Gol B737 near Recife on Dec 18th 2020, electrical problem

Last Update: December 19, 2020 / 22:38:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 18, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-1705

Aircraft Registration
PR-GOW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-700, registration PR-GOW performing flight G3-1705 from Recife,PE to Sao Paulo Congonhas,SP (Brazil), was enroute at FL380 about 160nm south of Recife when the crew decided to return to Recife reporting they were down to one electrical source only. The aircraft landed safely back on Recife's runway 18 about 35 minutes later.

A passenger reported the flight was delayed considerably, they had boarded the flight, then deboarded again before finally boarding again. Then in flight the captain told them, they had a technical failure and needed to return to Recife.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 18.5 hours, then positioned to Congonhas Airport.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 18, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-1705

Aircraft Registration
PR-GOW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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