Air India A320 near Bhopal on May 10th 2016, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: May 10, 2016 / 20:32:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 10, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-35

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Kochi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-EXB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air India Airbus A320-200, registration VT-EXB performing flight AI-35 from Delhi to Kochi (India) with 168 passengers and 7 crew, was enroute at FL370 about 20nm southwest of Bhopal (India) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and diverted to Bhopal for a safe landing on runway 30 about 23 minutes later.

A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration VT-PPB departed Bhopal about 8.5 hours after landing and reached Kochi with a delay of 9.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft was able to continue service after about 10 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 10, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-35

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Kochi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-EXB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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