Nordstar B738 near Antalya on Jan 3rd 2013, cargo fire indication

Last Update: January 9, 2013 / 13:59:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
Y7-7602

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BDZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Nordstar Boeing 737-800, registration VQ-BDZ performing flight Y7-7602 from Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt) to Moscow Domodedovo (Russia) with 161 passengers and 8 crew, was enroute at FL340 about 100nm south of Antalya over the Mediterranean Sea when the crew received a cargo fire indication and diverted to Antalya for a safe landing on runway 36R about 17 minutes later. Responding emergency services found no trace of fire, smoke or heat.

Rosaviatsia reported the cargo smoke detector was identified malfunctioning. The smoke detector was deactivated under minimum equipment list requirements and the aircraft continued to Moscow.

The aircraft departed Antalya 3.5 hours after landing and arrived in Moscow with a delay of 4 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
Y7-7602

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BDZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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