Incident Airbus A320-251N PR-YRQ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245036
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Date:Sunday 15 November 2020
Time:22:52 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-251N
Owner/operator:Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Registration: PR-YRQ
MSN: 8105
Year of manufacture:2018
Engine model:CFMI CFM LEAP-1A26E1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 141
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Rio de Janeiro, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB/SBCT)
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Airbus A320neo took off from the Afonso Pena Airfield (SBCT), Curitiba, PR, bound for Santos Dumont Airfield (SBRJ), Rio de Janeiro, RJ, in order to perform regular flight AD4194, with six crew members and 135 passengers on board.
During the climb, between FL200 and 270, the aircraft encountered heavy cloud formations, with heavy rain, turbulence and probable hail.
During the descent, there was a lag in the speed indication on the copilot's instruments. The crew declared an emergency condition and alternated their landing to Galeão Aerodrome - Antônio Carlos Jobim (SBGL), Rio de Janeiro, RJ. The aircraft had light damage, restricted to the radome. All on board left unharmed.



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
17 October 2019 PR-YRQ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras 0 São Paulo/Campinas-Viracopos International Airport, SP (VCP/SBKP) min

Revision history:

19-Nov-2020 18:28 harro Added
19-Nov-2020 18:29 harro Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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