ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146272
Last updated: 20 April 2014
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Date:11-JUN-2012
Time:ca 12:00
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-MHN
C/n / msn: 3240
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 126
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF (BS -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro/Galeăo-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, RJ (
Destination airport:Belém/Val-de-Căes International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE)
Narrative:
A TAM Airbus A320 diverted to Brasilia Airport, Brazil after a fire was reported in the waste bin of one of the lavatories.
TAM Flight JJ3420 had departed Rio de Janeiro (GIG) at 09:32 on a domestic flight to Belém (BEL) where it was expected to arrive about 13:00.
A safe landing was made at Brasília (BSB) about 12:00. The Federal Police initiated an investigation into the incident. There are indications that the fire was started by a passenger.

Sources:
http://ultimosegundo.ig.com.br/brasil/2012-06-11/aviao-faz-pouso-de-emergencia-em-brasilia-por-suspeita-de-fogo-em-banheiro.html
http://g1.globo.com/jornal-hoje/noticia/2012/06/policia-federal-investiga-principio-de-incendio-em-aeronave-da-tam.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jun-2012 13:07 harro Added
12-Jun-2012 13:10 harro Updated [Narrative]
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