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Airbus A320: Incident occurred March 24, 2019 in Guwahati, India

NTSB Identification: ENG19WA025
Scheduled 14 CFR Unknown
Incident occurred Sunday, March 24, 2019 in Guwahati, India
Aircraft: AIRBUS A320, registration:
Injuries: Unavailable

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

The government of India has notified the NTSB of an incident involving a AIRBUS A320 airplane that occurred on March 24, 2019. An Indigo Airbus A320 powered by two Pratt & Whitney PW1127G-JM geared turbofan engines experienced issues with the No. 2 (right) engine while enroute from Amritsar, Indian to Guwahati, India. While enroute, the flight crew received an ECAM caution of high engine vibration in the No. 2 engine; the ECAM caution was intermittent and the engine continued to operate and was not shutdown. Post landing engine inspection of the No. 2 engine identified damage to the high pressure compressor stages 7 and 8 blades.

The NTSB has appointed a U.S. Accredited Representative as the state of manufacturer of the engine to assist the government of India's investigation under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13. All investigative information will be released by the government of India.

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