ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146272
Last updated: 21 May 2013
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Narrative:A TAM Airbus A320 diverted to Brasilia Airport, Brazil after a fire was reported in the waste bin of one of the lavatories.
|C/n / msn:|| 3240|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 126|
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF (BS -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Rio de Janeiro/Galeăo-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, RJ (|
|Destination airport:||Belém/Val-de-Căes International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE)|
TAM Flight JJ3420 had departed Rio de Janeiro (GIG) at 09:32 on a domestic flight to Belém (BEL) where it was expected to arrive about 13:00.
A safe landing was made at Brasília (BSB) about 12:00. The Federal Police initiated an investigation into the incident. There are indications that the fire was started by a passenger.
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