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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Sonntag 16 September 2001
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2C3
Kennzeichen: PP-CJN
Werknummer: 21012/392
Baujahr: 1975-01-06 (26 years 9 months)
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:65500
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 62
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 67
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR), Brasilien
Flug nach:Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN/SBGO), Brasilien
Flight 2240 carried out an approach to runway 14 in instrument flight conditions due to rain. The aircraft touched down with the right landing wheel on the left side of the runway, 500 meters from the threshold. It then touched down with its left wheel and left the runway soon thereafter. The 737 collided with an obstacle as the pilot tried to steer the plane back onto the runway. The no. 2 engine separated from the wing and the nose gear as well as the right hand main gear collapsed.

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photo of Boeing-737-2C3-PP-CJN
accident date: 16-09-2001
type: Boeing 737-2C3
registration: PP-CJN

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP to Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO as the crow flies is 806 km (504 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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