Avianca B788 over Atlantic on Nov 30th 2023, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 1, 2023 / 08:54:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 30, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-11

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
N780AV

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An Avianca Boeing 787-8, registration N780AV performing flight AV-11 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to Bogota (Colombia) with 236 people on board, was enroute at FL380 over the Atlantic Ocean about 230nm south of Santa Maria (Azores Islands, Portugal) when the crew shut an engine (Trent 1000) down due to an oil indication, drifted the aircraft down to FL220, turned around and diverted to Santa Maria for a safe landing on runway 36 about 4:45 after departure from Madrid.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Santa Maria about 11 hours after landing.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Santa Maria for a safe landing due to a technical indication. An additional operation will be arranged to transfer the passengers to Bogota and is estimated to depart Santa Maria by 11:00L (12:00Z).

A replacement Boeing 787-8 registration N786AV, that had just arrived in Madrid as flight AV-26 from Bogota, is currently estimated to depart from Madrid for Santa Maria.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N780AV
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
Nov 30, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-11

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
N780AV

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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