Kuwait A320 near Kuwait on Dec 28th 2017, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: December 29, 2017 / 20:17:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KU-619

Destination
Doha, Qatar

Aircraft Registration
9K-AKJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Kuwait Airways Airbus A320-200, registration 9K-AKJ performing flight KU-619 from Kuwait City (Kuwait) to Doha (Qatar), was climbing through FL290 out of Kuwait City when the crew received a cargo smoke indication, stopped the climb and returned to Kuwait City for a safe landing on runway 33R about 45 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration 9K-AKI reached Doha with a delay of 7 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 12 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KU-619

Destination
Doha, Qatar

Aircraft Registration
9K-AKJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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