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IndiGo plane turns back after engine stalls mid-air, 4th incident in a week

Plane returns to Kolkata after mid-air engine stall New Delhi

Pratt and Whitney's A320 engines under Indian regulator's scanner
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Press Trust of India New Delhi
One of the Pratt and Whitney engines of an IndiGo A320neo plane that was heading from Kolkata to Pune on Wednesday evening stalled mid-air, forcing the pilot to return to the Kolkata airport, making it the fourth such incident involving PW engines at the low-cost carrier in a week, a source said.

On three consecutive days from October 24 to 26, IndiGo had three in-flight PW engine shutdowns, compelling the aviation regulator DGCA to visit the airline's premises on Monday to review the maintenance and safety data.
"The Kolkata-Pune flight 6E-862 on Wednesday evening was gaining altitude and at around 9,000

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First Published: Oct 31 2019 | 9:52 PM IST

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