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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 »

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 »

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