Bird strike Incident Airbus A320-271N VT-ITB, 19 Jun 2022
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Time:05:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:IndiGo Airlines
Registration: VT-ITB
MSN: 6720
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Guwahati -   India
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Guwahati-Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU/VEGT)
Destination airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
IndiGo Airlines flight 6E6394, an Airbus A320neo, suffered a bird strike as the aircraft was climbing through 1600 feet after takeoff from Guwahati Airport, India.
The flight crew shut down engine no.1 and returned to land back at Guwahati.
Several Fan blades cut off and all other damaged.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 Aug 2019 VT-ITB IndiGo Airlines 0 near Hysderabad non

Revision history:

19-Jun-2022 17:43 harro Added
19-Jun-2022 17:44 harro Updated
20-Jun-2022 07:49 Dolly564 Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]

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