Serious incident Airbus A320-214 PR-MHP,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216947
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Date:Wednesday 31 October 2018
Time:03:20 LT
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-MHP
MSN: 3266
Year of manufacture:2007
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5B4/P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 170
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:over Posadas -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR)
Destination airport:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL/SCEL)
Investigating agency: JIAAC
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
LATAM Chile flight LA8050, an Airbus A320, diverted to Buenos Aires-Ezeiza Airport in Argentina after suffering damage while flying through a hail storm.
The aircraft, owned by LATAM Airlines Brazil, departed São Paulo-Guarulhos Airport, Brazil at 04:49 UTC (01:49 LT) on a flight to Santiago, Chile. The flight was en route at FL320 when it encountered severe weather. The aircraft changed course and climbed to FL340 over Posadas, Argentina at 06:21 UTC. ADS-B data suggest the aircraft turned south over Posadas, descending initially to FL300 and at 06:31 UTC further down to FL240.
The flight crew then decided to divert to Buenos Aires, where a safe landing was carried out at 07:52 UTC.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
14 February 2017 PR-MHP LATAM Brasil 0 Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF (BS min
Bird strike


Satellite weather map of South America (The Weather Channel) at 07:30 UTC, one hour after the ecounter and 20 minutes before landing


Revision history:

31-Oct-2018 14:06 harro Added
31-Oct-2018 14:10 harro Updated [Embed code, Photo]
31-Oct-2018 14:17 harro Updated [Embed code, Photo]
01-Nov-2018 08:32 harro Updated [Embed code]
22-Nov-2018 18:35 harro Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Embed code]

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