Frontier A320 near Nassau on Jul 30th 2012, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: July 30, 2012 / 23:00:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 30, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
F9-8541

Aircraft Registration
N263AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N263AV performing flight F9-8541 from Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) with 173 people on board, was enroute at FL340 near Nassau (Bahamas) and about 240nm eastsoutheast of Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA) when the crew initiated a diversion to Fort Lauderdale reported they had an aft cargo smoke indication. The crew activated the fire suppression system and landed safely on Fort Lauderdale's runway 09L about 40 minutes later. Emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 30, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
F9-8541

Aircraft Registration
N263AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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