Cathay B773 near Shemya on Jul 29th 2015, smoke on board
Last Update: July 30, 2015 / 17:51:52 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft remained on the ground for about 6 hours, then was able depart Shemya and flew to Anchorage,AK (USA).
A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration B-KPI departed Anchorage and reached Los Angeles as flight CX-884D with a delay of 17 hours.
The airline reported a cooling fan near the cargo compartment underneath the cabin floor was identified as source of the smoke.
The FAA reported the aircraft diverted as a precaution after the crew detected smoke on board of the aircraft.
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