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Another IndiGo neo aircraft powered by P&W engine grounded

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has grounded another neo due to (P&W) engine problem, sources said Tuesday.

The was grounded on Monday afternoon after it operated from to The sources said were detected in the engine, a problem responsible for grounding other neo earlier as well.

Confirming the snag, the in a statement said "post normal completion of a flight, an aircraft was proactively grounded for a routine engine replacement yesterday. There was no impact on our flight operations".

IndiGo and GoAir, both budget carriers, have been grappling with P&W engine problems for several months.

There are 60 neos with P&W engines - 41 with IndiGo and 19 with

With the incidents of grounding happening with an alarming regularity, Civil Minster last month sought a detailed report from avaition regulator DGCA on the issue.

Earlier in August, IndiGo grounded a brand new neo plane, which had flown less then 50 hours after it was delivered to the on July 31 this year.

On September 1, a Pune-bound A320 neo plane of from Bengaluru had to return after the engine reportedly failed midair.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 18:05 IST