Avianca F50 at Bogota on Jul 27th 2013, rejected takeoff

Last Update: October 18, 2013 / 14:08:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 27, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-9279

Destination
Ibague, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
HK-4497

Aircraft Type
Fokker 50

ICAO Type Designator
F50

An Avianca Fokker 50, registration HK-4497 performing flight AV-9279 from Bogota to Ibague (Colombia) with 34 passengers and 4 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Bogota's runway 13R when the crew received indication of a low oil pressure for the right hand engine. The crew rejected takeoff at high speed and safely slowed the aircraft. When about to turn off the runway the crew was radioed by tower indicating smoke from the engine, the engine indicated overtemperature and increasing vibrations. The crew shut the engine down and activated the fire suppression system, the passengers rapidly disembarked the aircraft. There were no injuries.

The Dutch Onderzoeksraad reported in their quarterly bulletin that Colombia's authorities found several turbine blades of the right hand engine were damaged and rated the occurrence a serious incident, an investigation was opened, the Onderzoeksraad (representing the country of manufacture) offered assistance to the investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 27, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-9279

Destination
Ibague, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
HK-4497

Aircraft Type
Fokker 50

ICAO Type Designator
F50

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