India A320 and Indigo A320 at Delhi on Apr 7th 2017, balked landing causes rejected takeoff

Last Update: April 7, 2017 / 20:13:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-398

Departure
Ranchi, India

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IDL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Indigo Airbus A320-200, registration VT-IDL performing flight 6E-398 from Ranchi to Delhi (India), was on final approach to Delhi's runway 27 when after touch down the crew rejected landing and went around.

An Air India Airbus A320-200, registration VT-EPF performing flight AI-156 from Delhi to Goa (India) with 122 people on board, had been cleared for takeoff from runway 28 and was accelerating for takeoff when ATC in response to the balked landing instructed the crew to reject takeoff. The crew rejected takeoff at about 100 KIAS and slowed safely.

The Indigo A320 positioned for another approach to runway 27 and landed safely about 15 minutes after the balked landing.

VT-EPF remained on the ground for about 2 hours, then was able to depart and reached Goa with a delay of 115 minutes.

India's DGCA reported the aircraft were operating on converging runways. The Indigo aircraft was landing and aborted landing, as they were climbing out again the Air India aircraft was instructed to stop as per protocol. There was no risk of collision and safety issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-398

Departure
Ranchi, India

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IDL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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