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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220859
Last updated: 15 February 2020
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Time:14:54 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8EH (WL)
Owner/operator:GOL Linhas Aéreas
Registration: PR-GXQ
C/n / msn: 39633
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ) -   Brazil
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ)
Destination airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP)
GOL flight G3 1025, a Boeing 737-800, suffered engine surges on climbout after takeoff from Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The flight crew elected to divert to Guarulhos Airport.
The flight took off at 14:53 UTC. During the initial climb over the sea, the no.2 engine surged with flames visible from the exhaust. The flight crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet and diverted to nearby Galeão (SBGL) Airport where it landed safely at 15:25 UTC.


Revision history:

16-Jan-2019 15:12 cleberjc Added
16-Jan-2019 15:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Jan-2019 15:20 harro Updated [Location, Phase, Narrative]
16-Jan-2019 16:39 Anon. Updated [Damage]
17-Jan-2019 07:11 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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