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Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Rio de Janeiro

Monday, April 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Rio de Janeiro

Air France flight AF-443 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 14th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew reported issues with the weather radar. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Saturday, April 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

American Airlines flight AA-991 made an emergency landing in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on April 6th. The Boeing 767-300 plane flying from Miami, Florida, was on final approach to Belo Horizonte when the crew declared an emergency due to an unsafe gear indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

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... »

Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

Friday, February 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

Avianca Airlines flight O6-6304 had to return for an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Recife, Brazil, but had to turn back after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All 156 people aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

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... »

Gol Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strikes

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gol Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strikes

Gol Transportes Aereos flight G3-9139 had to return and make an emergency landing in Goiana, Brazil, on January 28th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after its left engine ingested multiple birds. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Gol Airlines flight G3-2020 had to return and make an emergency landing in Brasilia, Brazil, on January 22nd. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Boa Vista, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. There were 130 people aboard at the time;... »

Brazil Supreme Court Judge Overseeing Corruption Probe Killed in Plane Crash

Saturday, January 21, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 19th. The plane had taken off from Sao Paulo shortly before it went down near the coastal town of Paraty. The plane was carrying 3 people, including Brazilian supreme court Justice Teori Zavasck. All of them were killed in the... »

United Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Flaps Issue

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Flaps Issue

United Airlines flight UA-104 had to return for an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on January 1st. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a flaps issue. The plane landed safely at a higher than normal speed. All passengers and crew... »

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 »

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