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IndiGo suffers engine glitches again, forced to ground two A320 Neo planes

IndiGo had to ground 11 A320 Neos between February and March this year due to safety concerns

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

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The engine troubles hit budget carrier again with the forced to ground two of its Neo planes due to technical glitches, according to a source.

The two engine-powered Neo planes were taken out of operations on Friday, the source said.

IndiGo, which had to ground 11 between February and March this year due to safety concerns, confirmed that it had pulled out two of its planes from the service.

The further said that the two planes are back into operations now.

Significantly, the had earlier this month said all its aircraft, which had been taken out of service following directives of the European safety regulator Easa and India's of Civil (DGCA), were back into flying after the change of engines by the US

"was forced to ground two A320 Neo planes on Friday due to engine glitches.

While one was grounded at Ranchi due to oil leakage, the other one was taken out of service at the as its fire warning system had stopped functioning," the source said.

When contacted, an said while one A320 Neo was grounded due to a false warning in the cockpit, another one was taken out of service due to a

Both the are back into flying now, the said, adding that the grounding of these planes did not take place on account of known 'PW' issues but due to day-to-day issues of "operational nature".

First Published: Sun, April 29 2018. 22:18 IST
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