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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1532
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-76N
Registration: C-GLWS
MSN: 32581/1009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 109
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Thunder Bay Airport, ON -   Canada
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:YYZ
Destination airport:YQT
The Westjet Airlines Limited Boeing 737 aircraft (operating as WJA493) was concluding a scheduled IFR flight from Toronto Pearson (CYYZ) to Thunder Bay (CYQT). After landing, WJA493 taxiied off the edge of RWY 25 during a backtrack turn near the threshold of RWY 07. Thunder Bay airport closed to arrivals from 2027Z to 2236Z.



Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Feb 2008 C-GLWS Westjet 0 Ottawa Int. Airport, ON min


Photo of C-GLWS courtesy

Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
20 February 2011; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

03-Feb-2008 21:09 relax630 Added
04-Feb-2008 12:27 harro Updated
20-Jul-2008 03:13 Florian Updated

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