Westjet B737 near Vancouver on Feb 4th 2013, chicken or tyre?

Last Update: February 14, 2013 / 22:30:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 4, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-434

Destination
Edmonton, 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-434 from Vancouver,BC to Edmonton,AB (Canada), was climbing out of Vancouver when the crew observed an odour in the cabin and suspected a tyre had blown on departure. The flight was continued to Edmonton, about 180nm before Edmonton the crew advised ATC of the suspected blown tyre and requested emergency services on stand by. The aircraft landed safely about 30 minutes after advising ATC, emergency services found no anomaly with the tyres.

The Canadian TSB reported a maintenance inspection revealed the left hand engine had ingested a bird, which became source of the odour.
Aircraft Registration Data
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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
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Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 4, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-434

Destination
Edmonton, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GWBN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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