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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65187
Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Date:25-MAY-2009
Time:21:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-223
Owner/operator:TAM Linhas Aereas
Registration: PT-MVN
C/n / msn: 876
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:In flight, on approach to Sao Paulo -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:KMIA
Destination airport:SBGR
Narrative:
Strong turbulence of a plane TAM reached around 19h of Monday, 25, leaving 21 people injured. According to passengers the aircraft fell for few seconds. Passengers injured not attended the signs warning of safety belt. The TAM said that the injured were taken to hospitals in São Paulo. The aircraft had no damage.

Sources:

http://g1.globo.com/Noticias/SaoPaulo/0,,MUL1167557-5605,00-TRES+FERIDOS+CONTINUAM+INTERNADOS+APOS+TURBULENCIA+EM+AVIAO+DA+TAM.html
http://desastresaereosnews.blogspot.com/2009/05/tam-diz-que-21-passageiros-se-feriram.html
Airplane photo: http://www.airliners.net/photos/airliners/0/7/3/1687370.jpg


Images:

Photo of PT-MVN courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
1 April 2012; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-May-2009 06:28 Dantas222 Added
10-Jul-2010 10:49 jorgetadeu7 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source]

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