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NTSB Identification: ENG16WA006
On December 11, 2015, an Avianca Airbus A318-111, N593EL, equipped with CFMI CFM56-5 engines, experienced a loss of power from the No. 1 (left) engine. The airplane was operating as Avianca flight AV9398 from Bogota, Colombia to Pasto, Colombia when the engine lost power during the climb. The crew shutdown the engine and returned to Bogota for landing without incident.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Colombia. Further information can be obtained from:

Grupo Investigación de Accidentes
Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronáutica Civil
Av. Eldorado #103-23
Bogota, Colombia
Fax: (57-1) 296-2013

This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Government of Colombia.