INCIDENT Air France Boeing 777 diverted to Goose Bay due to fire alarm in the cargo hold

18/10/2020

The crew of Boeing 777 flight AF347 on October 16, 2020 from Montreal to Paris Charles de Gaulle decided to divert to Goose Bay, Canada, following a false fire alarm in the hold.

The aircraft landed normally at Goose Bay (YYR) at 04:17 Paris time.

The 2 pilots, 12 stewards & hostesses were fully mobilized with the passengers remaining on board. The 85 passengers have been being re-routed to Paris CDG on board flight AF349 (Boeing 787, FHRBG) from Montreal, which made an additional stopover at Goose Bay.

Flight AF349 took off at 10:32am (Paris Time) from Goose Bay with an expected arrival at Paris CDG at 04:00pm local time.

The Boeing 777-300 (reg. F-GSQH) stopped at Goose Bay will return to Paris on a ferry flight after a technical inspection by an Air France Montreal maintenance team sent to the site.

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