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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:jueves 18 marzo 2021
Hora:13:42
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Operador:Viva Aerobus
Registración: XA-VAZ
Numéro de série: 2576
Año de Construcción: 2005-10-03 (15 years 6 months)
Motores: 2 IAE V2527-A5
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 127
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport (PVR) (   México)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport (PVR/MMPR), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Monterrey-General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY/MMMY), México
Número de Vuelo:VB4343
Descripción:
Viva Aerobus flight VB4343, an Airbus A320, suffered a nose landing gear collapse while making a 180 turn to line up for takeoff from runway 22 at Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport, Mexico.
The aircraft was evacuated using the emergency slides.
Flight VB4343 had to backtrack on the runway because the parallel taxiway A was partly closed per Notam:

0617/21 NOTAMN
Q) MMFR/QMXLC//M/A/000/999/2041N10515W002
A) MMPR
B) 2102091200
C) 2104111200
E) TWY A BTN TWY G AND THR RWY 22 CLSD

Fuentes:
» bea.aero
» twitter.com/VivaAerobus


Fotos

photo of Airbus-A320-232-XA-VAZ
photo of Airbus-A320-232-XA-VAZ
accident date: 18-03-2021
type: Airbus A320-232
registration: XA-VAZ
 

Video, social media

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport to Monterrey-General Mariano Escobedo International Airport as the crow flies is 769 km (480 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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