Westjet B737 near Toronto on Jun 19th 2016, strong fumes and haze in cabin

Last Update: June 30, 2016 / 19:43:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 19, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-2626

Aircraft Registration
C-GWBN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-GWBN performing flight WS-2626 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Saint Lucia (Saint Lucia) with 72 people on board, was climbing out of Toronto when a strong odour/strong fumes were noticed in the cabin associated with haze. The crew stopped the climb at about 10,000 feet reporting smoke in the cabin and returned to Toronto for a safe landing about 35 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance was unable to find any faults and returned the aircraft to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
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Canada
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
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ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
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Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 19, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-2626

Aircraft Registration
C-GWBN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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