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A bird strike damaged the right side engine of a LATAM Brazil Boeing 777-300 on takeoff from GRU Airport in Brazil.
The flight JJ-8094 bound to Miami, Florida (USA), continued the climb and the crew decided to return the flight back to GRU airport after 5 minutes into flight. The Airplane dumped fuel and landed safely at GRU airport after three hours from takeoff.
All passengers were disembarked and boarded to a replacement Boeing 777-300 aircraft after a delay of 12.5 hours.