American B738 at Queretaro on May 3rd 2023, loss of communication on approach

Last Update: May 9, 2023 / 21:23:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 3, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-878

Aircraft Registration
N969AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N969AN performing flight AA-878 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Queretaro (Mexico), was on approach to Queretaro maintaining FL200 when ATC cleared the flight to descend to FL140 but heard no reply. After several calls by ATC the crew responded they had again a radio problem. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Queretaro's runway 09 about 16 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Queretaro for about 19.5 hours then departed for the next flight AA-883 to Dallas Ft. Worth and reached Dallas with a delay of about 11 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N969AN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-823
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 3, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-878

Aircraft Registration
N969AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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