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According to media reports, an Azul Airlines airplane ended up stuck in the mud on the edge of the apron after landing on December 30. The airline appears to have been attempting to tow the airplane towards the gate when the incident happened.

There have been no reports of physical damage at PR-YSC.

On December 30, AD2316, an Aeronautica Civil aircraft departed from João Pessoa at 11:46, flying southwest to Uberlândia. After the incident occurred, it seems that passengers disembarked and walked to the terminal across the apron. It is unclear what happened to the airplane after that.

The aircraft, operated by air carrier PR-YSC, joined the airline’s fleet on 2 December 2019. There are currently no reports of damage to the aircraft from the incident that occurred earlier this morning.

The aircraft is three years old, and it predominantly operates Brazilian domestic flights. Recently, AD2415 from Uberlândia–Tenenete Coronel Aviador César Bombonato Airport (UDI) to Porto Seguro International Airport (BPS) was canceled.

Flightradar24 shows that the aircraft is still in Uberlândia, but it is scheduled to fly to São Paulo’s Viracopos Campinas International Airport (VCP) to Santa Genoveva Goiânia International Airport (GYN) on January 2.

Uberlândia–Tenenete Coronel Aviador César Bombonato Airport

Uberlândia is located in the state of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil. It is 943 meters (3094 ft) above sea level and has an airport located 9 km (6 mi) from the city center. The airport services a direct population of over 800,000 people.

The airport was first established in 1935, but it wasn’t officially designated as an airport until 1953. The runway was extended in 2007 to 594 meters (1950ft). A 30-year contract was recently signed to transfer management of the airport to AENA.

Top 10 destinations served

The airport sees a lot of traffic from three major Brazilian airlines: Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras (AD), Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes (G3), and LATAM Airlines Brasil (JJ).These airlines serve a wide range of destinations in Brazil and around the world.

With 30 direct flights a week to São Paulo Guarulhos Governor André Franco Montoro International Airport (GRU), UDI is the best choice for travelers looking to get to Brazil’s largest city. Additionally, Sao Paulo Viracopos Campinas International Airport (VCP) and Belo Horizonte Tancredo Neves International Airport (CNF) each offer 27 weekly flights, making them excellent alternatives for those who want to explore Brazil’s other major cities.

The other seven top destinations are listed below:

  • There are fifteen weekly flights to Brasília–Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport.
  • There are nine weekly flights to São Paulo Congonhas–Deputado Freitas Nobre Airport.
  • There are three flights a week from the Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport to Salvador.
  • You will be able to travel to Maceió Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport (MCZ) three times per week.
  • You will be able to travel to Porto Seguro International Airport (BPS) three times a week.
  • A weekly flight from Natal, Brazil to São Gonçalo do Amarante, Brazil’s Governador Aluízio Alves International Airport (NAT) is available.
  • A weekly flight from Fortaleza-Pinto Martins International Airport (FOR) is available.