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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213225
Last updated: 26 March 2020
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Time:22:58 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232 (WL)
Registration: VT-IFP
C/n / msn: 5676
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 162
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:131 km S of Bengaluru Airport -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Coimbatore-Peelamedu Airport (CJB/VOCB)
Destination airport:Hyderabad-Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD/VOHS)
Two Airbus A320 aircraft operated by IndiGo were involved in an airprox incident south of Bengaluru, India.
IndiGo flight 6E779, an Airbus A320-232, departed Coimbatore Airport at 17:14 UTC (22:44 LT), bound for Hyderabad. The flight proceeded northbound and received instructions to climb to the cruising altitude of FL360.
IndiGo flight 6E6505, an Airbus A320neo, departed Bengaluru Airport at 17:16 UTC, bound for Cochin. The flight proceeded southbound and climbed to its assigned cruising altitude of FL280.
At 17:28 UTC, as both aircraft were reaching FL270 in the climb, a TCAS Resolution Advisory alerted the flight crews on both aircraft. Appropriate action was undertaken by both flight crews.
Reportedly the minimum separation was about 4 miles horizontally and 200 feet vertically.



Revision history:

13-Jul-2018 19:02 harro Added

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