Westjet B736 at Calgary on Mar 17th 2020, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: March 23, 2020 / 20:39:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 17, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-493

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GXWJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-600

ICAO Type Designator
B736

A Westjet Boeing 737-600, registration C-GXWJ performing flight WS-493 from Winnepeg,MB to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 37 people on board, was descending from FL400 through about FL290 towards Calgary when the aircraft lost cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks deployed and the cabin altitude warning activated. The crew increased the descent and advised ATC, however, without declaring PAN or Mayday. The aircraft landed safely in Calgary about 20 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the outflow valve as well as the passenger oxygen generators and returned the aircraft to service.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 17, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-493

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GXWJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-600

ICAO Type Designator
B736

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