Swift B734 at Shannon on Nov 17th 2016, "we lost everything"

Last Update: November 17, 2016 / 23:53:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiftair

Flight number
QY-2939

Destination
Leipzig, Germany

Aircraft Registration
EC-MAD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

A Swiftair Boeing 737-400 on behalf of EAT Leipzig, registration EC-MAD performing flight QY-2939 from Shannon (Ireland) to Leipzig (Germany) with 3 crew, was in the initial climb out of Shannon's runway 24 when the crew reported they had lost "everything". The aircraft transponder continued to transmit positions however did not transmit any altitude information. About a minute later the crew reported they had lost all the instruments but were able to regain most of the instruments including compass and altimeters, nonetheless the crew declared Mayday. The crew levelled off at 2000 feet and positioned for a return to Shannon's runway 24 about 15 minutes after departure.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 2 hours, then was able to depart again and is currently enroute at FL330 over the UK.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiftair

Flight number
QY-2939

Destination
Leipzig, Germany

Aircraft Registration
EC-MAD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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