Indigo A20N at Guwahati on Jun 19th 2022, bird strike
Last Update: June 20, 2022 / 09:18:48 GMT/Zulu time
A post flight inspection revealed two fan blades of the left hand engine had fractured and separated at their root (but were contained), all other fan blades showed damage to their tips and leading edges.
The airline reported the left hand engine got damaged when a bird was ingested at about 1600 feet MSL. The crew worked the related checklists, shut the engine down and returned to Guwahati.
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