Kolavia A321 at Hurghada on Mar 14th 2013, cargo door open indication

Last Update: March 18, 2013 / 15:52:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 14, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Kolavia

Flight number
7K-9822

Aircraft Registration
EI-ETK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Kolavia Airbus A321-200, registration EI-ETK performing flight 7K-9822 from Hurghada (Egypt) to Moscow Domodedovo (Russia) with 167 passengers, was climbing through about 1500 feet out of Hurghada when the crew received a front cargo door open indication. The crew decided to return to Hurghada, burned off fuel and landed safely about 50 minutes after departure.

Rosaviatsia reported maintenance determined the indication was false.

Following repairs the aircraft departed again and reached Moscow with a delay of 6 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 14, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Kolavia

Flight number
7K-9822

Aircraft Registration
EI-ETK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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