Avianca A319 at Montevideo on Aug 13th 2017, flock of birds

Last Update: August 15, 2017 / 22:00:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-110

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
N741AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Avianca Airbus A319-100, registration N741AV performing flight AV-110 from Montevideo (Uruguay) to Bogota (Colombia), was climbing out of Montevideo's runway 24 when the aircraft flew through a flock of sea gulls and received a number of bird strikes prompting the crew to stop the climb at 4000 feet and to enter a hold to burn off fuel. The aircraft returned to Montevideo for a safe landing about 50 minutes after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Montevideo about 58 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-110

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
N741AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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