Westjet B738 near Denver on May 14th 2017, engine flamed out and restarted

Last Update: May 16, 2017 / 22:36:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 14, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1119

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GJWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Westjet Boeing 737-800, registration C-GJWS performing flight WS-1119 from Las Vegas,NV (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 163 people on board, was enroute at FL350 near Denver,CO (USA) when the left hand engine (CFM56) rolled back to about 50% N1 and flamed out. The crew initiated a descent to FL310. Before the crew could work the related checklists the engine restarted automatically. The crew decided to continue the flight at FL310 and landed safely at the destination.

The Canadian TSB reported following the engine flameout and landing in Toronto maintenance performed BITE tests and discovered three fault codes related to the fuel filter. The filter however was found serviceable and free of debris. Maintenance replaced the #1 hydromechanical unit, performed a high power engine run and returned the aircraft to service.
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Date of Registration
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Aircraft Model / Type
737-8CT
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
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
May 14, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-1119

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GJWS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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