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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177370
Last updated: 25 June 2021
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Time:1.:50 LT AT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Registration: N973AV
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:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bogota,BOG/SKBO
Destination airport:Barcelona, BCN/LEBL
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.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Jul 2017 N973AV Avianca 0 130nm northwest of San Salvador min


Photo of N973AV courtesy

Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
17 February 2020; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

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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