LATAM Brasil A321 at Belem and Brasilia on Oct 15th 2021, tail strike

Last Update: October 18, 2021 / 09:50:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
LA-3377

Departure
Belem, Brazil

Destination
Brasilia, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PT-MXF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
SBBR

A LATAM Airlines Brasil Airbus A321-200, registration PT-MXF performing flight LA-3377 from Belem,PA to Brasilia,DF (Brazil), departed Belem's runway 06, climbed to FL330 enroute and landed on Brasilia's runway 29R at 19:05L (22:05Z). The aircraft taxied to the apron.

A post flight inspection revealed the aircraft had struck its tail onto a runway surface.

Sources also providing the photos had told The Aviation Herald, that the damage had occurred on landing in Brasilia.

On Oct 18th 2021 the airline reported that the tailstrike occurred on takeoff from Belem but went unnoticed, an investigation by Brazil's CENIPA has been opened.

Metars:
SBBR 160000Z 27004KT 9999 FEW030 SCT100 25/17 Q1018=
SBBR 160000Z 27004KT 9999 FEW030 SCT100 25/17 Q1018=
SBBR 152300Z 02005KT 9999 FEW030 SCT100 26/17 Q1016=
SBBR 152200Z 32004KT 9999 FEW030 SCT080 27/17 Q1015=
SBBR 152100Z 31007KT 9999 FEW030 FEW040TCU 28/16 Q1015=
SBBR 152000Z 32010KT 290V350 9999 SCT030 FEW040TCU 29/16 Q1015=
SBBR 151900Z 35007KT 320V020 9999 SCT030 FEW040TCU 29/15 Q1015=
SBBR 151800Z 36006KT 9999 BKN030 FEW040TCU 29/16 Q1016=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
LA-3377

Departure
Belem, Brazil

Destination
Brasilia, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PT-MXF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
SBBR

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