GoAir A20N at Mumbai on Dec 22nd 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: January 3, 2020 / 15:17:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-2506

Departure
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WJE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A GoAir Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-WJE performing flight G8-2506 from Mumbai to Chandigarh (India) with 169 people on board, was climbing through FL210 out of Mumbai when the crew stopped the climb, shut an engine (PW1127G) down and returned to Mumbai for a safe landing on runway 27 about 25 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to a technical glitch.

On Jan 3rd 2020 India's DGCA reported the aircraft suffered high engine vibrations and failure of the 3rd stage low pressure turbine. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-2506

Departure
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WJE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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