Swiss B773 enroute on Jun 4th 2024, failure of weather radar

Last Update: June 5, 2024 / 16:41:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-180

Aircraft Registration
HB-JNB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A Swiss International Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration HB-JNB performing flight LX-180 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Bangkok (Thailand), was enroute at FL330 over the Black Sea about 2 hours into the flight when the crew decided to turn around and return to Zurich due to the failure of their weather radar systems and poor weather in Bangkok. The aircraft landed safely back on Zurich's runway 34 about 4:20 hours after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to a failed weather radar and expected thunderstorms in Bangkok. The passengers have been taken to hotels and rebooked onto other flights.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JNB
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
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Airworthyness Category
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TCDS Ident. No.
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Manufacturer
THE BOEING COMPANY
Aircraft Model / Type
777-3DEER
ICAO Aircraft Type
B77W
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-180

Aircraft Registration
HB-JNB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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