Westjet B737 at Saskatoon on Apr 7th 2019, temporary runway excursion on landing

Last Update: April 30, 2019 / 20:19:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-602

Aircraft Registration
C-FXWJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

Airport ICAO Code
CYXE

A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-FXWJ performing flight WS-602 from Calgary,AB to Saskatoon,SK (Canada) with 131 passengers and 5 crew, was on an ILS approach to runway 09. During the flare the aircraft descended into a layer of fog, the crew lost sight of the runway surface, however maintained sight with the runway edge lights. The aircraft drifted to the right, the right main gear contacted and damaged three right runway edge lights before the crew corrected the drift, returned onto the runway center line and rolled out without further incident.

The Canadian TSB reported the visibility was reported 0.5 miles in fog, the RVR was 1800 feet. Maintenance discovered damage to the right hand tyres, replaced the right hand wheel assemblies, while airport staff replaced the runway edge lights.

Metars:
CYXE 080700Z 04004KT 330V060 1/4SM R09/2600FT/N FG VV002 01/01 A2981 RMK FG8 SLP113=
CYXE 080600Z 04007KT 1/4SM R09/1800FT/N FG VV002 01/01 A2978 RMK FG8 PRESRR SLP106=
CYXE 080537Z 05012KT 1/4SM R09/1400V2000FT/N FG VV002 01/01 A2976 RMK FG8 SLP098=
CYXE 080529Z 05012KT 1/2SM R09/3000VP6000FT/D FG VV002 01/01 A2975 RMK FG8 SLP097=
CYXE 080522Z 05010KT 3/4SM R09/P6000FT/D BR VV002 01/01 A2975 RMK FG8 SLP097=
CYXE 080516Z 04010G16KT 2SM BR BKN002 OVC130 01/01 A2975 RMK ST7AC1 SLP096=
CYXE 080500Z 04011KT 15SM SCT130 BKN240 02/01 A2974 RMK AC4CI2 SLP093=
CYXE 080400Z 10005KT 15SM FEW130 BKN240 04/01 A2972 RMK AC2CI3 SLP086=
CYXE 080300Z 02004KT 350V050 15SM VCSH SCT130 BKN240 08/01 A2970 RMK AC4CI3 SLP078=
CYXE 080200Z 02007KT 15SM VCSH BKN120 BKN240 09/03 A2968 RMK AC5CI2 SLP071=
CYXE 080100Z 35003KT 290V060 15SM VCSH SCT130 BKN240 12/M01 A2966 RMK AC4CI2 SLP063 DENSITY ALT 2000FT=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-602

Aircraft Registration
C-FXWJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

Airport ICAO Code
CYXE

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