Westjet B737 near Winnipeg on Jun 23rd 2019, odour and haze in cabin

Last Update: July 8, 2019 / 20:52:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-662

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FWSK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-FWSK performing flight WS-662 from Calgary,AB to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 134 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL390 about 40nm west of Winnipeg,MB (Canada) when an acrid odour developed in the cabin, haze was noticed. The flight crew worked the related smoke/fumes removal checklist and decided to divert to Winnipeg. The haze and odour dissipated after the checklist was completed. The aircraft landed safely in Winnipeg about 20 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance determined a malfunctioning recirculation fan was the source of the odour and haze.
Aircraft Registration Data
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C-FWSK
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-7CT
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
Year of Manufacture
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-662

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FWSK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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