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LATAM Airlines Flight Returns to Argentina After Bird Strike

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Flight Returns to Argentina After Bird Strike

LATAM Airlines flight LA-487 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cordoba, Argentina, on March 27th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Santiago, Chile, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All 220 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Brasil Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Sunday, March 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Brasil Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cargo Smoke Indication

LATAM Airlines Brasil flight JJ-3067 had to make an emergency landing in Brasilia, Brazil, on March 3rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Recife, Brazil, was descending toward Brasilia when the crew declared an emergency due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article... »

LATAM Airlines Plane Returns to Ecuador due to Lightning Strike

Thursday, March 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Plane Returns to Ecuador due to Lightning Strike

LATAM Airlines flight XL-1730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on February 27th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Madrid, Spain, but had to return shortly afterwards after it was hit by lightning. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

LATAM Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Sao Paulo

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Sao Paulo

LATAM Airlines flight JJ-3264 had to reject take off from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 22nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Belo Horizonte, Brazil, when the crew rejected take off reporting an engine fire indication. The plane was towed to the apron. All 131 passengers and 6 crew members... »

LATAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Thursday, December 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cargo Smoke Indication

LATAM Airlines flight JJ-8030 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on December 27th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to Montevideo, Uruguay, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All 220 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bomb Threat

Friday, November 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bomb Threat

A LATAM Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on November 10th. The plane took off for Punta Arenas, Chile, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bomb threat. It is believed that a female passenger had informed the crew that there was a bomb onboard. The plane... »

LATAM Plane makes Safe Landing in Spain after Fumes in Cabin

Friday, July 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
LATAM Plane makes Safe Landing in Spain after Fumes in Cabin

LATAM flight LA-705 made a safe emergency landing at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Madrid, Spain, on June 29th. The Boeing 787-800, flying from Frankfurt Airport, Germany, was about to land when the crew noticed fumes in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Latam Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Latam Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Latam Airlines flight JJ-3527 had to return and make an emergency landing in Porto Velho, Brazil, on June 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane, en-route to Brasilia, Brazil, had to turn back after one of the engines ingested a bird, resulting in severe engine vibrations and noises. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.... »

TAM 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012
By George Hatcher
TAM 2012

Let me give you a little history. On July 17 2007, five years ago, a Tam Airbus failed its landing at São Paulo’s Congonhas airport and stole a hundred and ninety-nine lives. There were 199 families crushed by this disaster, families crushed but not broken; who were shattered, but not weakened; who were reduced... »

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