Westjet B737 near Calgary on Nov 5th 2012, turbulence injures flight attendant

Last Update: November 8, 2012 / 20:52:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 5, 2012

Classification
Accident

Flight number
WS-538

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FUWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-FUWS performing flight WS-538 from Victoria,BC to Calgary,AB (Canada), was descending through 10,000 feet towards Calgary at about 09:00L (16:00Z) when the crew requested emergency services to meet the aircraft due to a crew member injured by turbulence. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 34 about 10 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported a cabin crew member had received injuries as result of turbulence enroute.
Aircraft Registration Data
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C-FUWS
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Canada
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
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ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
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Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 5, 2012

Classification
Accident

Flight number
WS-538

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FUWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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