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Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

Friday, February 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

Avianca Airlines flight O6-6304 had to return for an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Recife, Brazil, but had to turn back after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All 156 people aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

Avianca Flight Returns for Safe Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Monday, December 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Avianca Flight Returns for Safe Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Avianca flight AV-8576 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at El Dorado International Airport, Bogota, Colombia, on December 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 had taken off for Valledupar, Colombia, when the crew detected flaps issue mid-air, prompting it to return. The plane landed safely. All people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Bird-Hit Avianca Brazil Airlines Flight Safely Lands in Rio de Janeiro

Sunday, November 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Avianca Brazil Airlines Flight Safely Lands in Rio de Janeiro

Avianca Brazil Airlines flight O6-6235 made a safe landing after a bird strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 10th. The Airbus A318-100 plane was flying from Brasilia, Brazil, when a vulture hit it, damaging the radome. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article... »

Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Bogota due to Hydraulic Failure

Thursday, November 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Bogota due to Hydraulic Failure

Avianca Airlines flight AV-8562 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bogota, Colombia, on November 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Bucaramanga, Colombia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. All 135 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Bird-Hit Avianca Airlines Plane Returns to Bogota

Monday, September 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Avianca Airlines Plane Returns to Bogota

Avianca 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. Download article as... »

Avianca Flight Returns to Miami after Hitting Turbulence

Thursday, August 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Avianca Flight Returns to Miami after Hitting Turbulence

Avianca flight AV-39 made an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on August 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Cali, Colombia, but had to turn back after it ran into turbulence that cracked a cabin window. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 120 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.... »

Bird-Hit Avianca Brazil Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Brazil

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Avianca Brazil Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Brazil

Avianca Brazil Airlines flight O6-6326 made an emergency landing in Ilheus, Brazil, on June 16th. The Airbus A319-100 plane was flying from Brasilia, Brazil, when a bird hit it, damaging the nose cone. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Avianca Airlines Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence; 23 Injured

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Avianca Airlines Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence; 23 Injured

Avianca Airlines flight AV-965 had to make an emergency landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 4th. The Airbus A330-200 aircraft, flying from Lima, Peru, ran into severe turbulence that injured 23 people on-board. The plane continued for a safe landing in Buenos Aires, where the injured were given medical aid. Authorities confirmed that... »

Avianca Plane Rejects Takeoff in Brazil due to Bird Strike

Monday, May 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Avianca Plane Rejects Takeoff in Brazil due to Bird Strike

Avianca Plane had to reject takeoff at Sao Paulo- Congonhas Airport, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 4th. The Airbus A320-200 was about to takeoff for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, when it ingested a bird, prompting the crew to abort taking off. The plane returned to the apron. The passengers were rebooked onto other flights.... »

Avianca Plane Returns to Colombia after Engine Failure

Sunday, December 13, 2015
By George Hatcher
Avianca Plane Returns to Colombia after Engine Failure

Avianca flight AV-9398 had to return and make an emergency landing at El Dorado International Airport, Bogota, Colombia, on December 11. The Airbus A318-100, en-route to Pasto, Colombia, had to return after one of its engines failed. The engine had to be shutdown mid-air. The plane landed safely. All 99 people aboard remained unhurt.... »

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