Congonhas SP Brazil

Congonhas Airport, Sao Paulo Brazil

Jato derrapa em Congonhas

Wednesday, September 3, 2008
By George Hatcher
Jato derrapa em Congonhas

AVIAÇÃO Jato derrapa em Congonhas | 14:58 Um problema na hora da decolagem de um jatinho King Air no aeroporto de Congonhas pode atrapalhar os horários de pousos e decolagens da tarde e da noite de hoje. O jato, que pertence a rede de drogarias Ultrafarma, derrapou na hora da decolagem e bateu num... »

Is Brazil a One Trick Pony?

Sunday, April 20, 2008
By George Hatcher

In May, will Tam become the only Brazilian airline flying out of Brazil? If Ocean Air and Varig cancel all their International flights, their fleets of Boeing 737, Ebraer and Folker airplanes will service only Intra-Brazilian destinations. Brazil’s aviation safety record is notoriously negative. In 2007, electrical problems shut down Brazilian airspace for 2½... »

Tam Air Flight 3054 Case Filed

Monday, April 7, 2008
By George Hatcher

Partner of the elite legal team of Masry and Vititoe, Podhurst Orseck filed 59 wrongful death lawsuits for the families of passengers killed on July 17, 2007 aboard Brazil’s TAM Airlines Flight 3054. The Law Office of Masry and Vititoe is familiar to the public as the firm depicted in the academy award winning... »

TAM Crash Families File Suit in Florida

Tuesday, April 1, 2008
By George Hatcher

TAM Crash Families File Suit in Florida ACCIDENT: Attorneys for the families of passengers killed on TAM Linhas Aereas Flight 3054 filed 58 wrongful death lawsuits in Florida last week. The 17 July 2007 crash, the worst in Brazil’s history, killed 187 on board and 12 people on the ground when an A320 attempted... »

PR Newswire: Multiple Lawsuits Against TAM Airlines

Sunday, March 30, 2008
By George Hatcher

Masry and Vititoe Partners, MIAMI, March 26 /PRNewswire/ PRESS RELEASE — Internationally recognized aviation attorneys Steven C. Marks and Ricardo M. Martinez-Cid with the Podhurst Orseck law firm have filed a series of lawsuits on behalf of families of passengers killed in Brazil’s worst airline disaster. On July 17, 2007, 199 people perished when... »

Vídeo CRASH AIRBUS A320 FLIGHT JJ3054 TAM – 17/07/2007 – CONGONHAS

Friday, February 1, 2008
By George Hatcher

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Pleas for Brazil to Drop Criminal Investigation

Tuesday, October 23, 2007
By George Hatcher

Brazil’s air traffic control problem did not begin in July when a TAM Linhas Aereas SA Airbus crashed into a warehouse in Sao Paulo, killing 199 people. There was another crash the year before, a crash which led to a criminal investigation. The criminal investigation relates to this event: the mid-air collision between a... »

Latin Airports Plagued with Problems

Saturday, September 15, 2007
By George Hatcher

Brazilian officials have yet to agree on exactly what caused a TAM airliner to skid off the rain-slicked runway at Congonhas on July 17, killing all 187 aboard and 12 on the ground. Critics claim the runway is too short and lacks grooves to prevent skidding during wet weather. Mountains increase the risks at... »

TAM Linhas Aéreas Crash on 17th July Airbus A320-233 Paulo, Brazil

Thursday, September 13, 2007
By George Hatcher

TAM Flight 3054 was a regular flight from Porto Alegre, Brazil, to São Paulo-Congonhas, Brazil. FACTS The plane was carrying 181 passengers, all of whom died in the crash. The plane was carrying 6 crewmembers, all of whom died in the crash. The plane killed 11 people on the ground, all of whom died... »

Has Brazil Overcome its Aeronautic Crisis?

Sunday, September 9, 2007
By George Hatcher

Three ANAC directors ( Denise Abreu, Jorge Luiz Veloso and Leur Lomanto) have resigned, leading ANAC ( Brazil’s National Civil Aeronautics Agency) to claim that the country’s aeronautic crisis has been overcome–a political move laying the blame of the entire system on the heads of three individuals. President Lula told local radio that “problems... »

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