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Tam, a Letter of Remembrance

Monday, July 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tam, a Letter of Remembrance

Dear Tam Families, On this day, 7/17/17, I just reread the transcript of TAM flight JJ-3054. I never knew those people aboard that plane, but I knew their families. I remember the families of these lost passengers. I remember your heartbreak and your loss. Ten years have passed. I hope you have had ten... »

TAM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Monday, May 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

TAM Airlines flight JJ-3548 made an emergency landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport in Brazil, on May 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane, heading to Recife, Brazil, had to return after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All the passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

TAM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

TAM Airlines flight JJ-3289 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport in Brazil, on April 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Porto Alegre, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after its right hand engine ingested a bird. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 211 people... »

TAM Linhas Aereas Plane Returns to Salvador after Bird Strike

Sunday, April 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAM Linhas Aereas Plane Returns to Salvador after Bird Strike

TAM Linhas Aereas flight JJ-3517 had to return and make an emergency landing at Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil on April 1st. The Airbus A321-200, en-route from Salvador to Brasilia, was climbing out of runway when one of the plane’s engines ingested a bird, prompting the plane to return.... »

Jan 18: TAM Airbus Emergency was Slow Suffocation

Thursday, February 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jan 18: TAM Airbus Emergency was Slow Suffocation

On January 18, 2016, a TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200 was on a scheduled flight from Brasilia to Aracaju Brazil when the pilots decided to return to Brasilia. They made a safe landing and were in the air ten minutes short of an hour. Incident investigations always take time. So it was a couple... »

TAM Airlines Plane Returns to Madrid Over Bomb Threat

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
TAM Airlines Plane Returns to Madrid Over Bomb Threat

TAM Airlines flight JJ8065 had to return and make an emergency landing at Barajas International Airport in Madrid, Spain, on December 15. The Boeing 777 took off for Sao Paulo, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bomb threat. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

TAM Airlines Changed Flight Number after Clairvoyant Predicted Plane Crash

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
TAM Airlines Changed Flight Number after Clairvoyant Predicted Plane Crash

TAM airlines changed the number of flight JJ3720 after a renowned clairvoyant Jucelino Nobrega da Luz predicted that a plane having this number would crash. Jucelino Nobrega da Luz told the officials that flight JJ3720, scheduled to take off from Sao Paulo to Brasilia on Wednesday, would crash on the main Paulista drag of... »

Tam Runs into Wild Winds

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
By George Hatcher

A TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A330-200 was en route from Madrid to Sao Paulo when the flight sustained an episode of turbulence. A dozen passengers were injured, and the members of the flight crew. They were hospitalized when the pilots diverted to Fortaleza. One person had a fractured spine. A replacement flight was provided... »

Tam Emergency Landing

Friday, July 5, 2013
By George Hatcher

On July 1, 2013, a TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320 en route from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro with 153 aboard made a landing at Rio. While navigating the runway, the plane ran off the runway and became mired. The Airbus A320-200 landed on Rio de Janeiro Galeao Airport’s runway 28 and veered... »

TAM Airbus Birdstrike over São Luis

Friday, February 22, 2013
By George Hatcher
TAM Airbus Birdstrike over  São Luis

photographer Charin de Silva On Feb 21, 2013, a TAM Linhas Aéreas Airbus A319 en route from São Luis-Marechal Cunha Machado Airport to Brasilia suffered a bird strike. Pilots returned to São Luis Airport where they made a safe landing. The plane was taken out of service for repairs and maintenance. Passengers reported they... »

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  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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