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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 159933
Last updated: 16 January 2021
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Date:02-SEP-2013
Time:c. 01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-203
Owner/operator:TAM Airlines
Registration: PT-MVL
C/n / msn: 700
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 200
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Accident
Location:Fortaleza - Ceárá -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MD/LEMD)
Destination airport:Sao Paulo-Guarulhos (GRU)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
TAM Flight JJ 8065 from Madrid, Spain to Sao Paulo, Brazil diverted to Fortaleza, Brazil after encountering turbulence over the equator line at FL400.
Descent from FL400 was initiated at 01:03 Brazil time (04:03 UTC) when the flight was over the Atlantic Ocean, 290 km northeast of Fortaleza. The airplane landed about 01:43 Brazil time.
At least 15 people, including passengers and crew required medical attention.

Sources:

https://noticias.uol.com.br/cotidiano/ultimas-noticias/2013/09/02/pouso-de-emergencia-de-voo-internacional-da-tam-deixa-feridos-em-fortaleza.htm
http://blogdoeliomar.com.br/2013/09/02/voo-da-tam-e-atingido-por-turbulencia-e-faz-pouso-de-emergencia-em-fortaleza/utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+OPovoOnline-BlogDoEliomar+%28Blog+do+Eliomar%29

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Media:


Images:

Photo of PT-MVL courtesy AirHistory.net


Mexico City (MMMX / MEX)
21 February 2016; (c) Streep

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Sep-2013 11:10 harro Added
02-Sep-2013 11:14 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]
02-Sep-2013 18:00 cleberjc Updated [Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Sep-2013 18:00 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
13-Sep-2020 17:55 harro Updated [Embed code, Accident report, ]

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