LATAM Brasil A321 at Sao Paulo on Feb 17th 2019, engine problem

Last Update: February 17, 2019 / 22:29:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LA-3466

Aircraft Registration
PT-XPB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A LATAM Brasil Airbus A321-200, registration PT-XPB performing flight LA-3466 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Porto Alegre,RS (Brazil), was climbing out of Sao Paulo's runway 09L when the crew stopped the climb at FL070 after an engine (CFM56) suffered surges, observers on the ground reported streaks of flame from the engine exhaust. The crew returned to Sao Paulo for a safe landing on runway 27L about 40 minutes after departure. A runway inspection found no debris on the departure runway.

A passenger reported the crew announced the engine possibly ingested a bird.

A replacement A321-200 registration PT-XPQ reached Porto Alegre with a delay of 4 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Sao Paulo about 10 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LA-3466

Aircraft Registration
PT-XPB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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