Indigo A20N at Bhopal on Sep 5th 2022, rejected takeoff due to engine problem

Last Update: September 6, 2022 / 18:41:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-829

Departure
Bhopal, India

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IJM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-IJM performing flight 6E-829 from Bhopal to Mumbai (India), had backtracked runway 30 and was spooling the engines up moving at low speed (about 15 knots over ground) when the crew rejected takeoff due to an engine (PW1127G) problem. The aircraft returned to the apron.

A replacement A320-200N registration VT-ITQ reached Mumbai with a delay of about 6 hours.

Passengers reported they were told some unusual noise had been heard from the engine prompting the takeoff to be rejected.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 21 hours after the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-829

Departure
Bhopal, India

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IJM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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