Yakutia B738 near Yakutsk on Apr 7th 2016, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: April 7, 2016 / 20:24:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
R3-4495

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BMP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Yakutia Boeing 737-800, registration VQ-BMP performing flight R3-4495 from Yakutsk to Khabarovsk (Russia) with 29 passengers, was enroute at FL360 about 150nm south of Yakutsk when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and decided to return to Yakutsk for a safe landing on runway 23L about 35 minutes later.

The indication was identified false.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
R3-4495

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BMP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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