Northwest Airlines (NWA) Flight 188
are transcripts from interviews that the NTSB has with the pilots and
flight attendants of Northwest Airlines Flight 188. In addition other
employees of Northwest Airlines,
Denver ARTCC Controllers and Minneapolis ARTCC Controllers.
On October 21, 2009, Northwest Airlines (NWA) flight 188, an Airbus
A320, N374NW, did not respond to air traffic control communications for
approximately one hour 17 minutes during cruise at FL370.
188 flew past their intended destination while the flight was NORDO (no
radio communications) but landed without further incident once radio
communication was reestablished.
There the aircraft had 2
pilots, 3 flight attendants and 144 passengers onboard.
flight was from San Diego International Airport (SAN), San Diego,
California, to Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain
Airport (MSP), Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Interview: Reo Pratt, Northwest Airlines A320
First Officer Richard
Captain Timothy Cheney
David P. Francisco,
Vance Harris, Northwest Airlines Principle
Operations Inspector (POI)
Statements - Flight
Minneapolis ARTCC Controller
Denver ARTCC Controller
Selected Air Route Traffic Control Center
Transmissions Overlay Report