China Southern A321 near Shenyang on Aug 20th 2015, cargo fire indication

Last Update: August 20, 2015 / 15:11:00 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
CZ-3938

Destination
Qingdao, China

Aircraft Registration
B-9933

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A China Southern Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration B-9933 performing flight CZ-3938 from Changchun to Qingdao (China) with 123 passengers and 8 crew, had just levelled off at cruise level 9800 meters when the crew received a cargo fire indication and decided to divert to Shenyang for a safe landing on runway 06. An emergency evacuation via slides was executed. Four passengers received injuries as result of the evacuation. Emergency services did not find any trace of fire, heat or smoke.

There are reports of up to four injuries as result of the evacuation on China's Weibo Service (similiar to Twitter), one of the injuries reported serious.

The airport reported all occupants were safely evacuated, there were no injuries, no trace of fire was found.

The airline reported that a cargo smoke indication prompted the diversion to Shenyang and an emergency evacuation. One passenger received a sprained ankle as result of the evacuation, three others minor tissue injuries, the four were taken to a hospital. A replacement aircraft was dispatched to depart the following morning.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
CZ-3938

Destination
Qingdao, China

Aircraft Registration
B-9933

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 2 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber? Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 5604 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 5604 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways