Conviasa AT72 near Caracas on Jan 14th 2013, engine trouble

Last Update: January 19, 2013 / 16:50:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Conviasa

Flight number
V0-2196

Aircraft Registration
YV2421

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Conviasa Avion de Transport Regional ATR-72-200, registration YV2421 performing flight V0-2196 from Caracas to Valera (Venezuela), returned to Caracas due to some engine trouble.

A passenger waiting for the return flight V0-2197 reported they were told the aircraft had to return to Caracas about 30 minutes into the flight due to engine problems. The flights 2196 and 2197 were cancelled. The passengers waiting for 2197 were bussed to Cabimas about 80nm northwest of Valera. A Canadair CRJ-700 registration YV2115 subsequently took the passengers to Caracas on a special flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Conviasa

Flight number
V0-2196

Aircraft Registration
YV2421

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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