Jetlite B738 at Delhi on Mar 29th 2009, ILS failure

Jetlite B738 at Delhi on Mar 29th 2009, ILS failureJetlite B738 at Delhi on Mar 29th 2009, ILS failure

A Jetlite Boeing 737-800, flight S2-320 from Kolkata to New Delhi (India), was on approach to New Delhi’s

runway 29, when a thunderstorm went into the final approach path prompting the crew to abort landing and request a different runway. Air Traffic Control vectored the aircraft for an ILS approach to runway 11. However, when the crew attempted to intercept the localizer runway 11, the ILS was found malfunctioning. Air Traffic Control now orderd to swing over to runway 10. However, while the airplane maneouvered to align with runway 10, Air Traffic Control reported, that the ILS 11 was now working. The airplane finally landed on runway 11 on the third approach 20 minutes after the first approach attempt.
30/03/09 Simon Hradecky/The Aviation Herald

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~ by anand213 on March 31, 2009.

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