WestJet Flight Diverts to North Dakota due to Electrical Odor in Cabin

Monday, May 22, 2017
By George Hatcher

WestJet flight WS-1578 had to divert for an emergency landing in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on May 19th.

The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Calgary, Canada, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted due to a strong electrical odor in the cabin.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.

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