IndiGo withdraws an A320 aircraft after engine snag

Indigo Airlines

New Delhi,   Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Wednesday said it has withdrawn an A320 aircraft from service after it suffered an engine snag in route from Bangalore to Ahmedabad on October 8.

According to the airline, the incident occurred on October 8, when flight 6E 452 from Bangalore to Ahmedabad returned to Bangalore.

“During the flight the Captain observed loss of indication of engine no. 1 oil pressure. The pilot followed his procedures and landed back to Bangalore VT-IVB was withdrawn from service for further checks at Bangalore,” the airline said in a statement.

“Another aircraft was routed to operate this sector.”