EMERGENCY Engine of A320 VivaColombia #VVC8023 exploded after take off

A plane of the Colombian airline VivaColombia was forced to turn around and rest on the Bogota International Airport following an engine problem moments after takeoff.

The plane, an Airbus A320 , registration HK- 5051, VVC8023 flight,  Bogota – Medellin (Colombia), took off around 19:00 local time when a few moments later, all passengers heard a loud explosion coming from the right engine, followed by flames and sparks.

The pilots immediately turned around to land in Bogota amid security vehicles.