Tuesday, December 03, 2019

IndiGo flight suffers momentary engine vibration caution, withdrawn from service

New Delhi: The IndiGo has informed that an airbus A320 P&W fitted Neo aircraft, which was heading from Chennai to Hyderabad, suffered engine problem on Monday and was withdrawn from service for necessary maintenance.

According to the airlines, the pilot reported vibration on the engine during flight.

"IndiGo flight 6E-6215 was operating from Chennai-Hyderabad on Dec 2, 2019. Post arrival at Hyderabad, the pilot reported a momentary engine vibration caution during flight," it said.

After the aircraft landed safely in Hyderabad, it was withdrawn from operations and necessary maintenance checks are in progress, it said.

In October, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued instructions to IndiGo to ensure that it does not operate any Neo plane which has two Prat and Whitney 1100 series engines that have been used for over 3000 hours each.
03/12/19 ANI/India Today
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