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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70230
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Time:11:55 AM
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-200
Owner/operator:Tam Linhas Aereas
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:initial climb in Rio de Janeiro/Galećo - Antonio Carlos Jobim Internat -   Brazil
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro/Galećo - Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GI
Destination airport:Maceio - Zumbi dos Palmares Airport (MCZ), AL, Brazil
A Tam Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200, flight JJ-3192 from Rio de Janeiro Galeao,RJ to Salvador,BA (Brazil), took off runway 28, however struck a bird during initial climb at about 500 to 1000 feet AGL resulting in a loud bang. The crew decided to return to the airport, where the airplane landed safely on runway 10.
It is assumed, that the bird went into one of the engines due to the loud bang and subsequent abnormal engine sounds.
The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto the next flight.


Revision history:

30-Nov-2009 22:24 jorgetadeu7 Added

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