Avianca A320 at Bogota on Mar 16th 2016, burst tyre on departure

Last Update: March 18, 2016 / 15:46:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-28

Aircraft Registration
N567AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Avianca Airbus A320-200, registration N567AV performing flight AV-28 from Bogota (Colombia) to Orlando,FL (USA) with 149 people on board, departed Bogota's runway 13L but burst a main tyre on departure. The crew, having heard an unusual noise from the landing gear, stopped the climb at FL210, burned off fuel for about 2 hours and returned to Bogota for a safe landing on runway 13R about 2:50 hours after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration N538AV reached Orlando with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The airline confirmed a post flight inspection revealed a tyre had burst indeed.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 48 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Avianca

Flight number
AV-28

Aircraft Registration
N567AV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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