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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232414
Last updated: 24 January 2020
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Date:23-JAN-2020
Time:c. 19:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:IndiGo
Registration: VT-IJD
C/n / msn: 8961
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Mumbai -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Destination airport:Hyderabad-Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD/VOHS)
Narrative:
IndiGo flight 6E5384, an Airbus A320neo, returned to land at Mumbai after suffering engine problems.
The aircraft took off from Mumbai at 19:33 UTC. During the climb to cruising altitude, there was a loud bang from engine no.1 (PW1127G), followed by a high EGT (exhaust gas temperature), and strong vibrations. The engine was shut down and the aircraft returned to Mumbai for a safe landing at 20:10 UTC.

Sources:

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/engine-snag-forces-hyderabad-bound-indigo-flight-to-return-to-mumbai-120012401620_1.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vt-ijd#239d15ad


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2020 18:28 harro Added
24-Jan-2020 18:38 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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