WestJet Flight Grounded After Incident

Posted by on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A woman on board a WestJet flight was taken to hospital after being exposed to de-icing fluid.

The flight was departing Calgary from Houston.

In a statement WestJet says that crews were de-icing the aircraft when the fluid got into the air conditioning system and smoke appeared in the cabin.

The woman was taken to hospital in what is described as non-life threatening conditions.

There was no harm to any passengers, as a percaution they booked passengers on another flight.



The Team

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