On 4 March, an Air China Boeing 777-300 (B-2040) on flight #CA983 from Beijing to Los Angeles, USA made an emergency landing in Anadyr Airport, East Siberia, Russia following a fire alarm in the cargo hold.
All 188 passengers evacuated via the emergency slides on the tarmac. No injuries have been reported. The airline confirmed the indication was a false alarm.
Air China flight #CA983 emergency evacuation after diversion to Anadyr Airport, Russia. Most slides turned out to be unusable when high winds blew them out of position. @Goodvint@zuzu2007 pic.twitter.com/q5Yz3PxHPe
— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) March 4, 2019
Air China #CA983 (B777-300ER/ B-2040) from Beijing to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Anadyr Airport, Russia. Reason: Cargo fire alarm. Airline confirmed it was a false alarm. pic.twitter.com/fBdulh53TL
— ChinaAviationReview (@ChinaAvReview) March 5, 2019