GoAir A20N near Goa on Aug 30th 2017, technical problem

Last Update: August 31, 2017 / 19:43:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Departure
Kochi, India

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A GoAir Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-WGB performing G8-345 from Kochi to Mumbai (India) with 166 people on board, was enroute at FL300 about 115nm south of Goa (India) when the crew decided to divert to Goa, where the aircraft landed safely about 45 minutes later.

Passengers reported an engine (PW1127) sounded strange already when the aircraft departed. About an hour later the crew announced the aircraft had developed a technical problem and they were diverting to Goa. About 30 minutes after landing passengers were told an engine had failed.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a technical snag.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration VT-WAK reached Mumbai with a delay of 6.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Departure
Kochi, India

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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