American B38M near Port of Spain on May 29th 2018, "we think somebody is stuck in our cargo hold"

Last Update: June 1, 2018 / 22:59:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2282

Aircraft Registration
N308RD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800MAX, registration N308RD performing flight AA-2282 from Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) to Miami,FL (USA), was climbing through FL160 out of Port of Spain when the crew reported they thought somebody was stuck in their cargo hold, they heard noise from the cargo hold believed to be screaming. The aircraft returned to Port of Spain for a safe landing about 35 minutes after departure.

Nobody was found in the cargo holds. The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2.5 hours, then departed again and reached Miami with a delay of 2.5 hours.

The airline confirmed the aircraft returned due to some unusual noise. However, the noise appeared to have been caused by some mechanical problem rather than a hapless stowaway.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N308RD
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-8
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B38M
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2282

Aircraft Registration
N308RD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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