Ryanair B738 at Dublin on Feb 21st 2021, wheel well fire indication on roll out

Last Update: February 21, 2021 / 19:37:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-205

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-DWD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-DWD performing flight FR-205 from London Stansted,EN (UK) to Dublin (Ireland) with 114 people on board, landed on Dublin's runway 28L, during roll out the crew declared "Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!" reporting a wheel well fire indication and requested fire services on the runway. The crew subsequently queried tower whether tower could see anything, tower reported there was a bit of smoke while they were slowing down, but nothing now. The crew advised they still had a wheel well fire indication (no indication which side), they might need to evacuate, tower advised rescue vehicles were just entering the runway. Fire services reported there was no fire visible. The crew advised they still had both engines running and hadn't started the evacuation yet and requested the fire services again to have a close look at the undercarriage for any fire. Fire services again reported seeing nothing, the crew advised they still had a fire indication. Fire services used their thermal imaging equipment and reported they had no indication from the outside of the aircraft. The crew advised, they wanted to taxi to the apron and requested a close escort by fire services. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

The airline reported a minor technical issue. The passengers disembarked normally.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-205

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-DWD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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