Gol B738 at Rio de Janeiro on Sep 2nd 2014, bird strike

Last Update: September 3, 2014 / 21:19:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-2115

Aircraft Registration
PR-GXC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, registration PR-GXC performing flight G3-2115 from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ to Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP (Brazil), was in the initial climb out Santos Dumont Airport when the right hand engine (CFM56) ingested a bird prompting the crew to stop the climb at 5000 feet and divert to Galeao Airport for a safe landing on runway 15 about 15 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

A passenger reported that shortly after takeoff from Santos Dumont Airport a bird hit the right hand engine, the aircraft diverted to Rio de Janeiro's Galeao International Airport.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-2115

Aircraft Registration
PR-GXC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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