VivaColombia A320 at Miami on Jul 13th 2016, engine fire indication

Last Update: July 15, 2016 / 22:33:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5Z-355

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
HK-5142

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A VivaColombia Airbus A320-200, registration HK-5142 performing flight 5Z-355 from Miami,FL (USA) to Bogota (Colombia) with 121 passengers and 5 crew, was climbing out of Miami's runway 26L when the crew stopped the climb at about 10,000 feet reporting they had a temporary engine fire indication on the right hand engine (CFM56), the indication had extinguished. The aircraft returned to Miami's runway 09 for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported the right hand was emitting streaks of flame as the aircraft climbed out and levelled off.

The airline reported there were a few alarms in the cockpit related to a faulty engine.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5Z-355

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
HK-5142

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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