Indigo A320 near Mumbai on May 2nd 2018, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: May 3, 2018 / 21:04:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-61

Departure
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IHG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Indigo Airbus A320-200, registration VT-IHG performing flight 6E-61 from Mumbai (India) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates) with 178 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing through FL330 out of Mumbai when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and decided to return to Mumbai. The aircraft landed safely on Mumbai's runway 27 about one hour after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration VT-IDU reached Dubai with a delay of 5 hours.

The airline reported the crew received a cargo smoke indication, after landing the indication was determined false.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-61

Departure
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IHG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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