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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213226
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Time:22:58 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-271N
Registration: VT-ITP
MSN: 7331
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 166
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:131 km S of Bengaluru Airport -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bengaluru (Bangalore) International Airport (BLR/VOBL)
Destination airport:Cochin International Airport (COK/VOCC)
Two Airbus A320 aircraft operated by IndiGo were involved in an airprox incident south of Bengaluru, India.
IndiGo flight 6E779, an Airbus A320-232 (VT-IFP), 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 (VT-ITP), 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.


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29 Jun 2019 VT-ITP IndiGo 0 S of Dehradun min


Revision history:

13-Jul-2018 19:04 harro Added

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