Westjet Encore DH8D at Calgary on Jun 4th 2024, hard landing

Last Update: June 26, 2024 / 20:29:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
WS-3627

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FWEW

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

Airport ICAO Code
CYYC

A Westjet Encore de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-FWEW performing flight WS-3627 from Portland,OR (USA) to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 71 people on board, landed on Calgary's runway 29 at (22:44Z) however was not aligned with the runway axis and touched down at +2.47G. The aircraft rolled out without further incident.

The aircraft continued service until and including Jun 6th 2024 for a total of 8 sectors before the aircraft was taken out of service until Jun 22nd 2024.

The Canadian TSB reported: "During the landing on Runway 29 in CYYC, the aircraft touched down with a recorded vertical acceleration of 2.47 g with the longitudinal axis of the aircraft not aligned with the runway track. Company maintenance completed a Phase 2 inspection on the aircraft, and subsequently replaced the right-hand main landing gear assembly due to the side load experienced during the landing." The TSB rated the occurrence an accident but did not open an investigation after initial data collection (Class 5 occurrence).

Metars:
CYYC 050000Z 27020G30KT 40SM FEW081 17/M03 A2949 RMK AC1 SLP000 DENSITY ALT 5200FT=
CYYC 042300Z 28018G28KT 40SM FEW084 18/M03 A2950 RMK AC2 SLP999 DENSITY ALT 5300FT=
CYYC 042200Z 29016G29KT 40SM FEW090 19/M04 A2948 RMK AC1 SLP987 DENSITY ALT 5400FT=
CYYC 042100Z 27021G30KT 40SM FEW090 18/M05 A2949 RMK AC2 SLP992 DENSITY ALT 5300FT=
CYYC 042000Z 27019G31KT 250V310 40SM FEW090 SCT300 18/M04 A2950 RMK AC1CI2 SLP996 DENSITY ALT 5300FT=
CYYC 041900Z 30020G28KT 240V310 40SM FEW085 17/M03 A2952 RMK AC1 SLP002 DENSITY ALT 5200FT=
CYYC 041800Z 27018G30KT 40SM FEW050 FEW120 16/M04 A2953 RMK SC1AC1 SC TR AC TR ACSL ASOCTD SLP005 DENSITY ALT 5100FT=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FWEW
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Bombardier
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Aircraft registration data reproduced and distributed with the permission of the Government of Canada.

Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
WS-3627

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FWEW

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

Airport ICAO Code
CYYC

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