Incident Airbus A319-115 N557AV, 31 Dec 2020
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246399
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Time:20:09 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A319-115
Registration: N557AV
MSN: 5057
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO) -   Colombia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO)
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Avianca flight AV29, an Airbus A319, struck a pyrotechnic balloon after landing on runway 13L at Bogotá Airport, Colombia.
Parts of the balloon became entangled in the no.2 engine, undercarriage, and horizontal stabilizer.
The aircraft was inspected by fire services and towed to the stand at 20:59 hours, fifty minutes after landing.

Weather reported about the incident time (0109Z, Jan 1):
SKBO 010300Z 35003KT 9999 FEW017 BKN070 13/13 Q1027 NOSIG RMK A3033=
SKBO 010100Z VRB02KT 9999 SCT017 BKN070 13/12 Q1026 NOSIG RMK A3030=


Example of a 5 m high hot air balloon being launched: (photo of N557AV)


Revision history:

01-Jan-2021 09:11 harro Added
01-Jan-2021 09:15 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Jan-2021 09:26 harro Updated [Source]
01-Jan-2021 10:59 Airwork737 Updated [Embed code]
01-Jan-2021 12:38 Captain Adam Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Jan-2021 17:23 harro Updated [Time, Phase, Narrative]
01-Jan-2021 18:02 harro Updated [Source]

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