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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186629
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-600 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Avianca Guatemala
Registration: TG-TRD
C/n / msn: 1174
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA) -   Guatemala
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT)
Destination airport:San Josť-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC)
Avianca Guatemala flight AV700 returned to land at Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport following a bird strike incident.
The aircraft, an ATR-72, departed at 11:43 (17:43 UTC). Five minutes later, as the aircraft was climbing through 8000 feet, the aircraft suffered a bird strike, damaging the IEP (Ice Evidence Probe).
The flight crew levelled off at 8625 feet and circled back for a safe landing at 11:59 UTC.

The aircraft was repaired and was back in serice on April 18.



Revision history:

21-Apr-2016 20:05 harro Added

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