ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 344949
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Narrative:IndiGo Airlines flight 6E66, an Airbus A321-271NX, returned to land at Jeddah International Airport (JED), Saudi Arabia. The flight landed back at JED, 17 minutes after takeoff.
|Date:||Tuesday 22 August 2023|
|Engine model:||Pratt & Whitney PW1133G-JM|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Aircraft damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED/OEJN) -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED/OEJN) |
|Destination airport:||Kozhikode-Calicut Airport (CCJ/VOCL)|
|Investigating agency: ||AIB Saudi Arabia|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
Shortly after takeoff, the flight crew observed a sharp drop of OIL QTY followed by an ECAM "ENG1 LOW OIL PRESSURE" message. The crew shutdown engine 1.
Prior to engine shutdown a whitish smoke flowed into the cockpit forcing the flight crew to don oxygen masks. After selecting PACK 1 to “OFF”, the smoke dissipated.
ATC vectored the flight back to a safe overweight landing.
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