Scoot A320 near Chennai on May 20th 2019, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: May 20, 2019 / 21:33:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
FlyScoot

Flight number
TR-567

Aircraft Registration
9V-TRS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A FlyScoot Airbus A320-200, registration 9V-TRS performing flight TR-567 from Tiruchirappalli (India) to Singapore (Singapore) with 161 people on board, was enroute at FL350 over the Bay of Bengal about 390nm southeast of Chennai (India) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication prompting the crew to turn around and divert to Chennai. The aircraft climbed to FL360 for the diversion and landed on Chennai's runway 25 about 65 minutes after the decision to turn around.

A replacement Boeing 787-9 registration 9V-OJF continued the flight and reached Singapore with a delay of 14.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 16 hours, then positioned to Singapore and is currently on the ground in Singapore about 3 hours after landing in Singapore.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
FlyScoot

Flight number
TR-567

Aircraft Registration
9V-TRS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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