Martinair B744 over Atlantic on May 12th 2018, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: May 12, 2018 / 17:07:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Martinair

Aircraft Registration
PH-CKC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Martinair Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration PH-CKC performing freight flight MP-7342 from Miami,FL (USA) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 6 crew and a cargo of 52 horses, was enroute at FL360 over the Atlantic Ocean about 2 hours west of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew reported a cargo smoke indication, it was unsure however whether there was a real fire. The aircraft descended to FL100 and diverted to Shannon for a safe landing on runway 06 about 2 hours later. Emergency services inspected the aircraft and found no evidence of fire, heat or smoke. The aircraft subsequently backtracked the runway to taxi to the apron.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-CKC
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
747-400F
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Martinair

Aircraft Registration
PH-CKC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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