An Egypt Air Boeing 737-800 registration SU-GCR performing flight MS-968 from Cairo, Egypt to Mumbai CSIA, India, with 121 passengers and 7 crew, was on approach to land. At 07:25 (01:55Z) the pilots declared a full emergency after receiving a fire warning in the cargo hold.
The flight landed normally two minutes later and taxied to the gate. Passengers disembarked normally, and all cargo was removed and the plane inspected. The alarm was found to be false.
Full emergency conditions were withdrawn at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 08:07 (02:37Z).