Tue, 08 Jan 2019 16:26 - Updated Tue, 08 Jan 2019 16:25
Breakdown retains TAAG plane in Brazil
Luanda - The Boeing 777-200, which operated on the Luanda / São Paulo / Luanda route, has been retained since Sunday, January 6 at Guarulhos Airport, a Brazilian city, due to the failure of one of the engines at the time of landing.
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TAAG plane on the 11 de Novembro airport runway , in Cunene (Archive)
Photo: José Cachiva
The damage to the reactor resulted from the sucking of a bird, a situation that did not endanger the lives of passengers or cause any operational embarrassment, the national flag company said in a statement.
The aircraft, which left the Angolan capital on Saturday (5), is delivered to Brazilian maintenance services for a rigorous mechanical inspection, as recommended by international aviation standards and the manufacturer.
The flight DT 748 had its return to Luanda, scheduled for 10:20 pm last Sunday (local time), but due to the malfunction it would only do so Monday January 7, at 10:00 am, arriving in Luanda at 6:15 p.m., Angola time . However, the plane is still in Brazil.
In February 2012, a TAAG plane had landed at Lisbon Airport due to technical problems with the Boeing 777-300 aircraft, with 197 passengers on board, a fact that also occurred in 2010 with another Boeing 777.
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