ANZ DH8C at Tauranga on May 10th 2021, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: May 10, 2021 / 14:30:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-8807

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NEZ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

An ANZ Air New Zealand de Havilland Dash 8-300, registration ZK-NEZ performing flight NZ-8807 from Tauranga to Christchurch (New Zealand), was backtracking runway 07 turning around to line up the runway for takeoff when the crew received a cargo smoke indication, stopped the aircraft, shut it down and initiated an emergency evacuation. Emergency services responded and checked the aircraft, however, did not find any evidence of fire, heat or smoke.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto the next flight NZ-8809.

The occurrence aircraft was subsequently able to perform flight NZ-8809 and reached Christchurch with a delay of about 10:45 hours (compared to schedule of NZ-8807) and about 40 minutes (compared to schedule of NZ-8809).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-8807

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NEZ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

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