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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228331
Last updated: 12 June 2020
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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
C/n / msn: 8556
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:ca 470 km E of Monterrey -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Monterrey-General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY/MMMY)
Destination airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN)
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.



Photo of XA-VIJ courtesy

Victoria - International (CYYJ / YYJ)
4 January 2020; (c) Tim Martin

Revision history:

19-Aug-2019 15:56 harro Added

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