Avianca A320 at Valledupar on Apr 4th 2014, bird strike

Last Update: April 6, 2014 / 16:24:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 4, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-8595

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
N284AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Avianca Airbus A320-200, registration N284AV performing flight AV-8595 from Valledupar to Bogota (Colombia) with 118 people on board, was climbing through 700 feet AGL out of Valledupar when a bird, most likely a buzzard, impacted the left hand engine (CFM56) resulting in engine vibrations. The crew stopped the climb and returned to Valledupar for a safe landing.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 4, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-8595

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
N284AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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