Accident Boeing 737-8EH (WL) PR-GGD, Monday 16 July 2018
ASN logo
 

Date:Monday 16 July 2018
Time:22:00
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-GGD
MSN: 34275/2588
Year of manufacture:2008
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-7B27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 142
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Category:Accident
Location:Belo Horizonte-Tancredo Neves International Airport, MG (CNF) -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP)
Destination airport:Belo Horizonte-Tancredo Neves International Airport, MG (CNF/SBCF)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
During landing at Belo Horizonte International Airport, Brazil, at the moment of touch down, a loud noise was heard by the cabin crew. The aircraft taxied to the apron, where passengers disembarked normally.
When conducting the post-flight inspection, the maintenance team identified a leakage of hydraulic fluid and a break in the aft trunnion pin of the right main landing gear.

Contributing factors.
- Aircraft maintenance - undetermined.
It is possible that, during the process of grinding the chrome layer of the aft trunnion pin SN E4798, excessive wear occurred, which generated heat, burning and weakening of the base metal of the part.
- Design - undetermined.
It is possible that the mandatory inspections provided by the Standard Overhaul Pratices Manual, Grinding of Chrome Plated Parts 10-20-04, item 4, Quality Control, after grinding the chrome layer, did not have the necessary effectiveness to detect a burn in the base metal occurred during an overhaul caused by an excessive grinding on this layer of the Aft Trunnion Pin.
- Support systems - undetermined.
It is possible that the material provided to maintainers to perform the visual inspection tasks did not contains clear procedures and criteria regarding the need to repair the pin.

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Report number: A-119/CENIPA/2018
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 4 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 March 2014 PR-GGD Gol Transportes Aéreos 0 Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE) sub
Collision with other aircraft on apron
24 February 2021 PR-GGD Gol Transportes Aéreos 0 São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR) min

Location

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org