2007 July 2007 - TAM Airlines Flight 3054

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2007 July 2007 - TAM Airlines Flight 3054

Post by planeanxiety » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:32 pm

TAM Airlines Flight 3054 (JJ3054/TAM3054) was a regularly scheduled domestic passenger flight from Porto Alegre to São Paulo, Brazil. On the evening of July 17, 2007, the Airbus A320-233 executing the flight overran runway 35L at São Paulo during moderate rain and crashed into a nearby TAM Express warehouse adjacent to a Shell filling station. The plane exploded on impact, killing all 187 passengers and crew on board and 12 people on the ground.The crash surpassed Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907 as the deadliest aviation accident in South American history, and remains the deadliest aviation accident involving the A320 proper worldwide,[10] and the second-deadliest air disaster involving the A320 family, surpassed by the bombing of Metrojet Flight 9268, an A321-231, which crashed in Egypt in October 2015 with 224 fatalities.

The accident was investigated by the Brazilian Air Force's Aeronautical Accidents Investigation and Prevention Center (Portuguese: Centro de Investigação e Prevenção de Acidentes Aeronáuticos; CENIPA), with a final report issued in September 2009. CENIPA concluded that the accident was caused by errors committed by the pilots during the landing at São Paulo.

CVR: https://www.tailstrike.com/170707.htm

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