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DGCA: Mumbai-bound IndiGo flight engine faces malfunction at Goa airport, navy rescued passengers

Right engine of Mumbai-bound IndiGo aircraft malfunctioned while moving towards runway at Goa airport; Naval rescue teams disembarked passengers.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Panaji: In yet another flight incident came to light at Goa airport where the right engine of Mumbai-bound IndiGo aircraft developed a technical snag while proceeding to the runway. As a snag developed in the right engine of the aircraft, a Navy team was called in to help rescue the passengers.

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“The right engine of Mumbai-bound IndiGo aircraft developed a snag at Goa Airport while proceeding to the runway, passengers disembarked with help of a Navy rescue team,” the airport director was quoted as saying by PTI.

As per the latest updates, the IndiGo Airbus (VT-IZR) operating 6E6097 from Goa to Mumbai returned after taxy out. During taxi, the pilot got a momentary engine warning and carried out their procedures and returned the aircraft for necessary inspection. Passengers will be accommodated on another flight to Mumbai, the airline said.

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