AirAsia India A320 at Ranchi on Nov 11th 2017, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: November 13, 2017 / 11:04:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
I5-549

Departure
Ranchi, India

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IXC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An AirAsia India Airbus A320-200, registration VT-IXC performing flight I5-549 from Ranchi to Delhi (India) with 127 people on board, was climbing out of Ranchi when the crew stopped the climb at about FL170 reporting a cargo smoke indication and returned to Ranchi for a safe landing about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration VT-DEL reached Delhi with a delay of 7:20 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 20 hours, then returned to service.

The airport subsequently reported no trace of fire was found.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
I5-549

Departure
Ranchi, India

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IXC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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