GOL B738 at Rio de Janeiro on Aug 31st 2021, tail strike on departure

Last Update: September 1, 2021 / 17:18:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-1011

Aircraft Registration
PR-GUF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A GOL Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, registration PR-GUF performing flight G3-1011 from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ to Sao Paulo Congonhas,SP (Brazil) with 120 passengers and 6 crew, was departing runway 20L when the tail of the aircraft contacted the runway surface. The crew continued takeoff, initially climbed to FL120, later FL220 and continued to Sao Paulo Congonhas for a safe landing about 55 minutes after departure.

Brazil's CENIPA reported the aircraft sustained no damage, the occurrence was rated an incident.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-1011

Aircraft Registration
PR-GUF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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