Avianca A319 near Brasilia on Mar 9th 2015, engine vibrations

Last Update: March 10, 2015 / 18:31:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 9, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-260

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
N723AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Avianca Airbus A319-100, registration N723AV performing flight AV-260 from Rio de Janeiro,RJ (Brazil) to Bogota (Colombia), was enroute at FL360 northwest of Brasilia,DF (Brazil) when the aircraft encountered a brief period of medium intensity vibrations. Some time later the vibrations occurred again and ended after a short time but only to re-occur a third time after which the crew decided to turn around and divert to Brasilia. The aircraft descended to FL330 for the diversion and landed safely on Brasilia's runway 11R about 45 minutes later.

A passenger reported that following landing maintenance checked the left hand engine (CFM56). About 90 minutes after landing the passengers disembarked into the terminal.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Brasilia about 27 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N723AV
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A319-115
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A319
Year of Manufacture
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Pounds of Thrust
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 9, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-260

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
N723AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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