Indigo A20N at Chennai on Nov 1st 2019, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: November 2, 2019 / 20:58:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-1751

Aircraft Registration
VT-IJJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-IJJ performing flight 6E-1751 from Chennai (India) to Kuwait City (Kuwait) with about 160 people on board, was climbing out of Chennai's runway 25 when the crew received a cargo smoke indication, stopped the climb at 6000 feet and returned to Chennai for a safe landing on runway 25 about 12 minutes after departure. Emergency services did not find any trace of fire, heat or smoke.

A replacement A320-200 registration VT-IAY reached Kuwait with a delay of 2:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 11.5 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-1751

Aircraft Registration
VT-IJJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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