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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245036
Last updated: 19 November 2020
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Date:15-NOV-2020
Time:22:52 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-251N
Owner/operator: Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Registration: PR-YRQ
C/n / msn: 8105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 141
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:near Rio de Janeiro, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB/SBCT)
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
The Airbus A320neo took off from the Afonso Pena Airfield (SBCT), Curitiba, PR, bound for Santos Dumont Airfield (SBRJ), Rio de Janeiro, RJ, in order to perform regular flight AD4194, with six crew members and 135 passengers on board.
During the climb, between FL200 and 270, the aircraft encountered heavy cloud formations, with heavy rain, turbulence and probable hail.
During the descent, there was a lag in the speed indication on the copilot's instruments. The crew declared an emergency condition and alternated their landing to Galeão Aerodrome - Antônio Carlos Jobim (SBGL), Rio de Janeiro, RJ. The aircraft had light damage, restricted to the radome. All on board left unharmed.

Sources:

CENIPA
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/pr-yrq#260ddb8f

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Oct 2019 PR-YRQ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras 0 São Paulo/Campinas-Viracopos International Airport, SP (VCP/SBKP) min
Tailstrike.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Nov-2020 18:28 harro Added
19-Nov-2020 18:29 harro Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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