Asiana A388 over Pacific on Sep 27th 2016, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: September 28, 2016 / 20:54:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OZ-201

Aircraft Registration
HL7626

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

An Asiana Airbus A380-800, registration HL7626 performing flight OZ-201 from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Seoul (South Korea) with 353 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 710nm southsoutheast of Anchorage,AK (USA), 820nm west of Vancouver,BC (Canada) and 1460nm northnorthwest of Los Angeles when the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The crew decided to turn around and return to Los Angeles for a safe landing about 3:40 hours later and about 7 hours after departure.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 12.5 hours, then departed again and is estimated to reach Seoul with a delay of 19.5 hours.

The airline declined to comment.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OZ-201

Aircraft Registration
HL7626

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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