Westjet B737 near Winnipeg on Nov 16th 2022, one of the pilots briefly incapacitated

Last Update: November 22, 2022 / 20:36:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-661

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GWBN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-GWBN performing flight WS-661 from Toronto,ON to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 117 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 110nm east of Winnipeg,MB (Canada) when one of the pilots became briefly incapacitated. A pilot travelling as passenger was utilized as a precautionary measure while the aircraft diverted to Winnipeg for a safe landing on runway 18 about 25 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported: "The flight landed without incident and was met at the gate by EMS. The pilot was assessed and cleared to deadhead as a passenger to CYYC."
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GWBN
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
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ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
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Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-661

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GWBN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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