Avianca B788 over Atlantic Ocean on Sep 27th 2022, engine trouble

Last Update: September 28, 2022 / 15:06:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-120

Aircraft Registration
N781AV

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An Avianca Boeing 787-8, registration N781AV performing flight AV-120 from Bogota (Colombia) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 244 passengers and 10 crew, was enroute at FL410 over the Atlantic Ocean about 370nm northnorthwest of Lajes, Terceira Island (Portugal), when the crew declared emergency and decided to divert to Lajes due a problem with one of the engines (Trent 1000). The aircraft drifted down towards Lajes and landed safely on Lajes' runway 15 about one hour after leaving FL410.

The airline reported a technical indication prompted the diversion to Lajes.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N781AV
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
787-8
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B788
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-120

Aircraft Registration
N781AV

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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