Pune Jaipur Indigo flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai over engine problem

Sushant Ranjan
Thursday, 16 January 2020

“An IndiGo flight 6E-6129 (A320) operating from Pune to Jaipur was diverted to Mumbai this morning. During the flight, the pilot observed an engine vibration message and followed the laid standard operating procedures. The flight landed at Mumbai."

PUNE: Around 175 passengers travelling from Pune airport to Jaipur on Thursday morning by Indigo airline safely landed at Mumbai airport. The aircraft makes an emergency landing due to engine problem on mid air.

At 4:26 am, full emergency was declared for Indigo flight 6E 6129, Pune-Jaipur. The flight landed safely in Mumbai at 4:36 am and the full emergency was withdrawn at 4:43 am. Thereafter, the flight 6E 6129 was airborne at 7:34 am.

In a press release Indigo stated, “An IndiGo flight 6E-6129 (A320) operating from Pune to Jaipur was diverted to Mumbai this morning. During the flight, the pilot observed an engine vibration message and followed the laid standard operating procedures. The flight landed at Mumbai. The aircraft is currently under inspection at Mumbai. All passengers were accommodated on another aircraft which further operated to Jaipur.”

However, the number of snag-prone Pratt & Whitney (PW) engines that's Indigo needs to change, the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended to replace A320 engine from January 31 to May 30 this year. Thus become relief for the airline, but the number of snag increased by 120 to 130 till december 2019.

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