Germany scrambles fighter planes for Indian Jet aircraft

Source: TOI

The Boeing-777 was flying from Mumbai to London on Thursday (February 16) as 9W-118 and was overflying close to the German city Cologne when its cockpit crew did not respond to ATC communications.With no response from the Indian aircraft, German Air Force scrambled jets to escort the Jet aircraft. However, these planes managed to establish an intercept contact following which the Jet pilots established contact with the ATC. Once the communication was restored, the aircraft (VT-JEX) continued its flight to London.


Categories: Asia, India

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