• Thursday, 21 February 2019

IndiGo flight grounded after pilot notices 'error in the engine parameter'

New Delhi, Feb 3 : An IndiGo flight bound from Lucknow to New Delhi on January 31 was grounded as a precautionary measure after the pilot noticed a glitch in its engine, a statement said.

After taxi out, the pilot noticed an error in the engine parameter and returned the aircraft to the bay as a cautionary measure. After inspection of the aircraft engine by the IndiGo technical team, the aircraft was grounded for further maintenance and engine will be changed, the statement said.

The grounding of the Lucknow-Delhi Indigo flight 6E-447 comes a week after a Jaipur bound flight of IndiGo returned to Lucknow after the pilot observed high vibration in the engine number two.

The glitch was detected midair following which the pilot returned the flight to Lucknow.


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