Blue B737 over Germany and Belgium on Dec 16th 2016, loss com and painting in the sky

Last Update: December 17, 2016 / 20:46:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Blue Air

Flight number
0B-5131

Aircraft Registration
YR-BMA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Blue Air Boeing 737-700, registration YR-BMA performing flight 0B-5131 from Larnaca (Cyprus) to London Luton,EN (UK), was enroute at FL400 over southern Germany when communication with the aircraft was lost. The aircraft continued on its planned track and entered Belgium, where fighter aircraft had already been dispatched to intercept the Boeing 737. Communication was restored and the aircraft continued to London for a safe landing about one hour later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Blue Air

Flight number
0B-5131

Aircraft Registration
YR-BMA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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