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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243429
Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Time:02:33 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Registration: VT-IEK
MSN: 4868
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB) -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Destination airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
IndiGo flight 6E5047, a Airbus A320-232, returned to land at Mumbai Airport, India, after suffering a bird strike on takeoff from runway 27.
A safe landing was made back at Mumbai, 22 minutes after takeoff.

The aircraft was back in service two days later.



Photo of VT-IEK courtesy

Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (VIDP / DEL)
6 February 2014; (c) Arjun Sarup

Revision history:

29-Sep-2020 18:22 harro Added
29-Sep-2020 18:24 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]

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