LATAM Cargo B763 at Sao Paulo on Nov 26th 2021, tail scrape on departure

Last Update: November 27, 2021 / 08:12:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 26, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
UC-1108

Destination
Santiago, Chile

Aircraft Registration
N538LA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

Airport ICAO Code
SBGR

A LATAM Cargo Boeing 767-300 freighter, registration N538LA performing flight UC-1108 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) to Santiago (Chile), departed Guarulhos' runway 27R when upon rotation a puff of smoke was seen from underneath the aircraft's tail, that obviously touched the runway surface. The crew continued takeoff, tower as well as the crew of another aircraft informed the crew about the possible tail strike. THe crew continued the flight to Santiago where the aircraft landed safely about 3:50 hours later.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Santiago for about 3.5 hours, then departed for the next sector to Miami,FL (USA).

Video of Takeoff Run (Video: Golf Oscar Romeo):


Metars:
SBGR 261700Z 30007KT 9999 SCT030 OVC100 24/18 Q1010=
SBGR 261600Z 35011KT 9999 SCT015 BKN080 25/18 Q1011=
SBGR 261500Z 33012KT 9999 BKN020 OVC100 23/19 Q1011=
SBGR 261400Z 33013KT 9999 SCT017 OVC100 23/17 Q1012=
SBGR 261300Z 35015KT 9999 SCT017 OVC100 22/18 Q1012=
SBGR 261200Z 35011G25KT 9999 BKN017 OVC080 22/19 Q1013=
SBGR 261100Z 31008KT 9999 -RA FEW033 BKN080 22/19 Q1014=
SBGR 261000Z 32007KT CAVOK 21/19 Q1013=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N538LA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-316
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 26, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
UC-1108

Destination
Santiago, Chile

Aircraft Registration
N538LA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

Airport ICAO Code
SBGR

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