GoAir A20N at Jaipur on Sep 16th 2019, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: September 16, 2019 / 22:05:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-358

Departure
Jaipur, India

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A GoAir Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-WGN performing flight G8-358 from Jaipur to Mumbai (India) with 165 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Jaipur's runway 27 when the left hand engine (PW1127G) ingested a bird prompting the crew to reject takeoff at high speed. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 9 hours, then departed again and reached Mumbai with a delay of 8.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-358

Departure
Jaipur, India

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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