Indigo A20N at Ahmedabad on Mar 12th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: March 12, 2018 / 22:55:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-244

Destination
Lucknow, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-ITA performing flight 6E-244 from Ahmedabad to Lucknow (India) with 186 people on board, was climbing out of Ahmedabad when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (PW1127G) down, stopped the climb at FL310 and returned to Ahmedabad for a safe landing on runway 23 about 45 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration VT-IEX reached Lucknow with a delay of 6.5 hours.

Passengers reported there was a loud bang followed by severe vibrations. The crew announced one engine had failed and they would return to Ahmedabad.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-244

Destination
Lucknow, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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