Serious incident to the Airbus A320 registered XA-VIJ operated by Viva Aerobus on 09/04/2022 en route

Arrêt moteur en croisière

Responsible entity

Mexico - AIB

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Mexican authorities:

Aircraft flying at 35,000 ft during cruise and before beginning the descent and cleared to descend to 26,000 fi, the engine number 1 Shut down with indication of engine failure, the emergency was reported and the descent began, the procedures for restarting the engine were initiated. engine without being satisfactory, it was requested to fly directly to Mexico and establish in a holding pattern and landing with only 1 engine, once the pattern was finished, the landing continued on runway 05R without much news within the security margins, arriving at position without some other mishap.