Indigo A20N at Mumbai on Jan 9th 2018, engine problem

Last Update: January 10, 2018 / 22:20:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 9, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-565

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Bangalore, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-ITV performing flight 6E-565 from Mumbai to Bangalore (India) with 183 people on board, was climbing out of Mumbai when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 reporting an engine (PW1127G) problem and decided to return to Mumbai for a safe landing on runway 27 about 35 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration VT-IDT reached Bangalore with a delay of 3:20 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Mumbai about 28 hours after landing back.

A passenger reported he could smell unusual odours, shortly afterwards the crew announced they were returning to Mumbai due to a technical problem. After landing they sat on the aircraft for about an hour before they disembarked and were taken to another aircraft.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 9, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-565

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Bangalore, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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