Jetstar A320 near Mildura on Mar 17th 2020, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: March 17, 2020 / 15:54:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 17, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JQ-660

Aircraft Registration
VH-VGT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Jetstar Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VGT performing flight JQ-660 from Sydney,NS to Ayers Rock,NT (Australia), was enroute at FL340 about 140nm north of Mildura,VI (Australia) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and diverted to Mildura. The aircraft landed safely on Mildura's runway 09 about 26 minutes later.

The airline reported the crew received indication of a cargo issue, media reports of a cargo fire were incorrect however.

The aircraft remained in Mildura for about 12 hours, then climbed to FL240 and positioned to Melbourne,VI (Australia).
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-VGT
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
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Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 17, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JQ-660

Aircraft Registration
VH-VGT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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