Indigo A20N near Nagpur on Aug 16th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 17, 2017 / 21:57:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-135

Destination
Kolkata, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-ITK performing flight 6E-135 from Ahmedabad to Kolkata (India), was enroute at FL290 about 130nm northnortheast of Nagpur (India) when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (PW1127) down. The aircraft diverted to Nagpur for a safe landing on runway 32 about 40 minutes later.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration VT-IDO reached Kolkata with a delay of 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 24 hours, then positioned to Delhi (India), but has not yet resumed service about 8 hours after landing in Delhi.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-135

Destination
Kolkata, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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