Spicejet DH8D at Delhi on Dec 4th 2018, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: December 5, 2018 / 22:09:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 4, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-2695

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Jodhpur, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SUQ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Spicejet de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration VT-SUQ performing flight SG-2695 from Delhi to Jodhpur (India) with 60 people on board, was
climbing out of Delhi when the crew stopped the climb at about FL150 due to a cargo smoke indication. The aircraft returned to Delhi for a safe landing about 30 minutes after departure. Emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The smoke indication was determined false.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 16.5 hours after landing back. The rotation to and from Jodhpur was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 4, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-2695

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Jodhpur, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SUQ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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