American B772 at Dallas on Dec 28th 2018, cargo door indication

Last Update: December 29, 2018 / 15:33:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-229

Aircraft Registration
N789AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N789AN performing flight AA-229 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Kona,HI (USA) with 222 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Dallas Ft. Worth's runway 36R when the crew requested to stop the climb at 3000 feet reporting a forward cargo door indication, they wanted to work the related checklists. The crew subsequently declared emergency and decided to return to Dallas for a safe landing on runway 36R about 25 minutes after departure.

The aircraft was able to depart again after about 2:40 hours on the ground and reached Kona with a delay of 2.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-229

Aircraft Registration
N789AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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