK CB5AC2 SLP177 DENSITY ALT 5900FT=
CYYC 302316Z 18014G22KT 100V200 15SM TS BKN080CB 27/02 A3010 RMK CB6 PRESFR SLP182 DENSITY ALT 5600FT=
CYYC 302300Z 09027G39KT 360V110 15SM -TSRA BKN080CB 27/01 A3013 RMK CB7 SLP192 DENSITY ALT 5600FT=
CYYC 302248Z 03020G38KT 6SM -TSRA FU BKN086CB 28/03 A3013 RMK FU1CB6 SLP189 DENSITY ALT 5700FT=
CYYC 302223Z 01018KT 6SM TS FU BKN086CB 28/10 A3011 RMK FU1CB5 SLP184 DENSITY ALT 5700FT=
CYYC 302200Z 03013KT 6SM R35L/P6000V-3280800FT/N R29/P6000V-3280800FT/N R35R/P6000V-3280800FT/N FU SCT086CB 29/09 A3010 RMK FU1CB3 CB MOVG SE SLP178 DENSITY ALT 5900FT=
CYYC 302100Z 36006KT 340V070 6SM FU SCT095TCU 31/08 A3010 RMK FU1TCU2 SLP175 DENSITY ALT 6100FT=
CYYC 302000Z 33010G18KT 320V070 6SM FU FEW095 31/07 A3010 RMK FG1CU1 SLP175 DENSITY ALT 6100FT=
CYYC 301900Z 00000KT 6SM FU FEW084 30/09 A3011 RMK FU1CU1 CU TR SLP175 DENSITY ALT 5900FT=
CYYC 301800Z 18005KT 160V330 6SM FU FEW068 28/11 A3012 RMK FU2CU1 CU TR SLP181 DENSITY ALT 5700FT=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FBWI
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-8CT
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Aircraft registration data reproduced and distributed with the permission of the Government of Canada.

Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 30, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1511

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FBWI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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