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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225705
Last updated: 1 June 2019
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Date:31-MAY-2019
Time:5:05 AM UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:Avianca
Registration: N975AV
C/n / msn: 1224
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:over Andes, between Chile and Argentina -   Chile
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lima (LIM)
Destination airport:Buenos Aires (EZE)
Narrative:
Avianca Flight AV965, an Airbus A330-243, encountered severe turbulence while flying over the Andes between Chile and Argentina. At least fifteen people were injured when the plane suddenly plunged by about 300m several times.

Sources:

https://www.straitstimes.com/world/americas/fifteen-injured-as-turbulence-hits-plane-flying-to-argentina?fbclid=IwAR3UDGDJlBaJdohwXRwKd8d6sk19teuMItWnRSRdKYtG01-lA7eqh6X4qwQ

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/av965#20b92bad *


Images:

Photo of N975AV courtesy AirHistory.net


Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
22 March 2016; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

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01-Jun-2019 13:01 Captain Adam Added

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