Cathay B773 at Bangkok on May 22nd 2013, cargo fire indication

Last Update: May 27, 2013 / 21:02:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-700

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HNE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300, registration B-HNE performing flight CX-700 from Bangkok (Thailand) to Hong Kong (China) with 206 passengers, was climbing out of Bangkok's runway 19R when the crew stopped the climb at 7000 feet reporting a cargo fire indication and returned to Bangkok for a safe landing on runway 19R about 12 minutes after departure. Attending emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The flight was cancelled.

The airline confirmed the return because of cargo fire indication, the indication was identified to be false. The aircraft returned to service on May 24th following extensive examination.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-700

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HNE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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