Westjet B737 at Vancouver on Jan 24th 2013, bird strike

Last Update: January 30, 2013 / 22:08:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-628

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FWSV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-FWSV performing flight WS-628 from Vancouver,BC to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 116 passengers and 5 crew, was climbing through about 1100 feet out of Vancouver's runway 08R when a bird impacted the aircraft, the crew noticed abnormal indications for the left hand engine (CFM56), stopped the climb at 9000 feet and entered a hold to burn off fuel. The aircraft landed safely back on runway 08R about 30 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported abnormal engine indications for the #1 engine following the bird strike at 1100 feet.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FWSV
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
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-628

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FWSV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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