Gol B738 at Sao Paulo on Nov 26th 2022, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: December 5, 2022 / 21:25:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 26, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-1016

Aircraft Registration
PR-GXP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, registration PR-GXP performing flight G3-1016 from Sao Paulo Congonhas,SP to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ (Brazil) with 116 passengers and 6 crew, was lined up on Congonhas' runway 17R cleared for takeoff, when the crew began to accelerate the engines (CFM56) but rejected takeoff at low speed (about 20 knots) after one of the engines emitted a huge bang and disintegrated distributing debris over the runway. The aircraft stopped safely.

The runway was closed for about two hours as result of the occurrence until all the debris was removed.

The airport reported the runway was closed for nearly two hours due to debris on the runway left by Gol Aircraft, when the engine was accelerated but disintegrated leaving a large amount of debris on the runway.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PR-GXC reached Rio de Janeiro with a delay of 2:15 hours.

On Dec 5th 2022 Brazil's CENIPA reported the aircraft made an abnormal noise from the #1 engine, rejected takeoff and returned to the apron. The occurrence was rated an incident and is not being investigated.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 26, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-1016

Aircraft Registration
PR-GXP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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