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IndiGo grounds A320neo aircraft for Pratt & Whitney engine trouble

The Kolkata-bound plane returned to Port Blair and made an emergency landing after the pilot reported an engine had failed.

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Press Trust of India Mumbai
IndiGo grounded an A320neo aircraft after its Pratt & Whitney engine shut down midair on December 23, a source said Thursday.

The Kolkata-bound plane returned to Port Blair and made an emergency landing after the pilot reported an engine had failed, said the source. It was the fourth since December 10 when an IndiGo plane faced a technical glitch mid-air 

"On December 23, an IndiGo A320 aircraft (VT-ITE) operating flight 6E-6616 from Port Blair to Kolkata returned to Port Blair. During the flight, the pilot observed low engine no 2 oil pressure. The pilot followed his procedures and landed back

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First Published: Dec 27 2018 | 10:32 PM IST

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