Westjet B738 near Salt Lake City on Nov 13th 2015, turbulence injures flight attendant

Last Update: November 19, 2015 / 22:35:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1484

Aircraft Registration
C-GKWJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Westjet Boeing 737-800, registration C-GKWJ performing flight WS-1484 from Edmonton,AB (Canada) to Palm Springs,CA (USA) with 128 people on board, was enroute at FL350 in contact with Salt Lake Area Control Center when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to a flight attendant, who was unable to continue duties. The aircraft continued to Palm Springs for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported that Edmonton Flight Information Center had issued Significant Meteorologic Information indicating turbulence due to mountain wave activity and reported moderate turbulence between FL370 and FL390. The Westjet crew reported moderate turbulence at FL350 to Salt Lake Area Control Center. The flight attendant received minor injuries in the turbulence encounter but was unable to continue duties.
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C-GKWJ
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Aircraft Model / Type
737-8CT
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1484

Aircraft Registration
C-GKWJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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