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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219044
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Time:06:14 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Air India
Registration: VT-ANE
MSN: 36280/30
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 207
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH) -   Hong Kong
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
On 20 October 2018, an Air India Boeing 787-8 aircraft, registration VT-ANE, flight number AI314, departed from the Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport, India to Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport. During the flight the pilot-in-command was the Pilot Flying while the co-pilot was the Pilot Monitoring.
Before the approach to Hong Kong, the crew had received cautionary information from the Hong Kong arrival Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS) regarding the possibility of Instrument Landing System (ILS) glideslope fluctuation. At 06:08:17 hours local time, the Air Traffic Control (ATC) further advised the crew of the possible glide path signal fluctuation. At 06:11:00 hours, ATC cleared the aircraft for the instrument landing system (ILS) approach for runway 07R. During the approach, the aircraft descended rapidly, triggering a Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) alert on board the aircraft.
The crew recovered the aircraft at about 200 feet above mean sea level, approximately 2.6 nautical miles from runway 07R before performing a go around. The aircraft landed uneventfully on runway 07R on the second approach.

The meteorological aerodrome weather report for VHHH at 06:07 hours indicated that the wind was from 080 degrees at 12 knots. The visibility was 10 kilometres.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

5 Jul 2018 VT-ANE Air India 0 between Hong Kong and Taiwan min
28 Nov 2018 VT-ANE Air India 0 Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN/ESSA) min


Photo of VT-ANE courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
4 February 2020; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

05-Dec-2018 19:58 harro Added

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