Lufthansa B748 near Frankfurt on Apr 8th 2019, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: April 9, 2019 / 15:47:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-506

Aircraft Registration
D-ABYU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-8, registration D-ABYU performing flight LH-506 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) with 284 passengers, was enroute at FL310 about 300nm southwest of Frankfurt and about 20nm west of Lyon (France) when the crew decided to return to Frankfurt reporting a cargo smoke indication. The aircraft maintained FL310 for the return until top of descent and landed safely on Frankfurt's runway 25C about 105 minutes after departure.

The airline reported a technical problem prompted the return, the passengers were taken to hotels and are going to travel to Sao Paulo the following day.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-506

Aircraft Registration
D-ABYU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

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