Serious incident Airbus A320-271N VT-ITW, 03 Jan 2019
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220890
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Time:c. 15:06 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:IndiGo Airlines
Registration: VT-ITW
MSN: 7618
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:NE of Chennai Airport -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Chennai Airport (MAA/VOMM)
Destination airport:Kolkata-Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU/VECC)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
While climbing out of FL210, there was sudden loud bang sound heard by the crew and an engine stall. Engine overheat and sparks were noticed on the no.2 (right) PW1127G engine followed by smoke in the cabin. Flight 6E923 returned and landed back at Chennai. There are internal damages were confined to engine no. 2.
The aircraft re-entered service on January 14.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

16 Jan 2020 VT-ITW IndiGo Airlines 0 near Pune unk

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17-Jan-2019 17:46 harro Added

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