ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164289
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Narrative:TAM flight nº JJ9374 departed on february 22nd at 21:08 local time from Frankfurt (FRA) for a flight to São Paulo (GRU). During the flight a strange smell was detected and the pilot suspected that it originated from the cargo bay. The flight was diverted to Las Palmas Airport (LPA) at Gran Canria Island.
|Owner/operator:||TAM Linhas Aéreas|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 234|
|Aircraft damage:|| None|
|Location:||near Las Palmas -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Flown in technicians from TAM confirmed that the strange smell was due to malfunction of a recirculation fan, installed in one of the toilets.
After local repairs, flight JJ9374 departed next day, february 23rd, at 12:20 hs (local time) with all passengers from Las Palmas for the final leg to São Paulo.
http://g1.globo.com/mundo/noticia/2014/02/aviao-da-tam-que-ia-para-o-rio-faz-pouso-nao-previsto-nas-ilhas-canarias.html https://www.flightradar24.com//flight/jj9374 http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=1283978
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