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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Fecha:domingo 12 febrero 2012
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Operador:TAM Linhas Aéreas
Registración: PR-MAR
Numéro de série: 1888
Año de Construcción: 2002-10-07 (9 years 4 months)
Motores: 2 IAE V2527-A5
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Consecuencias: -
Ubicación:Porto Alegre-Salgado Filho International Airport, RS (POA) (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
Aeropuerto de Llegada:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR), Brasil
Número de Vuelo:JJ8047
An Airbus A320-232 of TAM Linhas Aéreas was diverted to Porto Alegre-Salgado Filho International Airport (POA/SBPA), Brazil after an unruly passenger had entered the cockpit.
TAM flight JJ8047 was en route between Montevideo (MVD), Uruguay and Sao Paulo-Guarulhos (GRU), Brazil when a 28-year old male passenger reportedly entered the cockpit an hour into the flight. It took several people to subdue the suspect. The suspect was arrested after the plane diverted to Porto Alegre, were it landed at 14:30. Police say the unruly passenger suffered a "psychotic attack."

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Distance from Montevideo-Carrasco Airport to São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP as the crow flies is 1566 km (978 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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