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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164289
Last updated: 1 July 2019
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Date:22-FEB-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-32WER
Owner/operator:TAM Linhas Aéreas
Registration: PT-MUD
C/n / msn: 37667/751
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 234
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Las Palmas -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:FRA
Destination airport:GRU
Narrative:
TAM flight nº JJ9374 departed on february 22nd at 21:08 local time from Frankfurt (FRA) for a flight to São Paulo (GRU). During the flight a strange smell was detected and the pilot suspected that it originated from the cargo bay. The flight was diverted to Las Palmas Airport (LPA) at Gran Canria Island.
Flown in technicians from TAM confirmed that the strange smell was due to malfunction of a recirculation fan, installed in one of the toilets.
After local repairs, flight JJ9374 departed next day, february 23rd, at 12:20 hs (local time) with all passengers from Las Palmas for the final leg to São Paulo.

Sources:

http://g1.globo.com/mundo/noticia/2014/02/aviao-da-tam-que-ia-para-o-rio-faz-pouso-nao-previsto-nas-ilhas-canarias.html
https://www.flightradar24.com//flight/jj9374

http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=1283978


Images:

Photo of PT-MUD courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
26 November 2017; (c) Dean Gibbs

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Feb-2014 10:41 peterels Added
26-Feb-2014 10:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Feb-2014 16:28 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]

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