Westjet B738 near Thunder Bay on May 29th 2014, fuel imbalance

Last Update: June 3, 2014 / 20:49:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-235

Destination
Winnipeg, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FGWJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-FGWJ performing flight WS-235 from Ottawa,ON to Winnipeg,MB (Canada) with 114 people on board, was enroute at FL310 about 150nm east of Thunder Bay,ON (Canada) when the crew detected a fuel imbalance and further noticed that the circuit breaker for the fuel cross feed had tripped, both engines were supplied from the left hand fuel tank. The crew worked the related checklists, requested priority and diverted to Thunder Bay for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported the cross feed actuator was identified faulty. The actuator was replaced.
Aircraft Registration Data
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C-FGWJ
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-7CT
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
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Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-235

Destination
Winnipeg, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FGWJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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