Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-8EH (WL) PR-GGP,
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Date:Sunday 3 January 2021
Time:16:43 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8EH (WL)
Owner/operator:Gol Transportes Aéreos
Registration: PR-GGP
MSN: 35829/3076
Year of manufacture:2009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor, repaired
Location:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR) -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR)
Destination airport:Teresina-Senador Petrônio Portela Airport, PI (THE/SBTE)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Gol flight G31768 suffered a bird strike on takeoff from SBGR, damaging the radome.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-800, struck a large vulture while climbing through 500 feet. It continued to the destination.
The aircraft resumed service almost 24 hours later.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
8 September 2021 PR-GGP Gol Transportes Aéreos 0 near São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR) min

Revision history:

18-Feb-2021 19:32 harro Added
18-Feb-2021 19:33 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]

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