India A320 at Kolkata on Dec 23rd 2020, technical problem

Last Update: December 30, 2020 / 20:04:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 23, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-530

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-EDE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air India Airbus A320-200, registration VT-EDE performing flight AI-530 from Kolkata to Hyderabad (India) with 146 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Kolkata's runway 01R when the crew stopped the climb at about 2000 feet and returned to Kolkata for a safe landing on runway 19L about 10 minutes after departure.

A replacement A319-100 registration VT-SCB reached Hyderabad with a delay of about 3 hours.

India's media reported India's Chief Justice was on board of the aircraft.

While official channels do not clarify the technical problems reported so far, The Aviation Herald hears through inofficial channels a thrust reverser indication (engine CFM56) had occurred.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 23, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-530

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-EDE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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