KLM B773 near Palma Mallorca on Jul 10th 2021, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: July 13, 2021 / 12:47:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-589

Destination
Accra, Ghana

Aircraft Registration
PH-BVB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A KLM Boeing 777-300, registration PH-BVB performing flight KL-589 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Accra (Ghana), was enroute at FL330 about 200nm south of Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication, declared emergency, turned the aircraft around and diverted to Palma Mallorca for a safe landing on runway 24 about 35 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration PH-BVV was dispatched to Palma Mallorca, resumed the flight and delivered the passengers to Accra with a delay of about 22.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 26 hours, then returned to Amsterdam but has not yet resumed service about 42 hours after landing in Amsterdam.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-589

Destination
Accra, Ghana

Aircraft Registration
PH-BVB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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