Thursday, February 20, 2014

Austral Embraer 190, LV-CIE, returned to Service after Repair to Damaged Left Horizontal Stabilizer

Austral Embraer 190 LV-CIE (c/n 414) at Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) on 11Feb12.  (Phil Perry Photo)

The above aircraft collided with Aerolineas Argentinas 737-7Q8, LV-CYO, at Aeroparque on 07Nov13 with the point of impact being the 190's left horizontal stabilizer with one of the 737's winglets.  The 190 was repaired by company technical staff in collaboration with representatives from Embraer and returned to service on 17Jan14.

Here is a photo of the damage:


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