Gol B737 at Curitiba on May 7th 2018, rejected takeoff due to burning odour

Last Update: May 7, 2018 / 22:10:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-2089

Aircraft Registration
PR-GEA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-700, registration PR-GEA performing flight G3-2089 from Curitiba,PR to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ (Brazil), was accelerating for takeoff from Curitiba's runway 15 when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed due to a strong burning odour. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

Passengers reported the crew explained the stench was due to a problem with the air conditioning.

The aircraft was able to depart about 3.5 hours later and reached Rio de Janeiro with a delay of about 3:15 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-2089

Aircraft Registration
PR-GEA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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