Westjet B737 near Toronto on Sep 12th 2013, first officer incapacitated

Last Update: September 18, 2013 / 20:13:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 12, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-2773

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FKWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Westjet Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration C-FKWS performing flight WS-2773 from Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 95 people on board, was enroute at FL400 about 120nm southsoutheast of Buffalo,NY (USA) VOR when the first officer became unable to continue duties. The captain declared emergency and requested direct to Toronto, where the aircraft landed safely about 30 minutes later. The aircraft was expedited to the gate, where medical services awaited the aircraft and provided assistance to the first officer, who was then taken to a hospital.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FKWS
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-76N
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
Sep 12, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-2773

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FKWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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