Skywest E175 near Modesto on Apr 9th 2017, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: April 10, 2017 / 14:28:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OO-3391

Aircraft Registration
N181SY

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

A Skywest Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of Alaska Airlines, registration N181SY performing flight OO-3391/AS-3391 from Sacramento,CA to San Diego,CA (USA) with 55 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing through FL320 about 25nm east of Modesto,CA (USA) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and decided to divert to Modesto for a safe landing on runway 28R about 25 minutes later.

Emergency services reported they found a heat signature but determined that this signature was result of normal operations, the fire suppression system had been discharged, the smoke detector is believed to have been faulty.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled.

The FAA reported the aircraft was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication.

The airline reported the passengers were bussed back to Sacramento and rebooked onto other flights.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N181SY
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
EMBRAER S A
Aircraft Model / Type
ERJ 170-200 LR
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
E175
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OO-3391

Aircraft Registration
N181SY

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

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