Indigo A20N near Kolkata on Oct 24th 2019, engine stall

Last Update: March 31, 2020 / 17:55:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-563

Destination
Chennai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IVX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-IVX performing flight 6E-563 from Kolkata to Chennai (India), was climbing out of Kolkata when the right hand engine (PW1127G) suffered an engine stall associated with high engine vibrations. The crew stopped the climb at FL280 and returned to Kolkata for a safe landing about 35 minutes after departure.

India's DGCA reported on Mar 31st 2020, that the occurrence wsa rated a serious incident and is being investigated. A post flight inspection revealed damaged blades of the right hand engine's low pressure turbine stage 3.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-563

Destination
Chennai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IVX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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