DCA05WA073
DCA05WA073

An Air Canada Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2D15, tail number C-FBJZ, was operating as flight JZA8501 from Houston, Texas to Calgary, Alberta Canada, experienced a stick shaker event while at flight level 400 and in the vicinity of the US/Canada border. The airplane experienced a loss of airspeed and the flight crew pitched the nose down to maintain airspeed. The stick shaker and an aural stall warning sounded. The descent was arrested at flight level 380. One passenger struck their head on the overhead bins during the descent maneuver. The Transportation Safety Board Canada is investigating and the Safety Board has provided a US accredited representative.

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