Windrose E145 at Kiev on Dec 15th 2019, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: January 16, 2020 / 19:30:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
7W-759

Departure
Kiev, Ukraine

Aircraft Registration
UR-DNR

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

A Windrose Aviation Embraer ERJ-145, registration UR-DNR performing flight 7W-759 from Kiev (Ukraine) to Bucharest Otopeni (Romania), was climbing through FL250 out of Kiev when the crew received an luggage compartment smoke indication and an acoustic alarm simultaneously. The crew activated the fire suppression system, declared PAN PAN and returned to Kiev for a safe landing at +1.32G slightly above maximum landing weight. Emergency services did not detect any fire or smoke, the smoke detector indication was determined false.

Ukraine's NBAAI reported a post flight visual inspection revealed moisture and significant oxidation on the electric connector of as well as signficant oxidation on the sensor of the smoke detector. It was determined the indication was caused by significant moisture and oxidation on the electrical connector of the smoke detector.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
7W-759

Departure
Kiev, Ukraine

Aircraft Registration
UR-DNR

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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