Westjet B738 near Vancouver on Apr 9th 2012, pressurization problem

Last Update: May 4, 2012 / 22:15:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 9, 2012

Flight number
WS-1862

Aircraft Registration
C-GZWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Westjet Boeing 737-800, registration C-GZWS performing flight WS-1862 from Vancouver,BC (Canada) to Honolulu,HI (USA), was about 80nm west of Vancouver when the crew reported pressurization problems requiring them to return to Vancouver. The aircraft entered a holding to burn off fuel for 2 hours and landed safely on Vancouver's runway 26R about 2:45 hours after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration C-GWRG reached Honolulu with a delay of 5.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GZWS
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-8CT
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
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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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 9, 2012

Flight number
WS-1862

Aircraft Registration
C-GZWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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