Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Indigo Airbus A320: Incident occurred June 29, 2019 in Delhi, India

NTSB Identification: ENG19WA028
Scheduled 14 CFR Non-U.S., Commercial Indigo
Incident occurred Saturday, June 29, 2019 in Delhi, 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 June 26, 2019. An Indigo Airbus A320 powered by two Pratt & Whitney PW1127G-JM geared turbofan engines experienced issues with the No. 1 (left) engine during climb from Dehradun, Indian to Bangalore, India. During climb, the flight crew heard a loud bang followed by a No. 1 engine stall and indications of high exhaust gas temperature and high engine vibrations. The airplane was diverted to Delhi, Indian for an uneventful landing. Post landing engine inspection of the No. 1 engine confirmed damage to that engine.

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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