India A319 near Udaipur on Oct 2nd 2018, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: October 3, 2018 / 21:58:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-496

Departure
Raikot, India

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SCU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air India Airbus A319-100, registration VT-SCU performing flight AI-496 from Raikot to Delhi (India) with 123 people on board, was enroute at FL310 about 30nm northwest of Udaipur (India) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and diverted the aircraft to Udaipur. The aircraft landed safely on runway 26 about 20 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 3 hours, then continued the flight and reached Delhi with a delay of about 3:15 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-496

Departure
Raikot, India

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SCU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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