Indigo A320 at Vadodara on May 19th 2016, technical problem

Last Update: May 19, 2016 / 20:25:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 19, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-591

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IDR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Indigo Airbus A320-200, registration VT-IDR performing flight 6E-591 from Vadodara to Delhi (India) with 177 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out Vadodara's runway 04 (length 8100 feet/2469 meters) when the crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet and entered a hold. The crew subsequently decided to divert to Ahmedabad (India, runway length 11800 feet/3600 meters), climbed to 7000 feet and landed on Ahmedabad's runway 23 at a higher than normal speed (about 166 knots over ground) about 45 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a technical glitch. The passengers were taken to hotels, only a few opted to be taken back to Vadodara and board another flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 19, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-591

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IDR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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