Passengers on a VivaAerobus A320 have had the fright of their lives when only minutes after take-off the right engine caught fire.
A video posted on social media which has amassed over 1.3 million views, was taken by a passenger and shows the engine flaming.
On Tuesday night a VivaAerobus A320 suffered a right engine surge climbing out of Guadalajara, crew stopped the climb at 13000ft and returned safely, video courtesy of @kimbertothelee
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One passenger can be heard asking repeatedly “is it on fire?”
The flight was able to land safely with Fox Business reporting the airline said it was investigating the incident and the fire was caused by the “friction of metals” in the engine.