Bird-Hit Avianca Airlines Plane Returns to Bogota

Monday, September 26, 2016
By George Hatcher

AviancaAvianca Airlines flight AV-241 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bogota, Colombia, on September 24th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Santiago, Chile, but had to return shortly afterwards after one of the engines ingested several birds.

The plane landed safely. All 118 people aboard remained unhurt.

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