Kalitta B744 over Atlantic on Feb 22nd 2024, fire indication followed my multiple system malfunctions

Last Update: February 22, 2024 / 16:09:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KA-844

Aircraft Registration
N767CK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Kalitta Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration N767CK performing flight KA-844 from Miami,FL (USA) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 5 crew and cargo of flowers, was enroute at FL370 over the Atlantic Ocean about 600nm west of Shannon when the crew donned their oxygen masks, declared emergency and descended the aircraft to FL260 after receiving a fire indication on board. The crew decided to divert to Shannon (Ireland). Enroute towards Shannon the crew reported they now had multiple system malfunctions. The crew requested high speed below FL100, deviated around weather, performed an ILS approach to, landed on Shannon's runway 24 and stopped on the runway. Following a first inspection by emergency services the aircraft proceeded to the apron with emergency services in trail. The crew advised that the fire indications had ceased during the landing roll, there was no trace of fire, smoke or heat.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Shannon about 7 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N767CK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
747-481F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Year of Manufacture
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KA-844

Aircraft Registration
N767CK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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