LATAM A321 at Florianopolis on Jul 15th 2022, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: July 16, 2022 / 16:33:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 15, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LA-3303

Aircraft Registration
PT-MXH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A LATAM Brasil Airbus A321-200, registration PT-MXH performing flight LA-3303 from Florianapolis,SC to Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil), was accelerating for takeoff from Florianpolis' runway 32 when the left hand engine (V2533) emitted a loud bang and streaks of flames and sparks prompting the crew to reject takeoff at low speed. The aircraft returned to the apron.

A replacement A321-200 registration PT-XPD reached Sao Paulo with a delay of 5.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Florianopolis about 18 hours after the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 15, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LA-3303

Aircraft Registration
PT-MXH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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