LATAM Peru Airbus A320neo collides with a fireplace truck at Lima

LATAM AIrlines (Peru) Airbus A320-271N CC-BHB (msn 7864) working flight LA2213 from Lima to Juliaca, Peru with 102 passengers and 6 crew member collided with a fireplace truck crossing the runway on takeoff at Lima on November 18, 2022.

The crew rejected the takeoff roll however nonetheless collided with the truck crossing the runway in entrance of the plane.

The well being ministry introduced 20 passengers had been being handled in a well being clinic.  Two passengers had been reported to be in severe situation.

Two firefighters had been killed within the collision.

The plane was severely broken. The plane was solely 5 years previous.

Above Copyright Picture: Pictured in higher instances at Calama in northern Chile. The airframe was delivered on December 1, 2017. LATAM AIrlines (Chile) Airbus A320-271N WL CC-BHB (msn 7864) CJC (Robbie Shaw). Picture: 959416.

The airline issued this assertion:

LATAM Airways Peru informs that flight LA 2213, overlaying the Lima-Juliaca route, collided with a fireplace engine that entered the runway throughout takeoff at Lima’s Jorge Chávez Worldwide Airport.

There aren’t any fatalities among the many 102 passengers and 6 crew members. As a precaution all passengers and crew are being taken to well being facilities.

LATAM Airways Peru regrets the passing of the 2 firefighters who had been on the hearth engine that collided with the plane, as knowledgeable by Lima Airport Companions, the operator of Jorge Chavez Airport.

Presently, LATAM Airways Peru is targeted on offering assist to passengers and their households. On the similar time, it’s working in coordination with authorities to assist the investigation into the occasion.

LATAM Airways Peru is deploying all its sources to take care of these affected and has activated its emergency response plan.



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