Event Details

Title:Spurious cargo smoke/fire alarm, Bombardier CL600-2B19 CRJ200, D-ACHA, April 22, 2006
Micro summary:This Bombardier CL600 returned to origin following a cargo smoke alarm.
Event Time:2006-04-22 at 1951 UTC
File Name:2006-04-22-UK.pdf
Publishing Agency:Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB)
Publishing Country:United Kingdom
Report number:EW/G2006/04/25
Site of event:2006-04-22-UK.pdf
Departure:London Heathrow Airport, London, England, United Kingdom
Destination:Dučsseldorf International Airport, Dusseldorf, Germany
Airplane Type(s):Bombardier CL600-2B19 CRJ200
Flight Phase:Climb
Operator(s):Lufthansa Regional
Type of flight:Revenue
Serious Injuries:0
Other Injuries:0
Executive Summary:As a result of a cargo smoke warning the aircraft returned to London Heathrow Airport; no evidence of smoke or fire was found and the investigation concluded that the warning had been spurious. There have been a number of similar incidents despite the introduction of a modified cargo smoke detector, which was fitted to this aircraft.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Cargo - Fire or alarm
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In-Flight Fire, McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83, N569AA, Nashville Metropolitan Airport, Nashville, Tennessee, February 3, 1988
Fumes in cockpit, Boeing 727-100, January 21, 1997
Cargo compartment fire on ground, McDonnell Douglas MD-11, November 8, 1998
In-Flight Fire/Emergency Landing, Federal Express Flight 1406 Douglas DC-10-10, N68055, Newburgh, New York September 5, 1996
Cargo Bay Fire, Air Canada Boeing 767-300 C-GHML, Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Ontario, 13 May 2002


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