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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246753
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:LATAM Brasil
Registration: PR-MYK
MSN: 4544
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 143
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR) -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR)
Destination airport:João Pessoa-Castro Pinto Airport, PB (JPA/SBJP)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
During the take-off run of flight LA3408 at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, near V1, there was a collision with a capybara.
The aircraft continued to take off. After a survey carried out by the airport administrator, the remains of the animal were found. The flight crew elected to return to Guarulhos Airport and landed safely 66 minutes after takeoff.
The aircraft was slightly damaged.



Revision history:

14-Jan-2021 19:50 harro Added
14-Jan-2021 19:52 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]

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