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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199504
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Date:21-AUG-2017
Time:c. 10:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-85R (WL)
Owner/operator:Jet Airways
Registration: VT-JBE
C/n / msn: 35106/2530
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:40 nm east of Mumbai -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Calicut
Destination airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Investigating agency: AAIB India
Narrative:
Air India flight AIC696 (Varanasi-Mumbai), an Airbus A320 registered VT-PPL was vectored towards southeast of Mumbai.
At the same time Jet Airways flight JAI426 (Calicut-Mumbai), a Boeing 737-800 registered VT-JBE, was in ORBIT east of airway MB394 and heading towards MB394 while AIC696 was approaching MB394 on an easterly heading.
An airprox occurred in the vicinity of MB394 between FL100 to FL120. JAI426 reported getting a TCAS RA (Resolution Advisory) whereas AIC696 reported getting a TCAS-TA (Traffic Advisory).
JAI426 (at FL120) which was 12 NM ahead of AIC696 (maintaining FL110.), was given a right orbit along with descent instructions to FL100 by the Radar Controller. JAI426 thus came in front of AIC696 and descending through the level of AIC696. The separation was reduced to 2.3 NM (horizontal) and 400 feet vertical.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/perte-de-separation-entre-deux-avions-en-croisiere-avis-de-resolution-tcas/


Images:

Photo of VT-JBE courtesy AirHistory.net


Dubai - International (OMDB / DXB)
17 November 2009; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

Revision history:

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