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Boeing - 787-8, Serial # 36291 Aircraft Summary

 

B788  
Model
787-8 Dreamliner  
Status
Active
 
Serial Number
36291  
Role
Passenger
 
Line Number
250  
Engines
GE GEnx-1B
 
First Operator
Air India  
Secal
 
Current Operator
Air India  
ModeS
 Unknown
 
 
Date
Detail
Config
Operator
Reg
Status
2009-01-01 Built at Charleston
C18Y238
Air India
VT-ANT
On Order
2009-01-01 Powered by General Electric Engines
C18Y238
Air India
VT-ANT
On Order
2014-10-03 Entered Final Assembly
C18Y238
Air India
VT-ANT
On Order
2014-11-16 Rolled out (New Aircraft)
C18Y238
Air India
VT-ANT
On Order
2014-12-01 First Flight
C18Y238
Air India
VT-ANT
On Order
2015-02-17 Delivered to airline
C18Y238
Air India
VT-ANT
Active
2017-03-10 Whilst performing flight AI-171 from Ahmedabad to London Heathrow with 231 Passengers and 18 crew was at FL400 entering Hungarian air space at approx. 0842 GMT the crew failed to report into Bucharest Centre. The aircraft continued along it planned flight path when a Czechoslovakian fighter jet intercepted the aircraft over Czechia at 0922. However, the 787 re-established contact with ATC whilst still over Hungarian airspace and continued normally. Czechoslovakian ATC reported the crew reported normally at 0907. When the aircraft was handed over to German ATC, German, Belgium, and UK Air Force jet escorted the aircraft for the remainder of its journey. Aircraft remained on the ground for 3 hours 15 minutes for departing on its onward leg to Newark. It was noted that during this even several German Nuclear Power Plants were evacuated due to the loss in communications with the 787.
C18Y238
Air India
VT-ANT
Active