Indigo A20N at Jaipur on Jun 22nd 2019, engine shut down in flight due to suspected fuel leak

Last Update: June 24, 2019 / 20:48:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-998

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Jaipur, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IVK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-IVK performing flight 6E-998 from Mumbai to Jaipur (India), was descending towards Jaipur when the crew received fuel quantity indications prompting them to suspect a fuel leak on the left hand engine (PW1127G). The crew shut the engine down and continued for a safe landing on Jaipur's runway 09.

The airline reported the fuel quantity indication of the #1 engine was fluctuating, the crew worked the checklists for a suspected fuel leak and shut the engine down. A single engine landing occurred. No fuel leak was found, a fault with the fuel quantity indication was rectified and the aircraft returned to service.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Jaipur for about 46 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-998

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Jaipur, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IVK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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