Swift B734 near Tulsa on Dec 8th 2018, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: December 8, 2018 / 22:16:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 8, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiftair

Flight number
WQ-2228

Aircraft Registration
N803TJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

A Swift Air Boeing 737-400, registration N803TJ performing flight WQ-2228 (dep Dec 7th) from Long Beach,CA to Raleigh/Durham,NC (USA), was enroute at FL350 about 50nm north of Tulsa,OK (USA) when the crew reported a cargo smoke indication and diverted to Tulsa requesting high speed below 10,000 feet. The aircraft was cleared for the ILS approach to runway 36R but didn't intercept the localizer, the controller concluded they weren't able to fly the ILS and provided vectors for an ASR approach, when the crew reported seeing the runway the controller cleared the flight for the visual approach to runway 36R. The aircraft landed safely on runway 36R about 20 minutes after leaving FL350. The crew stopped the aircraft on the runway and requested emergency services to inspect the cargo holds. Emergency services did not find any trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2 hours, then continued the journey and reached Raleigh/Durham with a delay of 2.5 hours.
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Aircraft Model / Type
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ICAO Aircraft Type
B734
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 8, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiftair

Flight number
WQ-2228

Aircraft Registration
N803TJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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