Atran B738 near Moscow on Aug 15th 2021, unreliable airspeed

Last Update: August 16, 2021 / 20:37:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BFX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Atran-Aviatrans Cargo Airlines Boeing 737-800 freighter, registration VQ-BFX performing freight flight V8-9625 from Luxembourg (Luxembourg) to Moscow Vnukovo (Russia), was enroute at FL370 about to reach the top of descent when the crew reported inaccurate speed readings and began to deviate from their assigned flight level climbing about 400 feet above. The aircraft initiated the descent towards Moscow and landed safely on runway 24 about 25 minutes later.

Rosaviatsia reported the crew declared emergency reporting inaccurate speed readings at 13:14L (10:14Z).

The aircraft is still on the ground in Moscow about 34 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BFX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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