Allegiant MD83 near Albany on Jul 28th 2013, cargo fire indication

Last Update: July 29, 2013 / 16:28:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Date of incident
Jul 28, 2013


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An Allegiant Air McDonnell Douglas MD-83, flight G4-863 from Cedar Rapids,IA to Saint Petersburg,FL (USA) with 155 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL330 about 70nm northwest of Albany,GA (USA) when the crew received a cargo fire indication and diverted to Albany for a safe landing about 16 minutes later. The aircraft was evacuated on the runway. No injuries occurred. Emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were bussed to St. Petersburg.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 28, 2013


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