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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177370
Last updated: 14 August 2019
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Date:27-JUN-2015
Time:1.:50 LT AT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:Avianca
Registration: N973AV
C/n / msn: 1073
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 261
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:en route over Atlantic Ocean, near Dutch Antiles -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bogota,BOG/SKBO
Destination airport:Barcelona, BCN/LEBL
Narrative:
Avianca flight AV 018 encountered severe turbulence, and made a landing at Curaçao Hato Airport (CUR/TNCC)
Six passengers were taken to hospital. Another A330, N974AV, was flown in to continue to Barcelona, Spain.

Sources:

http://www.kikotapasando.com/2015/06/27/avianca-flight-lands-in-curacao-after-encountering-severe-turbulence/
http://curacaochronicle.com/main/avianca-flight-lands-in-curacao-after-heavy-turbulence/
https://www.nu.nl/buitenland/4077155/noodlanding-airbus-curaao-turbulentie.html
https://www.flightradar24.com//data/airplanes/n973av/


Images:

Photo of N973AV courtesy AirHistory.net


Barcelona (LEBL / BCN)
19 November 2012; (c) Peter de Jong

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jun-2015 06:37 Chieftain Added
28-Jun-2015 06:43 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
28-Jun-2015 06:44 harro Updated [Narrative]

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