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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146272
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Time:c. 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
MSN: 3240
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 126
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF (BS -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro/Galeăo-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, RJ (
Destination airport:Belém/Val-de-Căes International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE)
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.


Revision history:

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

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