GoAir A20N at Bangalore on Sep 1st 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 11, 2018 / 17:07:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-283

Destination
Pune, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A GoAir Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-WGJ performing flight G8-283 from Bangalore to Pune (India) with 169 people on board, was climbing out of Bangalore's runway 27 when the crew stopped the climb at about FL130 due to the failure of the left hand engine (PW1127) following vibrations and an magnetic chip detector indication. The crew shut the engine down and returned to Bangalore landing on runway 27 about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration VT-WAG reached Pune with a delay of 2.5 hours.

India's DGCA have opened an investigation.

On Oct 11th 2018 India's DGCA reported the aircraft returned to Bangalore following an inflight shut down of the left hand engine. The aircraft performed an overweight landing and suffered a hard touchdown resulting in a vertical acceleration of +3.14G. The occurrence was rated a serious incident, the investigation is continuing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-283

Destination
Pune, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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