KLM B773 near Nice on Nov 20th 2017, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: November 20, 2017 / 23:39:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-598

Aircraft Registration
PH-BVA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A KLM Boeing 777-300, registration PH-BVA performing flight KL-598 from Cape Town (South Africa) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was enroute at FL340 about 90nm south of Nice (France) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and decided to divert to Nice. The aircraft landed safely on Nice's runway 04L about 18 minutes after leaving FL340. Attending emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 4 hours, then continued the journey and reached Amsterdam with a delay of 4:40 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-BVA
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
777-300ER
ICAO Aircraft Type
B77W
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-598

Aircraft Registration
PH-BVA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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