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India DGCA grounds 8 IndiGo, 3 GoAir planes after flight engine fails mid-air

17:02  12 march  2018
17:02  12 march  2018 Source:   indiatoday.in

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After several incidents of mid - air engine shutdowns, DGCA has grounded all Airbus A320Neo aeroplanes that use Pratt and Whitney Engines . 8 of the planes

Indigo cancels 47 flights afte MUMBAI: Budget carrier IndiGo and GoAir cancelled as many as 65 flights on Tuesday after the country's aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation ( DGCA ) grounded its eight A320Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines

  DGCA grounds 8 IndiGo, 3 GoAir planes after flight engine fails mid-air

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation grounded 11 planes belonging to two carriers, after the engine of an IndiGo Neo (new engine option) flight failed mid-air Monday.

The grounded planes all have Neo engines. 

IndiGo released a statement on the DGCA's decision sayind, "We are in receipt of the communication from the DGCA and we shall promptly comply with the directions of the DGCA. Upon implementation of the directive, IndiGo shall have a total of nine A320neo aircraft on ground. The affected passengers would be accommodated on other flights on our network. Safety is our top priority."

GoAir spokesperson released a statement saying, "GoAir has received the directive from the DGCA for immediate grounding of all late serial number PW GTF engines. We have complied immediately. GoAir is committed to the highest standards of safety and compliance and we sincerely regret the inconvenience caused to our valued customers. We are altering flight schedules and communicating the same to those affected by the last minute changes; we are making all possible arrangements to minimize the impact."

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IndiGo , GoAir cancel 65 flights after DGCA grounds planes with faulty engines - Продолжительность: 2:34 News 24 2 235 просмотров. Indigo Flight का Engine हुआ fail , हुई Emergency Landing ।

ALSO READ: DGCA grounds 8 IndiGo , 3 GoAir planes after flight engine fails mid - air . Due to the cancellation of flights , Delhi-Mumbai flight prices have gone up. A direct flight today would costing Rs 15,000.

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DGCA figures show that there have been 69 Neo engine failures as of September 15. This number crossed well over 100 today.

Engine number 2 of an Ahmedabad-Lucknow flight failed mid-air today and made an emergency landing at the Gujarati city.

A full emergency was declared at the airport, and operations were halted. As many as seven departures were delayed.

(With inputs from Nagarjun Dwarakanath and Poulomi Saha)

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