Indigo A320 at Delhi on Oct 28th 2022, rejected takeoff due to engine failure
Last Update: May 24, 2023 / 15:13:26 GMT/Zulu time
Delhi Police reported there were 184 people on board, who were not evacuated.
Passengers reported the crew announced some malfunction with the right hand engine.
A replacement Airbus A320-200N registration VT-IJW reached Bangalore with a delay of about 3 hours.
On Oct 29th 2022 India's DGCA reported preliminary investigation results show the right hand engine surged causing loud noise and streaks of flames and sparks in the engine exhaust. There were no injuries.
On May 24th 2023 India's AIB reported the #2 engine failed prompting the crew to reject takeoff, fire was seen from the engine and one fire bottle was discharged into the engine. In the post occurrence inspection outlet guide vanes and high pressure compressor blades were found severly damaged. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by India's AIB.
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