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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 »

LATAM Brasil Flight Diverts to Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Brasil Flight Diverts to Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

LATAM Brasil flight JJ-4799 had to divert for an emergency landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, on May 20th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport to Campo Grande, Brazil, was diverted due to issues with the cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Azul Linhas Aereas flight AD-4966 made a safe emergency landing at Aeroporto de Uberlândia – Tenente Coronel Aviador César Bombonato, Brazil, on May 9th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Sao Paulo, Brazil, was about to reach the destination when crew noticed smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No injuries... »

Gol Transportes Aereos Plane Returns to Brazil due to Smell of Smoke

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gol Transportes Aereos Plane Returns to Brazil due to Smell of Smoke

Gol Transportes Aereos flight G3-1613 had to return and make an emergency landing at Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Brazil, on May 8th. The Boeing 737-800 flying to Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Brazil, had to return due to smell of smoke. The plane landed safely. The passengers were rebooked in other flights. Download article as PDF »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane Returns to Brazil after Vulture Strike

Sunday, May 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Azul Linhas Aereas Plane Returns to Brazil after Vulture Strike

Azul Linhas Aereas flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Viracopos International Airport, São Paulo, Brazil, on May 4th. The Embraer ERJ-195, flying to Brasilia, Brazil, had to return after a vulture hit the captain’s windshield. The aircraft received substantial damage. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers after... »

LATAM Brasil Flight Diverts to Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

Monday, May 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Brasil Flight Diverts to Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

LATAM Airlines Brasil flight JJ-3392 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, on April 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport to Brasilia, Brazil, was diverted due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

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... »

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