TACA

Multiple Flats on Landing in Costa Rica

Saturday, October 20, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: TACA airlines Airbus A321-200 en route from El Salvador to San José Costa Rica Where: Costa Rica When: October 18, 2012 Who: 146 passengers, 7 crew Why: On touchdown, three tires burst on the wet runway, resulting in an emergency landing. The plane skidded and spun to the right and when it came... »

TACA Airbus Cockpit Smoking

Sunday, September 18, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: TACA Peru Airbus A320-200 en route from Lima to Cuzco Where: Cuzco When: Sep 18th 2011 Who: 90 passengers Why: While en route, the windshield heating system began smoking. Pilots continued to Cuzco, stepping up the pace, and made a safe landing, with no injuries. Some passengers erroneously believed the turbine in the... »

Airbus Cracks, Lands in Argentina

Monday, November 23, 2009
By George Hatcher
Airbus Cracks, Lands in Argentina

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andrew Compolo What: TACA Peru Airbus A321-200 en route from Lima Peru to Buenos Aires Where: Resistencia Argentina When: Nov 23rd 2009 Who: 180 passengers Why: While en route, the flight encountered a high altitude hail storm, which cracked the windshield. The flight diverted... »

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