Accident Fokker 100 PT-MRN,
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Date:Saturday 15 September 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic F100 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fokker 100
Owner/operator:TAM Linhas Aéreas
Registration: PT-MRN
MSN: 11443
Year of manufacture:1993
Total airframe hrs:23336 hours
Cycles:26939 flights
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Tay 620-15
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 88
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:near Belo Horizonte, MG -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF)
Destination airport:São Paulo/Campinas-Viracopos International Airport, SP (VCP/SBKP)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Following an uncontained engine failure en route to Sao Paulo, fragments shattered 3 cabin windows of the plane. A passenger from seat 19E was sucked out partly and was being held by another passenger until the aircraft landed. The passenger did not survive though.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Report number: RF002/CENIPA/2006
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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