Badr B738 near Luxor on Jan 12th 2022, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: January 13, 2022 / 20:16:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
J4-690

Destination
Istanbul, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
OM-LEX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Badr Air Boeing 737-800, registration OM-LEX performing flight J4-690 from Khartoum (Sudan) to Istanbul (Turkey) with 125 passengers and 8 crew, was enroute at FL320 near Luxor (Egypt) when the crew received a forward cargo smoke indication and diverted to Luxor for a safe landing. Emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration OM-KEX was dispatched to Luxor, continued the flight and reached Istanbul with a delay of about 10 hours.

The airline reported a smoke indication for the forward cargo hold prompted the crew to divert to the nearest airport Luxor. The indication was determined false.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
J4-690

Destination
Istanbul, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
OM-LEX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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