Cargolux B744 near Amsterdam on Dec 17th 2015, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: December 18, 2015 / 23:21:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Flight number
CV-8674

Aircraft Registration
LX-OCV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Cargolux Boeing 747-400, registration LX-OCV performing flight CV-8674 (callsign CLX887) from Nairobi (Kenya) to London Stansted,EN (UK), was enroute at FL340 about 130nm eastsoutheast of Amsterdam (Netherlands) when the crew reported a cargo smoke indication. The aircraft diverted to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 18C, the crew advised after landing their indications were normal again and they were able to vacate the runway and taxi to the apron. The aircraft taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.

The aircraft remained on the ground for 2:20 hours, then continued the flight to London Stansted arriving at their destination with a delay of 2:10 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Flight number
CV-8674

Aircraft Registration
LX-OCV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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