Avianca A318 near Bucaramanga on Aug 7th 2013, severe vibrations

Last Update: August 8, 2013 / 14:53:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-9786

Aircraft Registration
N591EL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A318

ICAO Type Designator
A318

An Avianca Airbus A318-100, registration N591EL performing flight AV-9786 from Bogota to Santa Marta (Colombia), was enroute near Bucaramanga when the aircraft began to severly vibrate for a sustained period of time, then stopped to vibrate before starting to vibrate a second time again for a longer period of time. The crew decided to divert to Bucaramanga for a safe landing.

Passengers reported the aircraft seriously vibrated for quite some long time, then the vibrations stopped for a short time before starting a second time. The crew announced they would need to divert to Bucaramanga but did not provide any further information about what was happening.

The airline confirmed the aircraft diverted to Bucaramanga as a safety precaution, the passengers continued the journey on a replacement aircraft.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-9786

Aircraft Registration
N591EL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A318

ICAO Type Designator
A318

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