TAM A321 at Sao Paulo on Apr 26th 2016, bird strike

Last Update: April 26, 2016 / 20:42:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JJ-3289

Aircraft Registration
PT-XPJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A TAM Linhas Linhas Aereas Airbus A321-200, registration PT-XPJ performing flight JJ-3289 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Porto Alegre,RS (Brazil) with 211 people on board, was climbing out of Guarulhos Airport's runway 27R when the right hand engine (CFM56) ingested a bird resulting in a compressor stall causing the engine to emit a bang and streaks of flame. The crew reduced the engine thrust to idle, levelled off at 8000 feet and returned to Guarulhos Airport for a safe landing on runway 27R about 15 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration PT-XPN reached Porto Alegre with a delay of 2:15 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JJ-3289

Aircraft Registration
PT-XPJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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