Mihin Lanka A321 over Indian Ocean on Apr 9th 2012, cargo fire indication

Last Update: April 10, 2012 / 11:01:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 9, 2012

Flight number
MJ-603

Aircraft Registration
4R-MRC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Mihin Lanka Airbus A321-200, registration 4R-MRC performing flight MJ-603 from Colombo (Sri Lanka) to Jakarta (Indonesia), was enroute about one hour into the flight when the crew received an aft cargo fire indication and returned to Colombo for a safe landing on runway 22 about 105 minutes after departure. Responding emergency services found no trace of fire or smoke. The airline reported the cargo fire indication was determined false. The aircraft returned to service about 10 hours after landing operating its remaining daily schedule on time, for example the rotation to Sharjah (United Arab Emirates). The aircraft resumed flight MJ-603 the following morning and reached Jakarta with a delay of 24 hours. The airline operates one Airbus A320-200 registration 4R-MRB and one Airbus A321-200 registration 4R-MRC.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 9, 2012

Flight number
MJ-603

Aircraft Registration
4R-MRC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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