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IndiGo flight's emergency lands in Jaipur after engine trouble

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | June 25, 2019
Asia   IndiGo Airbus A320neo

IndiGo's Mumbai-Jaipur flight had to make an emergency landing at Jaipur airport last week after shutting down one of the aircraft's engine due to a technical glitch.

The twin-engine powered aircraft is capable of making a safe landing even if one engine is disabled.

According to sources, IndiGo's Airbus A320neo aircraft made a full emergency landing at Jaipur airport on June 22.

Sources said that pilot noticed a suspected fuel leak from engine 1 at a cruising altitude of 31,000 feet, and subsequently the engine was shut down and a full emergency landing was made at the Jaipur airport.

As per an airline' statement: "On top of descent at Jaipur, pilot observed #1 fuel tank quantity decreasing. He suspected fuel leak from #1 engine and carried the checklist."

"Safe single engine landing was made. Detailed checks were done post arrival. No fuel leak was noticed. However fuel quantity indication of #1 tank was found fluctuating. Same was rectified. Aircraft is back in service."

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