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Akasa Air grounds B737 Max aircraft after noticing engine fuel leak

Carrier operating with three planes, will source spare parts to repair the engine fuel pump

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An official at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) confirmed the grounding of VT-YAC due to "unserviceable engine fuel pump"

Deepak Patel
Akasa Air grounded a B737 Max aircraft on Tuesday after leakage in an engine fuel pump, aviation industry sources said. 

The airline cancelled a couple of flights in the last two days due to the grounded plane, which has registration code VT-YAC, they said on Thursday.

The new carrier—it has four planes in its fleet--is currently operating with three planes. It is looking to source spare parts to repair the engine fuel pump of VT-YAC, said the sources.

An official at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) confirmed the grounding of VT-YAC due to "unserviceable engine fuel pump".

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First Published: Sep 22 2022 | 7:15 PM IST

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