Avianca temporarily grounds Fokker 50 fleet

Avianca said it has “taken the preventive decision to temporarily ground” its fleet of four Fokker 50 turboprops. The Colombian airline cited “a malfunction on one of the engines of a Fokker 50 covering the Cali-Tumaco route” discovered prior to takeoff on Jan. 28. Avianca said in a statement that...

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