Jet Airways B738 near Delhi on Sep 10th 2017, loss of communication

Last Update: September 10, 2017 / 22:07:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 10, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
9W-2264

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-JFN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Jet Airways Boeing 737-800, registration VT-JFN performing flight 9W-2264 from Kolkata to Delhi (India), was descending towards Delhi when radio communication was lost. The crew set the according transponder code descending through about FL180. ATC exhausted their options to reach the aircraft via other channels and relay through other aircraft and continued to monitor the aircraft via radar ensuring that every other traffic was out of their way and the runway they were approaching was clear. Just prior to landing communication was restored by the crew, and the aircraft landed safely on Delhi's runway 29.

The airline confirmed the crew temporarily lost radio communication with ATC, both crew and ATC followed the related procedures.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 10, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
9W-2264

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-JFN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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