Indigo A20N at Hyderabad on Aug 27th 2019, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: September 12, 2019 / 15:44:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 27, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-6679

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-ITB performing flight 6E-6679 from Delhi to Hyderabad (India), was on approach to Hyderabad when the crew detected smoke in the cockpit and declared emergency. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Hyderabad's runway 27L.

The airline reported the engines were checked but found operating normally. A failed recirculation fan was subsequently identified as source of the smoke.

On Sep 12th 2019 India's DGCA reported smoke was detected in cockpit and cabin and continued for an emergency landing in Hyderabad. There were no injuries, the aircraft did not sustain any damage. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 27, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-6679

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ITB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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