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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220547
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:22-DEC-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-600 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Registration: PR-AQZ
C/n / msn: 1241
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 60
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Over Alagoas State -   Brazil
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF)
Destination airport:Maceió-Zumbi dos Palmares Airport, AL (MCZ/SBMO)
Narrative:
The aircraft took off from Guararapes airport (SBRF), Recife, to Zumbi dos Palmares airport (SBMO), Maceió as flight AD2824. During the descent, the crew reported hearing a noise and observing sparks and smoke in the rack behind the copilot. The crew declared an emergency and worked the appropriate checklist. The landing at SBMO was normal.

The aircraft was back in service 24 hours after the incident.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/incident-grave-de-latr-72-immatricule-pr-aqz-et-exploite-par-azul-linhas-aereas-survenu-le-221220/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/pr-aqz#1ef57191


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2019 08:33 harro Added
05-Jan-2019 08:34 harro Updated [Nature, Narrative]
05-Jan-2019 14:35 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
09-Jan-2019 17:16 cleberjc Updated [Total occupants, Location]

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