Bird strike Incident Airbus A320-214 (WL) N748AV,
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Date:Friday 25 March 2022
Time:22:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
Registration: N748AV
MSN: 6862
Year of manufacture:2015
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5B4/P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown, repaired
Location:Guayaquil -   Ecuador
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Guayaquil-José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE/SEGU)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Avianca flight AV7392, an Airbus A320-214, suffered a bird strike after takeoff from Guayaquil Airport, Ecuador.
The aircraft entered several holding patterns to burn fuel before it landed back at Guayaquil, three and a half hours after departure.
The incident aircraft resumed service 15 hours after landing back at Guayaquil.


Revision history:

27-Mar-2022 19:27 harro Added
27-Mar-2022 19:30 harro Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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