Incident Airbus A320-271N XA-VIJ, 18 Aug 2019
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228331
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Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:Viva Aerobus
Registration: XA-VIJ
MSN: 8556
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:ca 470 km E of Monterrey -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Monterrey-General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY/MMMY)
Destination airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Viva Aerobus flight VB2171 returned to land at Monterrey International Airport, Mexico, after suffering problems with one of the Pratt & Whitney PW1127G engines.
The aircraft departed at 15:24 hours on a flight to Cancún. At 16:00 hours, while en route at FL370, the flight crew elected to return to Monterrey as a result of problems with of the engines. The airline confirmed the incident, but did not detail the specific problem.
A safe landing was made at 16:50.


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19-Aug-2019 15:56 harro Added

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