Air India B788 near Kuala Lumpur on Feb 5th 2014, all flight management computers failed

Last Update: February 5, 2014 / 22:35:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-301

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ANJ

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An Air India Boeing 787-800, registration VT-ANJ performing flight AI-301 from Melbourne,VI (Australia) to Delhi (India) with 215 people on board, was enroute at FL380 about 20nm north of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) when all three flight management computer system failed simultaneously. The crew diverted to Kuala Lumpur for a safe landing on runway 32L about 65 minutes later.

The airline reported a software malfunction caused the simultaneous malfunction of the FMCs. The passengers were taken to hotels. A replacement aircraft is expected to depart Kuala Lumpur on Feb 6th and is estimated to reach Delhi with a delay of 24 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-301

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ANJ

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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