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LOT Polish 737-400 SP-LLL (11)(Grd) AMS (TNJ)(46)-SAfter a simple error wiped out much of their navigation information, the Polish pilots of a 737 were unable to adequately communicate their problem to British controllers.

This incident is described as typical of the risks of not speaking the same language, the crew of a Lot Polish Airlines Boeing 737-500 struggled to communicate with British air traffic controllers after their electronic flight displays went blank in instrument me- teorological conditions (IMC) follow- ing departure from London Heathrow Airport.

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