Westjet B738 near Calgary on Sep 1st 2014, loss of separation with remote controlled vehicle

Last Update: September 4, 2014 / 18:17:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1565

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GWSV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Westjet Boeing 737-800, registration C-GWSV performing flight WS-1565 from San Diego,CA (USA) to Calgary,AB (Canada), was on RNAV RNP Y17R approach to Calgary at 7000 feet between waypoints OVEBI and YC434, when the crew reported a remote controlled vehicle crossing their flight path at the same altitude in front of them. The crew continued the approach for a safe landing on Calgary's runway 17R a few minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported an unmanned aerial vehicle crossed the flight trajectory of the Westjet Boeing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GWSV
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
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1565

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GWSV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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