Westjet B738 over Pacific on Nov 13th 2014, fumes in cockpit

Last Update: November 17, 2014 / 21:35:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 13, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1865

Aircraft Registration
C-GAWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Westjet Boeing 737-800, registration C-GAWS performing flight WS-1865 (dep Nov 12th) from Honolulu,HI (USA) to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 155 people on board, was enroute at FL350 over the Pacific Ocean about 550nm northeast of Honolulu when the crew decided to return to Honolulu due to fumes on the flightdeck, nothing was noticed in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely back in Honolulu about 85 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported that numerous ground and taxi tests were conducted by maintenance but nothing was found. About 16 hours after landing the aircraft was ferried to Vancouver as flight WS-8984 where further tests were conducted again without any finding. The aircraft was returned to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GAWS
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
Nov 13, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1865

Aircraft Registration
C-GAWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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