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LATAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

LATAM Airlines flight JJ-3484 had to return and make an emergency landing in Manaus, Brazil, on February 10th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On-Board

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On-Board

Azul Brazilian Airlines flight AD-9277 made an emergency landing in Vitoria da Conquista, Brazil, on January 15th. The plane flying from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, was descending toward Vitoria da Conquista when the crew declared an emergency due to smoke on-board. The plane continued for a safe landing. All sixty-nine passengers and five crew members... »

LATAM Brasil Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Brasil Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

LATAM Brasil flight JJ-4730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sao Luis, Brazil, on December 9th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, but had to turn back due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Avianca Brazil Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brasilia

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Avianca Brazil Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brasilia

Avianca Brazil flight O6-6065 had to return and make an emergency landing in Brasilia, Brazil, on November 26th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport, Brazil, but had to turn back due to cabin pressure problems. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Brasil Flight Suffers Tail Strike in Florianopolis, Brazil

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Brasil Flight Suffers Tail Strike in Florianopolis, Brazil

LATAM Brasil flight JJ-4753 suffered a tail strike upon landing in Florianopolis, Brazil, on November 26th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane was coming from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The plane rolled out uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Brasil Flight Returns to Rio Branco International Airport After Bird Strike

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Brasil Flight Returns to Rio Branco International Airport After Bird Strike

LATAM Brasil flight JJ-3585 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rio Branco International Airport, Brazil, on November 11th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Brasilia, Brazil, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

LATAM Airlines Brasil Flight Returns to Sao Paulo After Bird Strike

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Brasil Flight Returns to Sao Paulo After Bird Strike

LATAM Airlines Brasil flight JJ-8094 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, on October 19th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Miami, Florida, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Gol Transportes Aereos Flight Diverts to Curitiba, Brazil

Monday, August 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gol Transportes Aereos Flight Diverts to Curitiba, Brazil

Gol Transportes Aereos flight G3-7660 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Curitiba, Brazil, on August 10th. The plane heading from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to Santiago, Chile, was diverted due to a smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

MAP Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Unusual Drag

Thursday, July 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
MAP Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Unusual Drag

MAP Linhas Aereas flight PAM-5952 made a safe landing at Val de Cans International Airport, Belem, Brazil, on July 4th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300 flying from Altamira, Brazil, was about to land when the crew observed an unusual drag. The plane landed safely. All 24 passengers and 4 crew members remained unhurt.... »

GOL Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Bird Strike

Monday, June 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
GOL Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Bird Strike

GOL Transportes Aereos flight G3-1713 made an emergency landing in Cuiaba, Brazil, on June 16th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Brasilia, Brazil, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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