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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220890
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:03-JAN-2019
Time:c. 15:06 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-ITW
C/n / msn: 7618
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:NE of Chennai Airport -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chennai Airport (MAA/VOMM)
Destination airport:Kolkata-Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU/VECC)
Narrative:
While climbing out of FL210, there was sudden loud bang sound heard by the crew and an engine stall. Engine overheat and sparks were noticed on the no.2 (right) PW1127G engine followed by smoke in the cabin. Flight 6E923 returned and landed back at Chennai. There are internal damages were confined to engine no. 2.
The aircraft re-entered service on January 14.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/pompage-moteur-en-croisiere-fumee-en-cabine-demi-tour/


Revision history:

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17-Jan-2019 17:46 harro Added

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