LATAM Brasil B773 at Milan on Jul 9th 2024, tail strike on departure

Last Update: July 11, 2024 / 17:44:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
LA-8073

Aircraft Registration
PT-MUG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A LATAM Brasil Boeing 777-300, registration PT-MUG performing flight LA-8073 from Milan Malpensa (Italy) to Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil), departed Malpensa's runway 35L but struck its tail onto the runway surface during rotation. The aircraft climbed out to safety, stopped the climb at 5000 feet and entered a hold, later at 6000 feet while dumping fuel. The aircraft returned to Milan for a safe landing on runway 35R about 75 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
LA-8073

Aircraft Registration
PT-MUG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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