ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141800
Last updated: 16 November 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:TAM Airlines
Registration: PR-MHX
C/n / msn: 3565
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Belém/Val-de-Cães International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE) -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF (BS
Destination airport:Belém/Val-de-Cães International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE)
A TAM A320 PR-MHX burst both left main gear tires while landing on Belem's runway 06 at 16:12L (19:12Z) in rain and stopped with all wheels on the runway, the nose gear just inside the runway edge. The aircraft remained disabled on the runway.
The runway was closed for 6 hours until the aircraft was moved.
According to the airline, the aircraft blew the tyres upon applying brakes as result of the rain while landing in Belem.



Photo of PR-MHX courtesy

São Paulo - Congonhas (SBSP / CGH)
10 January 2018; (c) Leslie Snelleman

Photo of the Airbus TAM A320 PR-MHX Flight JJ3447 just few seconds before landing on Belem´s runway

Revision history:

10-Jan-2012 12:40 PTTAA Added
10-Jan-2012 12:44 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2012 00:31 LAURENCE Updated [[Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description