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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188815
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Registration: N279AV
C/n / msn: 1279
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 264
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO) -   Colombia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
RY13L had a NOTAM related with the reduction of runway distance available (2600mts) due work in progress. The aircraft made the takeoff run, RWY13L at 13:27 UTC and the rotation of the aircraft was made beyond the runway edge lights RWY31R. Consequence of this event, one of runway edge light suffered damage and no injuries to people on ground. The aircraft made its flight normally and landed in KMIA safely.

Probable cause(s)
Lack of situational awareness on the part of the crew, by accepting last-minute changes delivered by Dispatch and making changes to the FMGS, without regard to existing runway restrictions.
Non-compliance by the crew with the provisions of the A330 equipment operation manuals, specifically the FCTM (Flight Crew Technic Manual), which establishes that all data entered into the aircraft systems must be monitored and confirmed by both crew members in accordance with the information provided by the company.
Contributing Factors
Deficiencies in the distribution of workloads, consisting of leaving the incorporation, verification and application of the flight calculations to a single crew member.
Loss of operational and administrative skills by the First Officer who was offline for more than 60 days.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of N279AV courtesy

Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
8 November 2018; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

22-Jul-2016 17:56 harro Added
13-Jul-2020 15:53 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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