Cayman B733 near Orlando on Sep 8th 2019, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: September 9, 2019 / 21:24:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KX-792

Aircraft Registration
VP-CAY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Cayman Airways Boeing 737-300, registration VP-CAY performing flight KX-792 from Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 103 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL330 about 80nm south of Orlando,FL (USA) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and decided to divert to Orlando for a safe landing on runway 36R and stopped on the runway. The occupants evacuated via slides. There were no injuries. Emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The airline reported the aircraft was evacuated due to the uncertainty of what caused the indication. No evidence was found that there was ever smoke in the cargo hold.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KX-792

Aircraft Registration
VP-CAY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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