Go A20N near Coimbatore on Aug 12th 2022, smoke indication on board

Last Update: August 12, 2022 / 17:56:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-43

Destination
Male, Maldives

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Go Air Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-WGZ performing flight G8-43 from Bangalore (India) to Male (Maldives) with 92 people on board, was climbing through FL360 out of Bangalore when the crew received a smoke indication on board, stopped the climb and decided to divert to Coimbatore (India). The aircraft landed safely on Coimbatore's runway 23 about 22 minutes later.

The smoke alarm was identified false, a smoke detector malfunctioned.

A replacement Airbus A320-200N registration VT-WGQ reached Male with a delay of 7 hours.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Coimbatore for about 8 hours, then returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-43

Destination
Male, Maldives

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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