Cargolux B744 at Chicago on Apr 20th 2022, wheel well fire indication

Last Update: April 28, 2022 / 21:19:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 20, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Flight number
CV-9592

Aircraft Registration
LX-LCL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Cargolux Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration LX-LCL performing flight CV-9592 from Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) to Luxembourg (Luxembourg) with 2 crew, was climbing out of Chicago's runway 27L when the crew reported they did have a wheel well fire indication, the indication went out again, however, they needed to leave the gear down for at least 20 minutes to ensure the fire was out, they wanted to return to Chicago and needed to dump fuel. Tower reported the had not observed anything out of the ordinary during the departure. The aircraft returned to runway 27C for a safe landing about 35 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Chicago for about 17 hours, then departed again to Luxembourg and reached Luxembourg with a delay of about 18 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 20, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Flight number
CV-9592

Aircraft Registration
LX-LCL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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