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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233889
Last updated: 11 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-233
Registration: N524VL
C/n / msn: 6161
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 170
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Escarcega -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Destination airport:Chetumal Airport (CTM/MMCM)
Volaris flight V4 824, an Airbus A320, diverted to Cancún, Mexico, after it developed engine problems en route to Chetumal.
The aircraft was flying at FL350 about one hour and five minutes after takeoff when the oil pressure of engine no.1 dropped.
The engine temperature rose, and smoke developed, which activated the fire sensor.
The crew decided to divert to Cancún, where a safe landing was made about 45 minutes later.


Revision history:

11-Mar-2020 18:46 Added
11-Mar-2020 18:54 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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