GoAir A20N near Lucknow on Mar 7th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: March 15, 2019 / 17:33:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 7, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-150

Departure
Patna, India

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An GoAir Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-WGT performing flight G8-150 from Patna to Delhi (India) with 128 passengers, was enroute at FL380 about 30nm eastsoutheast of Lucknow (India) when the crew received indication of a malfunction of the left hand engine (PW1127), shut the engine down and diverted to Lucknow for a safe landing on runway 27 about 30 minutes after leaving FL380.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Lucknow due to a "technical snag". Alternate arrangements were made for the 128 passengers.

On Mar 8th 2019 the airline reported an engine had suffered the loss of oil and overheated, the engine was shut down.

On Mar 15th 2019 India's DGCA reported the occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated. The aircraft was enroute at FL380 when the crew received an ENG1 HEAT SYSTEM FAULT followed by an ENG1 OIL LO PR warning. The crew shut the engine down, declared PAN PAN and diverted to Lucknow. After landing traces of oil were observed from the engine exhaust nozzle, tail cone, drain mast and the thrust reverser cowl area below the drain mast.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 7, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-150

Departure
Patna, India

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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