Trip AT72 at Parintins on May 13th 2013, rejected takeoff

Last Update: May 15, 2013 / 19:10:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
T4-5443

Destination
Manaus, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PP-PTU

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Trip Linhas Aereas Avion de Transport Regional ATR-72-500, registration PP-PTU performing flight T4-5443 from Parintins,AM to Manaus,AM (Brazil) with 66 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Parintins when a bird flew into the right hand engine (PW127M) causing the engine to fail. The crew rejected takeoff, slowed the aircraft safely and returned to the apron.

A replacement ATR-72-500 registration PP-PTP reached Manaus with a delay of 15 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
T4-5443

Destination
Manaus, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PP-PTU

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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