Latam Flight LA800

SYD–AKL 11 March 2024

On a routine flight from Sydney to Auckland, LATAM Airlines Flight 800 encountered an unforeseen and severe technical issue that dramatically affected the aircraft’s stability, resulting in a sudden and alarming drop in altitude. This incident led to injuries among the passengers and crew, creating a scenario of panic and distress onboard.

The incident triggered an immediate response from aviation authorities, with Chile’s Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC) and New Zealand’s Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) stepping in to investigate the matter thoroughly. The primary focus is to understand the root cause of the technical fault and implement measures to prevent such occurrences in the future.

For passengers and crew members who experienced this frightening event, there is an opportunity to participate in the ongoing investigation and potential compensation discussions.

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By filling out an Expression of Interest (EOI) form, affected individuals can register their intent to stay informed about the investigation’s progress and explore options for compensation due to the distress and injuries suffered. To stay up to date, please visit Carter Capner Law Aviation Injury Page.