Indigo A20N at Guwahati on Sep 5th 2021, bird strike

Last Update: September 7, 2021 / 15:49:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-2329

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IZF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-IZF performing flight 6E-2329 from Guwahati to Delhi (India), was climbing out of Guwahati's runway 20 when the crew stopped the climb at about 6000 feet following a bird strike into the right hand engine (PW1127G). The aircraft returned to Guwahati for a safe landing on runway 20 about 15 minutes after departure.

A number of fan blades were found damaged by the bird strike.

The aircraft returned to service after about 27 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-2329

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IZF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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