VivaAerobus Boeing 737-300 XA-VIH Performing Flight 938 Monterrey Mexico to Las Vegas Engine Shutdown in Flight

by Aviation News Reporter on August 18, 2011

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VivaAerobus Boeing 737-300 XA-VIH Performing Flight 938 Monterrey Mexico To Las Vegas Engine Shutdown in Flight

A VivaAerobus Boeing 737-300, registration XA-VIH performing flight VB-938 from Monterrey Mexico to Las Vegas, NV USA.

The Airliner was inflight at 31,000 feet 42 minutes prior to estimated landing when the left CFM56 engine emitted a number of banging sounds accompanied by serious vibrations.

The crew shut the engine down and continued to Las Vegas for a safe landing.

The return flight VB-939 was cancelled.

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