PIA B772 near Muscat on Dec 23rd 2021, cargo fire indication

Last Update: December 23, 2021 / 22:23:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-9739

Aircraft Registration
AP-BGZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration AP-BGZ performing flight PK-9739 (dep Dec 22nd) from Multan (Pakistan) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), was enroute at FL380 about 60nm west of Muscat (Oman) when the crew received a cargo fire indication, turned the aircraft around and diverted to Muscat for a safe landing about 20 minutes later.

The indication was identified false, the aircraft continued the journey after about 4 hours on the ground and reached Jeddah with a delay of about 4 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-9739

Aircraft Registration
AP-BGZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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