American B772 over Atlantic on Oct 4th 2017, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: October 4, 2017 / 21:51:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 4, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-62

Aircraft Registration
N790AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N790AN performing flight AA-62 (dep Oct 3rd) from Miami,FL (USA) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was enroute at FL380 over the Atlantic Ocean about 350nm southwest of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and decided to divert to Shannon. The aircraft maintained FL380 until top of descent into Shannon and landed safely on Shannon's runway 24 about 55 minutes later. Attending emergency services did not find any trace of fire, heat or smoke.

A passenger reported it appeared the cargo smoke indication was false.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration N795AN delivered the passengers to Paris with a delay of 4:20 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Shannon about 14 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N790AN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
777-223
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 4, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-62

Aircraft Registration
N790AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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