Cargolux B744 at Amsterdam on Dec 26th 2021, main deck fire warning

Last Update: December 27, 2021 / 08:05:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Flight number
CV-7156

Aircraft Registration
LX-UCV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Cargolux Boeing 747-400, registration LX-UCV performing flight CV-7156 from Nairobi (Kenya) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was on approach to Amsterdam's runway 06 about to intercept the localizer when the crew reported they had a main deck fire warning, they wanted to continue the approach. The crew subsequently was handed off to tower and indicated they would vacate the runway. While a major alert was issued by the airport calling airport as well as surrounding emergency services to the airport, the aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 06 about 3 minutes after their report of the main deck fire warning. The fire alert was identified false, a number of surrounding emergency services still on their way to the airport aborted their drives to the airport and returned to their bases. The aircraft taxied to the apron about 20 minutes after vacating the runway.

The aircraft was able to depart for its final leg to Luxembourg after about 100 minutes on the ground in Amsterdam.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Flight number
CV-7156

Aircraft Registration
LX-UCV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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