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Sunday, September 25, 2022

INCIDENT: GOL B738 at Rio de Janeiro, tail strike on departure

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A GOL Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, registration PR-GUF, carrying 120 passengers and 6 crew on flight G3-1011 from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ to Sao Paulo Congonhas,SP (Brazil), was departing runway 20L when the tail of the aircraft collided with the runway surface.

The crew continued the takeoff, first to FL120, then to FL220, and then to Sao Paulo Congonhas for a safe landing some 55 minutes later.

According to Brazil’s CENIPA, the aircraft suffered no damage and the encounter was classified as an incident.

Source avherald


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