Raytheon to Support System Error Probe at Indian Airport

21 January 2010 (Last Updated January 21st, 2010 18:30)

Raytheon will continue its efforts to investigate the interruption of the air traffic management system that occurred on 14 January at Indira Gandhi International Airport in India. A manual procedural error was the cause of the interruption, and to mitigate the impact on flight operatio

Raytheon will continue its efforts to investigate the interruption of the air traffic management system that occurred on 14 January at Indira Gandhi International Airport in India.

A manual procedural error was the cause of the interruption, and to mitigate the impact on flight operations Raytheon's AutoTrac III system was put in service immediately.

Raytheon's AutoTrac III system is currently in shadow mode and awaiting implementation at the airport.

The company is also assisting the Airports Authority of India in the inquiry and is expected to provide contingency plans for the future.