Cathay Pacific B773 near Novosibirsk on Nov 23rd 2016, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: November 23, 2016 / 22:56:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 23, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-250

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-KPU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300, registration B-KPU performing flight CX-250 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Hong Kong (China) with 214 passengers and 18 crew, was enroute at FL350 about 100nm south of Novosibirsk (Russia) when the crew received an aft cargo smoke indication and decided to divert to Novosibirsk. The aircraft landed safely on runway 25 about 20 minutes later. Emergency services did not find any trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Novosibirsk 22 hours after landing.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration B-KPM was dispatched from Hong Kong to Novosibirsk, continued the flight as CX-250D and is estimated to reach Hong Kong with a delay of 19.5 hours.

The airline reported the crew received a smoke indication for the aft cargo hold, however, there is no evidence of a fire.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 23, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-250

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-KPU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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