Avianca A320 near Monteria on Sep 13th 2023, electrical problems

Last Update: October 9, 2023 / 15:32:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 13, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-8524

Aircraft Registration
N740AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Avianca Airbus A320-200, registration N740AV performing flight AV-8524 from Bogota to Barranquilla (Colombia), was climbing through FL360 out of Bogota when the crew decided to divert to Monteria (Colombia) due to electrical problems. THe aircraft landed safely on Monteria's runway 32 about 30 minutes after stopping the climb and about one hour after departure.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration N398AV reached Barranquilla with a delay of about 3:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Monteria about 28 hours after landing.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted after the crew received an alert for the electrical system.

On Oct 9th 2023 Colombia's DIACC reported the aircraft sustained problems with both Generator 1 and Generator 2, Generator 2 was entirely down, the APU was started and the aircraft flew with Generator 1, APU and RAT until landing. The aircraft returned to service on Sep 21st 2023. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by Colombia's DIACC.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N740AV
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 13, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-8524

Aircraft Registration
N740AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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