VivaAeroBus A20N at Reynosa on May 28th 2022, sank into tarmac during backtrack and line up

Last Update: May 30, 2022 / 09:20:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 28, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VB-1197

Aircraft Registration
XA-VIU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A VivaAeroBus Airbus A320-200N, registration XA-VIU performing flight VB-1197 from Reynosa to Mexico City (Mexico), was backtracking runway 13 for departure and began to turn around to line up via the turn pad, however, the nose wheels sank into the tarmac and disabled the aircraft.

The runway needed to be closed.

The flight needed to be cancelled. The aircraft is still on the ground in Reynosa about 33 hours after the occurrence.

Related NOTAMs:
A3551/22 NOTAMN
Q) MMFR/QMULC/IV/B/A/000/999/2600N09814W002
A) MMRX
B) 2205162254
C) 2207161700
E) TURNING BAY THR RWY 13 CLSD

A3800/22 NOTAMN
Q) MMFR/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2600N09814W002
A) MMRX
B) 2205282315
C) 2205292359
E) RWY 13/31 CLSD
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 28, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VB-1197

Aircraft Registration
XA-VIU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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