Indigo A20N at Delhi on Mar 18th 2018, engine problem

Last Update: March 19, 2018 / 22:31:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-132

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-ITX performing flight 6E-132 from Bangalore to Delhi (India), concluded a seemingly uneventful flight with a safe landing in Delhi.

A post flight inspection revealed metallic chips at the #3 bearing chip detector of the left hand engine (PW1127G). The aircraft was removed from service.

India's DGCA have so far grounded 12 of Indigo's A320-200 Neo Aircraft over safety concerns regarding the engines.

The European Aviation Safety Agency had issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive regarding the PW1127 engines, see EASA issues EAD regarding A320 Neo and A321 Neo engines, withdraws ETOPS with immediate effect.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-132

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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