​WestJet Flight 588 WJA588 — a Boeing 737-6CT with 112 persons on board — ran off the departure end of a landing runway at Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (CYUL) and into a grass area during a downpour. No one was injured, nor was the aircraft damaged. However, the incident shows that runway contamination can be quick and insidious. Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) found that pilots, in general, may want to rethink their approach to wet ...

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