The airline Viva Aerobús explained that the aircraft with the registration XA-VAV that covered the flight VB 3235 on the Puerto Vallarta – Guadalajara route, presented a failure in one of the engines, minutes after 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, so he returned to the Puerto Vallarta International Airport where emergency landing at 4:29 p.m.
“The passengers were disembarked in a timely manner and the aircraft is on the apron for its review and corresponding maintenance,” explained the airline in a statement .
A tragedy almost occurred on the flight of @VivaAerobus 3235.
A turbine exploded in full flight. Had to land in an emergency #Vallarta Port . pic.twitter.com/aAoAEN7Sni
– Puerto Vallarta (@TurismoPV) April 20, 2023
Viva Aerobús explained that the aircraft with registration XA-VXC was designated to cover the affected flight, “and that passengers can make their trip as soon as possible.”