Sriwijaya B738 near Guangzhou on Feb 22nd 2017, door open indication

Last Update: February 25, 2017 / 21:02:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Sriwijaya

Flight number
SJ-1159

Aircraft Registration
PK-CMT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Sriwijaya Boeing 737-800, registration PK-CMT performing flight SJ-1159 from Guangzhou (China) to Denpasar Bali (Indonesia) with 180 passengers and 12 crew, was climbing out of Guangzhou when the crew stopped the climb at 3300 meters (FL108) due to a passenger door open indication. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel and returned to Guangzhou for a safe landing about 2 hours after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 4 hours while repairs were being made and the aircraft was refueled, then departed again and reached Denpasar Bali with a delay of 6 hours.

Local media reported however that 21 passengers decided to not to continue their journey.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Sriwijaya

Flight number
SJ-1159

Aircraft Registration
PK-CMT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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