Indigo A320 at Raipur on Sep 9th 2017, bird strike

Last Update: September 9, 2017 / 19:18:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-827

Departure
Raipur, India

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IHD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Indigo Airbus A320-200, registration VT-IHD performing flight 6E-827 from Raipur to Hyderabad (India) with 170 people on board, departed Raipur's runway 24 when right after becoming airborne a bird was ingested by one of the engines (V2527) causing the engine to emit a loud bang. The flight crew climbed the aircraft to FL100, stopped the climb and returned to Raipur for a safe landing on runway 24 about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration VT-IFP reached Hyderabad with a delay of 2 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 15 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-827

Departure
Raipur, India

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IHD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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